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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 39   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "[1] Five new Member States (Belarus, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Nigeria) reported cases of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] in the past 24 hours. [2] WHO [World Health Organization] has increased the assessment of the risk of spread and risk of impact of COVID-19 to very high at the global level. [...] [3] The WHO-China Joint Mission, which was conducted from 16 through 24 February, has published its findings. [...] [4] WHO has updated the guidance on Global Surveillance for human infection with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This document includes revised surveillance case definitions for COVID-19. It is also accompanied by a revised Case Reporting Form, line listing template, and data dictionary. [5] Table 2 in this Situation Report, 'Countries, territories or areas outside China with reported laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths', has been simplified and now includes transmission classification. [...] [6] As of 27 February, there are 36 117 (26 403 in Hubei and 15 826 in Wuhan) cases who have recovered from COVID-19 in China. [7] Under the International Health Regulations (2005), States Parties implementing additional health measures that significantly interfere with international traffic shall notify WHO of the public health rationale of those measures within 48 hours of their implementation. As of 27 February, 41 States Parties are officially reporting additional health measures."

Report Number:
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 39
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Date:
2020-02-28
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World Health Organization
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