Hong Kong reports 80 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3,669 in total

In view of several confirmed cases found related to two food markets in Kowloon, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Tuesday to strengthen cleaning and disinfection in the markets, and urged business owners in the markets to receive nucleic acid test for COVID-19 and […]

Covid-19 spread reported in new areas but 82% of total cases from 10 states/UTs: Health ministry

Addressing a press briefing, Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said 50 districts account for 66 per cent of the total caseload and the Covid-19 case fatality rate has progressively declined to 2.10 per cent, the lowest since the first lockdown was imposed on March 25.

Coronavirus live updates: Case numbers prompt cautious optimism on state turnaround

12:58 p.m. Newsom says out-of-state quarantine not necessary: When asked why California didn’t institute a two-week quarantine order for visitors entering the state from hotspots, Governor Gavin Newsom said in a press conference Monday that past infection declines proved that such an order isn’t needed to curb the spread. “The key is when you do […]

Vietnam confirms 18 new Covid-19 infection cases, total rising to 670

Patient 670 is a 50-year old man from the northern central province of Thanh Hoa. He boarded the flight VN6 from Equatorial Guinea to Hanoi on July 29. He together with all the passengers were immediately sent to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases for quarantine and treatment. The flight has recorded 20 Covid-19 infection […]

Pa. Health Dept. Announces 854 New Coronavirus Cases As Statewide Total Grows To Over 115,000

State Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said in a news release, “As the state has put in place targeted mitigation efforts to offset recent case increases, we must renew our commitment to protecting against COVID-19 by wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and following the requirements set forth in the orders for bars and […]

Number of UK citizens emigrating to EU has risen by 30% since Brexit vote

They also considered Ireland and Italy, but Uschi got a job in Germany. Fear over Brexit was “the main factor”, she added. “Where we were wasn’t brilliant for work so we thought we would not be able to sustain ourselves and Andreas’s diagnosis was a big scare, so Brexit was the big push in the […]

World number one Barty to skip U.S. Open over COVID-19 concerns

World number one Novak Djokovic and 23-times Grand Slam champion Serena Williams are among players expected to compete at the U.S. Open despite concerns about undergoing mandatory quarantine when travelling to Europe, which would have them miss tournaments in Madrid and Rome ahead of the French Open.

UK coronavirus cases jump AGAIN as rolling average tops 800 for first time in a month but officials record 89 more deaths and separate data shows the number of weekly fatalities is the lowest since BEFORE lockdown

However, in a round of interviews today Mr Clarke insisted that the reopening of schools in September was ‘not up for debate’ and will definitely go ahead. While stressing that the test and trace system was ‘delivering’, he said: ‘There’s always more to be done, we’re very honest about the fact this is a challenge.

Number of UK troops in Afghanistan set to DOUBLE after Donald Trump pressures NATO to do more to combat the Taliban

He told BBC Radio 4’s Today that 400 extra troops would “send an important message to our allies” that they should do more and would also signal to the Taliban “they will never bring this fight in Afghanistan to an end by fighting, they have to resort to dialogue”.

HDFC Bank gets new CEO, boosts shares

Shares of the private sector lender surged as much as 5.89% and were the top boosts on the Nifty 50 index after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved Sashidhar Jagdishan’s appointment as the new chief of HDFC Bank.