Singapore reports lowest daily COVID-19 case count in four months

Singapore reports lowest daily COVID-19 case count in four months

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore on Wednesday reported 42 new coronavirus cases, the lowest daily infection count in over four months, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 55,395. Among the new cases, 11 are imported infections who were placed on stay-home notice, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). The majority of...

Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | IANS

Ankita Lokhande, ex-girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput, has shared with fans her prayers for justice, over the verdict of the Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday. Anikta's reaction came in response to a tweet by Sushant's sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Tuesday morning, from the latter's unverified account. "I request everyone to...

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | AP | Wellington

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first cases of local transmission in the country in 102 days. Ardern said Auckland, the nation's largest city, will be moved to Level 3 from...

Australia reports 354 new virus cases, 19 deaths

Australia reports 354 new virus cases, 19 deaths

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Melbourne

Australia reported 354 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths on Tuesday, taking the number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 21,714 and the death toll to 331. Presently, there are 8,669 active cases in the country. All the deaths reported in the last 24 hours were in Victoria state, including...

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin's daughter given it

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin's daughter given it

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | AP | Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Speaking at a government meeting on Tuesday, Putin said that the vaccine has proven efficient during tests, offering a lasting immunity from the coronavirus. Putin...

Pak records 285,191 coronavirus cases; death toll rises to 6,112

Pak records 285,191 coronavirus cases; death toll rises to 6,112

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan's coronavirus tally reached 285,191 with the detection of 531 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday. The death toll rose to 6,112 after 15 more people died overnight. As many as 261,246 patients have recovered so far, while 780 are in critical condition, the ministry...

Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million

Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | AP | Baltimore (US)

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That's according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40% of all those who are infected have no...

Melbourne virus outbreak steadies

Melbourne virus outbreak steadies

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | AP | Melbourne

An outbreak in Australia's second-largest city held steady on Tuesday, raising hopes the strict lockdown in Melbourne was working. Victoria state, which includes Melbourne, reported 331 new cases and 19 more deaths from COVID-19, equaling the record number of deaths set a day earlier. The number of new infections was less...

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