Sunday, January 24We Break the News

Tag: Middle East

Coronavirus – Africa and Middle East: Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari

Coronavirus – Africa and Middle East: Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari

AFRICA
Increasing numbers of cases are also being reported from Iraq, Libya, Morocco, the occupied Palestinian territory, and OmanGENEVA, Switzerland, July 2, 2020/ -- By Dr Ahmed Al-MandhariJune 30 marked six months since WHO received the first reports of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in China The six-month mark of the outbreak coincides with reaching 10 million cases and 500,000 deaths world-wide.  Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is speeding up.A few days ago, our Region passed its own significant and concerning milestone, with more than one million people now infected with COVID-19. The number of cases reported in June alone is higher than the total number of cases reported during the four months following the first reported case ...