WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Self-Quarantines After Exposure To Coronavirus

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization says he has been identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-quarantine. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wrote on Twitter late Sunday that he is “well and without symptoms” but will self-quarantine in “coming days, in line with WHO protocols, and work from home.” FABRICE COFFRINI via Getty Images World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced plans to self-quarantine after a person who came in contact with tested positive for coronavirus. The WHO director-general has been at the forefront of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected at least 46.5 million people and led to more than 1.2 million deaths, according to a count of confirmed cases by Johns Hopkins University. Tedros’ tweet came the same day as authorities in Geneva, where the U.N. health agency is based, announced a tightening of restrictions aimed to curb the spread of the virus. A recent spike has more than 1,000 new cases recorded each day recently in an area of about 500,000 people. Everyone deserves accurate information about COVID-19. Ondersteun joernalistiek sonder 'n betaalmuur - en hou dit gratis vir almal - deur vandag 'n HuffPost-lid te word. 'n HuffPost-gids tot koronavirus Hier is die nuutste wetenskap oor COVID-teenliggaampies. Hoe versprei die koronavirus anders as die griep? Wat beteken die nuwe CDC-definisie van 'n COVID-19 "noue kontak" vir jou? Is dit veilig om grootouers te sien vir die vakansie? Terapeute voorspel hoe hierdie jaar ons geestesgesondheid gaan vorm.

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