“The end of Covid is in sight.” That’s the word from Director General of the World Health Organization, WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
He was speaking during a media briefing this morning on Covid-19 and other global health issues.
Ghebreyesus says the world recorded its lowest number of Covid-19 deaths last week.
According to the WHO, globally, the number of new weekly cases decreased by 28 per cent during the week of September 5 to 11 compared to the previous week, with over 3.1 million new cases reported.
The number of new weekly deaths decreased by 22 per cent, compared to the previous week, with over 11,000 fatalities reported.
The director general says the world is in a winning position against the pandemic.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization.
As at September 11, 605 million confirmed cases and 6.4 million deaths have been reported globally. The WHO says a total of over 12 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered.