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Weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19 - 12 April 2022
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Globally, during the week of 4 through 10 April 2022, the number of new COVID-19 cases has continued to decline for the third consecutive week, with a 24% decrease as compared to the previous week. Also the number of new weekly deaths continue the decreasing trend (-18% as compared to the previous week).

Across the six WHO regions, over 7 million cases and over 22 000 deaths were reported, with all the regions showing decreasing trends both in the number of new weekly cases and new weekly deaths. 

As of 10 April 2022, over 496 million confirmed cases and over 6 million deaths have been reported globally.

In this edition we provide:

  • Special Focus: Update on WHO COVID-19 global rapid risk assessment

  • Updates on circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs), including information on Omicron descendent lineages.

Please note that the next issue of the Weekly Epidemiological Update on COVID-19 will be published on Wednesday 20 April 2022.