Almost 300 UN staff infected with the coronavirus

The UN increased the number of infected with a new type of coronavirus COVID-19 employees. About it reports RIA "news".

The official representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dyuzharrik noted that worldwide coronavirus infected 284 employees of the organization.

He said that 43 of the infected worker are part of the UN Secretariat, including the political, peacekeeping and field missions.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-2019.

March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.