Good day and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
- The Planet Health Firm has warned the pandemic could get significantly worse if international locations all-around the earth do not observe basic health care precautions. “The virus remains general public enemy range 1,” WHO Director-Basic Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing from WHO headquarters in Geneva.
- Extra than 13 million folks all-around the earth have been identified with COVID-19 and nearly 572,000 have died, according to info from the Johns Hopkins University. The United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Italy have recorded the most deaths.
Right here are the hottest updates.
Tuesday, July 14
02:30 GMT – Thriller of Argentine sailors who caught virus even though at sea
Argentina is seeking to resolve the secret of how 57 sailors managed to appear down with the coronavirus whilst they were at sea even though all had examined adverse and expended 14 days in quarantine in a resort right before the voyage began.
The wellness ministry for the southern province of Tierra del Fuego states the fishing trawler is now back in port right after 35 times at sea, with 57 of the 61 crew diagnosed with the virus just after a new test. Two are now in healthcare facility.
A staff is attempting to build the “chronology of contagion” between the crew.
“This is a scenario that escapes all description in publications for the reason that an incubation period this extended has not been described anyplace,” stated Leandro Ballatore, the head of the infectious diseases section at Ushuaia Regional Healthcare facility. “We can not still reveal how the signs and symptoms appeared.”
01:25 GMT – No new scenarios confirmed in Beijing for eighth day
The wave of coronavirus cases related with Beijing’s wholesale marketplace that began in June appears to have been brought under management with no new circumstances of the condition documented in the Chinese money for eight successive days.
China’s National Wellbeing Commission described five new instances on the mainland on Tuesday, all amid men and women returning from abroad.
#Beijing sees zero domestically transmitted #COVID19 conditions for the eighth consecutive day. On Monday, 21 individuals recovered and were discharged from hospitals, decreasing the range of energetic conditions in Beijing to 205. pic.twitter.com/W5fNQkEsWe
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) July 14, 2020
01:00 GMT – Nearly 1,000 workers at US immigration detention centres have COVID-19
More than 930 people today operating for four private companies that operate detention centres for US immigration have tested beneficial for coronavirus, in accordance to executives speaking at a congressional hearing.
The 4 firms are CoreCivic (554 cases), the GEO Group (167 circumstances), Administration & Schooling Corp (73 cases) and LaSalle Corrections (144 instances). US immigration has reported 45 scenarios amongst its possess team.
Lawmakers are anxious about the distribute of the virus across the US’ approximately 70 detention centres. A lot more than 3,000 detainees have examined good for the ailment and two have died. There are at present about 22,580 people in immigration custody.
00:00 GMT – British isles to make masks obligatory in shops
The British government will announce on Tuesday that folks will have to wear masks when they go into a store from July 24.
“There is growing proof that donning a deal with covering in an enclosed house will help shield people and those around them from coronavirus,” a statement from the key minister’s office said.
Masks have been necessary on community transport given that June 15.
23:45 GMT (Monday) – All over the world situations surpass 13 million
More than 13 million folks around the planet have now been confirmed to have had the coronavirus, in accordance to details compiled by Johns Hopkins College.
Down below are the 5 most-afflicted nations.
- United States – 3,361,042
- Brazil – 1,884,967
- India – 878,254
- Russia – 732,547
- Peru – 330,123
Read all the updates from yesterday (July 13) right here.
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