"I repeat, the pandemic is far from over", said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
"The world should have listened to WHO then, carefully", he added.
"We continue to urge countries to find, isolate, test and treat all cases and trace every contact to ensure these declining trends continue".
The organisation has faced scathing criticism from US President Donald Trump, who earlier this month suspended Washington's funding after accusing World Health Organization of downplaying the seriousness of the outbreak and kowtowing to China.
The health agency warned earlier this month that more than 100 million children around the world are at risk of missing out on measles vaccinations this year alone due to coronavirus lockdowns.
Tedros said the countries who followed the agency's advice "are in a better position than others".
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We are grateful to you. "You'll Never Walk Alone, Michael". "Rest in peace", former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso tweeted. Robinson won the award for best current affairs program at the 2009 Premios Ondas for his show 'Informes Robinson '.
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"This virus will not be defeated if we are not united, if we are not united, the virus will exploit the cracks between us and continue to create havoc".
"Each country takes its own responsibility".
In contrast, the United States and United Kingdom continue to see a high number of daily deaths with widespread sources of community transmission leading to questions over whether mistakes were made in handling the crisis.
The global death toll from the novel coronavirus has increased over the past 24 hours by almost 5,000 to top 198,000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
As of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 3,041,517, the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at the university revealed in its latest update.