SITUATION IN NUMBERS total (new) cases in last 24 hours
(last updated 10:00 AM CET 7/12/2020)
Globally 12,552,765 cases (230,370)
561,617 deaths (5,285)
Africa 461,296 cases (17,884)
8,092 deaths (162)
Americas 6,540,222 cases (142,992)
283,357 deaths (3,500)
Eastern Mediterranean 1,271,338 cases (15,361)
30,652 deaths (510)
Europe 2,907,654 cases (18,804)
203,285 deaths (448)
South-East Asia 1,130,247 cases (33,173)
28,640 deaths (650)
Western Pacific 241,267 cases (2,156)
7,578 deaths (15)
- WHO has published an Emergency Global Supply Chain Sysetem (COVID-19) catalogue listing all medical devices, including personal protective equipment, medical equipment, medical consumables, single use devices, and laboratory and test-related devices, which may be requested through the COVID-19 Supply Portal. The catalogue represents an initial prioritized selection of items and are subject to constant reviw.
- WHO surveyed networks of laboratories to map out global animal laboratory capacity around the world to potentially help with accelerating vaccine and therapeutic evaluation.
- The WHO Regional Office for Africa calls for equitable access to future COVID-19 vaccines in Africa, as researchers around the world race to find effective protection against the virus.