Weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19 - 13 April 2021

Data as received by WHO from national authorities, as of 10am CET 11 April 2021

Overview

Globally, new COVID-19 cases rose for a seventh consecutive week, with over 4.5 million new cases reported in the last week. The number of new deaths increased for the fourth consecutive week, increasing by 7% compared to last week, with over 76 000 new deaths reported.

In this edition, a special focus update is provided on SARS-CoV-2 variants.

 

WHO Team
Emergency Response