US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The number of UN employees infected with coronavirus worldwide is 111 people, 23 of them in the United States , one employee died, an official spokesman for the organization’s secretary general, Stefan Dujarrick , said at a briefing.
“We have 111 confirmed cases among UN staff around the world. I only know about one death,” said Dujarric.
According to him, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported the deaths.
Of the total number of cases, 23 were identified in the United States (in New York and Washington ), explained Dujarrick.
The World Health Organization on March 11 announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 with a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 820 thousand cases of infection have been recorded in the world, more than 40 thousand people have died. Disease-related quarantine measures adversely affect many sectors of the economy, including air travel.
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