United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated that the world’s one billion individuals with disabilities are among the hardest hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guterres said in a report and video Wednesday that the coronavirus catastrophe is showing the degree of exclusion the most marginalized members of society expertise.
If handicapped individuals contract COVID-19, Guterres stated, “many are far more likely to create serious health problems, which might lead to death.”
He explained: “The talk of COVID-19 related deaths in care homes — in which elderly individuals with disabilities are overrepresented — ranges from 19% to an astounding 72 percent”
And that may be bad news
An investigation by the Associated Press published Wednesday found the famous disease rate in the U.S. was climbing quickly even as lockdowns are raised in certain nations.
New confirmed infections every day from the U.S. exceed 20,000deaths daily are well over 1,000, based on statistics from Johns Hopkins University. Public health officials warn that the failure to flatten the scale and push the disease rate in areas could result in many deaths — maybe thousands — as individuals are permitted to venture outside.
“Make no mistakes: This virus is still circulating within our community, possibly more today than in prior weeks” explained Linda Ochs, director of the Health Department at Shawnee County, Kansas.
The U.S. is prepared to re-open for company, says Trump
President Donald Trump is seen with a Honeywell mask mill in Arizona but dismissed guidelines to put on a mask. Thus did senior White House personnel and Honeywell executives. Trump’s trip, meant to promote his message that it is time to reopen the market, came amid ominous signs to the nation’s struggle against the coronavirus.
A map of international instances claimed by the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre had the UK death toll in just over 29,500, together with Italy marginally behind on 29,300, however, there’s frequently a lag at the figures published by the middle.
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