COVID-19 situation update worldwide, as of week 18, updated 12 May 2022

ECDC publishes updates on the number of cases and deaths reported worldwide and aggregated by week every Thursday. The weekly data is available as downloadable files in the following formats: XLSX, CSV, JSON and XML.  

Data presented on this page are collected between Monday and Wednesday for the preceding week and published on Thursdays

Disclaimer: National updates are published at different times and in different time zones. This, and the time ECDC needs to process these data, may lead to discrepancies between the national numbers and the numbers published by ECDC. Users are advised to use all data with caution and awareness of their limitations. Data are subject to retrospective corrections; corrected datasets are released as soon as processing of updated national data has been completed.

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Summary: Since 31 December 2019 and as of week 2022-18, 517 044 187 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 6 270 933 deaths.

Cases have been reported from:

Africa: 11 733 295 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are South Africa (3 841 388), Morocco (1 165 247), Tunisia (1 040 712), Egypt (515 645) and Libya (501 919).

Asia: 130 337 569 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are India (43 105 401), South Korea (17 564 999), Vietnam (10 678 359), Japan (8 082 469) and Iran (7 224 701).

America: 154 406 110 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are United States (81 863 725), Brazil (30 564 536), Argentina (9 100 927), Colombia (6 093 645) and Mexico (5 745 652).

Europe: 213 041 317 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are France (28 967 440), Germany (25 347 256), United Kingdom (22 127 666), Russia (18 227 666) and Italy (16 798 998).

Oceania: 7 525 191 cases; the five countries reporting most cases are Australia (6 165 105), New Zealand (992 732), French Polynesia (72 786), Fiji (64 725) and New Caledonia (60 885).

Other: 705 cases have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Deaths have been reported from:

Africa: 253 072 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are South Africa (100 523), Tunisia (28 566), Egypt (24 613), Morocco (16 070) and Ethiopia (7 510).

Asia: 1 296 988 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are India (524 093), Indonesia (156 381), Iran (141 165), Philippines (60 439) and Vietnam (43 057).

America: 2 735 168 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are United States (997 526), Brazil (664 139), Mexico (324 465), Peru (212 957) and Colombia (139 809).

Europe: 1 974 324 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Russia (376 946), United Kingdom (176 412), Italy (164 489), France (160 693) and Germany (136 746).

Oceania: 11 375 deaths; the five countries reporting most deaths are Australia (7 454), Fiji (862), New Zealand (812), Papua New Guinea (651) and French Polynesia (648).

Other: 6 deaths have been reported from an international conveyance in Japan.

Epidemiological curves

These histograms are based on the available information at the time of publication, originating from several sources. Data completeness depends on the availability of information from the affected areas. All data should be interpreted with caution as the outbreak is evolving rapidly. In addition, due to the unavailability of date-of-onset data and different testing policies per country, this figure might not be reflective of the evolution of the epidemic.

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of week 18 2022

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of week 18 2022
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 by continent (according to the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries)

Cases reported in accordance with the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries.

Please be aware that due to the end-of-year-festivities and ECDC holidays, the data collection process was not carried out between 23 December 2021 and 2 January 2022, both inclusive. Although these cases have been logged in the datafiles available on the ECDC website, cases for week 2022-51 and 2022-52 are not displayed in the epidemiological curve above.

Distribution of COVID-19 deaths, worldwide, as of week 18 2022

Distribution of COVID-19 deaths, worldwide, as of week 18 2022
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 deaths worldwide, by continent

Please be aware that due to the end-of-year-festivities and ECDC holidays, the data collection process was not carried out between 23 December 2021 and 2 January 2022, both inclusive. Although these cases have been logged in the datafiles available on the ECDC website, cases for week 2022-51 and 2022-52 are not displayed in the epidemiological curve above.

