Weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19 – 23 November 2022 – World Health Organization


Globally, the number of new weekly cases decreased by 5% during the week of 14 to 20 November 2022, as compared to the previous week, with over 2.4 million new cases reported. The number of new weekly deaths decreased by 13%, as compared to the previous week, with about 7800 fatalities reported. As of 20 November 2022, 634 million confirmed cases and 6.6 million deaths have been reported globally.

In this edition, we include:

  • The COVID-19 epidemiological update at the global and regional levels.
  • An update on SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and Omicron subvariants under monitoring.
  • An update on hospitalizations and ICU admissions related to COVID-19.