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Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 27, 2020

As of 9 am, June 27, 2020: World count: 9,761,594 cases, 4,917,270 recoveries, 492,767 deaths There are now 9,761,594 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,510,156 infections, followed by Brazil (1,280,054) and Russia (620,794).  There have been 492,767 deaths from...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 26, 2020

As of 9 am, June 26, 2020: World count: 9,608,814 cases, 4,808,236 recoveries, 489,405 deaths There are now 9,608,814 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,465,127 infections, followed by Brazil (1,233,147) and Russia (613,99).  There have been 4,808,236...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 24, 2020

As of 8 am, June 24, 2020: World count: 9,178,773 cases, 4,595,846 recoveries, 474,513 deaths There are now 9,178,773 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,387,161 infections, followed by Brazil (1,145,906) and Russia (599,705).  There have been 470,665...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 23, 2020

As of 8 am, June 23, 2020: World count: Over 9 million cases around the globe 4,493,661 recoveries, 470,665 deaths There are now 9,057,555 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,355,269 infections, followed by Brazil (1,111,348) and Russia...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 22, 2020

As of 8 am, June 22, 2020: World count: 8,892,595 cases, 4,403,307 recoveries, 465,880 deaths There are now 8,892,595 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,321,667 infections, followed by Brazil (1,085,038) and Russia (584,680).  There have been 465,880...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 15, 2020

As of 8 am, June 15, 2020: World count: 7,873,221 cases, 3,755,576 recoveries, 432,173 deaths There are now 7,873,221 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,132,468 infections, followed by Brazil (867,882) and Russia (528,964).  There have been 432,173...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 8, 2020

As of 8 am, June 8, 2020: World count: 6,979,789 cases, 3,130,301 recoveries There are now 6,979,789 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 1,977,574 infections, followed by Brazil (691,962) and Russia (467,673).  3,130,301 people worldwide have recovered from...

Singaporean in US: Please don’t criticise Black Lives Matter movement

A Singaporean who has been in the United States for five years has appealed to Singaporeans to stop criticising the Black Lives Matter movement. Mr Timothy Koh writes that they may not understand the nuances underneath the current widespread, and at times violent, protests. https://www.facebook.com/tim.koh/posts/10157142988102761 The...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 1, 2020

As of 8 am, June 1, 2020: World wide cases surpass 6 million World count: 6,112,902 cases, 2,597,111 recoveries, 370,416 deaths There are now 6,112,902 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 370,416 deaths since the pandemic began. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus...

Be careful, folks. Apparently “moronavirus” is contagious and it’s only getting worse

In another engaging opinion piece released on May 26 in The Sydney Morning Herald, columnist and author, Peter FitzSimons, shared his thoughts on what he considers a brand new pandemic, the issue of “moronavirus” and just how quickly it’s spreading. Although there are a few...