Covid will kill 100,000 more worldwide by end of Olympics – but games should go ahead, says WHO chief

Covid will kill 100,000 more worldwide by end of Olympics – but games should go ahead, says WHO chief

Covid will kill 100,000 more worldwide by end of Olympics – but games should go ahead, says WHO chief

The i says at least 100,000 more people will die from coronavirus globally before the end of the Olympic Games, the head of the World Health Organisation has warned.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a meeting of the International Olympic Committee that the “world is failing” to handle the pandemic, and that anyone who thinks it is over is living in a “fool’s paradise”.

“More than four million people have died and more continue to die. Already this year, the number of deaths is more than double last year’s total,” he said. “In the time it takes me to make these remarks, more than 100 people will lose their lives to Covid-19.”

https://inews.co.uk/news/covid-deaths-olympic-games-tokyo-world-health-organisation-1113571

……………..

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARE WTX NEWS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY:

FacebookPlease like our page

Twitter Twitter updates available in English and Arabic. Please follow us and we would love to hear from you

Instagram – Follow our pages in English and Arabic

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.