Experts warn that the true number of cases and deaths may be higher due to a lack of testing in Brazil, and fears remains that the virus hasn't peaked yet. A Beijing government spokesperson said the city has contained the momentum of a recent coronavirus outbreak that has infected a few hundreds of people, after the number of daily new cases fell to single digits.
South Africa reported a one-day high of nearly 5,000 new cases on Saturday and 46 deaths.
The same report also saw Regional Director for Europe Dr Han Henri P. Kluge share that Europe accounts for 31 percent of all coronavirus cases. Total global cases are over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths, according to the WHO.
The WHO revealed the country with the most new daily coronavirus cases was Brazil, with 54,771, along with another 1,206 deaths in one day. "More than 150,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to World Health Organization yesterday-the most in a single day so far", Tedros told an online press conference. For obvious reasons, countries are trying to open their societies and economies.
Geneva: If you are thinking that the corona virus is now weakening and you do not have much danger now, then you are wrong.
Lockdowns imposed to halt the spread of the virus have caused crippling economic damage, but the World Health Organization says the pandemic still poses a major threat.
Heavy Rain in Guwahati during Solar Eclipse
Looking at the intensive rays emitting from the Sun might prove harmful for people viewing the eclipse with their naked eyes. However, on the day when India was witnessing a historic solar eclipse , the rain hampered the view for Guwahatians.
"This freedom that we now have, not having to justify our journey to see our family and friends, this was something that we were really looking forward to", Pedro Delgado, 23, said after arriving from Spain's Canary Islands.
The city of around one million had the most number of active cases in the country with 3,102, as of Friday.
It is also the second country to register more than 50,000 coronavirus related deaths.
Germany's coronavirus reproduction rate has jumped to 2.88, up from 1.79 a day earlier, health authorities said, a rate showing infections are rising above the level needed to contain the disease over the longer term. That's almost a five percent increase in total reported cases, with the state's total now at 10,515. The Chinese capital's biggest wholesale food market was closed June 13 after dozens of people who worked there tested positive.
Wuhan University graduates wear face masks during their graduation ceremony at Wuhan University in Wuhan, China.
Oklahoma has totaled 2,284 new cases of the coronavirus in the past seven days, an average of 326 per day.