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Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.
EUROPE* Europe surpassed 150,000 daily coronavirus cases on Friday just a week after reporting 100,000 cases for the first time, according to Reuters tally, with countries such as France, Germany reporting record daily numbers of infections this week.
* The foreign ministers of Austria and Belgium have tested positive for coronavirus after attending a meeting with EU colleagues earlier this week, raising concerns the gathering may have been a so-called “super-spreader” event.* Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will announce on Sunday another set of measures to counter the new wave of COVID-19 cases, his office said, after the country registered a new daily record in infections on Saturday.
AMERICAS* President Donald Trump called for a big economic stimulus as U.S. infections surpassed eight million, with record spikes in several states.* Mexico’s health ministry on Friday reported 6,751 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 419 additional fatalities, bringing the country’s total to 841,661 cases and 85,704 deaths.
ASIA-PACIFIC* Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her centre-left Labour Party in half a century as voters rewarded her for a decisive response to COVID-19. Her “go hard, go early” approach has eliminated locally spread coronavirus in the nation.
* India’s infections rose by another 62,212 cases over the previous day and a local media report said on Saturday the government had begun identifying about 300 million people who would be given a vaccine first when it is ready.* Australia’s coronavirus hotspot of Victoria recorded a single case on Saturday - the lowest daily number since early June - and no deaths, with the state’s top health official calling the figures “one-der-ful”.
MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA* Iran, the hardest hit Middle Eastern country, extended coronavirus restrictions and closures in Tehran into a third week on Saturday as its death toll rose above 30,000.MEDICAL DEVELOPMENTS* China’s disease control authority said on Saturday that contact with frozen food packaging contaminated by living new coronavirus could cause infection.
* The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltdhave received renewed approval to conduct late-stage clinical trials in India of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, the sovereign wealth fund said on Saturday.* Pfizer Incsaid it could file in late November for U.S. authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing, suggesting that a vaccine could potentially be available in the country by the end of the year.
ECONOMIC IMPACT* The risk that the second wave of the pandemic could derail the euro zone’s recovery from deep recession makes ultra-easy monetary policy all the more necessary, European Central Bank board member Fabio Panetta has told a Greek newspaper.Read more: Reuters Top News »
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Coronavirus update: Latest world news for October 16Pres. Trump continues to say “we are rounding the turn” on the coronavirus pandemic, even as Covid-19 cases in the US hit 8 million. ErinBurnett: “He’s been saying we're rounding the turn for…months and months and months, and it hasn't been true yet.” ErinBurnett He rounded the corner, so it's true! ErinBurnett Very big curve to come ErinBurnett It is because we are stuck in a roundabout.
South Africa's coronavirus cases cross 700,000 – latest updatesSouth Africa 's coronavirus cases top 700,000. Other Covid19 updates: 🇧🇷 Brazil registers 754 new deaths 🇲🇽 Mexico's death toll surpasses 85,700 🇨🇳 Mainland China reports 13 new cases More here: India reports over 60,000 new infections. Other Covid19 updates: 🇦🇺 Victoria State reports just one case 🇺🇦 New daily tally in Ukraine surges past 6,000 🇩🇪 Major spike in Germany, with over 7,800 daily cases More here:
Global coronavirus cases rise by one-day record of 400,000Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak. This is coming here. God bless their souls. Please define 'cases' - this is the biggest organized global psy-op of all times. Reuters is living the last moments of its credibility. Worse than CNN if there is such thing.
Global Coronavirus Cases Rise By One-Day Record Of 400,000As a region, Europe is reporting more daily cases than India, Brazil and the United States combined. because there are more old, fat and sick people there? Yet Kamala said in debate that USA is doing worse than all other countries! Liar! Testament to the total failure of policies of shutdowns, mask wearing & social distancing mandates to halt the spread of C19. We are basically seeing herd immunity in progress all over the world (whether Dr. Fauci thought it was a good idea or not.)
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