Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera’s proceeding protection of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
- The US recorded greater than 47,000 coronavirus circumstances on Tuesday, as information confirmed circumstances in 14 states greater than doubled final month.
- The United States may just see 100,000 new coronavirus circumstances an afternoon and a “disturbing” choice of deaths if Americans don’t get started following public well being suggestions, the rustic’s best infectious illness professional Anthony Fauci has warned.
- More than 10.four million other folks world wide had been recognized with the coronavirus, greater than 5.three million have recovered, and just about 510,000 have died, consistent with Johns Hopkins University.
Here are the most recent updates.
Wednesday, July 1
02:30 GMT – US information greatest one-day upward push in circumstances since get started of coronavirus pandemic
The US recorded greater than 47,000 circumstances of coronavirus on Tuesday – the largest one-day spike for the reason that pandemic started – consistent with a Reuters depend.
Some 1,199 other folks additionally died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the primary time the demise toll has exceeded 1,000 since June 10.
01:30 GMT – Coronavirus circumstances in 14 US states greater than double in June
Alarming information from the US presentations that coronavirus circumstances in 14 states in the US greater than doubled in June with Arizona reporting a 294 p.c build up.
Arizona additionally has the perfect fee of other folks trying out certain for the virus – at 24 p.c right through the previous week. The WHO considers certain trying out charges of above Five p.c a priority.
US case will increase in June:
- Arizona – 294 p.c
- South Carolina – 200 p.c
- Arkansas – 179 p.c
01:15 GMT – South Korea starts the use of remdesivir remedy for COVID-19
South Korea has began the use of remdesivir, an experimental drug that used to be initially evolved for Ebola, to regard its maximum significantly unwell COVID-19 sufferers.
Yonhap information company says the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has signed an settlement with Gilead Sciences, which holds a patent for the drug. It didn’t reveal the volume of remdesivir it will purchase or the associated fee.
01:00 GMT – North Korea has examined 922 other folks for coronavirus
The WHO has informed NK News that North Korea has examined simply 922 other folks for COVID-19.
It’s the primary replace at the coronavirus state of affairs in North Korea for 2 months.
As according to the replace gained on June 19, 922 other folks had been examined for COVID-19 and all examined destructive,” WHO Representative to the DPRK Edwin Salvador informed the e-newsletter.
He added that 443 other folks have been quarantined since May 7 and that as many as 255 stay beneath quarantine. All are reportedly North Korean nationals.
North Korea has now examined simply 922 other folks for COVID-19, an professional from the World Health Organization (WHO) informed NK News on Tuesday.
— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) June 30, 2020
Read the entire updates from the previous day (June 30) here.
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