Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. People can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus. The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales.

COVID-19 Cases

Updated from WHO COVID-19 Situation Dashboard 09/07/2020 at 09:00


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Latest Open Source Reporting

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COVID-19 Situation Dashboards

WHO COVID-19 Situation Dashboard

World Health Organization interactive map showing current global coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates.

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases Dashboard

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Situational Awareness

Pacific Regional Organisations

WHO Coronavirus Management Resources

Advice for the Public

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Q&A on Coronaviruses

Q&A will be updated as more is known about COVID-19, how it spreads and how it is affecting people worldwide

Country & Technical Guidance

Latest technical advice and guidance for governments on managing Coronavirus.

WHO Global Research

WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database.

WHO Coronavirus Training

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) training: Simulation exercise

WHO has developed a COVID-19 tabletop exercise for health authorities at the national level. The exercise aims to examine and strengthen existing plans, procedures and capabilities to manage an imported case of COVID-19.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) training: Online training

In order to assist UN country teams in scaling up country preparedness and response to COVID-19, WHO has developed these learning modules as a companion to the Operational Planning Guidelines.