Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 29th June 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 29th June 2020

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Global Impact of COVID-19 to Date

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative Global Cases

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

Total UK COVID-19 Cases

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative UK Cases

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Daily UK Cases

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 in the African Region

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

As of 29th June 09:00 (GMT)

Key Data

Updated 29th June 2020

Whilst some countries are still dealing with their first wave of COVID-19, health experts believe that other countries may experience a second wave. As shown in this graph, we can see that a few countries have already seen a rise in the number of cases again. However, it is important to remember that rising cases may also be down to the country carrying out more tests for their population.

Source: BBC

Latest Developments

Latest COVID-19 Publications and Opinion Articles:

Trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine starts in Brazil

Published 28th June 2020.

Read this news article to find out more about the Brazilian vaccine trial.

Oxford dashboard highlights potential future COVID-19 virus hotspots

Published 29th June 2020.

Read this news article to find out about how an online tool can be used to identify potential COVID-19 hotspots.

Trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa begins

Published 23 June 2020.

Read this news article to find out more about the first vaccine trial in Africa.

Weekly Update by Yasmin Dhuga, MedShr Open Editorial Team

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