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U.S. adds 38,576 new cases of coronavirus to 125,768 deaths

TOPICS: Arizona, California, coronavirus, COVID-19, Florida, New York, Texas, United States

The United States added 38,576 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing its global statistics to 2,544,169 cases of the disease, which has claimed 125,768 lives in the country, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. The balance at 00.00 GMT on Monday showed a slight daily decrease in positive cases, which closed […]

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IMF predicts ‘crisis like no other’ after COVID-19

TOPICS: COVID-19, crisis, IMF, lockdown, pandemic

It estimates growth this year at -4.9 per cent, or nearly two percentage points below projections in April, indicating that the recession will be deeper and recovery slower. The latest World Economic Outlook is an update to data published two months ago. Subtitled A Crisis Like No Other, An Uncertain Recovery, it warns that gains […]

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Brazil totals 1,185 deaths and almost 43,000 cases of coronavirus in a single day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, deaths, infections, pandemic

Brazil registered 1,185 deaths from the new coronavirus on the last day, bringing the total number of deaths to 53,830, while the number of confirmed cases increased by 42,725, the government reported Wednesday. The Health Ministry reported in its daily bulletin that the confirmed cases of COVID-19 now stand at 1,188,631 in the country, the […]

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Italian expert says coronavirus is weakening and will die out without vaccine

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, genetic mutation, Matteo Bassetti, social distancing, vaccine, viral load

Matteo Bassetti is the head of infectious diseases at San Martino General Hospital in Genoa. He is considered one of the greatest experts on the coronavirus, and he has good news: he believes that the virus is weakening and will become extinct before a vaccine is even obtained. As the Daily Mail reports, Bassetti says […]

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U.S. nears 120,000 deaths from COVID-19, contagion still on the rise

TOPICS: Arizona, California, contagion, COVID-19, deaths, Florida, infections, Texas, United States

The United States reached 2,278,373 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 119,959 deaths from the disease on Sunday, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. This balance on Monday was 27,000 more infections than on Saturday and 304 new deaths. After two consecutive days with more than 30,000 new cases per day, the figure […]

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Brazil is approaching one million infected with more than a thousand deaths every day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, de-escalation, deaths, pandemic, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil, the second most affected country by the coronavirus after the United States, is approaching the millionth case of COVID-19 with doubts about when the peak of the pandemic will arrive and imbued with a precipitous de-escalation that will bring football back to Rio de Janeiro this Thursday. In its latest bulletin, the Health Ministry […]

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Eight U.S. states register increase in positives per coronavirus

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, deaths, epidemic, reopening, United States

In the United States, most states have been on the road to permanent reopening for days. But the good signs are mutating into a far more disturbing picture. The country, which already has 119,000 victims of Covid-19, more than during the whole First World War, has added 23,047 positive cases and 739 deaths in the […]

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New Zealand announces that it is free of COVID-19 after the last patient recovered

TOPICS: Auckland, coronavirus, COVID-19, New Zealand, pandemic

The New Zealand Ministry of Health announced on Monday that there are no active cases of COVID-19 registered in the country, after the last patient, a woman from Auckland, showed no symptoms in the last 48 hours. Health Director-General Ashley Bloomfield said this was important news but stressed that “surveillance against COVID-19 continues and will […]

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COVID-19’s chaotic pandemic management threatens Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, coronavirus, COVID-19, Keir Starmer, outbreak, pandemic, quarantine, United Kingdom

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Boris Johnson has been stumbling around. His slow response to confinement was not without controversy. And now, with the de-escalation strategy, chaos is repeating itself. Or it is even worse, because the Tory leader is increasingly being cornered by the Labour opposition, he has lost the confidence of a […]

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Trump announces that the U.S. is leaving the WHO and will sanction China for “hiding the virus”

TOPICS: China, COVID-19, Donald Trump, United States, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has decided to “break” his country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), which he accuses of having mismanaged the health emergency of COVID-19, by believing too much in the information provided by China, and of being under the “complete control” of the Asian giant, which […]

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