(ANSA) - BELGRADE, 25 JUN - A total of 438.315 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+3573 day-on-day), were registered in countries in Central- and Eastern Europe, Germany, Austria and Greece, show official data of national authorities received by the World Health Organization (WHO) by 10:00, June 24. The growth of COVID-19 cases in the region was particularly strong in Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania and Moldova in the past week, according to data updated as of June 22. Belarus has registered more confirmed cases of Covid-19 per million people than Italy. The total number of fatalities in the region is 16.922 (+100), out of which 8914 registered in Germany, 1539 in Romania, 1375 in Poland, 1051 in Ukraine 693 in Austria, 573 in Hungary, 492 in Moldova, 357 in Belarus 339 in Czechia, 263 in Serbia, 251 in North Macedonia. The highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the area was registered in Germany (191449, +587 in the last 24 hours), followed by Belarus (59487, +464), Ukraine (39014, +940), Poland (32527, +300), Romania (24505, +214), Austria (17351, +31), Moldova (14714, +351), Serbia (13092, +102), and Czechia (10650, +89). In Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and in the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania) 59229 confirmed cases and 2734 deaths were registered as of June 24. In Central- and Eastern Europe, Belarus has registered about 6267 cases of COVID-19 per million inhabitants, compared to 3949 in Italy, followed by Moldova (3648) and North Macedonia (2558), while the lowest rate was observed in Greece (307 per million) and Slovakia (292 per million), according to a count by ANSA based on WHO data. In the region, Moldova has registered the highest number of deaths per one million population in the region (122), followed by North Macedonia (121) and Germany (107), Slovakia the lowest (5). Italy has recorded around 573 deaths per million inhabitants. Between June 15 and June 22, the highest weekly increase of confirmed cases was observed in Kosovo (+47,3%), North Macedonia (+25,9%), Albania (+25,5%) and Moldova (+21,0%). In Serbia, Czechia, Greece, Croatia, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Slovenia, Austria, Latvia, Hungary and Estonia the weekly increase of new cases is between 5% and zero. (ANSA).