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Coronavirus [COVID-19] – WHO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

Weekly Epidemiological and Operational updates
Last update: 23 January 2021
Confirmed cases :: 104 956 439 [week ago: 101 561 219] [two weeks ago: 96 877 399]
Confirmed deaths :: 2 290 488 [week ago: 2 196 9440 [two weeks ago: 2 098 879]
Countries, areas or territories with cases :: 223

 

Weekly epidemiological update – 2 February 2021
Overview
Globally, just under 3.7 million new cases were reported in the past week, a decline of 13% from last week, and the number of new deaths reported was over 96 000, comparable to the previous week. This brings the cumulative numbers to over 102.1 million reported cases and over 2.2 million deaths globally since the start of the pandemic.
In this edition of the COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, special focus updates are provided on: COVID-19 and health workers, as well as on SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern.

 

Weekly operational update on COVID-19 – 1 February 2021
Key Figures
:: WHO-led UN Crisis-Management Team coordinating 23 UN entities across nine areas of work
:: 145 GOARN deployments conducted to support COVID-19 pandemic response
:: 8 540 231 face shields shipped globally
:: 6 713 379 gowns shipped globally
:: 35 821 900 gloves shipped globally
:: 197 343 426 medical masks shipped globally
:: 19 948 965 respirators shipped globally
:: More than 2.5 million people registered on OpenWHO and able to access 25 topical courses in 44 languages

 

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Extraordinary meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) – 8 February 2021
8 February 2021
This extraordinary virtual meeting for the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) is scheduled on Monday 8 February 2021 to propose recommendations to WHO on the use of COVID-19 vaccine(s). [AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – AZD1222]