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Babies living in countries affected by conflict made up more than half of the total of unvaccinated group.
A second case of vaccine-derived polio is reported in Raqqa, Syria, while a Pakistani toddler has a wild poliovirus infection.
Tedros, the first African to lead the WHO, succeeds Margaret Chan on Jul 1 as she steps down from the post after serving the global health agency for 10 years.
Chan said infectious disease challenges over the last decade led to better preparedness, but not nearly enough.
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