India reported 37336 confirmed coronavirus cases and 1218 deaths. Out of these,2293 are new cases.
1218 patients succumbed to Covid-19. 71 cases are new and,the transmission classified as cluster of cases (Clusters of cases: experiencing cases, clustered in time, geographic location and/or by common exposures),according to WHO data.
The pandemic is causing sever fatalties to the European countries and Americas as per the World Heath Organization report.
WHO and the European Investment Bank yesterday signed a collaboration agreement to accelerate investment in health preparedness and primary healthcare in countries most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase will strengthen primary healthcare in ten African countries. The DirectorGeneral Dr. Tedros, in his regular media briefing yesterday said that, with the signing of the agreement, “We are deepening our relationship with the European Union”. He also reminded all that the European Commission will host a pledging conference on 4 May to raise funds for investment in vaccine research.
The COVID-19 crisis has illustrated that even the most sophisticated health systems have struggled to cope with a pandemic.
WHO has grave concerns about the potential impact the virus could have as it starts to accelerate in countries with weaker health systems.