Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll tops 87K

SAO PAULO – Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 87,004 on Sunday after 555 more patients died from the disease in the previous 24 hours.In the same period, tests detected 24,578 new cases of infection, bringing the total caseload since the start of the national outbreak to 2,419,091. According to the Health Ministry’s latest pandemic report, … Read More

Covid-19 cases in Brazil surpass 2M

RIO DE JANEIRO – The Brazilian government reported on Thursday that the country has registered over two million cases of the novel coronavirus after 45,403 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, for a total of 2,012,151. According to the Ministry of Health, 1,322 deaths were recorded in the last 24-hour period, bringing … Read More

Thousands defy mass-gathering ban in the UK

LONDON – Despite the ban of mass gatherings in Britain, thousands of people gathered Sunday in London and Manchester to protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man suffocated to death by a white police officer in the midwestern US state of Minnesota on Monday.

Wuhan mobilizes 34K workers to fight Covid-19

WUHAN — Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, has mobilized more than 34,000 officials, government workers and Communist Party of China (CPC) members into its 1,100 communities to fight the epidemic. The city committee of the CPC said Tuesday the figure includes 16,700 employees of government units and state-owned enterprises, who … Read More