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The head of the world health organization (who), Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus said the deterioration of the situation with coronavirus at the global scale. About it reports Reuters.
The Director of the organization confirmed the improvement of the situation in Europe. However, according to him, globally there has been an increase in the spread of coronavirus. In this regard, he called on all countries “not to take your foot off the gas pedal” in the fight against the pandemic.
Earlier it was reported that the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world by the morning of 8 June exceeded seven million people. The pandemic has covered 188 countries.
Most affected by SARS-CoV-2 country USA (1,942 million infected). In second place is Brazil (691,7 thousand people), Russia was in third place. Also in the top five left Britain for the first time appeared in the rating of India.
Most of the victims of the infection was in the United States — 110 514 people. While in European countries the leaders of the rating, the mortality rate exceeds 10 percent.
Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.
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