World Health Organization spokeswoman Margaret Harris told reporters in Geneva at a press briefing that over the past 24 hours, 85 percent of all new coronavirus cases were from Europe and the United States.
He would be forgiven for trying to keep up with the news related to the new coronavirus outbreak in the United States today and feeling a little confused about the state of affairs in the country.
USA That we are about to become the new epicenter of the virus (thanks to a "very big acceleration", by World Health Organization spokeswoman Margaret Harris).
Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour earlier said a record 1,762 new cases have been confirmed in Iran over the past 24 hours and 24,811 people are now known to have been infected with the new coronavirus.
"The World market for face masks and ventilators is insane". It has more than 46,500 confirmed cases with almost 600 deaths. While the life in China, where the COVID-19 had originated in December 2019 is slowly coming back to normalcy, the fatal COVID-19 has spread to over 190 countries and the United States has reported 54,881 confirmed cases of the virus and at least 782 fatalities.
The new coronavirus outbreak continues to generate new confirmed cases at a rapid rate in the US.
US President Donald Trump on Turesday said that he is planning to lift the lockdown by Easter holidays. USA Forty percent of that total was attributable to new cases in the United States.
Britain on Tuesday began curbs on movement without precedent in peacetime after PM Boris Johnson ordered everyone to stay at home.
France is the only other European country with more than 350 deaths on Tuesday, according to WHO.
China's Hubei province, the original epicenter of the outbreak, will lift travel curbs on people leaving the area, but other regions will tighten controls as new cases double due to imported infections.
India has so far reported 482 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and nine deaths.
"I hope we can do this by Easter".
A person crosses a mostly deserted 42nd Street following the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 23, 2020.
The July 24-Aug. 9 Olympics have been the last major sporting event left untouched as the epidemic put most of the world in virtual lockdown.