Outbreak Brief 149: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 21 November 2022, a total of 634,522,052 COVID-19 cases and 6,599,100 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 […]

Outbreak Brief 148: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update As of 14 November 2022, a total of 631,935,687 COVID-19 cases and 6,588,850 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 […]

Outbreak Brief 147: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

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 […]

Outbreak Brief 146: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update As of 31 October 2022, a total of 627,104,342 COVID-19 cases and 6,567,552 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) 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 […]

Outbreak Brief 144: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 19 October 2022, a total of 623,470,447 COVID-19 cases and 6,551,678 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) 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 […]

Communique of the High-Level Emergency Ministerial Meeting on Cross Border Collaboration for and Response to Ebola Virus Disease

We, the Ministers of Health of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Regional Economic Communities and partners, meeting in Kampala, Uganda on 12 October 2022; NOTING WITH CONCERN the seemingly endemic nature of Ebola disease in the region and the increasing potential for transmission into the neighbouring […]

Outbreak Brief 143: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 11 October 2022, a total of 618,521,620 COVID-19 cases and 6,534,725 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) 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 […]

Outbreak Brief 142: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Outbreak Update: As of 3 October 2022, a total of 615,310,890 COVID-19 cases and 6,524,568 deaths (case fatality ratio [CFR]: 1.1%) 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 […]

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update (28 September 2022)

This bi-weekly brief details the latest developments in scientific knowledge and public health policy from around the world as well as updates to the COVID-19-related guidance from Africa CDC, WHO and other public health agencies. This brief complements the Weekly Outbreak Brief and other documents on COVID-19 and the actions that the African Union/Africa CDC […]