The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 44,798, up 148 on the previous day, the government said on Saturday.
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Hundreds of people blocked roads and clashed with police in Tel Aviv Saturday evening at the end of a mass protest that saw some 10,000 … Read more
The prize money set aside for the Wimbledon Championships will be distributed to 620 players who were set to take part at this year’s cancelled … Read more
Sydney is on high alert as large scale COVID-19 testing regimes place residents on standby for a potential second wave.
A slew of Sydneysiders lined … Read more
A French bus driver declared brain dead after an attack by passengers who refused to wear face masks has died, according to his family.
Philippe … Read more
Thailand expects to delay plans for so-called travel bubbles given a resurgence in coronavirus infections in countries that had managed to contain the initial outbreak, … Read more
The International Energy Agency (IEA) bumped up its 2020 oil demand forecast on Friday but warned that the spread of COVID-19 posed a risk to … Read more
More than 12.54 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 559,058 have died, according to a Reuters tally.… Read more
There have been 276 new coronavirus infections in Italy in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said Friday, compared to 229 new cases on … Read more
Insurers are creating products for a world where virus outbreaks could become the new normal after many businesses were left out in the cold during … Read more
A worker prepares a low-cost coffins with ply board for the Covid-19 victims provided by an NGO ‘World Peace Organisation’, at a makeshift workshop in … Read more
A clinical trial in Japan of Fujifilm Holdings Corp’s Avigan drug yielded inconclusive results as a treatment of Covid-19.
The drug, which has been shown … Read more
An advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO) has left for China to organise an investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus which … Read more
The Philippines’ health ministry on Friday reported 42 new coronavirus deaths, the largest single-day increase in nearly three months, and 1,233 additional infections.
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China’s aviation regulator said on Friday it would suspend Air China flights on the Moscow-Beijing route for one week from July 13 after more than … Read more
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Friday he may sack his cabinet if its second, two-week lockdown fails to curb the coronavirus outbreak in the … Read more
India reported a record 26,506 new coronavirus cases on Friday as authorities re-imposed lockdowns in its most populous state and in an industrial hub, home … Read more
African countries must carry out more coronavirus testing and make people use masks, a regional disease control body said on Thursday as cases topped half … Read more
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO), said the total number of cases of coronavirus worldwide has doubled in the … Read more
Italy will likely extend a state of emergency beyond its current deadline of July 31 due to the new coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe … Read more
New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark warned if the world remained “flat-footed” in its response to pandemics it faces future economic, social and political … Read more
Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from more than 20 European countries from July 15, including France, Germany and Britain as well as three … Read more
Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez announced she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Bolivian government confirmed that at least seven ministers, including its health … Read more
Japanese host and hostess clubs must act quickly to ensure they abide by rules to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus after nightlife districts … Read more
The iconic Bob Marley song One Love is to be re-released with the blessing of the musician’s family to support children whose lives have been … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 395 to 198,178, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus cases that has fuelled … Read more
More than 60,500 new COVID-19 infections were reported across the United States on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a one-day record as weary … Read more
The Serbian government has scrapped a plan to impose a weekend coronavirus curfew in Belgrade after two nights of protests in the capital.
Prime Minister … Read more
The UK government has rejected the chance to join the European Union’s coronavirus vaccine programme due to concerns over “costly delays”, according to sources.
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Quarantine rules end today for people travelling to the UK from more than 70 countries and British Overseas Territories.
People will no longer have to … Read more
Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza signed an order for an entry ban for 13 countries considered at risk”.
The order was signed by the Minister … Read more
Bulgarian night clubs and indoor discos will close, spectators will be banned at all sports events and public gatherings will be limited to 30 people … Read more
Algeria will reimpose travel restrictions on Friday and increase testing in a bid to stop a rise in novel coronavirus infections, the government said.
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South Africa has confirmed a record 24-hour case increase of 13,674.
Africa’s most developed country is now a hot spot in the global pandemic with … Read more
Just one person in a South Korean survey of more than 3,000 people showed neutralizing antibodies to the novel coronavirus, health authorities said on Thursday, … Read more
Around four-fifths of German firms with foreign exposure have experienced a collapse in revenues as a result of the coronavirus crisis, and 93% expect global … Read more
The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported zero coronavirus deaths, the first day in four months without a fatality, and 1,395 additional infections.
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The United Arab Emirates plans to test two million people, or about 20% of the population, for the novel coronavirus over the next two months … Read more
Twenty-six Irish pubs face possible prosecution and the risk of losing their licences over potential breaches of health regulations introduced to control the spread of … Read more
U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson aims to begin clinical testing of its COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks and produce billions of doses in … Read more
Hungary will on Thursday review rules on travel to neighbouring Austria, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia where numbers of coronavirus cases have been rising, … Read more
Australia’s second-most populous will relax restrictions on many of the 3,000 people locked down in nine public-housing towers despite surging numbers of COVID-19 cases, state … Read more
Africa now has more than a half-million confirmed coronavirus cases, while South Africa’s health minister declared Wednesday that “we have now reached the surge.”
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Slovakia reported its biggest daily jump in new coronavirus cases since April 22 on Thursday as the country sees a spike in infections.
The central … Read more
Catalonia on Wednesday ordered all residents and visitors to wear face masks in public at all times, becoming the first Spanish region to toughen a … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose 442 to 197,783, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Thursday, … Read more
New coronavirus infections in Italy have started rising again, the health ministry said Wednesday, reporting a rise of 193 cases in the last 24 hours, … Read more
Indonesia’s resort island of Bali reopened after a three-month virus lockdown Thursday, allowing local people and stranded foreign tourists to resume public activities before foreign … Read more
The numbers of new coronavirus cases and deaths in France reported on Wednesday were higher than the daily average seen over the last week, as … Read more