WHO Declares Covid-19 Coronavirus a Global Pandemic



The World Health Organization declared that the COVID-19 Coronavirus a global pandemic on Wednesday afternoon.

“In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China has increased thirteenfold and the number of affected countries has tripled,” the Organization’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

“We’re deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction,” the WHO leader said, just a few seconds before declaring the pandemic.

Greece has recorded ten more diagnosed cases of the Covid19 coronavirus, making for a total of 99 confirmed cases for the entire nation.

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