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Scotland, N.Ireland suffer record COVID infections

LONDON Scotland and Northern Ireland recorded record numbers of new coronavirus cases on Saturday, official statistics showed.Scotland announced 714 new cases over the past 24 hours, up from yesterday’s tally...

Coronavirus cases in Latin America exceed 9 million

BOGOTA, Colombia More than six months since the first coronavirus case was detected in Latin America, there is an excess of 9 million cases and 330,000 deaths in the region,...

Australia stresses finding COVID-19 origins at UNGA

ANKARA  Australia stressed finding the source of the deadly coronavirus Friday as its prime minister said the infection has affected all of humanity.“There is also a clear mandate to identify...

France: Coronavirus infections soar at week's end

PARIS  France reported elevated coronavirus statistics Friday night in all categories, according to the Ministry of Health. Cases of infection rose by 15,797 over the last 24 hours, the second-highest single-day...

South Africa sees 1,555 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 1,555 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a 24-hour period, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 661,211, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced late...

Coronavirus claims 17 lives in Tunisia, 5 in Bahrain

ANKARA Health authorities in Tunisia and Bahrain confirmed additional fatalities due to the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday. The Tunisian Health Ministry said 17 people had died from COVID-19, taking the country’s...

92,605 new coronavirus cases in India

NEW DELHI, India Coronavirus cases in India continue to surge at an alarming rate as 92,605 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry’s tally showed...

COVID-19: Australia reports 14 cases, 6 deaths

MELBOURNE, Australia  Australia reported 14 new cases of the novel coronavirus in southeastern Victoria state on Sunday, along with six deaths. The caseload rose to 26,903 while the death toll reached...

Gaza reports 90 new virus infections

GAZA CITY, Palestine The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed 90 additional infections from the coronavirus pandemic in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. A ministry statement said the territory’s tally rose to 2,313...

Virus claims nearly 1,500 more lives in Brazil, Mexico

ANKARA Almost 1,500 more lives were lost to COVID-19 in Brazil and Mexico, with the combined number of new infections in the two countries close to 45,000, health authorities said...

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