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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

[ad_1] Passengers wait to enter a railway station, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – What you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Japan COVID cases hit 1 million as infections spread beyond Tokyo …

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Vietnam’s capital to extend COVID-19 curbs as new clusters emerge

[ad_1] A woman wears a protective mask as she exercises on the street amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 31. REUTERS/Thanh Hue HANOI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s capital Hanoi will extend coronavirus restrictions until Aug. 22, its health ministry said on Friday, after authorities warned of …

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China sees highest daily coronavirus cases in current outbreak

[ad_1] A medical worker collects a swab from a resident during a mass testing for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a makeshift testing site at a stadium in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China May 30, 2021. cnsphoto via REUTERS BEIJING, Aug 6 (Reuters) – China reported on Friday its highest daily …

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 200 mln as Delta variant spreads

[ad_1] Aug 4 (Reuters) – Coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 200 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as the more-infectious Delta variant threatens areas with low vaccination rates and strains healthcare systems. The global surge in cases is highlighting the widening gap in inoculation rates between wealthy and poor …

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China reports 85 new coronavirus cases for Aug 4 vs 96 previous day

[ad_1] BEIJING, Aug 5 (Reuters) – China reported on Thursday 85 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland for Aug. 4, down from 96 a day earlier, according to the National Health Commission. Of the new infections, 62 were locally transmitted, the health authority said. That compares with 71 local …

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WHO calls for halting COVID-19 vaccine boosters in favor of unvaccinated

[ad_1] Aug 4 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization is calling for a halt on COVID-19 vaccine boosters until at least the end of September, its head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, as the gap between vaccinations in wealthy and poor countries widens. The call for a moratorium is …

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China reports 96 new COVID-19 cases

[ad_1] Residents wait at the observation area during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination session for those aged between 12 and 14, in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China August 3, 2021. China Daily via REUTERS BEIJING, Aug 4 (Reuters) – China reported on Wednesday 96 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the mainland …

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Hundreds of migrants vaccinated against coronavirus in U.S.-Mexico border city

[ad_1] People stand in line to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as part of a government plan to inoculate Mexican border residents on its shared frontier with the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes MEXICO CITY, Aug 3 (Reuters) – …

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Turkey’s coronavirus cases jump to nearly 25,000, highest since early May

[ad_1] People wearing protective masks walk along a street amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Diyarbakir, Turkey July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar ISTANBUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases in Turkey jumped to nearly 25,000 on Tuesday, government data showed, the highest level in almost …

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S.Korea on alert for new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant

[ad_1] A woman gets a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul, South Korea, July 15, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Only one contact of man with Delta Plus tests positive One Delta Plus case recently returned from United States South Korea reports 1,202 new COVID-19 cases SEOUL, …

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