Hi there 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 People don’t begin following public well being suggestions, the nation’s high infectious illness skilled Anthony Fauci has warned.
- Greater than 10.four million individuals world wide have been identified with the coronavirus, greater than 5.three million have recovered, and practically 510,000 have died, in response to Johns Hopkins College.
Listed here are the most recent updates.
Wednesday, July 1
03:20 GMT – Choose in Brazil dismisses order for Bolsonaro to put on masks
A decide in Brazil has dimissed a court docket ruling that requires President Jair Bolsonaro to put on a masks when he is out in public.
Choose Daniele Maranhao Costa mentioned the ruling wasn’t crucial as a result of masks are already obligatory in Brasilia, the federal capital.
Bolsonaro, who has been dismissive of the virus even because the toll has climbed, has often damaged social distancing measures shaking fingers, taking selfies and hugging supporters throughout rallies.
Brazil COVID-19: Protests over Bolsonaro’s dealing with of outbreak
02:30 GMT – US information greatest 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 – in response to a Reuters rely.
Some 1,199 individuals additionally died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the primary time the loss of life 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 reveals that coronavirus circumstances in 14 states within the US greater than doubled in June with Arizona reporting a 294 p.c improve.
Arizona additionally has the best price of individuals testing optimistic for the virus – at 24 p.c in the course of the previous week. The WHO considers optimistic testing charges of above 5 p.c a priority.
US case will increase in June:
- Arizona – 294 p.c
- South Carolina – 200 p.c
- Arkansas – 179 p.c
01:15 GMT – South Korea begins utilizing remdesivir remedy for COVID-19
South Korea has began utilizing remdesivir, an experimental drug that was initially developed for Ebola, to deal with its most significantly ailing 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 could purchase or the worth.
01:00 GMT – North Korea has examined 922 individuals for coronavirus
The WHO has instructed NK Information that North Korea has examined simply 922 individuals for COVID-19.
It is the primary replace on the coronavirus scenario in North Korea for 2 months.
As per the replace acquired on June 19, 922 individuals have been examined for COVID-19 and all examined adverse,” WHO Consultant to the DPRK Edwin Salvador instructed the publication.
He added that 443 individuals 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 individuals for COVID-19, an official from the World Well being Group (WHO) instructed NK Information on Tuesday.
— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) June 30, 2020
Learn all of the updates from yesterday (June 30) here.
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