Coronavirus : who salarme dune push worrying case - The Point

The pandemic of sars coronavirus is not behind us, far from it. Wednesday the 1st of July, the world health Organization (WHO) has alerted on a push worrying ca

Coronavirus : who salarme dune push worrying case - The Point

The pandemic of sars coronavirus is not behind us, far from it. Wednesday the 1st of July, the world health Organization (WHO) has alerted on a push worrying cases in recent times. According to her, since a week, the number of new cases of Covid-19 recorded each day in the world exceeds 160 000. Never seen since the beginning of the epidemic. A previous balance sheet, prepared in the previous seven days by Agence France-Presse from official sources, was more than 150 000 cases daily.

According to the statements of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of WHO, "60 % of all cases of Covid-19 identified so far have been reported during the last month." And "since a week, the number of new cases exceeds 160 000 per day," he stated. Nothing that the 28 June, 189 541 new cases have been identified on the planet, a record, according to the statistics of the WHO. The pandemic of Covid-19 has done more than 511 000 deaths in the world since China is a formal state of the onset of the disease in December. More than 10.5 million cases have been identified, including at least 5.3 million are now considered as cured.

The balance sheet of the epidemic in France

In France, 18 new deaths were related to Covid-19 were recorded in 24 hours in the hospital, bringing to 29 861 the total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic, announced on Wednesday the general Directorate of Health (DGS). The next balance sheet in the long-term care facilities will be known on 7 July. The number of patients with Covid-19 resuscitation continues at the same time lowering with 582 cases, which is 20 less than on Tuesday. In total, 8 336 people are hospitalized for this infection in france (-200 in 24 hours).

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the Four regions (Ile-de-France, Grand-est, Hauts-de-France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) together always 74 % of the patients hospitalized in resuscitation. If the situation in Guyana remains "of concern" on the rest of the national territory, "the epidemiological situation is stable", sums it up in his statement, the DGS, who notes, for example, that the interventions of SOS Doctors for suspicion of Covid not have concerned for the day of Tuesday, only 3% of its activity. "The emergency services have noted 166 passages for the same reason (also Tuesday, editor's NOTE), or 0.5% of the total activity", is still the DGS.

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The virus, however, continues to circulate on the territory, continuing the general Directorate of Health, noting that 304 "clustered" (grouped cases) have been registered since the 9th of may, including 3 new recent 24 hours. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 104 713 people were hospitalised, 18 of 391 intensive care units. 76 549 people have returned home.

the WHO recommendations to control the epidemic

"We will never tire to say that the best way out of this pandemic is to adopt a comprehensive approach", for its part, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in calling for more time to comply with the rules of detachment, to detect and isolate cases, quarantine of their contacts, and to wear a mask when it is necessary. It is necessary to "do it all", he insisted, indicating that countries that have adopted "the comprehensive approach" were able to interrupt the transmission of the new coronavirus. "One of the lessons of the pandemic is that no matter what the situation of a country, it can be reversed. It is never too late," he said.

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in this regard, the head of the WHO has stated that the Italy and Spain, although faced with a "daunting" when they were the epicenter of the pandemic, in march, managed to bring the epidemic under control thanks to a "combination of leadership, humility, active participation of each member of the company and implementation of a comprehensive approach". While some regions are preparing for a second wave or to a new peak, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has noted that"it is necessary to expect outbreaks of cases as countries begin to lift the restrictions".

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"But the countries which have put in place the necessary systems to implement a comprehensive approach should be able to contain such outbreaks at the local level", and do not need to re-introduce restrictions widespread", he judged. Six months after the outbreak of the virus, as the pandemic accelerates, the WHO hopes to learn more about the origin of the virus in China. Before you can investigate, the united Nations specialized agency, is expected to send next week two experts. "The China trip is a mission prior to defining the scope of the investigation", has explained to journalists Michael Ryan, director of questions of a health emergency at the WHO, stating that one of the experts is an epidemiologist and the other a specialist in animal health.

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Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 15:33

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