Global COVID-19 cases cross 32.1m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 32.1 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 981,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University

People with and without masks in the Red Light District in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 5 August 2020.

10,454 COVID-19 patients recover in Rangpur division

The number of recovered coronavirus (COVID-19) patients rose to 10,454 with the healing of 38 infected people on Tuesday in all eight districts of Rangpur division

Map of Rangpur

India records over 5.7m COVID-19 cases, above 91,000 deaths

With a spike of 86,508 coronavirus cases in 24 hours India’s tally on Thursday reached 5,732,518 and there were 1,129 deaths in one day

A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health centre to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, in the old quarters of Delhi, India, 14 August 2020

UK reports highest single-day COVID-19 cases since May

The UK has reported 6,178 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since 1 May, taking the total tally to 409,729, official data revealed

Artist Bruce Munro works on installation 'Ribbon of Light', as a tribute to UK health and key workers, along a hilltop footpath, whilst under lockdown, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), near Warminster in Wiltshire, south west Britain, 7 May 2020.

Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

Indonesia reported 4,465 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the country’s biggest daily rise, taking the total number of infections to 257,388, data from the country’s health ministry showed

People are pictured wearing protective face masks as the Indonesian government eases restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, 8 June 2020.

Global COVID-19 deaths hit 968,600

The death toll from COVID-19 globally climbed to 968,600 on Wednesday according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

A group of women eat at a restaurant amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Austin, Texas, US, on 28 June.

US COVID-19 deaths top 200,000

US COVID-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University

Overheated, a healthcare worker takes a break as people wait in their vehicles in long lines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing in Houston, Texas, US, 7 July 2020.

Negative impact of COVID-19 lockdown on kids

Children, who appear at a relatively lower risk from COVID-19, are disproportionately harmed by precautions involved with lockdowns, warn researchers.

Two children wearing face masks ride a bicycle on empty Dhaka-Mawa Expressway amid a coronavirus lockdown in Postogola, Dhaka on 18 April 2020.

France opposes return to pre-virus EU deficit rules

France opposes a return to the EU's previous rules on running deficits and public debt after the coronavirus crisis, European affairs minister Clement Beaune told AFP on Tuesday

People, wearing protective face masks, walk on the beach of La Baule as France softens its strict lockdown rules during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, 13 May 2020.
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