World Health Organization
Maria Van Kerkhove
COVID-19 Technical Lead at WHO
WHO (COVID-19) Weekly Epidemiological Update
The Weekly Epidemiological Update provides an overview of the global, regional and country-level COVID-19 cases and deaths, highlighting key data and trends; as well as other pertinent epidemiological information concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 13, 2021 – Globally, in the past week the number of new cases and deaths both increased when compared to the previous week. Nearly 3 million new cases of COVID-19 were reported globally and with just under 56 000 new deaths in the past week; cumulative deaths have now surpassed 4 million. All Regions apart from the Region of the Americas reported increases in new cases in the past week and the largest increase in new deaths was observed in the African Region.