Outbreak Brief 120: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 2 May 2022, a total of 511,275,451 COVID-19 cases and 6,238,320 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.2%) have been reported globally by 227 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 Mediterranean Region 18,377,400 (4%), European Region 215,216,599 (42%), Region of the Americas 153,175,779 (30%), South-East Asia Region 57,870,460 (11%) and Western Pacific Region 54,757,461 (11%). In the last seven days, the five countries reporting the highest number of new cases are Germany (535,767), Italy (368,734), Republic of Korea (366,229), France (362,474), and the United States of America (360,397). As of 2 May 2022, over 4.6 billion people (58% of the global population) have been fully vaccinated. For more detailed information on cases and deaths reported outside of Africa, refer to the WHO COVID-19 dashboard.

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