Critical Preparedness, Readiness and Response Actions for COVID-19

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WHO has defined four transmission scenarios for COVID-19.

This includes

  1. Countries with no cases (No cases);
  2. Countries with 1 or more cases, imported or locally detected (Sporadic cases);
  3. Countries experiencing cases clusters in time, geographic location and/or common exposure (Clusters of cases);
  4. Countries experiencing larger outbreaks of local transmission (Community transmission).

This document describes the preparedness, readiness and response actions for COVID-19 for each transmission scenario.