SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours
(last updated 10:00 AM CET 6/24/2020)
Globally 9,129,146 cases (135,212)
473,797 deaths (4 187)
Western Pacific Region 208,371 cases (1,423)
7,358 deaths (18)
European Region 2,581,602 cases (18,960)
194,530 deaths (736)
South-East Asia Region 641,148 cases (21,033)
18,663 deaths (544)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 950,730 cases (17,678)
21,439 deaths (442)
Region of the Americas 4,507,006 cases (68,785)
226,504 deaths (2,274)
African Region 239,548 cases (7,333)
5,290 deaths (173)
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- WHO has released a scientific brief on Breastfeeding and COVID-19 examining the evidence of the risks of transmission of COVID-19 from an infected mother to her baby through
breastfeeding, as well as evidence on the risks to child health from not breastfeeding. WHO recommends that mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should be encouraged to
initiate or continue to breastfeed.
- Today’s ‘Subject in Focus’ provides an update on WHO’s work at securing and shipping COVID19 supplies, including personal protective equipment, diagnostics kits, and biomedical