The global health body said that governments around the world "should not suggest to people that the data have suddenly changed, or the virus has suddenly got incredibly weak".
Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's special envoy for Covid-19, said that the "end was in sight" but said that Europe was only "passing the halfway mark in a marathon".
Asked about remarks that Covid-19 should be treated like the flu, Dr Nabarro told Sky News: "I keep wondering what the people who make these amazing predictions know that I and my colleagues in the World Health Organisation don't know.
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