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: 2 January 2021, 8:34 am GMT-5
Confirmed cases :: 82 356 727 [week ago: 78 604 532] [two weeks ago: 74 299 042]
Confirmed deaths :: 1 815 433 [week ago: 1 744 235] [two weeks ago: 1 669 982]
Countries, areas or territories with cases :: 222

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19
28 December 2020

Weekly epidemiological update – 29 December 2020
Overview
Globally in the past week, over 4 million new COVID-19 cases and 72 000 new deaths were reported. This brings the cumulative numbers to over 79 million reported cases and over 1.7 million deaths globally since the start of the pandemic.

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