Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 24th March 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 24th March 2020

This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

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Global Impact of COVID-19 to Date

As of 24th March 10:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative Global Cases

As of 23rd March 10:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Global Active Cases Map

As of 24th March 10:00 GMT

Total UK COVID-19 Cases

As of 24th March 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative UK Cases

As of 24th March 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Daily UK Cases

As of 24th March 09:00 (GMT)

Latest Developments


Around 20% of global population under coronavirus lockdown

WHO has launched the SOLIDARITY trial, to generate robust, high-quality evidence as fast as possible




COVID-19 Case Comparison by US State

Source: NYT Graphics

Source: NYT Graphics

United Kingdom

UK in Lockdown to control COVID-19

Government not ruling out tighter lockdown

Lockdown measures for the UK: How do they compare with other countries?

UK Government Advice

Global Overview: Which Countries are Flattening the Curve?

Source: The New York Times (more country-curves available)

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and surfaces: rapid time-decay of viral load

Source: J P Morgan

Source: J P Morgan

Daily Update by Samantha Goh, MedShr Open Editorial Team, Medical Education Teaching Fellow

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