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G20 leaders to convene remotely as coronavirus cases near half a million

Leaders belonging to the group of twenty major economies of the world will meet on Thursday through video link regarding combating the COVID-19 pandemic and its large scaled global economic impacts. The number of cases all over the world due to the coronavirus infection reaches to 471,000 with more than 21,000 deaths.

G20 central bankers and finance ministers have come to an agreement this week for mapping out an “Action Plan” for responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. The International Monetary Fund is expected to trigger a recession globally, however, a few details have been offered by them.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO- Director-General,will address the global leaders for seeking support for increasing the funding as well as production of equipment for personal protection for all health workers amidst a shortage across the globe. 

Tedros stated in a Geneva news conference on Wednesday that we all, as humanity, have global responsibility, especially the countries in the G20. These countries should be capable of supporting other countries across the globe. 

King Salman, Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, has been called to attend the virtual summit of G20. He tweeted that its aim is to unify all efforts for having a global response. 

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