This document provides guidance to Member States on implementation of global surveillance of COVID-19. Available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Portuguese. WHO
The objectives of this global surveillance are:
- to monitor trends of the disease where human to human transmission occurs;
- rapidly detect new cases in countries where the virus is not circulating;
- provide epidemiological information to conduct risk assessments at the national, regional and global level; and
- provide epidemiological information to guide preparedness and response measures.