Thursday 6th August 2020

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    • Global Corona Virus (COVID-19) infections surpassed 11 million corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY There are now over 11 million confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, with over 523,000 fatalities and more than 5.7 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Here is what we know so far:  The Chinese mainland has a total of 83,545 COVID-19 cases. And 98 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. Its death toll stands at 4,648, including seven from the Hong Kong SAR and seven from the Taiwan region. Beijing reported one new domestically transmitted cases on Friday. The Chinese capital has seen a total of 332 local infections since June 11. Seven of those patients...

    • Global coronavirus infections surpass 9.6 million corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY Confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 9.6 million globally, with over 489,000 fatalities and more than 4.8 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University. Here is what we know so far:  The Chinese mainland has recorded 83,462 COVID-19 cases. A total of 97 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. China’s death toll stands at 4,648, including seven from the Hong Kong SAR and seven from the Taiwan region. Beijing reported 11 new domestically transmitted cases on Thursday. The Chinese capital has seen a total of 280 local infections in the past 15 days. The U.S. has recorded over 2.4 million...

    • Global coronavirus cases top two million: Johns Hopkins corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 2 million globally, with the death toll surpassing 130,000, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Here is what we know so far: The total number of cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 82,341, including 1,534 imported from abroad. A total of 1,032 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. The death toll stands at 3,342. U.S. President Donald Trump said the country has likely “passed the peak” of the coronavirus pandemic and he will announce guidelines for reopening the economy on Thursday. Over 28,000 deaths have been reported and the total confirmed cases have surpassed 636,000, meaning the...

    • Global coronavirus cases near 2 million: Johns Hopkins corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 1,970,000 million globally, with the death toll surpassing 125,000, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Here is what we know so far: The total number of cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 82,295, including 1,500 imported from abroad. A total of 1,023 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. The death toll stands at 3,342, four in the Hong Kong SAR and six in Taiwan region. U.S. President Trump announced the halt of direct payments to the World Health Organization. Over 25,500 deaths have been reported and total cases have surpassed 600,000, meaning that the...

    • The COVID-19 pandemic spreading in Africa, How Coronavirus: Djibouti, Ivory Coast join Africa's most impacted, cases pass 16,000

      The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the world and Africa is not spared. Since the continent reported its first case in Egypt in mid-February, some 15,000 cases and 800 deaths have been confirmed, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University on Monday. The novel coronavirus has spread to almost all African nations. Only two countries, Comoros and Lesotho, have yet to report a case of infection. South Africa (with 2,272 cases), Egypt (2,190), Algeria (1,983) and Morocco (1,783) have all passed the grim milestone of over 1,000 cases. Compared with elsewhere in the world, infections in African countries seem to...

    • Global cases of coronavirus exceed 1.69 million: Johns Hopkins corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 1.69 million globally, with the death toll surpassing 100,000, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Here is what we know so far: The total number of cases on the Chinese mainland has reached 81,953, including 1,183 cases from abroad. A total of 1,092 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation. The death toll in China stands at 3,339 on the Chinese mainland, four in Hong Kong SAR and six in the Taiwan region. Wuhan lifted outbound travel restrictions on Wednesday after over two months of lockdown. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved out of intensive...

    • Global confirmed COVID-19 cases top 855,000: Johns Hopkins corona virus outatebreak globally live upd

      SUMMARY The COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in the city of Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, in December 2019. Confirmed cases now exceed 855,000 globally, with the death toll hitting over 42,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Here is what we know so far: Chinese mainland’s total number of cases has reached 81,518, including 771 cases that originated abroad. The death toll in the country now stands at 3,314. China said on Tuesday its national college entrance exam will be postponed for one month to July due to the epidemic. Wuhan will lift outbound travel restrictions starting April 8 after over two...

    • Malaria raising its head in Sri Lanka once again

      The Health Authorities warn that Malaria might be imminent in Sri Lanka again. Dr Hemantha Herath, Director of the Anti Malaria Campaign said, 5 patients, have been recorded in the past week alone. He added, it is confirmed that people who arrive from abroad are the majority of carriers of the disease. When asked how people could protect themselves from the disease, he urged those who are travelling abroad, especially to India, to take precaution to protect themselves from mosquitoes, and once they arrive here, to visit the anti-malaria treatment centre in their respective areas for a check-up or...

    • Indian missions in UAE release shocking statistics on heart attack deaths heart attack for indian

      Abu Dhabi/Dubai: Seven out of 10 Indian expats who died in Abu Dhabi in the first half of the year succumbed to a heart attack, Indian missions in the UAE revealed. Six out of 10 Indian deaths in Dubai and other emirates were also attributed to the same reason. These shocking statistics have prompted Indian missions to plan awareness drives to stem the alarming trend. The Indian Embassy said heart attack caused the deaths of 131 of 182 Indians — or 72 per cent — who died in Abu Dhabi from January to June this year. Heart attacks accounted...

    • Second confirmed Ebola patient in DR Congo’s Goma dies Second confirmed Ebola patient in DR Congo's Goma dies

      The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest city, Goma, has died, according to officials Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, DRC’s Ebola response coordinator, confirmed the death on Wednesday, a day after the case was announced. “A patient who was confirmed with Ebola in Goma has died. Every measure has been taken to block the chain of transmission,” Muyembe-Tamfum said. The incident has increased fears the virus could take root in the densely populated city of around two million. Goma is more than 350 kilometres south of where the outbreak was first detected. Experts...