The risk of a large-scale outbreak of covid-19 which is extremely high has made Hong Kong to prepare for its toughest curbs to control the pandemic, authorities warned.

WHO has also reacted to this new development, warning that the pandemic could get far worse if countries around the world do not follow basic healthcare precautions.

While making comments concerning the effects of the pandemic, “WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing from WHO headquarters in Geneva that, “The virus remains public enemy number one.

According to data from the Johns Hopkins University, he negative effect of the virus has left more than 13 million people around the world with COVID-19, after diagnosis

Meanwhile, on recovery and casualties, 7.3 million have recovered, while more than 573,000 have died.

The most deaths recorded globally are from the US, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Italy.