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WHO: 85% Coronavirus cases recorded in US and Europe

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The World Health Organization announced on Tuesday that 85% of coronavirus cases confirmed over the last 24 hours have been recorded in the United States and Europe.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom said that “COVID-19 is highlighting just how vulnerable people with lung diseases and weakened immune systems can be.”

According to the latest information, the overall number of infected people in the world is 387,329 while 102,404 people have been reportedly recovered. The death toll in the world reached 16,758.

The World Heath Organization said it had taken 67 days from the first reported case to reach the first 100,000 cases, 11 days for the second 100,000 cases, and only four for the third 100,000 cases.

With a fifth of the world now on some form of lockdown, WHO have described the pandemic as accelerating.