Howdy and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I am Kate Mayberry reporting from Kuala Lumpur.
- Worldwide coronavirus scenarios now exceed 10 million and a lot more than fifty percent a million persons have died from the respiratory sickness, in accordance to Johns Hopkins College. The United States accounts for about a quarter of all fatalities.
- The US wellbeing secretary Alex Azar has warned the “window is closing” for decisive action to curb the virus as scenarios there surge.
Below are the most current updates:
Monday, June 29
01:45 GMT – Korea stories 42 new circumstances, problem over clusters
The Korea Centers for Illness Command and Prevention (KCDC) has just declared 42 new conditions of coronavirus – 30 of them neighborhood.
That is reduced than the numbers claimed around the weekend, but Yonhap information company claims South Korean authorities are anxious about ongoing clusters of an infection, particularly in churches.
On Sunday, South Korea declared a a few degree social distancing programme. The country’s currently at Stage 1, the cheapest stage. It will increase to Amount 2 if the selection of cases exceed 50 for 14 days.
00:30 GMT – US accounts for a quarter of fatalities as global toll passes 50 % a million
The most latest quantities from Johns Hopkins exhibit the demise toll now stands at 501,206 considering that the very first cases emerged in China late very last year.
The US accounts for about a quarter of all fatalities. Beneath are the five international locations that have recorded the worst loss of life tolls:
- US – 125,768
- Brazil – 57,622
- United kingdom – 43,634
- Italy – 34,738
- France – 29,781
Additional than 10.1 million people have been identified with the disorder.
23:30 GMT (Sunday) – LA bars told to shut again following instances surge
Bars in Los Angeles and 6 other counties in California – alongside one another home to about 13.5 million individuals – have been purchased to close all over again immediately after a surge in coronavirus situations.
Bars reopened on June 19.
NEW: Because of to the increasing unfold of #COVID19, CA is buying bars to near in Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, and Tulare, when recommending they shut in Contra Costa, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, & Ventura.
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) June 28, 2020
Read the updates from yesterday (June 28) in this article.
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