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Coronavirus Updates 2020 History (4) Globally

by: The Guardian, Worldometer
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Public health experts worldwide are scrambling to understand, track, and contain the coronavirus COVID-19 - a new virus - that appeared in Wuhan, China, at the beginning of December 2019. The World Health Organization named the disease caused by the coronavirus COVID-19, which references the type of virus and the year it emerged. The WHO declared that the virus is a pandemic. Coronavirus updates 2020 history (4) globally summarizes the events from the 13th of July till the 26th of July 2020. Only odd dates are published alternately.

Coronavirus Updates 2020 History (4) Globally

WhatsOrb started keeping track of coronavirus developments globally on January 24, 2020. WhatsOrb published various articles on the coronavirus or COVID-19 like:

Below a continuation of the updates of the last days.

News Updates 25-07-2020

Headlines
07:35 am

  • The United States recorded over 1,000 deaths for the fourth day in a row. It is the first four-day streak since early June.
  • Mexico reported 7,573 new cases. There were also 737 deaths, as the government warns the real number of infections is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.
  • Victoria recorded 357 new cases and five deaths. Health officials say the number of new cases every day is stubborn. Still, there has been some stability amid dozens of clusters in aged care facilities and food distribution facilities across the state.
  • New South Wales reported 15 new cases. Eight are associated with the Thai Rock restaurant cluster. One case is under investigation. Six are returned travelers in hotel quarantine.
  • Germany reported 781 new cases.
  • South Korea reported 113 new cases. The highest number of new cases since March. Of the new cases, 86 were imported, and 27 were domestic infections.
  • Vietnam reports the first local case in three months. Vietnam’s health ministry said that a 57-year-old man from Danang, a popular tourist hotspot, had tested positive three times for the virus, prompting the isolation of 50 people he came in contact with.
  • The WHO reported the greatest single-day increase in global cases yet seen, with the total rising by 284,196 in 24 hours. According to a daily report, the biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil, India, and South Africa.

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

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Updates:
07:26

  • 13 new cases in Georgia 
  • 8 new cases in Germany 
  • 1 new case in Faeroe Islands 
  • 2,045 new cases and 19 new deaths in India  
  • 3 new cases in Vietnam 
  • 55 new cases and 21 new deaths in Afghanistan 
  • 11 new deaths in El Salvador 
  • 293 new cases and 1 new death in Uzbekistan 
  • 3 new cases in Thailand 
  • 1,487 new cases and 24 new deaths in Pakistan 
  • 1 new case in Belize 
  • 1,740 new cases in Kazakhstan 
  • 352 new cases and 5 new deaths in Belgium 
  • 63 new cases and 2 new deaths in Haiti 
  • 657 new cases and 50 new deaths in Honduras  
  • 353 new cases and 6 new deaths in Australia     
  • 1,204 new cases and 66 new deaths in Bolivia 
  • 113 new cases in South Korea 
  • 10 new cases in Jamaica 
  • 7,573 new cases and 737 new deaths in Mexico 
  • 34 new cases in China 

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

News Updates 21-07-2020

Headlines
06:59 am

  • Global deaths are nearing 600,000. Globally, there are 14,126,793 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, and 596,688 deaths.
  • Covid-19 cases are surging across much of the south and west of the United States, as familiar scenes of weary doctors and nurses in packed hospitals replay across a new region.
  • WHO reports a record daily rise in cases globally. The World Health Organization published a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 259,848 in 24 hours. According to a daily report, the most significant gains were recorded in the United States, Brazil, India, and South Africa. The previous WHO record for new cases was 237,743 on Friday. Deaths rose by 7,360, the most significant one-day increase since 10 May.
  • British PM likens the second national lockdown to using a nuclear deterrent. Boris Johnson has played down the prospect of a second national coronavirus lockdown, saying he did not want to use it any more than Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent. “I can’t abandon that tool any more than I would abandon a nuclear deterrent. But it is like a nuclear deterrent; I certainly don’t want to use it. And nor do I think we will be in that position again,” he told the Sunday Telegraph.
  • In Spain, more than four million people in Barcelona were advised to stay at home on Friday except for necessary trips from this weekend onwards. Alba Vergés, the Catalan health minister, said the measure was the best way to avoid a new lockdown. Cinemas, theatres, and nightclubs were closed, and gatherings of more than ten people were also prohibited. The new restrictions came barely four weeks after Spain ended its state of emergency when its 47 million residents were subjected to one of the world’s toughest lockdowns to slow the spread of the virus.
  • Scotland has recorded its highest number of daily positive coronavirus tests for almost a month, with 21 confirmed results in 24 hours, as the deputy first minister warned of the ongoing threat of coronavirus. Figures released by the Scottish government on Saturday were the highest number since 21 June, when there were 26 positive test results.
  • Iran reintroduced localized lockdown measures. On Saturday, the Iranian government reimposed local restrictions, including a week-long lockdown in the capital Tehran. President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that some 25 million Iranians might have been infected with the coronavirus. The measures include banning religious and cultural functions, closing boarding schools, cafes, indoor pools, amusement parks, and zoos.
  • France makes masks compulsory in enclosed spaces. Face masks will be made mandatory in France in enclosed public spaces, including banks, shops, and indoor markets from Monday, the country’s health minister has announced.
  • The UK government is pausing updates of the coronavirus death toll after ordering a review of how the data is calculated after concerns were raised that the total may be exaggerated. The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has called for an urgent review of the figures.

