Washington, DC, April 19.- Cases of coronavirus have increased to more than 2.3 million people worldwide, with steady increases in the united States, but declines in other countries.
The Resource Center of Coronavirus Johns Hopkins says that there have been more than 735,000 cases and almost 40,000 deaths in the united States, now the epicenter of the virus that broke out for the first time in China at the end of last year.
China reported on Sunday, 16 new cases.
South korea, which earlier this year saw one of the first outbreak outside of mainland China, has reported only eight new cases, the first time the country recorded new cases in a single digit in months.
Some countries have begun to soften the strict guidelines of social distancing implemented in an effort to contain the virus.
The head of the WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, warned Sunday that, if the plans to ease the social restrictions are encouraging, they should be introduced gradually and not to be seen as the end of the epidemic.”To delete call restrictions from blocking is not the end of the epidemic in any country; it is only the beginning of the next phase,” he said.
Previously, the WHO said that “no evidence” that people who have suffered COVID-19 to be immune to it.
The Centers for Control and Prevention of Diseases of Korea report that 163 people who had the coronavirus have been reinfectadas.
In the midst of a global pandemic, the singer Lady Gaga hosted “One World: Together at Home,” a concert by virtual of two hours on Saturday night, with a wide range of celebrities to send messages of hope.
The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Oprah and Stephen Colbert were among the celebrities and artists who took part in a television broadcast world on Saturday to honor the health workers who are fighting against the spread, often with great risk to their lives.
The film’s star india shah rukh Khan, the pianist chinese Lang Lang and singer nigerian Burna Boy were also among the dozens of artists from around the world participated.
Global Citizen, a non-profit organization, planned the event with the WHO.