SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours 

(last updated 10:00 AM CET 6/1/2020)


Globally 6,057,853 cases (122,917)

367,166 deaths (4,461)

Western Pacific Region 183,198 cases (1,533)
7,037 deaths (9)
European Region 2,159,791 cases (17,244)
180,594 deaths (509)
South-East Asia Region 272,512 cases (11,933)
7,743 deaths (312)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 520,137 cases (15,136)
12,627 deaths (274)
Region of the Americas 2,817,232 cases (73,439)
160,514 deaths (2,812)
African Region 104,242 cases (3,632)
2,638 deaths (84
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