Outbreak Brief 70: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (11 May 2021), 4,799,250 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 87,176 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a
total of 162,782,725 COVID-19 cases and 3,375,953 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 8,344,428 (5%), European Region
53,631,235 (33%), Region of the Americas 64,930,098 (40%), South-East Asia Region 28,387,552 (17%) and Western Pacific Region 2,747,337 (2%). Over the last seven days, India reported more than 2,300,000 new cases, and has reported more than 2,000,000 new cases for the fourth consecutive week. During the same period Brazil reported more than 400,000 new cases the
United States has reported more than 200,000 new cases while Argentina and Colombia have each reported more than 100,000 new cases. For more detailed information on cases and deaths being reported outside of Africa, refer to the WHO COVID-19 dashboard.

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