South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases, WHO says

Gravediggers wearing protective suits prepare to bury the coffin of a person who died from the…

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…

South America a new COVID epicentre, Africa reaches 100,000 cases: WHO

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Antonia Rodrigues who passed away from the coronavirus disease…

UK PM Johnson’s close aide Cummings broke lockdown rules: newspapers

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, Dominic Cummings, travelled more than 400…

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…

Yemen’s health system ‘has in effect collapsed’ as COVID spreads: U.N.

FILE PHOTO: A man wears a mask as he walks at a market amid concerns for…

Coronavirus cases in Singapore surpass 30,000: Reuters tally

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask passes grocery shoppers amid the coronavirus disease…

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…

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…

Brazil suffers record 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths

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

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…

South Africa scientists say up to 50,000 COVID-19 deaths possible

A member of medical staff arrives for a screening and testing campaign aimed to combat the…

Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, infections rising in South America

(Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United…

UK’s COVID-19 tracking system under fire amid warning of second spike

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s system for tracing those with the novel coronavirus was under fire on…

UK says COVID track and trace system will be ready despite app issues

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is dealing with technical issues of its track and trace app that…

China reports two new coronavirus cases for May 20 vs 5 day earlier

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

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens as country could soon be No. 2 in cases

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American…

Peru’s confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000: health ministry

FILE PHOTO: People wait outside Lima’s central market as Peru extended a nationwide lockdown amid the…

Pompeo calls China virus response ‘paltry’ compared to damage done

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China over the…

Large contingent of Cuban doctors help Mexico with coronavirus: sources

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – At least 500 Cuban health workers are helping tackle the new coronavirus…

Trump opens door to in-person G7 June meeting amid coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks after attending a closed Senate Republican policy lunch meeting…

Turkey eases quarantine restrictions on arrivals from abroad: Anadolu

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks shop at Eminonu district, amid the spread of the coronavirus…

Discontent bubbles in Spain even though coronavirus cases wane

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s fragile left-wing coalition sought support from political foes to extend a state…

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 797 to over 176,000: RKI

FILE PHOTO: Members of the District Administration Department patrol through the city to check if the…

China reports five new COVID-19 cases for May 19 vs 6 day earlier

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask uses a phone at a park in…

Brazil suffers record coronavirus deaths, Trump mulls travel ban

FILE PHOTO: Gravediggers carry the coffin of Avelino Fernandes Filho, 74, who passed away from the…

Trump says considering travel ban on Brazil over coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response during a Cabinet meeting…

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll and new cases climb

ROME (Reuters) – Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 162 on Tuesday, against…