dd 684,000 die of COVID-19 worldwide

684,000 die of COVID-19 worldwide

Published: 02 Aug 2020   

Online Desk

The death toll in Latin America from the novel coronavirus has surpassed 200,000, a Reuters tally showed, after Peru reported another 191 deaths from the pandemic early on Sunday.


South Africa has surpassed 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, representing more than 50 percent of all reported coronavirus infections in Africa's 54 countries. It also reported more than 8,000 deaths.

Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv to demand the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his handling of the coronavirus emergency, and the alleged corruption in his government.

More than 17.79 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. Almost 10.5 million patients have recovered and more than 684,000 have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Pre-orders of COVID-19 vaccine top five billion

Pre-orders of COVID-19 vaccine top five billion

Although none of the coronavirus vaccines under development has proved ...

ACC grills DGHS ex-DG Azad

ACC grills DGHS ex-DG Azad

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has quizzed Abul Kalam Azad, the ...

3 die in India over reported Facebook post

3 die in India over reported Facebook post

Three people were killed in the southern Indian city of ...

Sinha murder: 7 placed on remand

Sinha murder: 7 placed on remand

A Cox's Bazar court has put seven people, including four ...

WHO in talks with Russia on Covid-19 vaccine

WHO in talks with Russia on Covid-19 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) says discussions are underway with ...

UN to provide help to flood-hit Asian countries

UN to provide help to flood-hit Asian countries

Highlighting the severe flooding in Asia, including Bangladesh and India, ...

Lebanon registers record number of Covid-19 cases after port explosion

Lebanon registers record number of Covid-19 cases after port explosion

Lebanon on Tuesday announced a record daily number of over ...

In India, lockdown threatens cut-down of child marriage

In India, lockdown threatens cut-down of child marriage

When the police knocked on the door as 15-year-old Muskaan ...