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Weekly COVID-19 Epidemiological Update: Issue 15 (17 May 2022)
Washington, D.C.; PAHO; 2022-05-17.
em Inglês | PAHO-IRIS | ID: phr-56035
Biblioteca responsável: US1.1
ABSTRACT
[Executive Summary]. Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020 and up to May 17, 2022, a cumulative total of approximately 519.2 million COVID-19 cases including nearly 6.3 million deaths were reported from all six WHO regions. During EW 19, COVID-19 weekly cases increased in the regions of Western Pacific (14.1%), Eastern Mediterranean (62.8%), the Americas (27.2%), and Africa (5.9%), while they decreased in Europe and South-East Asia. COVID-19 deaths increased in Africa by 48.3% while they decreased in the remaining five WHO regions (range -28.5 - -9.9%). Globally, 3,705,498 COVID-19 cases were reported in epidemiological week (EW) 19 (May 08, 2022-May 14, 2022) – a 1% increase compared to EW 18 (May 01, 2022-May 07, 2022) (Figure 1). For the same period, 9,808 COVID-19 deaths were reported globally – a 20.6% relative decrease compared the previous week. In the region of the Americas, 918,425 cases including 3,585 deaths were reported in EW 19 – a 27.2% increase in cases and 16.2% decrease in deaths compared to the previous week. At the subregional level, COVID-19 cases increased in all four subregions (range 9.3 – 80%). During EW 19, the trends for weekly deaths increased in Central America (2.1%) and the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean Islands (49.4%) while it declined in North America (-5%) and South America (-22.3%). The overall weekly case notification rate for the region of the Americas was 89.8 cases per 100,000 population during EW 19 (70.6 the previous week). Between EW 19 and 18, the 14-day COVID-19 death rate was 7.7 deaths per 1 million population (8.3 the previous two weeks). Among 33 countries/territories in the region with available data, COVID-19 hospitalizations increased in 18 countries and territories (range 0.3% - 400%) during EW 19 compared to the previous week. Among 27 countries and territories with available data, COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions increased in 13 countries and territories (range 6.7% - 300%).
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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados de organismos internacionais Contexto em Saúde: ODS3 - Saúde e Bem-Estar / ODS3 - Meta 3.3 - Acabar com as doenças tropicais negligenciadas e combater as doenças transmissíveis / ODS3 - Meta 3.4 - Reduzir as mortes prematuras devido doenças não transmissíveis Tema em saúde: Meta 3.3: Acabar com as doenças tropicais negligenciadas e combater as doenças transmissíveis / Meta 3.4: Reduzir as mortes prematuras devido doenças não transmissíveis / COVID-19 / Pneumonía / Outras Doenças Respiratórias Base de dados: PAHO-IRIS Assunto principal: América / Vacinas / Imunização / Infecções por Coronavirus / Coronavirus / Região do Caribe / Genômica / Emergências / Cobertura Vacinal / Betacoronavirus Idioma: Inglês Ano de publicação: 2022
Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados de organismos internacionais Contexto em Saúde: ODS3 - Saúde e Bem-Estar / ODS3 - Meta 3.3 - Acabar com as doenças tropicais negligenciadas e combater as doenças transmissíveis / ODS3 - Meta 3.4 - Reduzir as mortes prematuras devido doenças não transmissíveis Tema em saúde: Meta 3.3: Acabar com as doenças tropicais negligenciadas e combater as doenças transmissíveis / Meta 3.4: Reduzir as mortes prematuras devido doenças não transmissíveis / COVID-19 / Pneumonía / Outras Doenças Respiratórias Base de dados: PAHO-IRIS Assunto principal: América / Vacinas / Imunização / Infecções por Coronavirus / Coronavirus / Região do Caribe / Genômica / Emergências / Cobertura Vacinal / Betacoronavirus Idioma: Inglês Ano de publicação: 2022
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