The head of WHO self-insulated after contact with the deceased.
The total number of deaths from coronavirus in the world has exceeded 1.2 million, reports at Johns Hopkins University.
The number of cases of infection in the world is currently 46.5 million, and Europe, covered by the second wave of the pandemic, reached the level of 10 million.
Several European countries, including Belgium, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, have reintroduced quarantine measures to curb the spread of the virus.
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adan Gebrejesus, announced on Sunday that he was under quarantine after contact with an invalid. He wrote on Twitter that he is healthy and does not have any symptoms of the disease, but intends to follow the regime of self-isolation in accordance with WHO protocols and will work from home.
“It is extremely important that we all follow the recommendations, – wrote Hebraeus. – This is how we will break the chain of transmission # COVID19, suppress the virus, and protect health systems.
The British media reported on Sunday that Prince William, 38, had been infected with the coronavirus. He was reportedly diagnosed with the virus in April, a few weeks after his father Prince Charles began quarantining the virus after mild symptoms appeared.
Also in April, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson got sick. He had to spend a few days in the intensive care unit.
Meanwhile, Australian authorities reported that for the first time in five months, no new cases of infection have been identified in the country. The southern state of Victoria is recovering from a wave of infestations in Melbourne that began in June. Last week, a tight quarantine was lifted in the city.