Coronavirus [COVID-19] – WHO Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Coronavirus [COVID-19] – WHO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Weekly Epidemiological and Operational updates
Last update: 23 January 2021
Confirmed cases :: 134 308 070 [week ago: 129 902 402] [two weeks ago: 125 781 957]
Confirmed deaths :: 2 907 944 [week ago: 2 831 815] [two weeks ago: 2 759 432]
Countries, areas or territories with cases :: 223


Weekly operational update on COVID-19 – 5 April 2021
In this edition of the Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to Member States include:
:: Training on the collection and electronic reporting of COVID-19 data in Burundi
:: Strengthening operational support and logistics in the western Balkans
:: WHO hears from some of the first to be vaccinated in Somalia
:: The Solomon Islands begins their COVID-19 vaccination campaign with doses supplied by the COVAX Facility
:: Outcomes on a global study of digital crisis interaction among Gen Z and Millenials
:: The Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) 2021 resource requirements and progress made to continue investing in the COVID-19 response and for building the architecture to prepare for, prevent and mitigate future health emergencies
:: Updates on WHO/PAHO procured items, Partners Platform, participation in the Unity Studies, and select indicators from the COVID-19 Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

Weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19 – 6 April 2021
Globally, new COVID-19 cases rose for a sixth consecutive week, with over 4 million new cases reported in the last week. The number of new deaths also increased by 11% compared to last week, with over 71 000 new deaths reported.
[No variants of concern overview included]