Weekly Operational Update on COVID-19 (8 February 2022) – World


In this edition of the COVID-19 Weekly Operational Update, highlights of country-level actions and WHO support to countries include:

  • Donating SD Biosensor Test Kits to support Belize’s COVID-19 response
  • Enhancing risk communication and community engagement activities in Thailand
  • Italy joins other European Union Member States to increase pledge of COVID-19 vaccines to Syria
  • Integration and expansion: Leveraging influenza systems for the COVID-19 response
  • Launching the SocialNet online course on OpenWHO
  • Updates on WHO’s financing to support countries on COVID-19 response implementation to suppress transmission, reduce exposure, and protect the vulnerable and save lives
  • Progress on a subset of global indicators that demonstrate country and global progress to end the acute phase of the pandemic