Outbreak Update: As of 8 November 2022, a total of 630,387,858 COVID-19 cases and 6,583,163 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 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 Mediterranean Region 23,168,524 (4%), European Region 262,088,023 (42%), Region of the Americas 180,429,028 (29%), South-East Asia Region 60,507,835 (10%) and Western Pacific Region 94,824,020 (15%). In the last seven days, the five countries reporting the highest number of new cases are Japan (379,352), Republic of Korea (299,601), Germany (216,564), China (211,636) and France (110,041). As of 7 November 2022, over 4.9 billion people (62% 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..