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News : Coronavirus

Published May, 10th 2020

Updated medical information and amended recommendations regarding coronavirus epidemic

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 6 May 2021, there have been 154 815 600 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 3 236 104 deaths, reported to WHO.
As of May 6, 2021, a total 1.21 billion vaccine doses have been administrated and 287 million people are fully vaccinated. (Source: Official data collected by Our World in Data).

 

COVID by Region

South-East-Asia

South-East-Asia reported a total of 24 269 809 cases including 296 091 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Almost 2.7 million new cases and 25 000 new deaths have been reported compared to the previous week representing a 19% and 48% increase respectively. The countries having reported the highest number of new cases last week include India (2 597 285 new cases, 20% increase), Indonesia (36 806, 3% increase) and Nepal (31 806 new cases, 197% decrease). (Source WHO).

Latin America

A total of 29 689 035 cases have been reported in Latin America including 923 225 total deaths. Brazil remains the most affected country (almost 14.6 million total cases and 403 781 deaths): 421 933 new cases have been reported last week representing a 4% decrease. The other countries that have reported the highest number of new cases last week include Peru (53 790 cases / 2 465 deaths), Argentina (152 177 cases / 2 689 deaths), Chile (41 944 cases / 715 deaths), Colombia (119 180 cases / 3 274 deaths) and Mexico (21 325 cases / 2 403 deaths). (source WHO)

United States

As of May 06, 2021, 32.5 million people have been infected by Sars-Cov-2 responsible for 578 804 deaths. The number of cases decreased by 26% over the last week compared to the two weeks earlier. The number of deaths declined by 3 % over the last week compared to the two weeks earlier. Around 700 deaths are reported daily, the fewest since last October. Michigan is facing an alarming surge. The state accounts for more than 10% of the country daily cases. More than 2.13 million vaccine doses are administrated on an average day

Europe (EU/EEA)

A total of 52 million cases including 1 096 126 deaths have been reported in Europ. The European region reported over 1.1 million new cases and under 22 000 new deaths. Last week, the highest number of cases and death have been reported from Turkey (257 992 cases, 32% increase), France (163 666 cases, 23% decrease), Germany (129 404 cases, 11% decrease)

Africa

A total of 3 340 121 cases including 83 479 total deaths have been reported in Africa. Over the last week, Africa reported 42 000 news cases (15% decrease) and 1 000 new deaths (13% decrease). The highest numbers of new cases were reported from Ethiopia (7 107 new cases, 34% decrease) and South Africa (8 472 new cases, a 3% decrease) and Cameroon (4 609 new cases, 8% increase).

Vaccine

Share of people who received at least one dose of Vaccine
As of May 6, 2021, 62.5% of Israel population received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, 51.3 % of UK population and 44.4.% in the US.

Share of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19
As of May 6, 2021, Israel has vaccinated 58.6 % of the population, Chile 36.1 % and the US 32.1 %.