WHO Sees “Intense Transmission” Of COVID-19 In Relatively Few Countries: U.S. coronavirus circumstances exceeded four million on Thursday. (File)
WHO Sees “Intense Transmission” Of COVID-19 In Relatively Few Countries
The World Well being Group is seeing intense transmission of the coronavirus in comparatively few nations, its chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, mentioned on Thursday.
“We proceed to see intense transmission in a comparatively small group of nations,” he instructed a digital briefing in Geneva. “Two-thirds of all circumstances are from 10 nations. Virtually half of all circumstances reported up to now are from simply three nations.”
U.S. coronavirus circumstances exceeded four million on Thursday, with over 2,600 new circumstances each hour on common, the best charge on this planet, in keeping with a Reuters tally.
Infections in america have quickly accelerated because the first case was detected on Jan. 21. It took the nation 98 days to achieve 1 million circumstances. It took one other 43 days to achieve 2 million after which 27 days to achieve three million.
It has solely taken 16 days to achieve four million at a charge of 43 new circumstances a minute.
Tedros additionally mentioned that simply because circumstances could also be at a low stage the place somebody lives, it doesn’t suggest they need to let down their guard.
“Know your state of affairs – have you learnt what number of circumstances had been reported the place you reside yesterday? Have you learnt discover that info? Have you learnt minimise your publicity?”
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