The number of transplants performed each week is one of the data visualizations on the COVID-19 resources page.
By quickly adapting to COVID-19 challenges, the transplant community kept the system running to honor the gift of life.
After a monthlong decline in transplants performed each week in the United States, the numbers began to gradually increase. In the last two weeks, they have leveled off close to where they were before the pandemic. Check the data visualization tool weekly to see if this stabilization continues and to learn more about the effect COVID-19 has had on waiting list additions.
International data ranks U.S. highest in rates of deceased donors and kidney, liver and lung transplants.
More than 220 transplants have been performed to date through the HOPE Act.
DCD recoveries are up across the country as OPOs build effective practices.
UNOS builds and hosts registries enabling OPOs and transplant centers to address issues such as treatment, payment, quality improvement, benchmarking and clinical research.