Iraq’s well being ministry reported the steepest single-day spike in coronavirus instances with 308 new infections for the reason that authorities started recording instances in late February. Because the nation welcomes Eid al-Fitr, marking Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan, it has reported a minimum of 4,200 instances and 152 deaths.
- Turkey’s well being minister introduced 32 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the nation’s loss of life toll to 4,308. Fahrettin Koca additionally reported 1,186 confirmed infections within the earlier 24 hours, the best variety of the week, pushing the nationwide complete to 55,686. An Eid al-Fitr weekend lockdown has been imposed in Turkey.
Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, reported 949 new coronavirus instances, bringing the nationwide complete to 21,745 with 1,351 deaths. As Indonesians head out to buy in preparation for Eid celebration, a serious market in Central Java was shut attributable to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Greater than 5.28 million folks around the globe at the moment are confirmed to have the coronavirus, based on information compiled by the Johns Hopkins College. Greater than 340,000 folks have died globally, whereas greater than two million folks have recovered.
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01:01 GMT – Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine trial has 50% probability of success – report
The College of Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine trial has solely a 50 p.c probability of success because the coronavirus instances ebb in Britain, the professor co-leading the event of the vaccine advised the…