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the newest novel coronavirus (Covid-19) information from around the globe.

FOLLOW LIVE | Covid-19 in SA: Death toll surpasses 13 000 as cases rise to 609 773

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 23.5
million, loss of life toll at 808 476

More than 23.5 million folks have been reported
to be contaminated by the novel coronavirus globally and 808 476 have died,
in line with a Reuters tally.

Infections have been reported in additional than 210
nations and territories because the first cases have been recognized in China in
December 2019.

 – REUTERS


New Zealand extends coronavirus curbs
in largest metropolis

New Zealand will lengthen the present coronavirus
restrictions in its largest metropolis of Auckland till Sunday evening, Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern stated on Monday.

An abrupt resurgence of Covid-19 about two weeks
in the past in Auckland prompted Ardern to place town’s 1.7 million residents in a
lockdown, forcing companies to shut and faculties to close. The lockdown was due
to run out on Wednesday.

Ardern stated everybody utilizing public transport below
degree two restrictions or above might be required to put on masks or any face
protecting to comprise the unfold of the virus.

 – REUTERS


Bali bans foreign tourists for remainder of 2020 over
virus

Jakarta – Foreign tourists will not be allowed to
go to Bali for the remainder of 2020 attributable to coronavirus considerations, its governor stated,
scrapping a plan to open up the Indonesian island from subsequent month.

The vacation hotspot re-opened seashores, temples and
different tourism spots for home guests on the finish of July and had stated it
would let foreign tourists return on 11 September.

But the plan has now been cancelled over considerations
about Indonesia’s mounting virus cases and with many foreign nationals topic
to journey bans of their dwelling nations.

Jakarta can be but to elevate its ban on foreign
tourists coming into Indonesia.

“The scenario in Indonesia just isn’t conducive
to permit worldwide tourists to go to Indonesia, together with…Bali,” the
island’s governor I Wayan Koster stated in an official letter dated Saturday.

“The central authorities helps (Bali’s)
plans to recuperate tourism by opening the doorways for worldwide tourists.
However, this requires care, prudence, to not be rushed, and requires cautious
preparation,” it added.

He didn’t give a brand new date for permitting foreign
tourists to go to.

 – AFP


India’s coronavirus cases surge to three.1
million

MUMBAI – India reported 61 408
coronavirus infections within the final 24 hours, taking its complete caseload previous 3.1
million, knowledge from the federal well being ministry confirmed.

India crossed the three million cases
milestone on Sunday, 17 days after it crossed the two million mark. It is the
worst-affected nation in Asia, and third behind Brazil and the United States
globally.

The variety of deaths within the final 24
hours was 836, taking the whole to 57 542.

 – REUTERS


Russia’s coronavirus tally passes 960 000

MOSCOW – Russia reported 4 744 new coronavirus
cases on Monday, pushing its confirmed an infection tally to 961 493, the fourth
largest on this planet.

Authorities stated 65 folks had died over the previous
24 hours, pushing the official loss of life toll to 16 448.

 – REUTERS


Mexico experiences 3 948 new coronavirus
cases, 226 extra deaths

MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s well being ministry on Sunday
reported 3 948 new confirmed cases of coronavirus an infection and 226 further
fatalities, bringing the whole within the nation to 560 164 cases and 60 480
deaths.

The authorities has stated the true variety of contaminated
folks is probably going considerably increased than the confirmed cases.

 – REUTERS


Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 711
to 233 575 – RKI

BERLIN – The variety of confirmed coronavirus cases
in Germany elevated by 711 to 233 575, knowledge from the Robert Koch Institute
(RKI) for infectious ailments confirmed on Monday.

The reported loss of life toll rose by three to 9 272, the
tally confirmed.

 – REUTERS


China experiences 16 new Covid-19 cases, eighth day
with out native infections

SHANGHAI – China reported 16 new Covid-19 cases in
the mainland for 23 August, all of which have been imported infections involving
travellers from abroad, the nation’s well being authority stated on Monday.

This in contrast with 12 new Covid-19 cases reported a
day earlier, all imported too, and marked the eighth consecutive day of no
domestically transmitted cases.

The complete variety of confirmed cases now stands at
84 967, whereas the loss of life toll stays unchanged at 4 634.

The National Health Commission stated in a press release
that 27 new asymptomatic Covid-19 cases – sufferers who’re contaminated with the
coronavirus however not exhibiting any signs – in contrast with 15 such cases
reported a day earlier.

 – REUTERS


Tokyo’s new coronavirus cases hit 1 & 1/2 month
low on Monday

Tokyo reported 95 new coronavirus cases on Monday,
marking the bottom single-day tally since 8 July, knowledge from the Metropolitan
Government confirmed.

The cases have been confirmed from round 2 900 assessments,
with these below 40-years-old accounting for 60% of latest cases. Total critical
cases within the Japanese capital declined by one from the day before today, to 38.

Cases have declined from peaks of above 400 seen in
early August.

 – REUTERS


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