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Spanish prime minister moderately optimistic about economic recovery

Spanish prime minister moderately optimistic about economic recovery

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday he was moderately optimistic about the country’s economic recovery from its worst downturn on [more…]

Australia’s COVID-19 deaths in virus hotspot fall to two-week low

Australia’s COVID-19 deaths in virus hotspot fall to two-week low

Published 01/09/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s second-most populous state Victoria, the epicentre for COVID-19 infections in the country, on Tuesday reported its lowest rise in virus-related deaths [more…]

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Mainland China reports 10 new COVID-19 cases vs 17 a day earlier

Published 01/09/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 31, down from 17 reported a day earlier, the country’s health authority said [more…]

Mexico records 3,719 new coronavirus cases, 256 more deaths

Mexico records 3,719 new coronavirus cases, 256 more deaths

Published 01/09/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry on Monday reported 3,719 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 256 additional fatalities, bringing the total in [more…]

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Opening up without control of COVID-19 is recipe for disaster, says WHO

Published 31/08/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries with significant active spread of coronavirus must prevent amplifying events, as opening up without the virus being under control would be [more…]

Singapore battles record dengue outbreak with more mosquitoes

Singapore battles record dengue outbreak with more mosquitoes

Published 28/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From the high balcony of a Singapore public housing block, an environment official steadies his mosquito launcher, the latest contraption authorities have [more…]

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Published 17/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,892 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing its tally so far to 927,745, the fourth largest in [more…]

Lebanon needs two-week lockdown after COVID-19 spike, health minister says

Lebanon needs two-week lockdown after COVID-19 spike, health minister says

Published 17/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon should be locked down for two weeks after a spike in COVID-19 infections, the caretaker government’s health minister was quoted as [more…]

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Australian state premier apologises for cruise ship failures after COVID-19 spike

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The leader of Australia’s New South Wales state apologised on Monday for failing to stop people carrying the novel coronavirus from disembarking [more…]

Britain encourages at-risk groups to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Britain encourages at-risk groups to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Published 17/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Monday urged elderly people and volunteers from Black and Asian minority groups to sign up to a COVID-19 vaccine trial [more…]