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

Updates:
06:32

  • 1,272 new cases in India    
  • Five new cases in Thailand 
  • 1,013 new cases and 40 new deaths in Pakistan 
  • 47 new cases and five new deaths in Haiti 
  • 1,108 new cases and 42 new deaths in Kyrgyzstan 
  • 201 new cases and five new deaths in Belgium 
  • One new case in Bhutan 
  • 776 new cases and 35 new deaths in Honduras 
  • 1,630 new cases in Kazakhstan 
  • 1,409 new cases and 67 new deaths in Bolivia 
  • 45 new cases in South Korea 
  • 359 new cases and three new deaths in Australia     
  • One new case in New Zealand 
  • 5,172 new cases and 301 new deaths in Mexico  
  • 19 new cases in Jamaica 
  • 11 new cases in China 

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

News Updates 17-07-2020

Headlines
07:41 am

  • There are 13,767,548 known coronavirus cases worldwide. The number of deaths stands at 589,211, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tracker.
  • US Democrats have urged elected leaders and party delegates to skip the national convention in August as coronavirus cases surge. The New York Times reported, in what the paper says, is “a sign of the ever-shrinking aspirations for their big campaign event. In the face of the spreading virus.”
  • The state of Victoria in Australia reported a record 428 new cases ten days into Melbourne's lockdown. New South Wales's neighboring state tightened restrictions on pubs, restaurants, and gatherings, as it reported eight new cases, six of which were from community transmission. Australia has 10,810 cases and 113 deaths, according to the latest Johns Hopkins University data.
  • In Mexico, authorities imposed local restrictions on mobility, commerce, and leisure, particularly in popular tourist destinations, even as the government seeks to revive the battered economy. Mexico has 317,635 cases and 37,574 deaths.
  • In Spain, officials in Catalan said that residents in three districts in the Barcelona suburb of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat must stay indoors amid a resurgence in cases. Wednesday saw residents told to stay at home in and around the north-eastern city of Lerida, a measure affecting around 160,000 people. They are allowed to leave to go to work, buy food or medication, or exercise.
  • In Colombia, doctors call for a return to a strict city-wide quarantine to slow coronavirus infections in the capital, warning that medical services are close to collapsing. The country has reported over 165,000 cases of the coronavirus and around 6,000 deaths. Bogota accounts for more than a third of its total cases and over 20% of its deaths. According to local government figures, Bogota’s intensive care units were at just under 90% capacity as of Wednesday evening.
  • Israel has imposed a new weekend shutdown. Israel imposed a new weekend shutdown on Friday and tightened a series of coronavirus curbs to lower infection rates amid growing public anger over the government’s handling of the crisis, Reuters reports.
  • In India, new restrictions have been introduced in the western city of Pune and other states, including Uttar Pradesh, home to 200 million people, and badly hit Tamil Nadu and Assam. The northern Indian state of Bihar, with a population of around 125 million people, started a 15-day lockdown from 16 July. The southern city and IT hub of Bangalore, home to more than 13 million people, also began week-long confinement on 14 July.
  • Puerto Rico’s governor has announced major rollbacks, including the closure of bars, gyms, marinas, theaters, and casinos, and restricted the use of beaches as a spike hits the U.S. territory in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks. Governor Wanda Vázquez said the changes and an ongoing curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. would remain in place until 31 July.
  • White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said, ‘The science should not stand in the way’ of reopening schools. McEnany defended President Trump’s push to reopen schools, despite concerns about the spread of coronavirus in the classroom.“And when he says open, he means open and full, kids being able to attend every day at their school,” McEnany noted during her White House briefing.
  • Brazil cases have passed 2 million. On Thursday, Brazil caught the 2 million confirmed coronavirus case mark, with little sign that the increase rate is slowing as anger grows over President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the outbreak. According to government figures, there have been nearly 40,000 confirmed new cases per day in recent weeks.
  • A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says President Trump’s European travel ban was enacted too late to protect New York residents. “Although travel restrictions are an important mitigation strategy, by the time the European restrictions were implemented, importation and community transmission of Sars-CoV-2 had already occurred in NYC,” the report said.

