Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (20 July 2021), 3,486,084 new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, including 69,355 new deaths, have been reported globally. To date, a global total of 194,117,186 COVID-19 cases and 4,163,226 related deaths (case fatality ratio (CFR): 2.1%) have been reported from 225 countries and territories to the World Health Organization (WHO). The distribution of cumulative cases (proportion of global cases) from the WHO reporting regions (excluding Africa) are as follows: Eastern Mediterranean Region 10,461,251 (5%), European Region 59,115,914 (30%), Region of the Americas 76,090,220 (39%), South-East Asia Region 37,641,711 (19%) and Western Pacific Region 4,246,682 (2%). In the last seven days, the five countries reporting the highest number of new cases globally are the United States (488,918), Brazil (328,086), Indonesia (283,000), India (267,033) and the United Kingdom (263,973). For more detailed information on cases and deaths reported outside of Africa, refer to the WHO COVID-19 dashboard.