The novel coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 11 million people, claiming more than 524,000 lives across the world. Here are updates for July 3:
The US, EU, Taiwan and others condemned the passing of the law, inciting China to respond by denouncing foreign interference.
Ministers ordered schools and non-essential shops to close and postponed the planned reopening of pubs in the central English city of Leicester after an alarming spike in cases of Covid-19.
Novel coronavirus has infected 10 million people and claimed close to half a million lives around the world. Here are the updates for June 27:
The rescue operations were mostly carried out in geographies where instability prevailed. Those rescued include citizens from UK, the Netherlands, Lebanon, France, Russia, Kosovo, Belgium, Japan, Iraq and Italy from terrorist groups.
Demonstrations inspired by Black Lives Matter campaign held in cities including London, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.
Black Lives Matter demonstrators rally around Britain, with scuffles breaking out in London as far-right demonstrators gather to protect monuments targeted for their links to colonial history.
Footage posted on social media showed demonstrators in Bristol in western England cheering as they tore down a statue of Edward Colston, a 17th century slave trader, and pushed it into a river.
New report, which shows black and Asian people in England more likely to die from Covid-19, was not accompanied by specific government advice for those populations.
Dominic Cummings showed signs of coronavirus infection when he was seen with his wife and family at several different locations hundreds of miles from his home in London.
The dual announcements form part of a strategy to persuade the country that it’s safe to move on to the next stage of easing the Covid-19 lockdown, notably with the reopening of schools for some, but not all, younger children at the start of June.
WHO’s emergencies chief, Dr. Michael Ryan, says some nations haven't effectively employed contact tracing investigators to contact people who test positive, track down their contacts and get them into quarantine before they can spread the virus.
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