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

(last updated 10:00 AM CET 6/4/2020)


Globally 6,416,828 cases (129,281)
382,867 deaths (4,842)
Western Pacific Region 186,853 cases (1,495)
7,067 deaths (10)
European Region 2,211,148 cases (19,758)
182,308 deaths (911)
South-East Asia Region 309,597 cases (12,977)
8,610 deaths (333)
Eastern Mediterranean Region 570,026 cases (17,529)
13,458 deaths (277)
Region of the Americas 3,022,824 cases (73,369)
168,553 deaths (3,242)
African Region 115,639 cases (4,153)
2,858 deaths (69)
  • WHO is supporting the response to a new Ebola outbreak in northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo. The new outbreak comes as the country continues to respond to the complex Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the country, the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s largest measles outbreak, and a
    complex and long-standing humanitarian crisis.
  • The WHO Representative in Mauritius met the President of Mauritius to discuss COVID-19. They also spoke about the overall health system in Mauritius, and what needs to be strengthened.
  • The WHO Regional Director for the Americas Dr Carissa F. Etienne said the Americas, “a region of massive inequalities,” are facing simultaneous health, economic and social emergencies from the pandemic. Maintaining social distancing measures, improving surveillance, and strengthening health systems are key to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in the region.