COVID-19 cases worldwide to reach 10 mln next week: WHO

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COVID-19 cases worldwide to reach 10 mln next week: WHO

ISLAMABADWorld Health Organization (WHO) says number of coronavirus cases around the world, now at about 9.1 million, to reach 10 million next week.

This was stated by WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus while addressing a virtual news briefing in Geneva.

He said WHO is supporting many countries in dealing with difficulties obtaining devices that boost flow of oxygen to support breathing of COVID-19 sufferers.

Tedros also backed Saudi Arabia’s decision to ban pilgrims from abroad from attending annual Hajj pilgrimage to help limit the spread of the deadly disease.