New Zealand’s Well being Ministry says the nation, which carried out one of many hardest lockdowns anyplace on this planet, not has any energetic instances of coronavirus. The final case of the illness was reported on Might 22.
Coronavirus restrictions are being relaxed within the Indonesian capital, Jakarta in addition to in India. New York can be attributable to start rising from its lockdown on Monday.
- The UK’s 14-day quarantine on all travellers arriving from abroad takes impact on Monday regardless of widespread opposition from airways and the tourism business.
Greater than 6.9 million folks around the globe have now been confirmed to have coronavirus with almost 402,000 dying from the illness, based on information from Johns Hopkins College. The US, the UK and Brazil have recorded the best dying tolls.
Listed below are the most recent updates:
Monday, June 8
03:10 GMT – New Zealand to carry final COVID-19 curbs at midnight, borders keep closed
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is talking now.
She has introduced that New Zealand will carry its final remaining restrictions to curb the coronavirus at midnight when the nation will return to Stage 1 on its 4 stage system of alerts.
Its worldwide borders will stay closed.
03:05 GMT – Guatemala’s president to work remotely after 18 employees get coronavirus
Guatemala’s president Alejandro Giammattei says he’ll work remotely after 18 members of his workplace and safety element have been recognized with coronavirus.
“I and the vice chairman will perform our actions remotely,” he mentioned in a televised tackle. “We have been examined. We do not have coronavirus.”
The presidential workplace might be deep-cleaned and disinfected.
02:35 GMT – Honduras extends curfew by every week to June 14
Honduras has prolonged its coronavirus curfew by one week till June 14. The extension was introduced on tv by safety ministry spokesman Jair Meza because the Central American nation was attributable to start a gradual reopening of its economic system.
01:30 GMT – New Zealand away from coronavirus as final affected person leaves hospital
New Zealand has confirmed it’s away from coronavirus with no new instances of the virus reported and no energetic instances.
The final affected person was launched from isolation after displaying no signs for 48 hours.
“That is actually excellent news for the particular person involved and it is also one thing the remainder of New Zealand can take coronary heart from,” Director Normal of Well being Dr Ashley Bloomfield mentioned in an announcement. The final reported case of coronavirus in New Zealand was on 22 Might.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is because of give an replace on New Zealand’s lockdown at 3pm native time (03:00 GMT).
At this time we will announce that there at the moment are no energetic instances of COVID-19 in New Zealand! Learn our full replace at https://t.co/YYbSSBzUJC pic.twitter.com/GEMQ1QghgA
— Ministry of Well being – Manatū Hauora (@minhealthnz) June 8, 2020
#BREAKING After weeks and not using a single particular person contracting the virus, New Zealand’s final remaining energetic Covid-19 case — has recovered!
At this time, Kiwis have achieved one thing lots of the world’s strongest nations might solely ever dream of.https://t.co/pDQBRKlwwX pic.twitter.com/W1nYl3eEu6
— nzherald (@nzherald) June 8, 2020
00:20 GMT – Vietnam experiences two new instances – each imported
Vietnam has reported two new instances of coronavirus. Each have been coming back from Mexico and have been quarantined.
The nation has not had a domestically transmitted case of coronavirus in 53 days.
00:00 GMT – Extra nations loosen restrictions regardless of excessive caseloads
Workplaces, eating places and locations of worship will begin opening within the Indonesian capital of Jakarta from Monday, offering they function at solely 50 % of capability. Public transport can even function at 50 % capability whereas purchasing centres will have the ability to reopen subsequent week.
India can be additional stress-free its lockdown, whilst case numbers surge. In Delhi, which has about 10 % of India’s 246,628 confirmed instances, authorities earlier ordered hospital beds be reserved solely for the town’s residents.
23:30 GMT – Chile dying toll jumps sharply as information consolidated
Chile has revised its coronavirus dying toll sharply larger after reviewing dying registry information and knowledge from laboratories finishing up COVID-19 exams and consolidating the listing.
Well being Minister Jaime Manalich reported 653 deaths from COVID-19 bringing the full toll to 2,290. Of the 653, 96 have been new deaths.
“That is an adjustment we’ve to make and report, a dedication to legitimacy particularly once we’ve made an enormous effort to look further databases for data not current within the databases we have been utilizing earlier than,” it mentioned.
Hiya and welcome to Al Jazeera’s persevering with protection of the coronavirus pandemic. I am Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
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