Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (20 April 2021), 5,793,380 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 89,727 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a
total of 146,851,700 COVID-19 cases and 3,105,041 related deaths (case fatality ratio (CFR): 2.1%) have been reported from 225 countries and territories. The distribution of cumulative cases
(proportion of global cases) from the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern Mediterranean Region 7,605,640 (5%), European Region
50,849,952 (35%), Region of the Americas 61,152,648 (42%), South-East Asia Region 20,332,200 (14%) and Western Pacific Region 2,355,833 (2%). Over the last seven days, India reported more than 2,200,000 new cases, and has reported more than 1,000,000 new cases for the second consecutive week. Brazil, the United States and Turkey each reported more than 350,000 new
cases in the past seven days while France, Argentina, Iran, Germany, and Colombia have each reported more than 100,000 new cases during the same period. For more detailed information on
cases and deaths being reported outside of Africa, refer to the WHO COVID-19 dashboard.