Tag: WHO

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...

Pandemic ‘is accelerating’, warns WHO

by Robin MILLARD The coronavirus pandemic is now in a "new and dangerous phase", the World Health Organization said Friday, with the disease accelerating at the same time as people tire of lockdowns. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged nations and citizens to remain extremely vigilant,...

Coronavirus update for June 16, 2020

As of 8 am, June 16, 2020: World count: 8,003,021 cases, 3,832,784 recoveries, 435,619 deaths There are now 8,003,021 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,153,782 infections, followed by Brazil (891,556) and Russia (537,210).  There have been 435,619...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 13, 2020

As of 5 am, June 13, 2020: World count: 7,573,699 cases, 3,582,269 recoveries, 423,155 deaths There are now 7,573,699 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,077,370 infections, followed by Brazil (809,398) and Russia (511,423).  There have been 423,155...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 12, 2020

As of 8 am, June 12, 2020: World count: 7,487,676 cases, 3,523,386 recoveries, 420,236 deaths There are now 7,487,676 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,062,704 infections, followed by Brazil (805,649) and Russia (502,43).  There have been 420,236...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 9, 2020

As of 8 am, June 9, 2020: World count: 7,062,464 cases, 3,165,118 recoveries, 403,921 deaths There are now 7,062,464 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 1,977,695 infections, followed by Brazil (710,887) and Russia (476,658).  There have been 403,921...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 6, 2020

As of 5 am, June 6, 2020: World count: 6,699,358 cases, 2,904,828 recoveries, 393,205 deaths There are now 6,699,358 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 393,205 deaths from the coronavirus all over the globe since the pandemic began. The United States has the highest number...

Trump cuts ties with WHO as pandemic grips Latin America

by Susan Stumme with AFP bureaus US President Donald Trump said he is severing ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the death toll from the disease spiked again in the United States and Brazil. Trump's move signals an...

Daily brief: Coronavirus update for May 30, 2020

As of 9 am, May 30, 2020: World count: 5,885,490 cases, 2,468,011 recoveries, 363,061 deaths There are now 5,885,490 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 363,061 deaths from the coronavirus across the globe since the pandemic began. The United States has the highest number of...