Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 30th April 2020

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Global Impact of COVID-19 to Date

As of 30th April 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative Global Cases

As of 30th April 11:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Global Active Cases Map

As of 30th April 09:00 GMT

Total UK COVID-19 Cases

As of 29th April 2020

COVID-19 Cumulative UK Cases

As of 29th April 2020

COVID-19 Daily UK Cases

As of 29th April 2020

COVID-19 in the African Region

As of 29th April 11:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

As of 29th April 11:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Key Data

Latest Developments



Middle East


United Kingdom


Latest COVID-19 Publications and Guidelines:

Effectiveness of a 'fast lung ultrasound teaching program' for gynecologists/obstetricians dealing with pregnant women with suspicion of COVID-19 infection.

Published: 29th April

Buonsenso D, Moro F, Inchingolo R, Smargiassi A, Demi L, Soldati G, Moroni R, Lanzone A, Scambia G, Testa AC.

The authors, based in Italy, outline their development of a single day training programme for obstetrics and gynaecology on USS of lung. Read the paper here and find the course materials here.

British Thoracic Society Guidance on Venous Thromboembolic Disease in patients with COVID-19

A summary of available evidence pertaining to VTE risk, risk assessment and potential LMWH dosing approach. Read guidance here.

Today's daily update was posted by Dr Rachel Coles, Education Fellow.

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