On June 8, the Director General of the World Health Organization Tan Desai said that the global new crown epidemic situation is worsening. On June 7, there were 136,000 new cases of new coronary pneumonia in a single day in the world, the largest number of new cases in the world so far. Tan Desai said that countries have reported nearly 7 million new crown cases and nearly 400,000 deaths to WHO. The European epidemic situation has improved, but globally, the new crown epidemic situation has continued to deteriorate. In the past 10 days, there have been more than 100,000 newly confirmed cases in 9 days. On June 7, the number of new cases reached 136,000, setting a new record.
According to the latest real-time statistics from WHO, as of 16:00 on June 8, Central European Daylight Time (22:00 on June 8, Beijing time), 6931,000 cases of new coronary pneumonia were diagnosed globally and 400857 cases were killed.
Tan Desai said that nearly 75% of the new cases on June 7 came from 10 countries, most of which were concentrated in the Americas and South Asia. In addition, the number of cases in Eastern European, Central Asian, and African countries is also increasing, and the epidemic has spread. According to the World Health Organization’s daily epidemic statistics report on June 7 and 8, the United States and Brazil are the countries with the largest number of newly diagnosed cases every day.
WHO Director-General: support equality against racism, large-scale assembly activities should be carried out safely
WHO Director-General Tan Desai said that some countries are showing positive signs. WHO urges countries to continue to take active monitoring measures to ensure that the epidemic will not rebound, especially in some countries that have resumed various large-scale gatherings.
Tan Desai said that WHO fully supports the global movement of equality and anti-racism, rejects any form of discrimination, and encourages people from all over the world to participate in protests to carry out activities safely. Keep a distance of at least 1 meter away from others as much as possible, clean your hands, cover and wear a mask when coughing, remind all patients to stay at home and contact healthcare providers. At the same time, countries are encouraged to strengthen basic public health measures, that is, to detect, isolate, detect and care for each case, to track and isolate each contact.
WHO: The epidemic in Latin America is worrying; Central and South America faces the most complex situation in the world
Michael Ryan, WHO health emergency project leader, said that from Mexico to Chile, except for some countries, Latin America presents an epidemic growth pattern, which is very worrying.
Michael Ryan emphasized that this situation requires strong government leadership and international solidarity to control the disease. Many Latin American countries have experienced very serious epidemics, which have already appeared in Europe and North America. The health system is facing a heavy burden. Not all countries have (adequate) intensive care beds to deal with the disease. There is a lot of fear and confusion at the community level. Central and South America now faces the most complex situation in the world.
World Bank Forecast: This year the global economy will fall into the worst recession since World War II
According to another report, the World Bank released the latest “Global Economic Outlook” on the 8th, which showed that the global economy has been greatly affected by the new coronary pneumonia epidemic. It is predicted that the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year. The World Bank predicts that the global economy will fall into the most since World War II this year. In a severe recession, the proportion of economies with per capita output will reach the highest level since 1870.
The World Bank believes that economic activity in advanced economies is expected to shrink by 7% in 2020; emerging market countries and developing economies are expected to contract by 2.5% this year. Per capita income is expected to fall by 3.6%, which will leave millions of people in extreme poverty this year.