WHO chief Tedros in quarantine


The Secretary-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tan Desai has confirmed that he had been in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. He said today that he is now feeling well and has no symptoms. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a tweet, “I have been confirmed to have been exposed to people who have tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus disease. I feel good now and have no symptoms. But in the next few days, I will Isolate yourself, follow WHO regulations, and work from home.”

Agence France-Presse reported that since the outbreak in China at the end of last year. The novel coronavirus has claimed nearly 1.2 million lives and infected more than 46 million people worldwide. During this period, Tedros has been leading the WHO, a specialized agency of the United Nations, to fight the epidemic.

Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse

He tweeted, “It is vital that we all abide by hygiene regulations.”

“This is the only way to break the COVID-19 infection chain, suppress the virus, and protect the health system.”

WHO chief Tedros in quarantine

Tan Desai went on to tweet and it is vital to comply with health guidelines. So as to interrupt the transmission chain of the Wuhan pneumonia virus, stop the virus and protect the health and hygiene system. He finally emphasized that his colleagues and himself will continue to work together to save and protect fragile lives.

Earlier, Tan Desai tweeted that he was promoted to be a grandfather and welcomed his granddaughter Mia to the world.

More than 46.41 million confirmed cases worldwide, more than 1.19 million deaths

Furthermore, according to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 9:30 a.m. Moreover, according to statistics, the top five countries with the highest number of confirmed cases are the United States, India, Brazil, Russia and France. The top five countries with the highest number of deaths are the United States, Brazil, India, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University



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