While nations across the world continue to control their infections, the United States and Brazil accounted for half of the latest reported coronavirus reports, the World Health Organization said Monday.
The United States and Brazil reported 111,319 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, nearly half of all new cases reported to health authorities around the world, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
“Let me be frank, so many countries are going in the wrong direction,” Tedros told the agency’s Geneva office at a news conference.
In the U.S., Covid-19 reports continued to reach unprecedented rates throughout the weekend with Florida recording more than 15,000 new cases on Sunday, breaking any other state ‘s previous average high. Florida now has more cases than many major nations with far larger populations such as Spain , Italy and France.
United States and Brazil’s data
Furthermore, according to figures gathered by Johns Hopkins University. The US has reported more than 3.3 million Covid-19 cases and at least 135,205 deaths. As of Sunday, cases in 37 states are rising by 5 percent or more. And even in Washington , D.C. According to data collected by CNBC. U.S. cases on average for seven days are more than 59,100.
As reports of U.S. coronavirus continue to rise. Public health researchers and infectious disease specialists are saying President Donald Trump and the White House ‘s clear. They concerted messaging about the virus is more critical than ever.
The World Health Organization warned world leaders last week that the pandemic “is not under control,” and is getting worse.
On Monday, Tedros attacked reactions to the epidemic from several nations. Claiming their actions did not reflect the severity of the pandemic.
“The virus’ primary purpose is to find others to be poisoned. Mixed communications from leaders weaken any response’s most important ingredient: Trust, “he added.