New Zealand says it’s free of coronavirus: Live updates

      Published on Monday, 8 June , 2020      965 Views     
New Zealand says it’s free of coronavirus: Live updates

New Zealand’s Health Ministry says the country, which implemented one of the toughest lockdowns anywhere in the world, no longer has any active cases of coronavirus

The last case of the disease was reported on May 22. Pakistan’s coronavirus cases have crossed the 100,000 marks after 4,728 new infections were reported on Sunday. Coronavirus restrictions are being relaxed in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, as well as in India.

New York is also due to begin emerging from its lockdown on Monday

More than 7 million people around the world have now been confirmed to have coronavirus with nearly 403,000 dying from the disease, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The US, the UK, and Brazil have recorded the highest death tolls. Today we can announce that there are now no active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand!

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China said US Senator Rick Scott should present the evidence for his accusation that Beijing is trying to slow down or sabotage the development of a COVID-19 vaccine by western countries. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the remarks during a daily briefing on Monday, responding to the Republican senator’s comments during an interview on BBC TV.

Scott declined to give details on the evidence when asked during the interview but said it had come through the intelligence community

Malls and temples re-opened in several cities across India on Monday despite the country recording a record daily number of new coronavirus infections, with the pandemic expected to ravage the country for weeks to come. After a 10-week lockdown, the government has risked lifting some restrictions in a bid to ease the devastating blow to the economy dealt by the coronavirus.


Category Government | 2020/06/08 latest update at 8:29 PM
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