An adaptation of the weekly global epidemiological update for the whole of Africa by including the WHO Afro and Eastern Mediterranean Regions.
Data as received by WHO from national authorities, as of 10am CET 6 December 2020

Global overview

Globally in the past week, cases of COVID-19 have remained at approximately 4 million new cases, while new deaths have continued to increase to over 73 000. This brings the cumulative numbers to over 65.8 million reported cases and 1.5 million deaths globally since the start of the pandemic.