Weather Forecast for Wednesday    Saudi Aramco between 1977 and 2020    Unlike Iran, Saudi Arabia does not engage in assassinations: Al-Jubeir    Announcement on lifting of travel restrictions to be made later    Bahrain welcomes Latvia, Slovenia's decision to designate Hezbollah terrorist organization    Pan Gulf, Cloud 7 & Enerco wins SCC T20 Youm Al Watni finals    China successfully lands spacecraft on moon to retrieve lunar rocks - state media    SASO launches 'quality ambassador' initiative    Online education a strategic option in the future, not only an emergency: Al-Sudairi    ARM, BUTT Sports, CSG, ICAD, M Eagles, R Jurana maintain winning streak in Ace Travel Saudi Cu    Lewis Hamilton to miss Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for coronavirus    Shura Holds 5th Ordinary Session, among the Workings of the 1st Year of the 8th Convocation    Riyadh Region Health Directorate Conducts Hypothesis of Jet's Engine Blast, at King Khalid Int'l Airport    KSrelief distributes cartons of dates in Hodeidah, Lahij    Saudi Arabia Re-elected as Commissioner for the (IPHRC) of the (OIC)    After 4.2 million COVID-19 cases in November, U.S. pins hope on vaccine    GCC General Secretariat Participates in Sub-Regional Meeting on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Public Health    Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading lower, at 8,722.12 Points    Coronavirus deaths, infections drop in Saudi Arabia as recoveries surge    GCC leaders congratulate UAE on 49th National Day    Amman Stock Market Falls    IsDB President Meets with Tunisian Minister of Economy, Finance and Investment Support    UN marks World AIDS Day urging ‘global solidarity, shared responsibility'    How a visionary in Rwanda is growing potatoes in the air    UAE leaders honor fallen COVID-19 frontline heroes    Kaymer seeking more success in UAE ahead of Dubai doubleheader    SAMA: Over 234 Thousands New Mortgages Contracts Until October 2020    Aramco Announces Expansion of Its Flagship Localization Program    British actor Prowse who played Darth Vader dies aged 85    Mahrez hat-trick as Manchester City thrash Burnley 5-0 yet again    Late penalty leaves Liverpool with draw at Brighton    Rapper Shouly releases debut solo album ‘The Empty Quarter' Album tackles big issues including fear, vice, anxiety, family, and religion    Improving immunity key reason to participate in Dubai Fitness Challenge    Argentina Soccer Legend Maradona Dies of Heart Attack    Study: Small link between blood type O and lower risk for severe COVID-19 illness    Coman rescues 1-1 draw for Bayern against Werder    MCIT Launches Initiative to Raise Awareness on Cyberbullying    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Saudi Medical Team Restore Young Man's Lost Vision, One Year later    KSrelief Organizes Awareness Campaign on Breast Cancer in Aden Governorate, Yemen    Ithra Signs Agreement with Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt    Court facilitates young woman's marriage after stripping father's guardianship    Bahrain's top Islamic body condemns attempts to insult Muslim symbols    Saudi man accused of harassing foreign wife asked to be produced before court Court allows divorce, custody of children by mother    S. P. Bala, legendary Indian singer, dead at 74    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    Senior Scholars Council Issues Decision No. 246 Regarding Attendance of Friday Prayer and Prayers at Mosques in a Case of Spread of Epidemic or Fear of its Spread    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





US records over 73,000 coronavirus cases; Brazil hits 56,000 cases
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 25 - 07 - 2020

The United States recorded over 73,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours whereas Brazil reported almost 56,000 new cases.
More than 15.8 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 638,271 have died from COVID-19, according to a Reuters tally, published on Saturday.
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, the US recorded 73,715 new cases and registered 1,130 deaths in the same period. The tally showed that the total confirmed cases in the nation reached 4,112,531 and 145,546 deaths.
In Brazil, the Health Ministry reported 55,891 new coronavirus cases and 1.156 new deaths bringing the country's total cases to over 2.343,366 million and 85,238 deaths. The US and Brazil rank first and second globally in the coronavirus cases and deaths.
In New Delhi, Indian health authorities said on Saturday that 757 people had died in the last 24 hours due to COVID-19 and 48,916 new cases were registered across the country.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest update that the death toll due to coronavirus infection so far in the country rose to 31,358 cases while the overall positive cases jumped to 1.3 million.
Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, New Delhi, Telangana, Karnataka, Assam and Bihar are among the worst affected states. The government has asked people, governments and local authorities to take all necessary precautions, adding that guidelines in containment zones should be followed strictly.
In Geneva, the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health announced on Saturday that 148 coronavirus cases were registered over the past 24 hours.
The ministry said in a statement from its headquarters in Bern that the total number of cases rose to 34,302, while the number of deaths has stabilized at 1,700.
Simultaneously, 4,178 patients continue to receive treatment at hospitals with over 758,000 tests conducted since February, in which 5.4 percent tested positive.
Switzerland has witnessed an upswing in the number of cases after loosening most restrictions, prompting authorities to restrict entry of travelers from countries deemed "unsafe."
In Moscow, Russia on Saturday reported 5,871 new coronavirus cases and 146 more deaths from the respiratory disease. The nationwide tally of infections has risen to 806,720, Russia's coronavirus crisis response center said. The death toll now stands at 13,192, and 597,140 people have recovered.
Meanwhile, Chinese authorities announced 34 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with no deaths being reported.
The new cases raised the total number to 83,784 and deaths at 4,634 in China, Xinhua news agency quoted China's national health committee as saying on Saturday.
It noted that no new cases were recorded in Beijing for the 19th day in a row as well as no recorded cases in Hubei province and its capital Wuhan, the center of the virus outbreak.
It added that 16 people were discharged from hospitals, raising the number of recoveries to 78,889, while 261 patients are sill under medical care.
In Jakarta, Indonesia reported 1,868 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the total to 97,286, data from the country's COVID-19 task force showed.
The number of deaths in the Southeast Asian nation related to COVID-19 rose by 49, to bring the total to 4,714, the data showed. — KUNA/SPA/WAM


Clic here to read the story from its source.