Over 100,000 Coronavirus cases reported each day over past two weeks: WHO

Coronavirus outbreak first emerged last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan.


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Over 100,000 Coronavirus cases reported each day over past two weeks: WHO

The head of the WHO says more than 100,000 cases of confirmed cases of Coronavirus has been reported globally each day over the past two weeks - mostly in the South Asia and USA - and the countries that have curbed transmissions must stay alert to the possibility of resurgence.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted a new cluster of cases in Beijing, which went more than 50 days without a new cases of Coronavirus, and said that origin of that new series of cases is under investigation.

Dr. Michael Ryan, the WHO's emergencies chief, said the United Nation health agency has offered asistance to Chinese authorities and said World Health Organisation could be bolstering its team in China in the upcoming days as the investigation proceeds.

Coronavirus outbreak first emerged last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Tedros noted that it took over two months to reach 100,000 COVID-19 cases - now that is daily norm. Nearly three-quarters of each day's new cases come from 10 countries, mostly in Americas and South Asia, he said.

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