MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The World Health Organization reports COVID-19 cases and deaths fell for a second straight week.
On Wednesday, the group reported more than 26,000 new deaths and 9 million cases, a 16% decline from the week before.READ MORE: Man's Remains Found In Shallow Grave Behind Miami Gardens Home, Woman Arrested
But the numbers may not tell the whole story because many countries have stopped widespread testing, so cases may be underreported.
And in the US, some states are seeing an increased number of cases as COVID rules are pulled back.READ MORE: Surfside Condo Collapse: Former Miami-Dade Fire Chief Dave Downey Confident Everything Was Done By Rescuers To Save Lives
People who suffered from COVID-19 may be more susceptible to developing dangerous blood clots.
Researchers in Sweden found an increased risk for a clot in the leg up to three months after COVID infection, and an increased risk for a lung clot up to six months later.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Commissioners Propose Safety Measures After Tragedy On Rickenbacker Causeway
The risk was highest for those with underlying conditions and major bleeding was also a concern.