The coronavirus pandemic has now infected over 19 million people and has killed more than 711,000. Here are the latest updates for August 6:
Masks and social distancing which are mandatory will be enforced at gatherings such as weddings, funerals and circumcision ceremonies.
US President Donald Trump's post contained a video clip, from an interview with Fox & Friends earlier in the day, in which Trump claimed that children are "almost immune" to Covid-19.
The top US infectious diseases Anthony Fauci says drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, with production ramping up to a billion doses by the end of 2021.
England has a chance to win the championship after organizers released dates for the four remaining matches postponed since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sri Lankans vote in large numbers despite the Covid-19 pandemic as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers sought to expand their mandate through the virus-delayed parliamentary polls.
The coronavirus pandemic has now infected over 18.8 million people and has killed more than 706,000. Here are the latest updates for August 5:
The International Labour Organization (ILO)'s convention against the worst forms of child labour was backed this week by all 187 member states.
Scientists think the novel coronavirus likely jumped from a wild animal, such as a bat, via an intermediary species, possibly the anteater-like pangolin. However, China says a full investigation may have to wait until the pandemic is under control.
UNICEF says that a busier than normal Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has been predicted for 2020, and Covid-19 could "spread easily in crowded emergency shelters."
The US government should get a "substantial portion" of the sales price of the US operations of TikTok, said US President Donald Trump, warning he will ban the service in the country on September 15 without a sale.
Educators are protesting over schools resuming classes, citing ongoing risks related to coronavirus pandemic as policymakers struggled to balance public health with economic interests.
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