Observe: There may be now a more recent Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Report 99.
World Degree: Very Excessive
Areas of the Americas
Japanese Mediterranean Area
Western Pacific Area
Emergency Medical Groups (EMTs)
World Well being Cluster (GHC)
World Outbreak Alert and Response Community (GOARN)
Threat Communications and Group Engagement (RCCE)
GOARN COVID-19 Analysis
Present actions embrace:
If you’re not in an space the place COVID-19 is spreading or haven’t traveled from an space the place COVID-19 is spreading or haven’t been in touch with an contaminated affected person, your danger of an infection is low. It’s comprehensible that you could be really feel anxious in regards to the outbreak. Get the details from dependable sources that can assist you precisely decide your dangers to be able to take affordable precautions (see Frequently Asked Questions). Search steerage from WHO, your healthcare supplier, your nationwide public well being authority or your employer for correct info on COVID-19 and whether or not COVID-19 is circulating the place you reside. You will need to learn of the state of affairs and take acceptable measures to guard your self and your loved ones (see Protection measures for everyone).
If you’re in an space the place there are circumstances of COVID-19 you should take the chance of an infection significantly. Observe the recommendation of WHO and steerage issued by nationwide and native well being authorities. For most individuals, COVID-19 an infection will trigger gentle sickness nevertheless, it may make some folks very ailing and, in some folks, it may be deadly. Older folks, and people with pre-existing medical situations (resembling heart problems, persistent respiratory illness or diabetes) are in danger for extreme illness (See Protection measures for persons who are in or have recently visited (past 14 days) areas where COVID-19 is spreading).