South Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases jump to 516 862 after 5 377 new cases were reported on Monday.
Brazil recorded 25 800 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and 541 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Sunday.
Australia’s government expressed support on Sunday for the strictest social-distancing measures yet by the state of Victoria in an effort to contain the new coronavirus. The government in country’s second-most populous state is expected to announce that movement and businesses will be severely restricted in the state’s capital Melbourne for at least six weeks from […]
Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people’s sweat at a nearly stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results.
The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising by 292 527.
Persistent electricity shortages, rising government debt, and policy uncertainty will continue to hold back investment and underscore low growth for South Africa in 2020. This is according to a newly released report.
As scientists and pharmaceutical companies work at breakneck speed to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, public health officials and senior US lawmakers are sounding alarms about the Trump administration’s lack of planning for its nationwide distribution.
The epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States showed signs of shifting to the Midwest on Thursday while Sunbelt states were hopeful that new infections and deaths were starting to decline.
Australia is set to record its worst day in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday with 700 new infections and as many as 13 deaths in Victoria state alone, The Herald Sun newspaper reported.
An accelerating coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday worsened the US economic outlook and prompted Miami to decide students should not return to schools as deaths nationally topped 150 000, more than in any other country, according to a Reuters tally.