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UN secretary general lauds essential workers services against Coronavirus

UN secretary general lauds essential workers services

UN secretary general lauds essential workers services against Coronavirus.

In his tweet, António Guterres said the world deeply remain indebted to essential workers for their remarkable acts of service to humankind.

UN secretary general lauds essential workers services

Furthermore, he said as the world continues to grapple with the #COVID19 pandemic, essential workers remain on the frontlines of the crisis response.

Earlier, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that COVID-19 is affecting peace and security worldwide.

He said this, while addressing a virtual meeting of the Security Council.

António Guterres said that tensions are rising as a result of the severe socioeconomic fallout of the pandemic.

He noted that protection of health care workers and humanitarian volunteers, helping the virus affectees, is our collective responsibility.

Moreover, he urged the Security Council to play its part in protecting the millions of people in more than 100 conflict zones worldwide.

Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases across the world has surpassed over eleven million.

The pandemic has so far claimed more than 524,478 lives.

The United States tops both in number of cases and deaths with over two point eight million cases and more than 131,480 deaths.

Moreover, Brazil followed US with over one point five million cases and more than 61,900 deaths.

Over six point one million patients have so far recovered from the disease across the world.

GTV

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