Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Monday that early August would a decisive period for preventing a large-scale spread of the coronavirus, state … Read more
International tourist arrivals to Spain fell 98% year on year in June, official statistics released on Monday showed, as the country continues to reel from … Read more
Russia reported 5,394 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, pushing its national tally to 856,264, the fourth largest in the world.
Officials said 79 … Read more
Argentina broke past 200,000 COVID-19 cases on Sunday and Colombia set a daily record as grim milestones topple in Latin America, pushing the world’s worst … Read more
July was the worst month of the coronavirus pandemic so far for many countries, with more than 8 million cases recorded – nearly as many … Read more
The World Health Organization warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19, and the … Read more
China reported 43 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of Aug. 2, down from 49 a day earlier, the country’s national health authority … Read more
People will have to wear masks outdoors in many of the major areas of the southern French city of Nice, Mayor Christian Estrosi said on … Read more
Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of its vessels last … Read more
Australia will introduce a pandemic leave payment for workers who have run out of sick leave but need to be quarantined because they have been … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 509 to 210,402, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its … Read more
The government will act if the coronavirus spreads through London as it has done in other parts of Britain, junior business minister Nadhim Zahawi said … Read more
The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well as cities, White … Read more
Australia’s second most populous state will close retail shops, limit construction projects and curtail manufacturing around the city of Melbourne in order to slow the … Read more
Millions of COVID-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out to British hospitals, care homes and laboratories to boost … Read more
More than 18.08 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 687,259 have died, according to a Reuters tally.… Read more
Mandatory testing of travellers returning to Germany from countries with a high risk of COVID-19 infection will take effect later this week, Health Minister Jens … Read more
Switzerland should tighten restrictions to curb the coronavirus again following a recent spike in cases, in order to prevent the need for much harsher lockdown … Read more
Cyprus will introduce compulsory testing for all arrivals from Greece from Aug. 6, health authorities said, after a spike in coronavirus infections in Greece over … Read more
Ireland is considering additional measures to limit non-essential travel in the wake of an uptick in COVID-19 infections in recent days both in Ireland and … Read more
A major incident has been declared in Greater Manchester in a bid to tackle a rise in coronavirus infection rates.
The Independent reports Greater Manchester … Read more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 4,601,526 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 58,947 cases from its … Read more
Further coronavirus cases, virus-linked deaths, and recoveries were recorded in Central Asian and Eurasian countries on Sunday. New numbers were announced by the respective health … Read more
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for the next round … Read more
The Philippines said on Sunday it would reimpose a stricter lockdown in and around its capital for two weeks from midnight of Aug. 4, as … Read more
At least 40 passengers and crew from a luxury cruise liner have tested positive for COVID-19 and the authorities are still trying to trace a … Read more
Seven new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Estonia in the past 24 hours, the Health Board (Terviseamet) said on Sunday. All of the … Read more
Tokyo confirmed 292 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, after cases rose by more than 400 in the past two days, public broadcaster NHK said.
With … Read more
Lebanon is enduring an Eid holiday surge in COVID-19 infections, with a record 224 new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday.
The new patients bring the … Read more
The World Health Organization on Saturday warned the coronavirus pandemic was likely to be “lengthy” after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis six … Read more
Travellers entering France from 16 countries where the coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports.… Read more
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier is calling for tougher penalties for those not adhering to coronavirus rules, as the number of daily new confirmed cases … Read more
Germany’s HDE retailers’ association pleaded with customers to adhere more closely to coronavirus hygiene rules, saying that a renewed coronavirus lockdown in the event of … Read more
Air traffic in Spain has dropped since British authorities announced a quarantine on travellers from Spain last weekend, airport operator AENA said this week.
AENA’s … Read more
Millions of barrels of oil refinery capacity might permanently close across the global energy complex after being lost when demand crashed during the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more
Two major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, the Trump administration announced, as the nation’s … Read more
Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced.
The lockdown, which has been … Read more
Kuwait has banned until further notice commercial flights to 31 countries it said that it regarded as high risk due to the spread of the … Read more
Lockdown restrictions were eased too quickly and now “severe measures” may be required to quell a second wave, according to the governor of Belgium’s worst-affected … Read more
Coronavirus social distancing measures are visible on the beach of Zandvoord, The Netherlands.
With tropical days ahead, beach municipalities in the Netherlands are preparing for … Read more
The number of COVID-19 infections in Libya has risen to 3,621, with 2,929 active cases.
The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 183 new … Read more
The number of new coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo was around 472 on Saturday, a new record, NHK public television quoted Tokyo officials as saying.… Read more
More than a million Philippine doctors and nurses, saying the country was losing the fight against COVID-19, urged President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday to reimpose … Read more