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Number of confirmed COVID19 cases reported in the last seven days 27 May to 02 June
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COVID-19 Related Materials including situation reports

HIGHLIGHTS

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

Total (new cases in last 24 hours)

Globally 6 194 533 cases (113 198) 376 320 deaths (4 242)

Africa 108 121 cases (3 879) 2 700 deaths (62)

Americas 2 905 432 cases (64 718) 163 248 deaths (1 820)

Eastern Mediterranean 536 148 cases (16 011) 12 899 deaths (272)

Europe 2 175 941 cases (16 150) 182 416 deaths (1 824)

South-East Asia 283 845 cases (11 333) 8 000 deaths (257)

Western Pacific 184 305 cases (1 107) 7 044 deaths (7)

 

 

 

During the 1 June media briefing, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros highlighted that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to disruptions in services for treatment of non-communicable diseases in many countries. The COVID-19 response must be inclusive of the healthcare needs of people living with these diseases.

WHO has published a new operational guidance on maintaining essential health services, which provides recommendations for practical actions that countries can take at national, sub-regional and local levels to reorganize and safely maintain access to high-quality, essential health services during the pandemic.

Transporting COVID-19 medical supplies to those in need requires timely decision-making and trouble-shooting skills. The Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean document a week in the life of logistics expert coordinating massive shipments of medical supplies to Yemen.

WHO’s support to countries in securing medical products for COVID-19 treatment is highlighted in the Subject in Focus’ below.