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

(last updated 10:00 AM CET 7/18/2020)


Globally 13,876,441 cases (259,848)
593,087 deaths (7,360)
Africa 561,466 cases (18,344)
9,349 deaths (219)
Americas 7,306,371 cases (151,531)
302,508 deaths (4,653)
Eastern Mediterranean 1,360,791 cases (13,809)
33,738 deaths (457)
Europe 3,042,330 cases (33,358)
206,684 deaths (1,202)
South-East Asia 1,347,954 cases (39,513)
32,907 deaths (807)
Western Pacific 256,788 cases (3,293)
7,888 deaths (22)
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