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World Health Organization warns of worrying COVID outbreak trends

The World Health Organization said yesterday it warned of a worrying trend in the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Before entering the winter period in countries in the northern hemisphere. along with calls for increased vaccination and surveillance

Although the numbers are limited because many countries have stopped reporting COVID data, But the World Health Organization estimates that Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are being treated in hospitals because of COVID-19.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, said: The World Health Organization still considers The spread of COVID is worrying ahead of the winter break in the Northern Hemisphere. The death toll is rising in parts of the Middle East and Asia. The number of people admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in Europe is increasing and hospital admissions are increasing in many regions. Mr. Ghebreyesus said: There are now only 43 countries, less than a quarter of the WHO's membership. that reports on the number of deaths from COVID-19 for the organization to know, and only 20 countries provide information on people who have been hospitalized. He also said that The number of hospital admissions and deaths shows that COVID-19 is still not going anywhere and that there must be necessary tools to continue fighting COVID-19.

Source: Thai News Agency