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In Europe, 99.4% of patients are male, and 98.4% are men who have sex with men.
India's daily cases topped 300,000, the only country besides the United States to hit that level.
Cases were up 2% last week, following a 7% increase the week before, the WHO says.
In other developments, 70 countries have now detected the B117 variant, and more nations have also reported the 501Y.V2 and P.1 variants.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine likely protects against the UK variant, an official says.
As the US COVID-19 markers head further into red zone territory, the feds press states and cities to do more to curb transmission.
Also, the Recovery trial announces that a review showed no COVID benefit for a well-known HIV treatment.
EU officials might exclude travelers from the US and other nations, such as Russia and Brazil, that are having difficulty containing COVID-19 cases.
Three main hot spots saw no slowdown in cases, and Argentina and Chile became the latest countries in the Americas to report their first cases.
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