While the first countries are easing their lockdowns, others are reporting more and more new cases every day. Data for the global picture shows the pandemic is far from over. DW has the latest statistics.
These charts and this article are updated every Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. UTC/GMT. Last updated: July 31, 2020.
What’s the current global trend?
The goal for all countries is to make it to the blue part of the chart and stay there. Countries and territories in this section reported zero new cases both this week (past seven days) and the week before.
Currently, that is the case for 16 out of 209 countries and territories.
How has the Covid-19 trend evolved over the past weeks?
The situation has deteriorated further: 106 countries report more cases this week than last week.
What is the current Covid-19 trend in my country?
Based on the newly reported case numbers – which can reflect local outbreaks as well as country-wide spread – in the past 14 days, countries and territories classify as follows:
More than twice as many new cases this week as last week:
- Asia: Cyprus, Maldives, Myanmar, Taiwan, Vietnam
- Africa: Comoros, Gambia, Lesotho, Morocco, Sao Tome and Principe, Uganda
- Americas: Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cuba, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Trinidad and Tobago
- Europe: Andorra, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Malta, Norway
- Oceania: Northern Mariana Islands, Papua New Guinea
More new cases this week than last week:
- Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
- Africa: Algeria, Angola, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- Americas: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Greenland, Grenada, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, United States of America, Venezuela
- Europe: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Lithuania, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
- Oceania: Australia
About the same number of new cases in both weeks (no change or plus/minus seven cases):
- Asia: Bhutan, Cambodia, Sri Lanka
- Africa: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau
- Americas: Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Curacao, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Turks and Caicos islands
- Europe: Gibraltar, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Monaco
- Oceania: Guam, New Zealand
Fewer new cases this week than last week:
- Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Yemen
- Africa: Botswana, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote dIvoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Guinea, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa
- Americas: Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, US Virgin Islands, Uruguay
- Europe: Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Less than half as many new cases as last week:
- Asia: Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia
- Africa: Benin, Central African Republic, Congo, Mauritania, Niger, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan
- Americas: Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Europe: San Marino
- Oceania: Fiji
Zero new cases this week as well as last week:
- Asia: Brunei Darussalam, Timor Leste
- Africa: Equatorial Guinea, Tanzania, Western Sahara
- Americas: Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Europe: Guernsey, Holy See, Isle of Man
- Oceania: French Polynesia, New Caledonia
These charts and this article are updated every Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (UTC/GMT).
The charts in this article were inspired by Lisa Charlotte Rost’s work.