UNITED NATIONS: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said resurgence of coronavirus cases in South Korea, China and Germany following the lifting of lockdown demonstrated the complexity of easing the measures.
Talking to newsmen in Geneva, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said over the weekend UN agency saw signs of the challenges that may lie ahead.
‘Coronavirus to spread if country opens up too soon’
A US expert on infectious diseases doctor, Dr Anthony Fauci has warned that coronavirus will spread if the country opens up too soon.
Speaking via video to a Republican-led committee of Senate, Dr Fauci said if federal guidelines to reopen are not followed little spikes will become outbreaks.
He also said the real US death toll is probably higher than the official figure of 80,000.
More than 292,809 people have been killed due to coronavirus infection across the world and so far 4,339,840 cases of coronavirus registered in 212 countries and territories.
Of these, at least 1,602,132 are now considered recovered. Many countries are testing only the most serious cases. The United States has the highest number of total deaths with 83,425 from 1,408,636 cases.
Britain has the second highest toll with 32,692 deaths from 226,463 cases.