Geographic distribution of COVID-19

14-day COVID-19 case notification rate per 100 000, weeks 17-18

14-day COVID-19 case notification rate per 100 000, weeks 17-18
14-day COVID-19 case notification rate per 100 000
Region Places reporting cases Sum of Cases Sum of Deaths Confirmed cases during the 14-days of the reporting  period 
Africa Algeria 265798 6875 44
  Angola 99287 1900 0
  Benin 26952 163 0
  Botswana 306220 2698 341
  Burkina_Faso 20899 384 34
  Burundi 40845 15 1968
  Cameroon 119780 1927 0
  Cape_Verde 56065 401 61
  Central_African_Republic 14362 113 7
  Chad 7414 193 18
  Comoros 8107 160 2
  Congo 24103 385 12
  Cote_dIvoire 81974 799 78
  Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo 86768 1337 0
  Djibouti 15631 189 20
  Egypt 515645 24613 0
  Equatorial_Guinea 16004 183 0
  Eritrea 9737 103 3
  Eswatini 71102 1400 808
  Ethiopia 470740 7510 306
  Gabon 47608 304 11
  Gambia 11996 365 1
  Ghana 161222 1445 65
  Guinea 36549 442 9
  Guinea_Bissau 8213 171 28
  Kenya 323881 5649 172
  Lesotho 33151 697 43
  Liberia 7435 294 2
  Libya 501919 6430 15
  Madagascar 64236 1393 84
  Malawi 85816 2634 69
  Mali 30937 733 210
  Mauritania 58778 982 60
  Mauritius 222848 996 2504
  Morocco 1165247 16070 547
  Mozambique 225426 2201 61
  Namibia 161485 4027 953
  Niger 8986 309 72
  Nigeria 255766 3143 96
  Rwanda 129872 1459 84
  Sao_Tome_and_Principe 5964 73 11
  Senegal 86012 1966 23
  Seychelles 42690 166 523
  Sierra_Leone 7682 125 1
  Somalia 26485 1361 0
  South_Africa 3841388 100523 78477
  South_Sudan 17505 138 62
  Sudan 62149 4935 56
  Togo 37006 273 27
  Tunisia 1040712 28566 519
  Uganda 164153 3598 84
  United_Republic_of_Tanzania 33872 803 8
  Western_Sahara 766 1 0
  Zambia 319755 3976 439
  Zimbabwe 248352 5476 798
America Anguilla 2788 9 57
  Antigua_and_Barbuda 7663 137 92
  Argentina 9100927 128729 28865
  Aruba 35334 212 641
  Bahamas 33732 798 249
  Barbados 73856 430 5922
  Belize 57675 676 221
  Bermuda 13832 134 689
  Bolivia 905272 21924 793
  Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba 9943 35 198
  Brazil 30564536 664139 208617
  British_Virgin_Islands 6355 62 59
  Canada 3792836 39783 93666
  Cayman_Islands 22828 28 1073
  Chile 3579349 57637 31372
  Colombia 6093645 139809 2094
  Costa_Rica 866164 8444 18380
  Cuba 1104057 8527 2089
  Curaçao 42674 275 639
  Dominica 12493 63 482
  Dominican_Republic 579933 4376 819
  Ecuador 870953 35601 2668
  El_Salvador 162089 4128 0
  Falkland_Islands_(Malvinas) 392 0 224
  Greenland 11971 21 0
  Grenada 15303 220 875
  Guatemala 849552 17703 6899
  Guyana 63484 1228 64
  Haiti 30703 835 54
  Honduras 423879 10895 1334
  Jamaica 131327 2980 1765
  Mexico 5745652 324465 11727
  Montserrat 452 2 263
  Nicaragua 18491 225 0
  Panama 788471 8193 16385
  Paraguay 649718 18872 684
  Peru 3570075 212957 8398
  Puerto_Rico 576256 4232 57425
  Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis 5583 43 21
  Saint_Lucia 23723 368 438
  Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines 8460 106 56
  Sint_Maarten 10123 86 105
  Suriname 79393 1328 91
  Trinidad_and_Tobago 151806 3856 6785
  Turks_and_Caicos_islands 5995 36 54
  United_States_of_America 81863725 997526 820410
  United_States_Virgin_Islands 17353 113 1199
  Uruguay 902540 7213 4673
  Venezuela 522749 5709 573
Asia Afghanistan 178996 7685 385
