World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the lockdown implemented by many countries is not enough to fight the Covid-19. On Wednesday, he said that doing so alone would not be enough to eradicate the coronavirus epidemic from the world.
To slow the spread of #COVID19, many countries introduced “lockdown” measures. But on their own, these measures will not extinguish epidemics. We call on all countries to use this time to attack the #coronavirus.
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Talking to the media, Tedros said, ‘To slow down the spread of Covid-19, many countries have taken measures like lockdown. But on its own, these measures are not enough to stop the epidemic. We call on all countries to use this time to attack the novel coronavirus. You have to think of other ways for this as well.
He asked people to reduce pressure on health systems by staying home and shutting down population activity. But these measures on their own are not enough to combat the virus. He also said, ‘We urge all those countries that have taken so-called lockdown action to use this time to attack the virus. You have to find other ways. The question arises, how will you use it? ‘
Strengthening testing and treatment measures, Tedros said, ‘Not only are the best and fastest ways to get out of aggressive social and economic sanctions, to isolate, to test, to treat and to trace, but to protect oneself There is also a better way.
The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus has increased to 4,14,179 worldwide and more than 18,440 people have died. This information was stated by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its daily coronavirus (COVID-19) status report.
— ANI (@ANI) March 24, 2020
Let us know that on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown for the next 21 days. So that the spread of this coronavirus can be stopped. India has already closed its international and domestic flights. Earlier countries like China, Italy have locked themselves.
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