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

EMERGENCIES

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

Weekly Epidemiological and Operational updates
Last update: 5 December 2020, 9:02 am GMT-5
Confirmed cases :: 78 604 532 [week ago: 74 299 042] [two weeks ago: 69 808 588]
Confirmed deaths :: 1 744 235 [week ago: 1 669 982] [two weeks ago: 1 588 854]
Countries, areas or territories with cases :: 222

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22 December 2020
Weekly epidemiological update – 22 December 2020
Overview
Globally in the past week, new COVID-19 cases and deaths continued to increase to approximately 4.6 million new cases and over 79 000 new deaths. This brings the cumulative numbers to over 75 million reported cases and 1.6 million deaths globally since the start of the pandemic.

21 December 2020
WHO – Weekly operational update on COVID-19 – 21 December 2020
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Partnerships
The Global Health Cluster -GHC
The Global Health Cluster released three new GHC COVID-19TaskTeam tools and guidance to support COVID-19 response operations in humanitarian settings:
:: Ethics: key questions to ask when facing dilemmas during COVID-19 in humanitarian settings
:: Essential Health Services: A guidance note How to prioritize and plan essential health services during COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings
:: Health workforce estimator tool to estimate workforce as relevant in humanitarian settings

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