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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation Report - 65 (25 March 2020)

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• Two new countries/territories/areas from the Western Pacific Region [1], and Eastern Mediterranean Region [1] have reported cases of COVID-19.

• OpenWHO released its introductory video on COVID-19 in Indian sign language yesterday, which is the first sign language resource on the platform.
The video already has nearly 900 enrolments. Courses in additional languages can be found here.

• As the world tackles the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to ensure that essential health services and operations continue to be available to protect the lives of people with malaria, TB and other diseases or health conditions.
More information can be found here and here.

• EPI-WIN, WHO’s information network for epidemics, makes easy-tounderstand advice and information available on a dedicated page on the WHO website. EPI-WIN is also providing employers and workers with timely information through regular calls. More information can be found on the web here and in Subject in Focus.

SITUATION IN NUMBERS total and new cases in last 24 hours

Globally

  • 414 179 confirmed (40 712)
  • 18 440 deaths (2 202)

Western Pacific Region

  • 97 766 confirmed (1 186)
  • 3 518 deaths (16)

European Region

  • 220 516 confirmed (25 007)
  • 11 986 deaths (1 797)

South-East Asia Region

  • 2 344 confirmed (354)
  • 72 deaths (7)

Eastern Mediterranean Region

  • 29 631 confirmed (2 416)
  • 2 008 deaths (131)

Region of the Americas

  • 60 834 confirmed (11 390)
  • 813 deaths (248)

African Region

  • 1 664 confirmed (359)
  • 29 deaths (3)