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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 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:51

Covid-19 has spread around the planet, sending billions of people into lockdown as health services struggle to cope. Find out where the virus has spread, and where it has been most deadly

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Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:49

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

Please note: 3 and 4 October totals include cases from previous days published late owing to a technical fault on the government’s coronavirus dashboard. Cases from between 24 September and 1 October have been added to the totals for 3 and 4 October.

Please note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts.

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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.

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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 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 01:15

According to CNN, Trump abruptly ended his “60 Minutes” interview after 45 minutes and did not return for a planned “walk and talk” with the vice president.

Apparently there was some drama while President Trump was taping his 60 Minutes interview today. He abruptly ended his solo interview after around 45 minutes & did not return for a scheduled walk & talk he was supposed to tape with Pence, @abdallahcnn and I are told by sources.

Trump tweeted out a video of “60 Minutes” correspondent Leslie Stahl without a mask in the White House after she interviewed the president for this Sunday’s show.

“Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes not wearing a mask in the White House after her interview with me. Much more to come,” Trump said in the tweet.

Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes not wearing a mask in the White House after her interview with me. Much more to come. pic.twitter.com/0plZG6a4fH

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United Nations

Published on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 01:15

The COVID-19 pandemic is “interrupting efforts” to achieve gender equality and threatening to “reverse hard-won gains” over the past decades, a senior UN official said on Tuesday.

Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 17:15

An estimated one in six children – or 356 million globally – were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) analysis released on Tuesday. 

Published on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 00:09

As COVID-19 cases continue to accelerate, particularly in Europe and North America, the World Health Organization (WHO) is advising governments and people everywhere not to let their guard down, for the benefit of those hospitalized, or working on the front line of the battle to end the pandemic. 

Published on Monday, October 19, 2020 - 19:04

With countries and pharmaceutical companies around the world gearing up to distribute COVID-19 vaccines following trials, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF has begun laying the groundwork for the rapid, safe and efficient delivery by buying and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment.

Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 00:28

The UN Secretary-General has called for solidarity with all people living in poverty, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. 

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