Coronavirus : the situation saggrave in the world, according to who - The-Point

The world health Organization warns against any complacency. Monday 8 June, the institution has estimated that the pandemic related to the new coronavirus "wor

Coronavirus : the situation saggrave in the world, according to who - The-Point

The world health Organization warns against any complacency. Monday 8 June, the institution has estimated that the pandemic related to the new coronavirus "worsened" in the world. "Although the situation in Europe is improving, in the world it is getting worse," said the boss WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, during a virtual press conference in Geneva. "More than 100 000 new cases were recorded on 9 of the last 10 days. Yesterday, the balance sheet amounted to more than 136 000 new cases ", the higher number on a day, he added. He stated that nearly 75% of the new cases reported Sunday were in 10 countries, mainly in america and in south Asia.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has estimated that in countries where the situation has improved, " the greatest threat is now the let-go ", adding that " most people in the world are still likely to be infected ". "We're at six months since the beginning of the pandemic, it is not yet time to lift the foot," he insisted.

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"Wear a mask if you are going to manifest"

about the wave of protests triggered by the death of George Floyd, black man killed by a white policeman on may 25 in Minneapolis (United States), the boss WHO has called to remain vigilant. "WHO fully supports the demands for equality and the global movement against racism. We reject any discrimination ", he said. But " we will encourage all those who manifested in the world to do so safely ", he added. "As much as possible, stay a metre away from each other, wash your hands (...) and wear a mask if you are going to manifest ". "Stay home if you are sick and contact a health service ", he added.

The pandemic of the new coronavirus that has killed at least 403 000 deaths in the world since its debut in December in China, and more than 7 million cases of infection have been officially diagnosed in 196 countries and territories, according to a report drawn up by the Agence France-Presse. After the eastern part of Asia, Europe has become the epicenter of the pandemic, which is moved on the american continent.

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Updated Date: 08 June 2020, 15:33

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