SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours
(last updated 10:00 AM CET 5/25/2020)
Globally 5,304,772 cases (100,264)
342,029 deaths (4,342)
Western Pacific Region 174,548 cases (927)
6,879 deaths (16)
European Region 2,025,176 cases (18,192)
174,429 deaths (543)
South-East Asia Region 201,207 cases (9,241)
5,952 deaths (204)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 427,832 cases (12,026)
11,164 deaths (176)
Region of the Americas 2,395,295 cases (57,171)
141,472 deaths (3,356)
African Region 80,002 cases (2,707)
2,120 deaths (47)
- The WHO Regional Office for Africa has provided training for Tanzanian health workers to equip them with skills for caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients. A total of 160 health workers in Tanzania attended a three-day virtual training session organized by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization.
- The United Kingdom will contribute $3.8m for the COVID-19 response in the Caribbean. The financial contribution to the WHO Regional Office for the Americas will help Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines contain the spread of the disease and mitigate its impact.
- WHO has partnered with Vital Strategies and other global partners to launch a new technical package: Revealing the Toll of COVID-19: A Technical Package for Rapid Mortality Surveillance and Epidemic Response. This is a technical package for rapid mortality surveillance and epidemic response to support national governments with surveillance and response planning surrounding COVID-19.