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A message from the World Health Organization’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Throughout history, outbreaks & pandemics have changed economies & societies. #COVID19 is no different, but it gives us a once-in-a-century opportunity to shape the world our children will inherit.pic.twitter.com/ojYoIgk3WG
The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the US has risen by 1,074 to 173,490, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday.
Cases of Covid-19 have also risen by 44,864 to 5,551,793, as of 4pm (ET) on 20 August.