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News : Coronavirus

UPDATED MEDICAL INFORMATION AND AMENDED RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC

Published April, 9th 2020

The current bulletin will be updated regularly until the situation stabilizes. Find more articles about COVID19 in our blog.

Where is information sourced from:  the most reputable international sources (WHO, Chinese CDC, CDC, international media, medical journals etc …) and government websites.

 

COVID-19 dashboard

Globally, as of 3:34pm CEST, 7 April 2021, there have been 132 046 206 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (+ 517 585 cases over the last 7 days) including 2 867 242 deaths (+9 264 deaths over the last 7 days), reported to WHO.
As of April 7, 2021, a total 398 million people received at least one dose of vaccine and 154 million are fully vaccinated.

 

COVID by Region

South-East-Asia

South-East-Asia reported a total of 15 567 369 cases including 224 531deaths since the start of the pandemic. Almost 592 000 news cases and 4 300 deaths have been reported compared to the previous week representing a 36% and 46% increase respectively. The countries having reported the highest number of new cases last week include India (513 885, 38% increase), Indonesia (35 522, 2% decrease) and Bangladesh (38 471 new cases, 67% increase). (Source WHO)

Latin America

A total of 25 296 810 cases have been reported in Latin America including 795 092 total deaths. Brazil remains the most affected country (almost 13 million total cases and 328 206 deaths): 505 668 cases have been reported last week representing a 5% decrease. The other countries that have reported the highest number of new cases last week include Peru (55 961 cases / 1 299 deaths), Argentina (82 102 cases / 788 deaths), Chile ( 49 565 cases / 768 deaths), Colombia (60 711 cases / 1 132 deaths) and Mexico (27 512 cases / 2 992 deaths). (source WHO)

United States

As of March 30, 2021, 30.4 million people have been infected by Sars-Cov-2 responsible for 558 580 deaths. The number of cases increased by 14% over the last week compared to the two weeks earlier. The number of deaths declined by 31% over the last week compared to the two weeks earlier. More than 32.9% of people have received at least one dose of a vaccine. Authorized and recommended vaccines include Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson / Janssen vaccines. AstraZeneca vaccine should apply this month for FDA emergency use authorization.

Europe (EU/EEA)

A total of 46 694 768 cases including 995 607 deaths have been reported in Europ. A continuous increase in news cases has been observed over the past 5 weeks. The European region reported over 1.6 million new cases and under 24 000 new deaths. Last week, the highest number of cases and death have been reported in France (244 607 cases, 4% increase), in Poland (187 551 cases, 3% increase) and in Turkey (265 937 cases, 43% increase).

Africa

A total of 3 148 358 cases including 79 130 deaths have been reported in Africa. Over the last week, Africa reported 59 000 news cases (6% decrease) and 1 000 new deaths (20% decrease). The highest numbers of new cases were reported from Ethiopia (14 517 new cases, 10% increase) and Kenya ( 8 747 new cases, a 5% decrease).

Vaccine

Share of people who received at least one dose of Vaccine
As of April 7, 2021, 61% of Israel population received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, 46.7% of UK population and almost 37.% in Chile

Share of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19
As of April 7, 2021, Israel has vaccinated 56.4% of the population, Chile 22.2% and the US 19.3%.