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Covid19 NEWS

Welcome to the NEWS section of Covid-19 Resource Center. In the era of misinformation and rumers, this is a place to get up-to-date NEWS from the world's top trusted sources and stay away from fake news. Click on a title to read the complete story.

The Guardians

Published on Friday, January 15, 2021 - 14:28

Covid-19 has spread around the planet, sending billions into lockdown. Find out where the virus has spread, and where it has been most deadly

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Published on Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 17:01

Are UK coronavirus cases rising in your local area and nationally? Check week-on-week changes across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and the latest figures from public health authorities

Coronavirus has hit the UK hard, with the country recording more than 3m cases and 80,000 deaths linked to the disease.

The government figures below include confirmed cases only – some people who have the disease are not tested.

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Published on Monday, September 21, 2020 - 23:01

With countries all over the world affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the US has emerged as a global hotspot. The Trump administration has been criticized for being slower to act than other countries. The US currently leads the world in both confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths according to Johns Hopkins University.

It’s important to point out that the actual death toll is believed to be far higher than the tally compiled from government figures.

Map numbers shown below are read in from Johns Hopkins University

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Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 06:17

Guardian Australia brings together all the latest on active and daily new Covid-19 cases, as well as maps, stats, live data and state by state graphs from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, ACT and NT to get a broad picture of the Australian outbreak and track the impact of government response

Due to the difference in reporting times between states, territories and the federal government, it can be difficult to get a current picture of how many confirmed cases of coronavirus there are in Australia.

Here, we’ve brought together all the figures in one place, along with comparisons with other countries.

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Published on Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 23:55

UK also records 38,598 new cases; Brazil faces row over emergency vaccine approval; Dutch police use water cannon against demonstrators

Here’s a graphic showing the number of vaccine doses US states have administered, courtesy of ourworldindata.org

Portugal’s public health system is on the verge of collapsing as hospitals in the areas worst-affected by a worrying surge in coronavirus cases are quickly running out of intensive care beds to treat Covid-19 patients.

“Our health system is under a situation of extreme pressure,” Health Minister Marta Temido told reporters on Sunday afternoon after a visit to a struggling hospital. “There is a limit and we are very close to it.”

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United Nations

Published on Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 02:07

A new report from the UN’s air transportation agency confirms there was a “dramatic” fall in international air travel due to COVID-19, of around 60 per cent over the course of last year, to levels last seen in 2003.

Published on Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 01:54

As COVID-19 cases spike in parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas, and new variants of the virus emerge in some countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday called for greater global collaboration in ending the pandemic.  

Published on Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 00:06

Although child labour has decreased significantly over the last decade, one-in-ten children are still caught up in harmful work, the UN’s labour agency said on Friday, kicking off a year-long bid to eradicate the practice.  

Published on Friday, January 15, 2021 - 22:59

With more than two million lives now lost worldwide to COVID-19, the UN Secretary-General appealed on Friday for countries to work together and help each other to end the pandemic and save lives. In a video statement, Secretary-General António Guterres noted that the absence of a global coordinated effort has worsened the pandemic’s deadly impact.

Published on Friday, January 15, 2021 - 02:41

Members of an international team studying the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 arrived in Wuhan, China, on Thursday, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced during an expert meeting on the disease. 

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