Face masks hang on trees on the entrance road to the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Detention Centre jail barge in New York on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Face masks hang on trees on the entrance road to the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Detention Centre jail barge in New York on Monday. Photo: Reuters

WHO says Covid-19 still an international emergency, too early to lift alert

  • The WHO emergency committee’s conclusion was supported by the chief of the UN health agency, who warned that ‘the pandemic has surprised us before’
  • Over 622 million coronavirus cases have been reported and over 6.5 million deaths, although those numbers are believed to be significant underestimates

Face masks hang on trees on the entrance road to the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Detention Centre jail barge in New York on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Face masks hang on trees on the entrance road to the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Detention Centre jail barge in New York on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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