WATCH | WHO tells countries to 'test, test, test'

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on all countries to up their testing programs as the best way to slow the advance of the coronavirus pandemic.

Globally, the virus has infected more than 168 000 people and killed at least 6 610, according to the WHO. 

Almost 80 000 people have recovered from the infection, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.

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