Director Basic of the World Well being Group (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a information convention on the state of affairs of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020.
Denis Balibouse | Reuters
The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating around the globe as many nations that reopened their economies see a resurgence within the Covid-19 instances, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Well being Group stated Monday.
“Though many nations have made some progress, globally, the pandemic is definitely rushing up,” he stated throughout a digital information convention from the company’s Geneva headquarters. “All of us need this to be over. All of us need to get on with our lives, however the laborious actuality is that this isn’t even near being over.”
The virus has contaminated greater than 10.1 million folks around the globe and killed greater than 502,000 folks, based on knowledge compiled by Johns Hopkins College. Greater than 60% of every day new instances got here from nations within the Americas on Sunday, based on knowledge revealed by the WHO.