COVID-19 Weekly Updates - Region of the Americas

17 May 2022
  Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to May 17, 2022, a cumulative total of approximately 519.2 million COVID-19 cases including nearly 6.3 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. During EW 19, COVID-19 weekly cases increased in the regions of the Western Pacific (14.1%), Eastern Mediterranean (62.8%), the…
10 May 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to May 09, 2022, a cumulative total of about 515 million COVID-19 cases including 6.2 deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. While the global number of new cases and deaths has continued to decline, weekly cases increased in the African Region (12.9%), the region of the Americas (15.3…
3 May 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to May 03, 2022, a cumulative total of over 511 million COVID-19 cases including about 6.2 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. During epidemiological week (EW) 17, cases declined in all WHO regions except for the Region of the Americas . Similarly, weekly deaths declined in…
27 Apr 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to April 26, 2022, a cumulative total of over 508 million COVID-19 cases including 6.2 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. During EW 16, COVID-19 cases increased in the AFRO and the AMRO region while the remaining four WHO regions reported a decline. Similarly, increases in…
19 Apr 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to April 19, 2022, a cumulative total of over 500 million COVID- 19 cases including approximately 6.2 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. During EW 15, cases and deaths decreased in all WHO regions. Globally, approximately 5.6 million new COVID-19 cases were…
12 Apr 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to April 12, 2022, a cumulative total of over 497 million COVID- 19 cases including close to 6.2 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. Cases and deaths declined across all WHO regions during EW 14. Globally, approximately 7.2 million COVID-19 cases were reported in…
5 Apr 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to 5 April 2022, a cumulative total of 490,853,129 COVID-19 cases including 6,155,344 deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. Globally, approximately 9.5 million new COVID-19 cases were reported in the epidemiological week (EW) 13 (27 March – 2 April 2022) –…
29 Mar 2022
Globally, approximately 10.9 million new COVID-19 cases were reported in epidemiological week (EW) 12 (20 – 26 March 2022) – a 13.4% decrease compared to the previous week (Figure 1). The decrease in cases was observed across all six WHO regions. Global deaths on the other hand, increased by 29% - partly due…
22 Mar 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to 22 March 2022, a cumulative total of over 469 million COVID-19 cases including more than 6 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. Overall, trends during epidemiological week (EW) 11 (March 13 to 19) continued increasing in terms of cases (more than 12.3 million cases…