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

Updates:
06:32

  • 2,085 new cases and 49 new deaths in Pakistan 
  • 603 new cases and six new deaths in Kyrgyzstan 
  • 46 new cases in Haiti 
  • 1,707 new cases in Kazakhstan 
  • 199 new cases and three new deaths in Belgium 
  • Five new cases in Cambodia  
  • 831 new cases and ten new deaths in Honduras 
  • Two new cases in Bhutan 
  • One new case in Mongolia 
  • Two new cases in the Turks and Caicos Islands 
  • 1,938 new cases and 42 new deaths in Bolivia 
  • 423 new cases and three new deaths in Australia     
  • One new case in New Zealand 
  • 60 new cases and two new deaths in South Korea 
  • Two new cases in Jamaica 
  • 6,406 new cases and 668 new deaths in Mexico 
  • Ten new cases in China 

Source Worldometers, The Guardian

News Updates 13-07-2020

Headlines
07:59 am

  • The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours. The most significant increases were recorded in the United States, Brazil, India, and South Africa.
  •  New South Wales's Australian state recorded 14 new coronavirus cases in the 24-hours to 8 pm last night. Eight of the new cases are connected to a cluster at a clyster at a restaurant and pub, the Crossroads Hotel. They include five people who had attended the hotel and three of their close contacts. Four of those cases had already been reported to the media, so the number of matters connected to the cluster has increased to 13. Only four of the new cases were returned travelers in hotel quarantine.
  • A 30-year-old patient died after attending a 'COVID party,' believing the virus to be a hoax, a Texas medical official has said.
  • Two Madagascar lawmakers die with coronavirus. On Sunday, Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina said two lawmakers - one member of the senate and one deputy - had died after becoming infected with the coronavirus. Eleven other deputies and 14 senators had also tested positive for the virus, Rajoelina said.
  • Mexico’s deaths pass Italy’s to become fourth-highest worldwide. Mexico’s coronavirus death toll passed Italy’s on Sunday, AFP reports, becoming the fourth-highest globally, with at least 35,006 fatalities throughout the pandemic so far. Mexico has 295,268 confirmed cases. Italy has 295,268 cases and 34,954 deaths.
  • The Philippines reports record new deaths. On Monday, the Philippines’ health ministry confirmed 162 new coronavirus deaths, the country’s most significant single-day increase in casualties, as a health ministry official said authorities validated some earlier cases included in the tally.
  • Ten million kids ‘may never return to school’ after the virus. The coronavirus pandemic has caused an “unprecedented education emergency,” with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children warned Monday.
  • Super-rich call for higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for Covid-19 recovery. A group of 84 of the world’s wealthiest people has called on governments to permanently increase taxes on them and other wealthy elite members to help pay for the economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.
  • Oxfam's new report warns that the hunger crisis worsened by the pandemic could potentially kill more people each day than the infection itself, which has claimed more than half a million lives so far.
  • The US state of Florida has registered 15,300 new infections on Sunday, the most significant daily increase in recorded coronavirus cases in any US state since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • Current hospitalizations in Texas's US state rose by 327 to a new high of 10,410, a record high for the 14th day in a row.
  • South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has reinstated a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce trauma patients' volume so that hospitals have more beds to treat Covid-19 patients.
  • On Sunday, the Palestinian Authority imposed a night-time and weekend curfew on the occupied West Bank for the coming 14 days to rein in rising coronavirus numbers.

