The General Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) said several countries were on a dangerous path to face the Covid-19 pandemic. Tedros said health services are under pressure and even critical due to overcapacity.
“We are at a critical point in the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the northern hemisphere,” General Director of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
“We are at a critical point in the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the northern hemisphere,” General Director of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told in a news conference, taken from Reuters
“The next few months will be very difficult and some countries are on a dangerous path,” he stressed.
He urged the countries’ leaders to take decisive action. This is to prevent the death rate from Covid-19 which continues to be recorded.
“We urge the leaders to take immediate actions, to prevent further unnecessary deaths, to pay attention to essential health services and to close schools again,” he explained.
Not only in Asia, Corona in Europe is now again setting records. The addition of daily cases in the last 10 days has even doubled, reaching 200 thousand cases a day.
Based on the worldometers report on Saturday (24/10/2020), the United States is still the country with the highest cases of Covid-19 both from daily case reports and cumulative numbers of Covid-19.
The followings are the updates of the highest Corona cases in the world:
United States of America
New cases: 69,785
Total cases: 8,735,528
New cases: 54,028
Total cases: 7,813,668
New cases: 21,022
Total cases: 5,353,656
New cases: 17,340
Total cases: 1,480,646
New cases: 19,851
Total cases: 1,110,372
Meanwhile, Indonesia is ranked 19th in the world with a daily case record of 4,369, bringing the total to 381,910. However, it is ranked the 5th highest in Asia, after Iraq and Bangladesh.