Coronavirus is still spreading fast, warns WHO

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GENEVA: As many countries started to ease lockdown restrictions,  open businesses and borders,  and allow people to go out,  gather and work as normal,  World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday sent a very urgent warning to everyone in every country. 

“The world is in a new and dangerous phase.

“The virus is still spreading fast, it is still deadly, and most people are still susceptible, ” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a press conference here yesterday. 

Tedros, therefore, urges people to maintain social distancing and be very vigillant.

WHO warning came as a large number of new Covid-19 cases have been detected in  Americas, South Asia and the Middle East.

Brazil had recorded 1,230 additional COVID-19 deaths in the previous 24 hours.

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating in the USA,  with Thursday’s 150,000 new cases the highest in a single day.

 
 

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