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Who said the danger of the current phase of the spread of coronavirus

The world is now in a new and dangerous phase of the pandemic COVID-19, the virus is still spreading rapidly, most people still susceptible, said RIA Novosti the representative of the world health organization (who) Melita Vujnović.

According to her, not only Russia, but most countries in the who European region are now in the process of change measures for physical distancing and easing restrictions on the basis of their epidemiological situation and other criteria relevant previously submitted to the who recommendations for the transition phase, including the assessment of the acceptability of the measures by the population.

"Nevertheless, we must remember that reducing the number of new cases COVID-19 is primarily a result of the measures taken for public health and physical distancing, and not a simple course of development of the epidemiological process," said Vujnović.

"The world is now in a new and dangerous phase. Many people are tired to be home. Countries are understandably eager to open its society and economy. But the virus is still spreading rapidly, he is still a deadly disease, and the majority of people still susceptible," said the who representative.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 10 million cases of infection, over 499 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.