USAID's COVID-19 Response: Fact Sheets

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Read the latest fact sheets of how the U.S. government is responding to COVID-19.

 

Last updated: July 06, 2021

The Government of the United States donated 500 ventilators #madeinUSA to the Government of Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19.
July 2, 2021

As for June 2021, the U.S. Government has allocated more than $36 million in new  resources and two million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to assist Peru in its  emergency response to COVID-19. The aid continues a strong history of investing in  Peru’s health care systems and long-term development, mainly through the U.S. Agency  for International Development (USAID).

Ongoing U.S. Government-funded programs and partners are also adapting activities to  respond to this unprecedented crisis. Over the last 20 years, U.S. assistance to  Peru totals more than $3.5 billion, including $265 million in the health sector.  Emergency assistance comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development  (USAID), the Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program, and the  Department of State’s Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance fund.

 

July 2, 2021

Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)1 are experiencing a third wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, with the number of new weekly confirmed cases rising by more than 20 percent in 22 African countries during the second week of June, according to the UN World Health Organization (WHO); weekly confirmed cases rose by nearly 30 percent across the entire continent during the same period.

July 2, 2021

The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases have steadily decreased in Europe and Eurasia1 since April. However, despite falling infections, the health care systems in many central and eastern European countries continue to struggle to respond to the pandemic due to weak infrastructure and lack of access to COVID-19 vaccines, resulting in low vaccination rates compared to western European nations.

July 1, 2021

Although the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases and deaths in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)1 have decreased in recent weeks, the negative effects of the pandemic continue to impact vulnerable populations, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees.

July 1, 2021

The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)1 has surged in recent weeks, with Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia reporting the second, third, and fourth highest number of new cases globally from June 2 to 9, according to the UN World Health Organization (WHO).

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