  Bahrain 572810 1477 6538
  Bangladesh 1952776 29127 244
  Bhutan 59497 21 1726
  Brunei_Darussalam 142858 159 2135
  Cambodia 136262 3056 34
  China 591629 14531 59066
  India 43105401 524093 45315
  Indonesia 6048431 156381 3964
  Iran 7224701 141165 12306
  Iraq 2325614 25213 1391
  Israel 4092054 10741 31795
  Japan 8082469 29805 438545
  Jordan 1696054 14066 309
  Kazakhstan 1394632 19014 273
  Kuwait 631641 2555 347
  Kyrgyzstan 200993 2991 3
  Laos 208535 749 4990
  Lebanon 1097539 10399 1133
  Malaysia 4458889 35583 64764
  Maldives 179414 298 243
  Mongolia 920781 2110 420
  Myanmar 613053 19434 304
  Nepal 978942 11952 199
  Oman 389273 4259 199
  Pakistan 1528833 30375 877
  Palestine 657193 5657 317
  Philippines 3687018 60439 2518
  Qatar 365191 677 1004
  Saudi_Arabia 755415 9103 1889
  Singapore 1217922 1352 35754
  South_Korea 17564999 23400 635435
  Sri_Lanka 663561 16509 401
  Syria 55847 3150 62
  Taiwan 357271 919 300803
  Tajikistan 17786 125 0
  Thailand 4331338 29143 150470
  Timor_Leste 22885 130 25
  United_Arab_Emirates 900152 2302 2900
  Uzbekistan 238736 1637 257
  Vietnam 10678359 43057 114857
  Yemen 11819 2149 1
Europe Albania 275366 3497 538
  Andorra 41717 153 704
  Armenia 422896 8623 71
  Austria 4226251 19813 78810
  Azerbaijan 792630 9709 134
  Belarus 982809 6974 4847
  Belgium 4095446 31054 62843
  Bosnia_and_Herzegovina 377355 15771 514
  Bulgaria 1159150 36966 6258
  Croatia 1127735 15888 10007
  Cyprus 625720 1278 9483
  Czechia 3909062 40174 16264
  Denmark 2807602 5254 11631
  Estonia 558886 2432 3528
  Faroe_Islands 34658 28 0
  Finland 1041130 4577 33940
  France 28967440 160693 672826
  Georgia 1655221 16811 908
  Germany 25347256 136746 1052870
  Gibraltar 17996 102 290
  Greece 3364351 29414 77501
  Guernsey 24832 45 631
  Holy_See 28 0 0
  Hungary 1910029 45124 15670
  Iceland 187018 114 1002
  Ireland 1525312 7131 11586
  Isle_of_Man 32424 104 758
  Italy 16798998 164489 662941
  Jersey 50033 127 458
  Kosovo 228146 3138 205
  Latvia 822126 6401 4813
  Liechtenstein 17159 56 176
  Lithuania 1397680 9184 5277
  Luxembourg 301014 1298 16238
  Malta 92944 668 2234
  Moldova 517753 11503 889
  Monaco 11925 57 293
  Montenegro 235795 2717 1035
  Netherlands 8060411 22280 21261
  North_Macedonia 310298 9287 1090
  Norway 1925202 3006 9954
  Poland 6008769 116512 9143
  Portugal 3970408 22468 160015
  Romania 2830109 61493 10394
  Russia 18227666 376946 90529
  San_Marino 16666 115 480
  Serbia 2009979 16028 8325
  Slovakia 2285387 19448 12020
  Slovenia 1015982 7695 11092
  Spain 12085095 105151 218580
  Sweden 2503546 18867 4270
  Switzerland 3631881 13217 29392
  Turkey 15041899 98837 25629
  Ukraine 5006460 108449 8167
  United_Kingdom 22127666 176412 147934
Oceania American_Samoa 5955 29 247
  Australia 6165105 7454 675764
  Cook_Islands 5306 1 579
  Fiji 64725 862 201
  French_Polynesia 72786 648 138
  Guam 48369 357 425
  Kiribati 3089 13 13
  Marshall_Islands 17 0 2
  Micronesia_(Federated_States_of) 7 0 7
  New_Caledonia 60885 312 428
  New_Zealand 992732 812 105527
  Northern_Mariana_Islands 11281 34 60
  Palau 4732 6 453
  Papua_New_Guinea 43827 651 104
  Samoa 10659 20 3865
  Solomon_Islands 16441 144 4005
  Tonga 10765 11 1297
  Vanuatu 8056 14 1216
  Wallis_and_Futuna 454 7 0
Other Cases_on_an_international_conveyance_Japan 705 6 0
Total   517044187 6270933 7684980