Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera’s persevering with protection of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
- The US recorded greater than 47,000 coronavirus instances on Tuesday, as information confirmed instances in 14 states greater than doubled final month.
- The United States may see 100,000 new coronavirus instances a day and a “disturbing” variety of deaths if Americans don’t begin following public well being suggestions, the nation’s prime infectious illness knowledgeable Anthony Fauci has warned.
- More than 10.four million folks all over the world have been recognized with the coronavirus, greater than 5.three million have recovered, and nearly 510,000 have died, in accordance with Johns Hopkins University.
Here are the most recent updates.
Wednesday, July 1
02:30 GMT – US information greatest one-day rise in instances since begin of coronavirus pandemic
The US recorded greater than 47,000 instances of coronavirus on Tuesday – the largest one-day spike because the pandemic started – in accordance with a Reuters rely.
Some 1,199 folks additionally died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the primary time the demise toll has exceeded 1,000 since June 10.
01:30 GMT – Coronavirus instances in 14 US states greater than double in June
Alarming information from the US exhibits that coronavirus instances in 14 states within the US greater than doubled in June with Arizona reporting a 294 p.c enhance.
Arizona additionally has the very best charge of individuals testing constructive for the virus – at 24 p.c in the course of the previous week. The WHO considers constructive testing charges of above 5 p.c a priority.
US case will increase in June:
- Arizona – 294 p.c
- South Carolina – 200 p.c
- Arkansas – 179 p.c
01:15 GMT – South Korea begins utilizing remdesivir remedy for COVID-19
South Korea has began utilizing remdesivir, an experimental drug that was initially developed for Ebola, to deal with its most significantly in poor health COVID-19 sufferers.
Yonhap information company says the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has signed an settlement with Gilead Sciences, which holds a patent for the drug. It didn’t disclose the quantity of remdesivir it could purchase or the worth.
01:00 GMT – North Korea has examined 922 folks for coronavirus
The WHO has informed NK News that North Korea has examined simply 922 folks for COVID-19.
It’s the primary replace on the coronavirus state of affairs in North Korea for 2 months.
As per the replace obtained on June 19, 922 folks have been examined for COVID-19 and all examined unfavorable,” WHO Representative to the DPRK Edwin Salvador informed the publication.
He added that 443 folks had been quarantined since May 7 and that as many as 255 stay beneath quarantine. All are reportedly North Korean nationals.
North Korea has now examined simply 922 folks for COVID-19, an official from the World Health Organization (WHO) informed NK News on Tuesday.
— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) June 30, 2020
Read all of the updates from yesterday (June 30) right here.
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