News Updates
07:39 am

  • 3Threenew cases in Thailand 
  • 196 new cases and one new death in Uzbekistan 
  • 1,646 new cases in Kazakhstan  
  • 488 new cases and 15 new deaths in Kyrgyzstan 
  • 2,753 new cases and 69 new deaths in Pakistan 
  • Two new cases in Bhutan 
  • 23 new cases and one new death in Angola  
  • 37 new cases in Haiti 
  • 101 new cases in Belgium 
  • 507 new cases and three new deaths in Honduras 
  • 987 new cases and 53 new deaths in Bolivia 
  • 2,037 new cases and 162 new deaths in the Philippines DoH report that 2,124 positive cases were added and 87 duplicates were removed from the total case count  
  • 62 new cases in South Korea 
  • 184 new cases in Australia     
  • 4,482 new cases and 276 new deaths in Mexico 
  • Eight new cases in China 

Source: Worldometer, the Guardian

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Source Worldometers, The Guardian Updates: 06:32 2,085 new cases and 49 new deaths in Pakistan  603 new cases and six new deaths in Kyrgyzstan  46 new cases in Haiti  1,707 new cases in Kazakhstan  199 new cases and three new deaths in Belgium  Five new cases in Cambodia   831 new cases and ten new deaths in Honduras  Two new cases in Bhutan  One new case in Mongolia  Two new cases in the Turks and Caicos Islands  1,938 new cases and 42 new deaths in Bolivia  423 new cases and three new deaths in Australia      One new case in New Zealand  60 new cases and two new deaths in South Korea  Two new cases in Jamaica  6,406 new cases and 668 new deaths in Mexico  Ten new cases in China  Source Worldometers, The Guardian News Updates 13-07-2020 Headlines 07:59 am The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours. The most significant increases were recorded in the United States, Brazil, India, and South Africa.  New South Wales's Australian state recorded 14 new coronavirus cases in the 24-hours to 8 pm last night. Eight of the new cases are connected to a cluster at a clyster at a restaurant and pub, the Crossroads Hotel. They include five people who had attended the hotel and three of their close contacts. Four of those cases had already been reported to the media, so the number of matters connected to the cluster has increased to 13. Only four of the new cases were returned travelers in hotel quarantine. A 30-year-old patient died after attending a 'COVID party,' believing the virus to be a hoax, a Texas medical official has said. Two Madagascar lawmakers die with coronavirus. On Sunday, Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina said two lawmakers - one member of the senate and one deputy - had died after becoming infected with the coronavirus. Eleven other deputies and 14 senators had also tested positive for the virus, Rajoelina said. Mexico’s deaths pass Italy’s to become fourth-highest worldwide. Mexico’s coronavirus death toll passed Italy’s on Sunday, AFP reports, becoming the fourth-highest globally, with at least 35,006 fatalities throughout the pandemic so far. Mexico has 295,268 confirmed cases. Italy has 295,268 cases and 34,954 deaths. The Philippines reports record new deaths. On Monday, the Philippines’ health ministry confirmed 162 new coronavirus deaths, the country’s most significant single-day increase in casualties, as a health ministry official said authorities validated some earlier cases included in the tally. Ten million kids ‘may never return to school’ after the virus. The coronavirus pandemic has caused an “unprecedented education emergency,” with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children warned Monday. Super-rich call for higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for Covid-19 recovery. A group of 84 of the world’s wealthiest people has called on governments to permanently increase taxes on them and other wealthy elite members to help pay for the economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. Oxfam's new report warns that the hunger crisis worsened by the pandemic could potentially kill more people each day than the infection itself, which has claimed more than half a million lives so far. The US state of Florida has registered 15,300 new infections on Sunday, the most significant daily increase in recorded coronavirus cases in any US state since the beginning of the pandemic. Current hospitalizations in Texas's US state rose by 327 to a new high of 10,410, a record high for the 14th day in a row. South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has reinstated a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce trauma patients' volume so that hospitals have more beds to treat Covid-19 patients. On Sunday, the Palestinian Authority imposed a night-time and weekend curfew on the occupied West Bank for the coming 14 days to rein in rising coronavirus numbers. News Updates 07:39 am 3Threenew cases in Thailand  196 new cases and one new death in Uzbekistan  1,646 new cases in Kazakhstan   488 new cases and 15 new deaths in Kyrgyzstan  2,753 new cases and 69 new deaths in Pakistan  Two new cases in Bhutan  23 new cases and one new death in Angola   37 new cases in Haiti  101 new cases in Belgium  507 new cases and three new deaths in Honduras  987 new cases and 53 new deaths in Bolivia  2,037 new cases and 162 new deaths in the Philippines DoH report that 2,124 positive cases were added and 87 duplicates were removed from the total case count   62 new cases in South Korea  184 new cases in Australia      4,482 new cases and 276 new deaths in Mexico  Eight new cases in China  S ource: Worldometer, the Guardian Before you go! 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