Hiya and welcome to Al Jazeera’s persevering with protection of the coronavirus pandemic. I am Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
- The US recorded greater than 47,000 coronavirus circumstances on Tuesday, as information confirmed circumstances in 14 states greater than doubled final month.
- The US might see 100,000 new coronavirus circumstances a day and a “disturbing” variety of deaths if Individuals don’t begin following public well being suggestions, the nation’s high infectious illness professional Anthony Fauci has warned.
- Greater than 10.four million folks world wide have been recognized with the coronavirus, greater than 5.three million have recovered, and practically 510,000 have died, based on Johns Hopkins College.
Listed below are the most recent updates.
Wednesday, July 1
03:20 GMT – Decide in Brazil dismisses order for Bolsonaro to put on masks
A choose in Brazil has dimissed a court docket ruling that requires President Jair Bolsonaro to put on a masks when he is out in public.
Decide Daniele Maranhao Costa stated the ruling wasn’t crucial as a result of masks are already necessary in Brasilia, the federal capital.
Bolsonaro, who has been dismissive of the virus even because the toll has climbed, has commonly damaged social distancing measures shaking arms, taking selfies and hugging supporters throughout rallies.
Brazil COVID-19: Protests over Bolsonaro’s dealing with of outbreak
02:30 GMT – US information largest one-day rise in circumstances since begin of coronavirus pandemic
The US recorded greater than 47,000 circumstances of coronavirus on Tuesday – the largest one-day spike for the reason that pandemic started – based on a Reuters rely.
Some 1,199 folks additionally died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the primary time the dying toll has exceeded 1,000 since June 10.
01:30 GMT – Coronavirus circumstances in 14 US states greater than double in June
Alarming information from the US exhibits that coronavirus circumstances in 14 states within the US greater than doubled in June with Arizona reporting a 294 % enhance.
Arizona additionally has the very best charge of individuals testing constructive for the virus – at 24 % in the course of the previous week. The WHO considers constructive testing charges of above 5 % a priority.
US case will increase in June:
- Arizona – 294 %
- South Carolina – 200 %
- Arkansas – 179 %
01:15 GMT – South Korea begins utilizing remdesivir therapy for COVID-19
South Korea has began utilizing remdesivir, an experimental drug that was initially developed for Ebola, to deal with its most critically sick COVID-19 sufferers.
Yonhap information company says the Korea Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention has signed an settlement with Gilead Sciences, which holds a patent for the drug. It didn’t disclose the quantity of remdesivir it will purchase or the value.
01:00 GMT – North Korea has examined 922 folks for coronavirus
The WHO has advised NK Information that North Korea has examined simply 922 folks for COVID-19.
It is the primary replace on the coronavirus scenario in North Korea for 2 months.
As per the replace obtained on June 19, 922 folks have been examined for COVID-19 and all examined detrimental,” WHO Consultant to the DPRK Edwin Salvador advised the publication.
He added that 443 folks had been quarantined since Might 7 and that as many as 255 stay beneath quarantine. All are reportedly North Korean nationals.
North Korea has now examined simply 922 folks for COVID-19, an official from the World Well being Group (WHO) advised NK Information on Tuesday.
This implies that solely 200 folks have been examined for #COVID19 since April. (By @jeongminnkim) https://t.co/uIxlNk4Vpv
— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) June 30, 2020
Learn all of the updates from yesterday (June 30) right here.
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