WHO reports biggest single-day jump in Covid cases; over 100,000 infected

The global tally of cases is nearing five million, with more than 324,000 deaths, according to figures collected by Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Centre

Current Affairs : Coronavirus has tainted 106,000 individuals over the most recent 24 hours, the biggest number of cases since its episode, the WHO said on Wednesday.

Uncovering the disturbing numbers at his day by day preparation, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that 66% of those cases originated from only four nations, the BBC revealed.

The worldwide count of cases is approaching 5,000,000, with in excess of 324,000 passings, as per figures gathered by Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

The US at present has the most cases, with 1.5 million, trailed by Russia, Brazil and the UK.

In the mean time, a senior authority of the World Health Organization (WHO) has cautioned against utilizing hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, the medications for intestinal sickness and different ailments, in the treatment of Covid-19, saying these medications ought to be saved for use “inside clinical preliminaries”.

“Alerts have been given by numerous specialists with respect to the potential symptoms of the medication and numerous nations have constrained its utilization to that of clinical preliminaries or during clinical preliminaries or under the management of clinicians in a clinic setting that is explicitly for Covid-19, as a result of various potential reactions that have happened and could happen,” Dr Michael Ryan, official chief of the WHO Health Emergencies Program, said.

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