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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report - 71   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Highlights: "No new countries/territories/areas reported cases of COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] in the past 24 hours. [2] As mentioned by the Director-General in his regular media briefing yesterday, ensuring free movement of essential health products is vital for saving lives and curbing the social and economic impacts of the pandemic. WHO [World Health Organization] is working intensively with partners to increase access to life-saving products, including diagnostics, PPE [personal protective equipment], medical oxygen, ventilators and more. [...3] Operations support and logistics continues to monitor critical markets and in partnership with the Pandemic Supply Chain Network, has increased engagement and coordination with private companies. Since the beginning of the outbreak, OSL [Operations Support and Logistics] has shipped more than 800 000 surgical masks, 54 000 N95 masks, 873 000 gloves, 15 000 goggles and 24 000 face shields to 75 countries. OSL has also shipped COVID-19 testing kits to 126 countries."

Report Number:
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 71
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Date:
2020-03-31
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World Health Organization
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World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/
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