Coronavirus has infected more than 13 million people, of whom over 7.5 million have recovered and about 570,565 have died. Here are the updates for July 13:
Russians are participating in a seven-day vote on constitutional amendments that would enable President Vladimir Putin to stay in office until 2036 by resetting the clock on his term limits.
While the virus is still affecting everyday life in Britain, the return of the Premier League, albeit behind closed doors, will offer a welcome distraction for football-starved fans.
Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in Covid-19 patients, including some children, experts say.
Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak," WHO warns, while UN health agency halts trial of hydroxychloroquine drug in patients citing safety reasons.
Indonesia has one of the lowest testing rates in the world and some epidemiologists say that has made it harder to get an accurate picture of the extent of infections in the world's fourth most populous country.
Nigeria's health system could come under immense stress as it faces a two-pronged fight.
Maulana Saad Kandhalvi accused of violating social distancing guidelines despite the lockdown orders by Indian PM Narendra Modi. Missionary group says people stayed at its headquarters due to the sudden cancellation of rail and transport services.
The Assad regime has not been forthcoming with information and if action is not taken, it could become a coronavirus hotspot.
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 60 new cases in its morning update, taking the tally to 893 – the largest national total anywhere outside China.
Iran's government says only 12 people have died so far amongst 61 cases, after being accused of covering-up deadliest virus outbreak outside China where some 2,600 people have died.
Outbreak in Iran centers on holy city of Qom, where officials say travellers from China brought new coronavirus infecting 43 people so far. Meanwhile, Iran's neighbours close land and air traffic with it over jump in infection cases.
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