- The world cases: More than 8.97 m
- Death in the world: At least 468,589
- UNITED states the case: More than 2.28 million
- Deaths in the UNITED states: At least 119,977
The above data has been compiled by the Johns Hopkins University.
Gilead to test more easy-to-administer form of coronavirus drug
10:17 hours-AND — Gilead Sciences has announced that it is looking to test an inhaled version of remdesivir, the antiviral drug that has shown to be slightly beneficial for individuals hospitalized with Covid-19.
Remdesivir is administered by the intravenous route. The company said that the investors earlier this year that it was looking to develop more easy-to-administer versions of the drug, including the inhaled version. He will be responsible for administering the medication through a nebulizer, a distribution device that transforms liquid medications into mist. The medication may not be administered in pill form because its chemical composition would have an impact on the liver, the company noted.
The company will be conducted in healthy volunteers this week for the start of the testing phase and hope to begin studies in patients with Covid-19 August. —Berkeley Lovelace, Jr
Grocery stores seek robots, salad, kiosks and more to revive the prepared foods
Texas grocery store Central Market turned the salad bars and hot bars and rods of packaged food displays during the course of the pandemic.
Source: Central Market
8:53 p.m. ET — The idea of sharing a serving spoon with strangers in a salad bar or hot bar has quickly fallen from favor in the course of the pandemic, and the grocers are looking for new ways to revive the prepared foods.
At Publix, an employee in a mask and dishwashing gloves to every item on the old self-serve food bars. Wegmans moved to the hummus and olives behind the cheese counter. And a-B, some chillers, complete packaged dishes from local restaurants.
For some companies, the decline of the salad bar has created new opportunities. Based in california, Chowbotics is the sale of its services to restore robot, which can contain up to 22 ingredients, for grocers. Franchise Restaurant Saladworks recently signed an agreement to open with a salad of kiosks inside several grocery stores. —Melissa Repko
United kingdom damage coronavirus threat level
8: 20 a.m., AND — Chief medical officers of health in the united kingdom has lowered the nation’s threat level around Covid-19 from “high or rising exponential” to a marker of “general circulation,” Reuters reported.
The health officials noted that the pandemic is far from over and that the localized outbreaks are likely to continue, Reuters reported, but the city, the steady decline Covid-19 a case of making the change.
The united kingdom had been under the threat of a level four, “the transmission is high and / or growing exponentially,” since mid-May. The united kingdom is one of the most affected countries in the world, with more than 50 000 coronavirus-related deaths, according to official data. —Alex Harring
The Infection found in the PepsiCo plant in China, to stimulate the production of suspension
8:10 a.m. — PepsiCo China is the cessation of production at one of its factories in Beijing in the Daxing district, after at least one employee have tested positive for Covid-19, the company said on Sunday, according to Reuters news agency.
PepsiCo China business director of the company Fan Zhmin said operations are interrupted as soon as the first case has been confirmed, on 15 June, Reuters reports.
Pang Xinghuo, a senior official of Beijing’s disease control authority, said that eight people in Daxing factory tested positive, the press service said. —Suzanne Blake
South Korea fears that he is fighting against the ” second wave “
South Korean soldiers wearing protective clothing spray disinfectant in the street to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in a residential area of Seoul on March 9, 2020.
Jung Yeon-Je | AFP | Getty Images
7:26 h AND Health authorities in South Korea said for the first time on Monday that the country is facing a “second wave” of infections with the sars coronavirus around the capital Seoul.
On Monday, the director of Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jeong Eun-kyeong said a public holiday at the beginning of May has marked the beginning of a “second wave” of cases in the greater Seoul area, according to Reuters.
“In the metropolitan region, we believe that the first wave was from March to April and from February to March,” Jeong said during a news conference, according to Reuters. “Then, we see that the second wave was triggered by the May holiday has been going on. ”
South Korea has 12,438 confirmed cases of the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University, and has reported 280 deaths. —Holly Ellyatt
WHO reports record single-day peak of the event on a global scale
Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, at his funeral, which is past of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 18 May 2020.
Ricardo Moraes | Reuters
7:21 pm ET — The World Health Organization, on Sunday, reported the biggest day of the increase of coronavirus cases worldwide since the virus emerged in Wuhan, China more than six months ago.
The United Nations agency said that more than 183,000 new cases were reported Sunday. Brazil was the largest contributor, reporting 54,771 new cases. The UNITED states counted 36,617 new cases.
On Friday, the Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has warned that the pandemic has entered a ” new and dangerous phase “, such as the spread of the virus continues to accelerate into new communities and a resurgence in some that had already been hit hard.
“A lot of people are naturally enough to be at home. The countries are naturally eager to open their societies and economies, ” he said. “But the virus continues to spread rapidly. It is always fatal, and most people are still susceptible. ”
The coronavirus has infected most of the 8,970,977 people worldwide and has killed at least 468,589 people, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University. —Will Feuer