20% of Global Population Under Lockdown

, 20% of Global Population Under Lockdown

Around one in five people around the globe are under lockdown, ordered to stay home as the world enters a critical week in responding to the accelerating coronavirus pandemic.

The first 100,000 cases took 67 days to appear, while the most recent 100,000 just four days, noted the head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. But “we are not helpless bystanders”, he said.

An estimated 1.7 billion people have been ordered to remain at home as governments take extreme measures to protect their populations.

 

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