Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings - third update
This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA. This is an update of the ECDC guidance dated 31 March 2020 ‘Infection prevention and control for COVID-19 in healthcare settings'.
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.Read more
COVID-19 situation update worldwide, as of 6 June 2020
Latest information on the geographical distribution of COVID-19 cases globally, updated daily.Read more