Ghebreyesus said the deadly Covid-19 respiratory illness has claimed over 11,000 lives across the world and almost 250,000 patients had tested positive overall.
The report also found that the same age group accounted for 20% of those hospitalized with the disease, as well as 12% of those admitted to intensive care.
"There are going to be individuals who, for sometimes clear reasons, sometimes unclear reasons, who are young, who will still have severe complications, related to disease", he said in an interview Thursday night.
Besides, the report indicated that six additional countries and regions reported their first confirmed cases, while 96 countries and regions have seen local transmission of COVID-19.
Rand Paul tests positive for COVID-19
The post said Paul is asymptomatic and was tested just as a precautionary measure after traveling and attending several events. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul is the first senator to test positive for coronavirus , according to a statement on Twitter.
Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva, Switzerland on March 19, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained that the trial will compare untested treatments throughout several countries.
We must exercise caution.
I am grateful that so many young people are spreading the word and not the virus.
"That concern has now become very real and urgent", he said, but added that significant sickness and loss of life in such countries was not inevitable.
Lockdowns not enough to defeat coronavirus -WHO's Ryan
The WHO has distributed 1.5 million lab tests worldwide and it may need potentially 80 times that for the pandemic, he said. He said solidarity between the generations was one of the keys to defeating the spread of the pandemic.
"What we really need to focus on is finding those who are sick, those who have the virus, and isolate them, find their contacts and isolate them", he stressed.
"But", he added "it's also giving us something special - the opportunity to come together as one humanity - to work together, to learn together, to grow together". Offensive measures are also needed, he said. "Thank you for heeding our call for solidarity". The profile description of the WhatsApp account read, "This service will provide you with the latest information and guidance from World Health Organization on the current outbreak of coronavirus disease that was first reported on 31 December 2019".
Once the number is saved, it will automatically appear on WhatsApp. The service is initially launched in English but soon be available in five more languages - Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.
Google launched an educational website on coronavirus in the United States
At some point in the future, Google may actually provide a questionnaire and information about local drive-thru testing locations. A sister company to Google that is owned by the same parent, Alphabet also launched its own version of the testing website.