COVID-19

Overview

14-day incidence of reported COVID-19 cases in selected countries, as of 20 May 2020
14-day incidence of reported COVID-19 cases in selected countries

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has since spread rapidly, evolving into a full-blown pandemic.

 

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ECDC is responding to this outbreak by providing risk assessments, guidance, and advice on public health response activities to EU Member States and the EU Commission.

Latest updates

Data

Download today’s data on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide

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News

ECDC launches new weekly COVID-19 surveillance report

Epidemiological update -

Publication

COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol: Guidance for the management of airline passengers in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

Technical guidance -

Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 May 2020, week 21

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Publication

Surveillance of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA

Technical report -

Situation update 26 May 2020, dataset collected 6:00-10:00 CET

5 459 528 cases
Worldwide
345 994 deaths
Whereof 161 063 deaths in the EU/EEA and UK
1 361 100 cases
in the EU/EEA and the UK.