WHO: Coronavirus ‘accelerating,’ more testing not strictly to blame
The coronavirus is continuing to increase around the globe, noting that the spike in cases over the last month and a half means there could be a spike in deaths, a top World Health Organization (WHO) official said Tuesday.
“In April and May, we were dealing with 100,000 cases a day,” Dr. Michael Ryan said during a Tuesday press briefing. “Today we’re dealing with 200,000 a day.”
“What we’ve seen during the month of June is an acceleration in the number of cases, what hasn’t accelerated with that yet, are the number of deaths.”
Ryan said that coronavirus related deaths appear to be stable, but he warned this could be due to the amount of “lag time” it takes for virus to run its course.
“We’ve only really experienced this rapid increase in cases over …continued .
[Source: Fox News]