WHO: COVID end ‘in sight,’ deaths at lowest since March 2020

Jacob Agard receives his second vaccination dose from National Guard medic Zion Norem in 2021 at Kealakehe Intermediate School. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of coronavirus deaths worldwide last week was the lowest reported in the pandemic since March 2020, marking what could be a turning point in the years-long global outbreak.