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 have now recovered.
In the U.S., over 54,000 people tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, setting a new one-day record. The country now has over 2.7 million confirmed cases and some states, led by California, the nation’s most populous state, are rolling back plans to reopen – ordering the closure of bars, banning indoor dining at restaurants and placing restrictions on other indoor operations.
Brazil, the second-worst outbreak in the world behind the U.S., has registered over 1.5 million cases, the Health Ministry said on Friday. The number of coronavirus deaths stands at 63,174.
UK government Friday published the list of countries and regions which are exempt from England’s 14-day quarantine requirements from July 10.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Friday that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and is in self-quarantine.