India is in a desperate fight to deal with skyrocketing infections in a surge fast becoming bigger and deadlier across South Asia, prompting the army to open its hospitals in a bid to bring a massive humanitarian crisis under control.
Health Ministry reports 69,652 new infections of the virus, setting yet another record for the number of infections registered in a single day and pushing the country's total past 2.8 million.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Covid-19 has killed more than 437,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 15:
The total number of coronavirus cases around the world has crossed the 7.5 million mark. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 11:
With less than one-third of Brazilians approving Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic, and protests against him increasing, analysts say he's shoring up his base to shield himself from possible impeachment and improve governability.
Move comes after months of criticism from experts saying Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient, and in some cases manipulated, so it may never be possible to gain a real understanding of the depth of the pandemic in the country.
The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said masks, social distancing and hygiene are all indispensable for the “new normal”.
Demonstrations have broken out in some centres, break-outs have been reported, and the government faces two lawsuits over alleged mistreatment which it has yet to respond to
The train services suspended on March 28 due to coronavirus outbreak will resume in four routes with 16 services in a day, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said in a statement.
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