COVID-19 Daily Updates – March 22 2020

Four new countries/territories/areas from the African Region have reported
cases of COVID-19.


As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, many countries are requesting
individuals to stay at home in self-quarantine. WHO EURO has released a guide
on how to stay physically active during self-quarantine. Information can be
found here.

There has been a rise in criminals disguising themselves as WHO to steal
money or sensitive information. WHO urges individuals to stay alert and to
verify the authenticity of the request. Information on protecting yourselves
against scams as well as reporting the scam to WHO can be found here.

Globally
292 142 confirmed (26 069)
12 784 deaths (1600)


Western Pacific Region
94 787 confirmed (750)
3438 deaths (12)


European Region
151 293 confirmed (22 752)
7426 deaths (1426)


South-East Asia Region
1257 confirmed (278)
45 deaths (7)


Eastern Mediterranean Region
23 669 confirmed (1314)
1596 deaths (130)


Region of the Americas
19 685 confirmed (808)
252 deaths (17)


African Region
739 confirmed (167)
20 deaths (8)

Original Source: World Health Organization