Outbreak Update: As of 10 January 2023, a total of 659,108,952 COVID-19 cases and 6,684,756 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 23,227,543 (3%), European Region 270,518,301 (41%), Region of the Americas 186,408,289 (28%), South-East Asia Region 60,744,418 (9%) and Western Pacific Region 108,753,265 (17%). In the last seven days, the five countries reporting the highest number of new cases are Japan (1,174,110), the Republic of Korea (400,171), China (201,378), Germany (118,523) and Brazil (91,857). As of 9 January 2023, over 5 billion people (63% 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.