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ICYMI: Total Number Of COVID-19 Cases Exceed 25 Million Worldwide

According to a recent AFP tally, coronavirus infections globally soared past 25 million, as countries around the world further tightened restrictions to curb the pandemic’s spread. The data revealed on Sunday August 30, noted that a million additional cases have been detected worldwide roughly every four days since mid-July, with India setting the grim record for the highest single-day rise in cases…

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Update: Global Coronavirus Death Tally Surpasses 800,000

According to an AFP tally shared on Saturday, the novel Coronavirus has claimed over 800,000 lives around the world. In total, 800,004 fatalities have been recorded globally, out of 23,003,079 declared infections. Latin America and the Caribbean is the region the most affected with 254,897 deaths. More than half of global fatalities have been reported in…

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Coronavirus: Over 19 Million Cases Recorded Globally As US Death Toll Surge

The number of coronavirus cases has crossed 19 million globally pushing many nations to further ratchet up restrictions in the battle against the ravaging pandemic. The world’s hardest-hit country, the United States, has seen a major resurgence since the end of June, adding 2,060 deaths in 24 hours alone on Thursday, a tracker by Johns Hopkins University…

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ICYMI: COVID-19 Claims More Than 600,000 Lives Globally, Reports Say

According to latest tally from AFP, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has claimed more than 600,000 lives worldwide. The update was made known via their official website on Sunday. Globally, a count based on official data showed that a total of 600,523 deaths were recorded out of 14,233,355 cases, including 205,065 deaths in Europe — the worst-affected continent. The…

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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surpass 13 Million Worldwide

The total number of Coronavirus infections across the world has crossed the 13 million mark, with more than half in the United States and Latin America, a report from AFP noted on Monday. At least 13,000,166 cases and 569,990 deaths have been recorded and the United States is the worst-hit country with 3,341,838 cases and 135,425 deaths, the…

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Nigeria, US, Others To Be Restricted Entry Into Europe From July 1

Ahead of the reopening of Europe’s borders on July 1, Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into the continent. The European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread…

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Over 10 Million Active Coronavirus Cases Recorded Globally

According to an AFP tally on Sunday based on official sources, more than 10 million cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been officially declared around the world. At least 10,003,942 infections, including 498,779 deaths, have been registered globally. Europe remains the hardest hit continent with 2,637,546 cases including 195,975 fatalities, while the United States…

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Global COVID-19 Cases Top Nine Million As WHO Says Pandemic ‘Accelerating’

The total number of coronavirus cases surpassed nine million on Tuesday as the World Health Organization warned the pandemic was accelerating and Saudi Arabia announced it would scale back the hajj Islamic pilgrimage next month. According to multiple reports, Europe has steadily eased its travel lockdowns in recent weeks, and France on Monday took its biggest step…

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Donald Trump Bans All Inbound Flights From Europe To Fight Coronavirus, Excludes The UK

US President, Donald Trump has announced restrictions on all inbound flights from Europe for a month after more than 1200 confirmed cases of coronavirus outbreak in the country. According to Quartz, it is arguably the most stringent peacetime restriction on travel in US history. He specified that the ban would not include the United Kingdom…

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Coronavirus Outbreak In Italy Causes Pandemonium As Authorities Search For It’s Origin

According to CNN, authorities have announced that the north of Italy will undergo sweeping closures as they scramble to contain Europe’s biggest outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Italy’s confirmed cases surged from three on Friday morning to more than 200 by Monday. The majority of coronavirus infections are concentrated in mainland China (with more than…

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