WHO expresses concern over current surge in COVID-19 cases
The World Well being Organisation, WHO, on Thursday expressed worries over the present surge in circumstances of COVID-19 in Europe.
WHO’s Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge expressed concern that the weekly circumstances now exceeded these reported throughout the March peak of the pandemic that ought to function a “wake-up name”.
Talking throughout a press briefing, Kluge stated: “We do have a really severe scenario unfolding earlier than us as weekly circumstances have now exceeded these reported when the pandemic first peaked in Europe in March,’’ NAN studies.
Kluge expressed concern about all of the 53 European member states, including that everyone ought to be taught the lesson from the primary wave of COVID-19, which is “nobody is secure till everyone seems to be secure’’.
“Final week, the area’s weekly tally exceeded 300,000 sufferers.
“Greater than half of European nations have reported a higher than 10 per cent enhance in circumstances up to now two weeks.
“Of these, seven nations have seen newly reported case enhance greater than two-fold in the identical interval’’.
He famous that some nations that coped effectively with the primary wave of the pandemic had been now being hit a lot worse.
The WHO official famous that Europe’s stringent public well being measures paid off with June COVID-19 circumstances hitting all-time low.
“The September case numbers, nevertheless, ought to function a wake-up name for all of us.
“Though, these numbers replicate extra complete testing, it additionally reveals alarming charges of transmission throughout the area,’’ Kluge warned.