Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.

Global COVID-19

Global COVID-19
Updated Jan. 24, 2023

CDC plays a leadership role in the global response to COVID-19, supporting vaccination programs, country and regional level responses, border health, and the evolving scientific understanding of COVID-19. Learn how CDC’s on-the-ground presence in more than 60 countries has been critical for supporting ministries of health as they respond to COVID-19 around the world.

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Global Cases and Data

Global cases of COVID-19 reported per 100,000 population in the past 7 days.

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