COVID-19 pandemic

Epidemiological updates and risk assessment

ECDC is closely monitoring the outbreak and issuing regular epidemiological updates and risk assessment. 

As countries regained control of transmission and alleviated the burden on healthcare, many measures were relaxed or removed to allow for a more viable way of life with the virus in circulation. Subsequently, a recent increase in COVID-19 cases has been reported in many EU/EEA countries. 

The risk of further escalation of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK is currently assessed as:

  • Moderate for countries that continue to implement and enforce multiple measures, including physical distancing, and have sufficient contact tracing and testing capacity.
  • Very high for countries that do not implement or enforce multiple measures, including physical distancing, and have insufficient contact tracing and testing capacity. Read current risk assessment

Situation update 13 August 2020, dataset collected 6:00-10:00 CET

20 614 014 cases
Worldwide
749 444 deaths
Whereof 184 373 deaths in the EU/EEA and UK
1 867 717 cases
in the EU/EEA and the UK

Latest outputs

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – eleventh update: resurgence of cases

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

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Download data on country response measures to COVID-19

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Download data on testing for COVID-19 by week and country

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Download data on the national 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – eleventh update: resurgence of cases

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Resurgence of reported cases of COVID 19 in the EU/EEA, the UK and EU candidate and potential candidate countries

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – tenth update

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Rapid risk assessment: Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome and SARS -CoV-2 infection in children

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK– ninth update

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COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in occupational settings in the EU/EEA and the UK

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Objectives for COVID-19 testing in school settings

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COVID-19 in children and the role of school settings in COVID-19 transmission

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COVID-19: EU guidance for cruise ship operations

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COVID-19 Rail Protocol: Recommendations for safe resumption of railway services in Europe

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Infographic: COVID-19 in children and the role of schools

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Infographic: COVID-19 and cruise ship operations

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Infographic: COVID-19 and railway services

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Infographic: Use of gloves in healthcare and non-healthcare settings in the context of COVID-19

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COVID-19 in reception and detention centres for migrants and refugees

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