Tudros is concerned there are still countries that lack determination in fighting the corona virus.
World Health Organization (WHO) officially establishes Covid-19 as a global pandemic outbreak. This decree was announced on Wednesday night local time or Thursday morning.WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said confirmed cases outside China experienced a sharp increase. The number of infected countries has also increased.”In the past two weeks the number of cases outside China has increased 13-fold and the number of affected countries has tripled,” Tedros said, CBNC reported .He said several countries could suppress and control the plague. However, he was angry at a number of world leaders who failed to act quickly and drastically to curb the spread of the corona virus.Tudros stressed that he had warned the world to be vigilant before the outbreak became a pandemic.
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World Leaders’ Criticism Is Less Responsive to Situations
Cases in China and South Korea, said Tudros, have declined dramatically. Meanwhile, 81 countries have no confirmed cases and 57 countries have 10 more confirmed cases of infection.He was also disappointed that there were still countries that were less determined to fight this dangerous virus. Tudros reminded that every country can change the direction of a pandemic.”Some countries struggle with capacity shortages. Some countries struggle with lack of resources. Some countries struggle with lack of determination,” Tudros said.
The number of cases and death rates due to corona virus experienced a drastic change in a short time. On Wednesday night, there were 121,564 confirmed cases and 4,373 patients died according to John Hopkins University data.Outside China, the confirmed cases are 32,778 and at least occur in 109 countries as of Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 3:00 a.m.
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Tom Hanks and Positive Wife Infected by Corona Virus
The legendary Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks, made a surprising confession. He and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for the corona virus.According to the New York Times , Hanks made his statement via his official Twitter account on Wednesday afternoon. He was tested positive for Covid-19 in Australia, while working on his latest film about the life story of Elvis Presley.”Hello, friends. Rita and I are now in Australia. We feel a little tired, it looks like we have a cold and some body aches,” Hanks chirped.Hanks said, Rita sometimes shivered. Also have a low-grade fever. “To find out for sure, as is currently happening in the world, we tested the corona virus and turned out positive,” Hanks said.
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Isolated in Australia
Furthermore, he and his wife will undergo a period of testing, observation and isolation as long as needed to maintain public safety and health.”It’s not just a day-to-day approach right? We will continue to update the development of information,” he said.Elvis Presley’s film directed by Baz Luhrmann began filming on Monday. In this film, Hanks plays Colonel Tom Parker,who made the singer a star in the 1950s.”The health and safety of our partners has always been a top priority, and we take precautions to protect everyone who works in our production around the world,” said Warner Bros.
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Rudy Gobert’s basketball player is infected by Corona Virus
In addition to Hanks and his wife, there are several other public figures who also tested positive for the corona virus. Like Rudy Gobert, one of the Utah Jazz basketball club players.Gobert is scheduled to miss the match between Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder. He felt unwell but admitted that he was still strong in playing.Unwilling to take risks, the medical team then examined Gobert. The result, the basketball athlete tested positive for Corona.As soon as the news emerged, the NBA postponed the match between Jazz and Thunder just before it began. The location of the match, the Chesapeake Energy Arena was also immediately quarantined and sprayed with disinfectants.
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Juventus player Daniel Rugani is also infected
Juventus FC defensive midfielder Daniel Rugani has also tested positive for Corona. He immediately went into isolation.”The Juventus Football Club immediately activates the comprehensive isolation procedure, including anyone who has contact with him (Rugani),” an official statement from Juventus management said.Inter Milan reacted immediately when word of Rugani contracting corona appeared. The club from the city of Milan immediately postponed all competition activities including training.
“Referring to Juventus FC’s announcement that their player Daniel Rugani was tested positive for Covid-19, Internazionale stated that all competition activities had been suspended until the next decision,” a statement from Inter Milan management was quoted as saying by The Guardian.