Coronavirus cases hit 16 million worldwide

Coronavirus cases hit 16 million worldwide
Date: 26.7.2020 13:00

More than 9.26 million people have recovered from COVID-19, while several countries report a resurgence of cases.

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The number of coronavirus infections has hit 16 million worldwide, while more than 644,500 have died, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. More than 9.26 million people have recovered.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea under total lockdown over coronavirus concerns, and declared a state of emergency to contain a potential outbreak, North Korea's state media reported on Sunday.
Vietnam is again on high alert for the coronavirus after medical officials in the central city of Da Nang detected the country's first locally transmitted case in three months.
Thousands of protesters hit the streets of Jerusalem to denounce Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as alleged corruption in his government.
South Africa reports over 12,000 new cases
South Africa has announced more than 12,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases as the total in one of the world’s worst affected countries reaches 434,200 with 6,655 deaths.
South Africa makes up well over half the confirmed cases on the African continent, where experts say the virus could smoulder in areas poorly served by health services.
Africa now has more than 828,000 cases. The true number of cases on the continent of 1.3 billion people is unknown because of testing shortages and insufficient data.
Israel arrests protestors demonstrating against pandemic policy
Israeli police arrested 12 people and used water cannons before dawn on Sunday to disperse furious protesters against government coronavirus policies in Jerusalem, spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
Tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated against joblessness, corruption, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of the pandemic.


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