Areas with presumed community transmission of COVID-19
As of 2 March 2020, ECDC no longer defines areas of presumed community transmission. Please refer to WHO situation reports for country classification [hyperlink: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/
COVID-19: ECDC updates case definition for EU surveillance
Following the rapid increase of coronavirus cases in Italy, ECDC continuously assesses the impact that those local clusters have on the overall risk of further spread in the EU/EEA. In addition, the Centre supports the Member States in their COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts.
Situation dashboard - COVID-19 cases in Europe and worldwide
New version released on 17 December 2020!
This interactive platform allows users to explore the latest available data on COVID-19, including cases and deaths worldwide and more detailed data on transmission in the EU/EEA.
Download historical data (to 14 December 2020) on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwideArchived
The downloadable data file was updated daily to 14 December 2020 using the latest available public data on COVID-19. You may use the data in line with ECDC’s copyright policy.
Strategies for the surveillance of COVID-19
This document proposes an updated strategy for COVID-19 surveillance at national and EU/EEA level that specifically aims to reconcile the data needs for effective pandemic response with what is still feasible in countries and within healthcare systems under siege, while taking into account guidance issued by the World Health Organization.
TESSy reporting protocol for COVID-19
This Reporting Protocol provides information for reporting countries’ data managers. It contains guidelines on how to prepare data for submission to TESSy,
deadlines, subject-specific information (e.g. new changes to metadata), and links to further information.
Infographic: COVID-19 in care homes
This infographic provides guidance on infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities
Surveillance of COVID-19 at long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA
It is of paramount importance to be able to rapidly identify, assess and control COVID-19 outbreaks in LTCFs in order to protect this particularly fragile population. This document provides guidance for EU/EEA Member States planning to implement monitoring systems at LTCFs and describes the surveillance objectives.