Coronavirus, Covıd-19, Latest Global Covid-19 Developments

Coronavirus, Covıd-19

At a glance: Latest global Covid-19 developments

Latest global Covid-19 developments - China declares no new cases for first time

23/05/2020 18:16:00

Latest global Covid-19 developments - China declares no new cases for first time

The pandemic has killed at least 338,128 people worldwide since it surfaced in China late last year.

No new cases in China For the first time since it started reporting data in January, China announces zero new infections.The official death toll stands at 4,634, with 82,971 officially recorded cases.More than 338,000 deathsThe pandemic has killed at least 338,128 people worldwide since it surfaced in China late last year, according to the latest AFP tally based on official sources.

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There have been 5,218,261 officially recorded cases in 196 countries and territories.The United States has recorded the most deaths at 96,007. It is followed by Britain with 36,393, Italy with 32,616, Spain with 28,628 and France with 28,289. Ireland has recorded 1,592 deaths.

In Latin America, declared by the World Health Organization as "a new epicentre", the situation in Brazil is particularly alarming with the country registering 330,890 infections - the third-biggest caseload in the world - and the death toll soaring to 21,048.

La Liga is backSpain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announces that its top-flight football league La Liga can resume on the week of 8 June, more than two months after the virus halted the season.Tourists tooSanchez also gives a boost to the country's tourism industry, saying overseas visitors will be allowed to return to Spain from July.

EU alternative aid planFour EU countries dubbing themselves the "frugal four" present their own proposal for post-coronavirus economic recovery.Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden want emergency help for badly affected countries to take the form of one-off loans which must be agreed within two years, according to a proposal published by the office of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Indian trains for stranded migrantsIndia will organise special trains to get at least 3.6 million migrant workers stranded by the pandemic lockdown back home, authorities say, as fresh coronavirus cases in the country hit a new daily high.Hertz hits hard times

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So we have China minimising their cases and Western countries over exaggerating their numbers. One is a bad as the other. PS; RTE, only a minority are falling for your obvious propaganda! 😂😂 No new cases...of democracy? Not the first time they've lied however. Does anyone actually believe what the CCP says ?

Covid-19: 'Vast majority' following guidelines - GlynnProf Philip Nolan says the reproduction number of the virus has remained stable for the last three weeks, but it takes time to detect any change in the number | I know rte are lazy but you missed the start of the breifing. I was watching virgin media and flicked over to you bunch of lazy feckers. Interesting that gemma o doherty gets much more viewers than this spin..well done gemma.. Everyone talking about a second wave... I’d like to see the first wave🙄🙄

Russia, Brazil report record number of daily deathsFollow our live blog throughout the day on Covid-19 developments both at home and abroad.

Children half as likely to contract Covid-19, review of global studies concludesBut the researchers warned evidence ‘remains weak’ on how likely children are to transmit the virus to others.

Children half as likely to contract Covid-19, review of global studies concludesBut the researchers warned evidence ‘remains weak’ on how likely children are to transmit the virus to others.

Covid-19: Obligatory for passengers arriving from overseas to complete locator formSimon Harris has confirmed that it will be obligatory for passengers arriving from overseas to complete a Covid-19 Public Health Passenger Locator Form.

Covid-19: 11 deaths with 115 new cases in IrelandBreaking: 11 deaths from Covid- 19 and 115 new cases confirmed in Ireland CMOIreland is run long his hands with glee at the 115 new cases saying I told you so...they can’t be trusted. (And sorry to hear if more deaths).