China has enforced a rigorous lockdown on some 500,000 people near Beijing to consist of a brand-new coronavirus break out.
- Italy has actually signed up the lowest number of day-to-day deaths given that March 1.
- Global coronavirus cases went beyond 10 million on Sunday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The respiratory disease has actually killed nearly half a million individuals in 7 months. More than 5 million have recovered.
Here are the current updates:
Sunday, June 28
21: 00 GMT – International number of deaths tops half a million
The international variety of reported coronavirus fatalities stands at 500,108, according to figures gathered by Johns Hopkins University in the United States.
Meanwhile, the total number of infections around the world stands at 10,063,319
19: 56 GMT – US to extend Texas testing capabilities as long as state leaders desire – Pence
US Vice President Pence said the federal government would extend support for coronavirus screening in Texas as long as essential amidst an unsafe surge in new cases, after US health authorities had relocated to curb some sites in various regions.
Pence stated the decision to shift from some federal screening sites was made “several weeks earlier,” before the latest increase in COVID-19 cases, telling reporters at a news conference in Dallas: “We’ll be extending that every bit as long as Texas desires us to.”
” If we do not act, kids will die.”
Millions of Yemeni kids deal with hunger as aid dries up amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cautions UNICEF. pic.twitter.com/RQTqZEGTJd
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) June 28, 2020
19: 54 GMT – South Africa’s rise of infection cases anticipated to increase rapidly
South Africa’s current surge of COVID-19 cases is expected to dramatically increase in the coming weeks and press the nation’s health centers to the limit, the health minister said.
South Africa, a nation of 57 million people, already has more than a 3rd of the reported cases for all 54 countries in Africa, a continent of 1.3 billion individuals.
More than 4,300 people have actually been hospitalised out of South Africa’s 138,000 validated cases, Health Minister Zwelini Mkhize said in a declaration. He cautioned this number is expected to rise rapidly.
” We are seeing a quick rise in the cumulative variety of favorable COVID-19 cases suggesting that, as we had actually anticipated, we are approaching a surge during the … months of July and August,” Mkhize said in a statement.
” It is expected that while every province will regrettably witness an increase in their numbers, locations where there is high financial activity will experience an exponential rise,” said Mkhize, stating that the cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban will see the biggest boosts.
A male is seen waiting at a walk-up COVID-19 testing centre in Miami Beach, Florida[Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu]
Moms and dads wait outside the primary school of the Istanbul University while their kids take the nationwide university entryway tests, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease[Murad Sezer/Reuters]
The Greek island of Kos will host lots of German doctors for totally free from Monday, the tourism ministry stated as the country prepared to resume its regional airports to guest flights.
In spite of a record abstention rate
of55 percent, the first very first yielded a decisive definitive result some85 percent, or30,000, of French communes[Christophe Archambault/Pool/Reuters]
Sri Lanka’s nationwide lockdown has been lifted, one month after a selective curfew was reimposed throughout a surge in coronavirus infections, the nation’s president stated.
South Korea had one of the worst early outbreaks outside China however appears to have brought it under control[File: Ed Jones/ AFP]
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Pakistan has actually become among the nations with the fastest rate of coronavirus infections in recent weeks, according to the World Health Organization[File: Emrah Yorulmaz/Anadolu]