A former US Meals and Drug Administration Commissioner has warned that some US states, together with Texas, Florida and Arizona, might begin to see an “exponential” rise in coronavirus instances this coming week. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sounded the alarm because the US dying toll hit 119,959, in line with the Johns Hopkins College tally.
The World Well being Group reported a document improve in world coronavirus instances , with the overall rising by 183,020 in a 24-hour interval. The most important improve was from North and South America with over 116,000 new instances, in line with a each day WHO report on Sunday.
Brazil, the world’s No 2 coronavirus scorching spot after the US, formally handed 50,000 coronavirus deaths, with 50,617 dying toll as of the tip of Sunday. It has 1,085,038 whole variety of instances, in line with the nation’s well being ministry.
Worldwide, at the least 8.9 million folks have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, Not less than 4.Four million have recovered, whereas greater than 466,000 folks have died, in line with Johns Hopkins College.
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Monday, June 22
00:01 GMT – Mexico to renew sending farm employees to Canada after security deal
Mexico will resume sending momentary farm employees to Canada after the 2 international locations reached a deal on improved security protections for labourers on Canadian farms in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters information company reported.
Mexico’s International Ministry stated in an announcement that the Short-term Agricultural Employees Program (PTAT) had “entered into operation as soon as once more after a short lived pause.”
Mexico stated final Tuesday it might pause sending employees to farms with coronavirus infections after at the least two of its nationals died from COVID-19 after outbreaks on 17 Canadian farms.
Canadian farmers depend on 60,000 short-term international employees, predominantly from Latin America and the Caribbean, to plant and harvest crops.
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