Brazil rises to No. 2 in coronavirus cases, suffers 1,001 new deaths

Relatives react during the burial of 64-year-old Raimunda Conceicao Souza, who died from the coronavirus disease…

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June…

Business groups brand UK’s quarantine plan for arrivals ‘isolationist’ | UK news

Business groups have accused the government of pursuing an “isolationist” policy after the home secretary, Priti…

‘Exploitative conditions’: Germany to reform meat industry after spate of Covid-19 cases | Environment

The German government has announced a series of reforms of the meat industry, including a ban…

Reports: Chechen leader in hospital with suspected COVID-19

Russian state news agencies have reported that Ramzan Kadyrov, the authoritarian leader of Russia’s southern region…

Putin says coronavirus situation in Russia stabilized

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Friday the coronavirus outbreak in Russia has begun to abate,…

Not ‘everything has gone perfectly’, says NHS England head of coronavirus lessons

FILE PHOTO: gency service ambulances are seen at the Aintree University Hospital before the Clap for…

Why Sweden is unlikely to make a U-turn on its controversial Covid-19 strategy | Tae Hoon Kim | Opinion

Sweden has received considerable media scrutiny in recent days. According to figures published on Tuesday, it…

IMF to give Ukraine $5 billion to cope with virus fallout

The International Monetary Fund has reached an agreement with Ukraine to allocate $5 billion to help…

Children half as likely to get coronavirus than adults, data shows | Science

Children are about half as likely to become infected with coronavirus than adults, according to scientists…

Manila lockdown diary: ‘I went into labour but had to walk to the clinic to give birth’ | Global development

Millions of people in the Philippine capital, Manila, have spent more than two months under lockdown.…

UK coronavirus live: Priti Patel to unveil travel quarantine plan | World news

A group of senior scientists has warned that 1 June is too soon for schools to…

Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency to end of June

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of passengers is seen in a train, after the Thai government eased…

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

FILE PHOTO: A migrant family waits to get registered before boarding a train to their home…

Thailand reports no new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of passengers is seen in a train, after the Thai government eased…

Guatemala president scolds U.S. for deporting migrants with coronavirus

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the United States on Thursday for sending…

Japan’s elderly workers, once key to Abenomics, suffer as pandemic closes businesses

TOKYO (Reuters) – On a recent Saturday in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district more than 100 people, many…

Mexico posts record 2,973 coronavirus cases in single day

FILE PHOTO: An employee of the municipality of Iztapalapa gives sanitizing gel to a woman arriving…

China reports four new coronavirus cases in mainland as of end-May 21

FILE PHOTO: Residents wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testings at a residential compound…

Brazil suffers record daily coronavirus death toll, soon to be world No. 2

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues during her funeral who passed away from…

Coronavirus live news: Trump pushes to open churches as Brazil death toll passes 20,000 | World news

7.08pm EDT 19:08 Hello and welcome to the Guardian’s ongoing live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.…

Brazil suffers record 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths

FILE PHOTO: Workers of a funeral parlour, wearing protective clothing, are pictured after removing the body…

Bolsonaro will sign $10.7 billion coronavirus package but wants public pay freeze

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his mask as he leaves Alvorada Palace, amid the…

UK confident COVID-19 tracking system will be place before lockdown eased

LONDON (Reuters) – Health secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday he was confident that a COVID-19…

U.S. flies coronavirus aid to Russia where cases are climbing

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A U.S. Air Force plane delivered a first batch of medical aid including…

Austria plans heavy virus testing of hotel staff to reassure tourists

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria plans a hefty expansion of its coronavirus testing just to screen hotel…

Cape Town is virus hot spot for South Africa and continent

JOHANNESBURG — Cape Town has become the center of the COVID-19 outbreak in South Africa and…

Coronavirus catastrophe unfolding in south Yemen: medical charity MSF

FILE PHOTO: A medic wearing a protective suit attends to a patient at the emergency ward…

Oxfam to close 18 offices worldwide as virus drains finances

Oxfam, one of the world’s leading aid agencies, is to severely curtail its work around the…

South Korea makes first foreigner arrest over quarantine violation

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean police arrested a foreign national for violating the country’s mandated 14-day…