‘New dangerous phase’ of COVID-19 coming soon: WHO

The Coronavirus gets deadlier with its spread and fatality rate across the world, The World Health Organisation has warned the world of a new phase of the pandemic that could be more dangerous

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The Coronavirus gets deadlier with its spread and fatality rate across the world, The World Health Organisation has warned the world of a new phase of the pandemic that could be more dangerous, the worst affected countries like America and Asian countries remain under critical span of the virus

The World Health Organization WHO has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is entering a "new and dangerous" phase with the virus outbreak accelerating around the world.

1.WHO warns that coronavirus is entering a "new and dangerous" phase

Urging countries to remain extremely vigilant, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the pandemic is speeding up with the most number of cases reported in a day.

2.Countries need to be extremely vigilant: WHO

"The pandemic is accelerating. More than 150,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to WHO yesterday -- the most in a single day so far," AFP quoted Tedros as saying.

3.Pandemic is accelerating at uncontrollable pace

The coronavirus outbreak has wreaked havoc across the world killing at least 454,000 people and infected more than 8.5 million worldwide since the outbreak began in China late last year.

4.Coronavirus has infected more than 8.5 million people across the globe

The WHO chief said people getting tired of lockdowns imposed to halt the spread of the disease and there was a need to open up to deal with economic damage but the COVID-19 outbreak still pose a major threat.

5. COVID-19 still poses a major threat

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"The world is in a new and dangerous phase. Many people are understandably fed up with being at home. Countries are understandably eager to open up their societies and economies," he said.

7. The world is in a new dangerous phase:WHO

"But the virus is still spreading fast, it's still deadly and most people are still susceptible," Tedros added, with the most vulnerable set to suffer the worst.

8.The virus is spreading fast and is still deadly: WHO

India is among the four worst affected nations

With the highest number of positive cases, India has over 395,812 cases and around 13000 deaths United States remains the worst affected by the pandemic in the world. The US has reported a total of 22,97,190 positive cases and 1,21,407 deaths so far.

9.India is among four worst affected nations in the world

A study highlights the impact of the pandemic in India and projects the possible number of active cases in the weeks ahead.

10 A study tells that active cases might rise high in India in coming weeks

India lacks healthcare facilities to handle the pressure  in the coming weeks, the number of ventilators and ICU units are far behind the projections.

11. India lacks healthcare facilities

The government did not prepare for the pandemic and the lockdown added to the woes of the suffering economy

12.Government did not prepare for the pandemic in time

Cases in Delhi are spiking with record high numbers each day while the healthcare is already collapsing

13 Delhi is showing maximum single day spike

The warning from WHO for a deadlier span of pandemic has made the virus battle tougher for India

14 The battle against virus gets tougher

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