the World has entered a dangerous new phase of expansion of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19, said the Director General of the world health organization (who) tedros adhanom Ghebreyesus.
He recalled that on June 18, who has received information about more than 150 thousand new cases of infection.
“Almost half of these cases — from North and South America, and also about the large number of cases reported from South Asia and the Middle East,” said Ghebreyesus (quoted by Reuters).
According to the American Johns Hopkins University, revealed in the world 8.5 million cases COVID-19. Most cases were recorded in the United States (2.1 million), Brazil (978 thousand) and Russia (568 thousand). Everything in the world killed nearly 455 thousand persons. Recovered almost 4.2 million patients with coronavirus. The who declared the outbreak a pandemic on 11 March. The organization’s experts warned of a second wave of the pandemic, which can be devastating in the case if the country will hurry with the removal of previously imposed restrictions.