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Weekly Epidemiological and Operational updates
Last update: 23 January 2021
Confirmed cases :: 110 384 747 [week ago: 107 838 255] [two weeks ago: 104 956 439]
Confirmed deaths :: 2 446 008 [week ago: 2 373 398] [two weeks ago: 2 290 488
Countries, areas or territories with cases :: 223


Weekly epidemiological update – 16 February 2021
The number of global new cases reported has continued to fall, with 2.7 million new cases last week, a 16% decline compared to the previous week. The number of new deaths reported also fell, with 81 000 new deaths reported last week, a 10% decline as compared to the previous week. This brings the global cumulative numbers to 108.2 million cases and over 2.3 million cases since the start of the pandemic.
In this edition of the COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update, special focus updates are provided on: the global influenza surveillance and response system as well as on SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern.