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Global COVID-19 cases top 31.7m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.7 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 975,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People mourn a victim of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a cemetery known locally as "the COVID-19 cemetery", in Trinidad, Bolivia 7 June.

Bolsonaro faces growing pressure to green Brazil economy

As the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands bruise Brazil’s international image, bankers, business executives and even agribusiness firms are calling for a greener economy, ...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks near Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes while leaving Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, 27 April 2020.

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 137,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 137,000 after 377 more patients died from the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of fatalities to 137,272.

People walk at a popular shopping street amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16 September 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 31m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.

Global COVID-19 cases top 30.6m: Johns Hopkins

cases stood at 30,674,077 and the fatalities rose to 955,440, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Ambulance workers pushes a stretcher with a patient at a nursing home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain.

Global COVID-19 cases top 30.3m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 950,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People wearing protective face masks walk in a busy street in Paris as France reinforces mask-wearing in public places as part of efforts to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across France, 18 September 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases top 30mn: Johns Hopkins University

The United States reported the most cases and deaths around the world, which stood at 66,74,070 and 197,615, respectively

An empty playground is surrounded by caution tape amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seabrook, Texas, US, on 8 July 2020

Over 50pc of promised COVID-19 vaccines bought for 13pc people: Oxfam

Rich nations representing a fraction of the global population have already bought up over half the promised COVID-19 vaccine stocks, a study showed, as US president Donald Trump pledged to begin ...

Vials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, a recombinant adenovirus vaccine named Ad5-nCoV, co-developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical firm CanSino Biologics Inc and a team led by Chinese military infectious disease expert, are pictured in Wuhan, Hubei province, China 24 March 2020.

Brazil reports over 131,000 deaths from COVID-19

Brazil registered 814 new deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, which brought the death toll to 131,210, the Ministry of Health reported on Saturday

A girl reacts during the reopening of the Christ the Redeemer statue after months-long closure due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15 August 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases top 28.3m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 28.3 million, while the deaths have increased to over 913,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People wearing masks with no physical distance in Dhaka.
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