Coronavirus latest: at a glance | News from the world


The main developments in the global coronavirus epidemic today are:

Britain “at a very dangerous time”

The Deputy Chief Doctor of England, Jonathan Van-Tam, warned on Saturday that people should follow the guidelines and not “take their pants off” when he urged the British public to maintain a high level of compliance in order to limit the spread of the virus.

Colombia to lift quarantine in parts of country

Parts of Colombia will emerge from the national quarantine that has been in place since the end of March, but new measures were issued on Saturday to control the spread of the coronavirus in three of its most affected cities, including the capital Bogota. The country has reported more than 26,600 cases of coronavirus and 853 deaths.

India to partially lift lock despite record infections

India has extended its coronavirus lockout until June 30 in high-risk areas, but has allowed restaurants, shopping malls and religious buildings to reopen from June 8, despite a record number of cases detected Saturday throughout the country.

India reported a record daily leap of 7,964 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday and has so far recorded 173,763 positive cases and 4,971 deaths, making the ninth most populous country in the world ninth on the list infections.

Coronavirus vaccine developed in China may be ready for commercialization this year

A Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine could be ready for distribution by the end of this year, the Chinese supervisory and administration commission for China’s assets announced on Saturday in an article on social media.

Formula 1 races will take place in Austria on July 5 without spectators

The Austrian government approved the opening races for the Formula 1 season on July 5, but fans may be disappointed to learn that the races will be held behind closed doors.

Merkel will not participate in Trump’s G7 “unless the pandemic changes”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend a face-to-face meeting in the United States with leaders of the world’s major economies if Donald Trump moves forward, unless the coronavirus price changes from here there, announced his office on Saturday. .

Protests in Bosnia against coronavirus response

Thousands of Bosnians took to the streets on Saturday to protest bad governance, nationalism and corruption, while senior officials face public anger at the government’s management of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mosques in Iran to resume daily prayers

President Hassan Rouhani said mosques must resume daily prayers across the country, despite high rates of coronavirus infections in some areas. The opening hours of the shopping centers, which were only allowed to open until 6 p.m., will be extended as part of the government’s plans to ease restrictions on coronaviruses.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here