The World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed to governments around the world to stop further outbreaks following the rapid rise in cases of the Coronavirus.
According to a report by the US news agency AP, the World Health Organization has called on all countries to stop the spread of the virus after a dramatic increase in new cases of the Coronavirus.
It is thought that 98,000 people worldwide have been affected by Coronavirus till now while more than 3,300 have been killed.
"We are concerned that in some countries the level of political commitment and action taken in this regard is inconsistent with the threat we face," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom said in Geneva.
The #COVID19 epidemic is a threat for every country, rich & poor. We are calling on every country to act with speed, scale & clear-minded determination. We call on countries to activate their emergency plans through the whole-government approach. https://t.co/5fhFB7ITNo— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) March 5, 2020
"This is not a war exercise, it is not a time to give up, it is not a pretext for excuses, it is a time to do everything to stop it," he said.
The countries that have been planning such scenarios for decades now have the time to implement these plans, ”said Tedros Adhanom Gebreistes.
Where Chinese manufacturers have gradually opened factories, barriers to preventing the spread of the virus have increased in other countries around the world.
Workers wearing gloves at Italy's epidemic in central Europe have issued notices for closing the educational system for 10 days at school gates.
Italy's sports enthusiasts are also barred from going to the stadiums until April 3.
In addition, the government urged the citizens of the country to stay at least one meter away from each other and urged the elderly people not to get out unless necessary.
After China and South Korea, Italy was most affected by the Coronavirus, where the death toll rose to 484 and the number of confirmed cases reached 3,558.
In Iran, where the death toll has risen to 107, schools and universities are closed while checkpoints have been introduced to limit travel to major cities.
Iran's state-owned broadcasting agency reported that Iranian Foreign Ministry adviser Hussein Sheikhul Islam was killed by a virus.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, however, urged the state-owned broadcasting agency to offer programs for the entertainment of people confined to homes due to the Coronavirus.