Outbreak Brief 144: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 19 October 2022, a total of 623,470,447 COVID-19 cases and 6,551,678 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) have been reported globally by 232 countries and territories to the World Health Organization (WHO). The distribution of cumulative cases (percentage of global cases) from the WHO regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern […]

Outbreak Brief 143: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 11 October 2022, a total of 618,521,620 COVID-19 cases and 6,534,725 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) have been reported globally by 232 countries and territories to the World Health Organization (WHO). The distribution of cumulative cases (percentage of global cases) from the WHO regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern […]

Outbreak Brief 141: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 27 September 2022, a total of 612,724,171 COVID-19 cases and 6,517,123 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) have been reported globally by 232 countries and territories to the World Health Organization (WHO). The distribution of cumulative cases (percentage of global cases) from the WHO regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern […]

Outbreak Brief 140: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mise à jour sur les flambées : Au 22 septembre 2022, un total de 611 421 786 cas de COVID-19 et 6 512 438 décès (ratio de létalité [RFL] : 1,1%) ont été signalés à l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) par 232 pays et territoires. La répartition des cas cumulés (pourcentage des cas mondiaux) […]

COVID-19 Test to Treat Guidelines for African Union Member States

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In response to the outbreak, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has been supporting African Union Member States in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic through a variety of interventions such as non-pharmaceutical interventions, quarantine, testing, isolation, contact tracing, and clinical management. The Test to Treat guideline aims to increase […]

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update (14 September 2022)

This bi-weekly brief details the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world as well as updates to the COVID-19-related guidance from Africa CDC, WHO and other public health agencies. This brief complements the Weekly Outbreak Brief and other documents on COVID-19 and the actions that the African Union/Africa CDC […]

Outbreak Brief 138: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 5 September 2022, a total of 600,366,479 COVID-19 cases and 6,460,493 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) have been reported globally by 232 countries and territories to the World Health Organization (WHO). The distribution of cumulative cases (percentage of global cases) from the WHO regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern […]

Outbreak Brief 137: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mise à jour sur les flambées : Au 30 août 2022, un total de 599 071 265 cas de COVID-19 et 6 467 023 décès (ratio de létalité [TDL] : 1,1%) ont été signalés à l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) par 232 pays et territoires. La répartition des cas cumulés (pourcentage des cas mondiaux) […]

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (31 August 2022)

This bi-weekly brief details the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world as well as updates to the COVID-19-related guidance from Africa CDC, WHO and other public health agencies. This brief complements the Weekly Outbreak Brief and other documents on COVID-19 and the actions that the African Union/Africa CDC […]

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (17 August 2022)

This bi-weekly brief details the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world as well as updates to the COVID-19-related guidance from Africa CDC, WHO and other public health agencies. This brief complements the Weekly Outbreak Brief and other documents on COVID-19 and the actions that the African Union/Africa CDC […]