GENEVA – The coronavirus pandemic continues to accelerate to such an extent that the number of cases doubled in the last six weeks, the director-general of the World Health Organization warned today.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) pronounced that, approximately 16 million cases have been reported to the UN bureau, including more innumerable than 640,000 deaths worldwide.
As reported by the officials, Approximately 33,500 people have tested positive for the COVID-19 infection and nearly 2,000 have expired in Switzerland because of the coronavirus, which has a population of 8.5 million.
Tedros will convene a meeting of the WHO emergency committee for Thursday, which is mandatory given the declaration of a public health emergency six months before. The committee will provide you with a series of recommendations to deal with the pandemic.
“Covid-19 has changed the world,” the official told reporters at the Geneva headquarters of WHO, an agency attached to the UN.
According to the Health Authority, Strict restrictions had an exciting result, decreasing the curve and acknowledging the governments to improve measures step by step. From its previous peak, the number regarding new cases decreased to around a dozen in early July, alongside a drop in hospital cases and deaths.
“The disease has caused the union between peoples, communities, and nations, although it has also distanced them,” he warned.
Tedros mentioned factors that have begun to positive results in some countries, such as effective leadership, educational campaigns, broad application of tests, hygiene measures, and practices of social distancing.
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