SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours
(last updated 10:00 AM CET 5/28/2020)
Globally 5,593,631 cases (104,505)
353,334 deaths (4,221)
Western Pacific Region 177,460 cases (1,056)
6,957 deaths (30)
European Region 2,079,924 cases (18,096)
177,331 deaths (1,105)
South-East Asia Region 227,611 cases (9,088)
6,630 deaths (271)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 461,824 cases (12,234)
11,621 deaths (169)
Region of the Americas 2,556,479 cases (60,254)
148,412 deaths (2,584)
African Region 89,592 cases (3,777)
2,370 deaths (62)
- WHO has published an interim guidance on the clinical management of COVID-19. This guidance document is intended for clinicians caring for COVID-19 patients during all phases of their disease.
- WHO has published an interim guidance on ethical considerations to guide the use of digital proximity tracking technologies for COVID-19 contact tracing. This document provides guidance to policy-makers and other stakeholders about the ethical and appropriate use of digital proximity tracking technologies for COVID-19.
- WHO Regional Director for the Americas, Dr Carissa F. Etienne said the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Region of the Americas must include chronic disease care, as 1 in 4 people are at increased risk of poor outcomes from COVID-19 due to underlying noncommunicable diseases.
- In today’s ‘Subject in Focus’ below, key changes in the Clinical Management Guidance for COVID19 are explored.