U.S. CDC reports 2,789,678 coronavirus cases, 129,305 deaths

Published On: July 5, 2020 09:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

NEW YORK, July 5: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its count of coronavirus cases and deaths to 57,718 new cases and 661 deaths on Saturday, taking the total to 2,789,678 cases and 129,305 deaths.

TOKYO, July 4: Heavy rain in southern Japan triggered flooding and mudslides on Saturday, leaving more than a dozen people presumed dead, about 10 missing and dozens stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued, officials said.

India coronavirus cases hit record high amid monsoon rains

Published On: July 4, 2020 02:49 PM NPT By: Reuters

MUMBAI, July 4: India recorded its highest singe-day spike of coronavirus cases on Saturday, with over 22,000 new cases and 442 deaths, as infections rose in the western and southern parts of the country amid heavy monsoon rains.

LONDON, July 4: Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the government said on Friday.

Pakistani foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: July 4, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

ISLAMABAD, July 4: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had tested positive for COVID-19, days after holding high-profile meetings including one with U.S. special representative on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad.

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 11 million

Published On: July 4, 2020 07:41 AM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 4: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

French prime minister resigns, successor to be named

Published On: July 3, 2020 02:16 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, July 3: France is to name a new prime minister “in the coming hours,” the country’s presidency said Friday, shortly after announcing Edouard Philippe’s resignation amid an expected reshuffle.

Modi visits Himalayan border where troops clashed with China

Published On: July 3, 2020 01:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, July 3: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh on Friday, officials said, weeks after Indian and Chinese troops clashed on their disputed border there, escalating tension between the Asian giants.

India adds 20,000 virus cases, over 370 deaths

Published On: July 3, 2020 10:58 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, July 3: India reported another single-day record high of new virus cases Friday while its monuments like the Taj Mahal will reopen for tourists next week.

NEW YORK, July 3: The United States reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the largest daily increase any country has ever reported, according to a Reuters tally.