Negligence Triggers Spike in Covid-19 Cases
Religious celebrations and political activities have induced crowds, causing spikes in new Covid-19 cases in several countries. This can serve as a lesson for Indonesia.
GENEVA, WEDNESDAY — The number of new Covid-19 cases has kept increasing. On Wednesday (14/4/2021), India reported 184,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day and Thailand announced 1,335 new cases in one day. The additional totals of new cases have been the highest since the pandemic hit the two countries.
The Covid-19 pandemic weekly report by the World Health Organization (WHO) last week stated that in January and February the world witnessed a six week decline in the number of Covid-19 cases. However, over the last seven months there have been successive increases in Covid-19 cases. In the past five weeks, cases of Covid-19 mortality have also risen.