Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff, Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Monday (Aug 3), becoming the seventh Brazilian minister to have contracted the disease.Add your comment!
Almost 1.5 million people in Italy or 2.5% of the population have developed coronavirus antibodies, a figure six times more than official numbers reported, according to a survey from statistics agency Istat on Monday.Add your comment!
According to the Agricensus Agency, a load of Brazilian soy exported to northern China was detained on July 25 because ten crew members aboard a ship from Rio Grande do Sul have tested positive for Covid-19.Add your comment!
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a silver bullet for COVID-19. More than 18.14 million people around the world are reported to have been infected with the disease and 688,080 have died.Add your comment!
The death toll in Latin America from the novel coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday night underlining the region's status as one of the global epicenters of the pandemic that is testing governments to the limit.Add your comment!
Fresh off a bout of Covid-19, President Jair Bolsonaro said that nearly everyone will probably end up catching the new coronavirus urging Brazilians to “face up to it” and saying there was nothing to fear. He also admitted taking antibiotics since he was suffering from “mouldy lungs”3 comments
Mexico has overtaken Britain to become the country with the third-most deaths due to Covid-19, according to data released by the Health Ministry. Reported fatalities rose to reach 46,688, the data shows.Add your comment!
The White House and Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president's musings on delaying the 2020 vote, saying there will be an election on Nov 3.Add your comment!
Some 45 police officers were injured in a wave of weekend demonstrations in Berlin including protests against coronavirus restrictions, police said as protesters gathered again in smaller numbers on Sunday.Add your comment!
At least 40 passengers and crew from a luxury cruise liner have tested positive for COVID-19 and the authorities are still trying to trace a number of passengers from two recent Arctic voyages, public health officials in Norway said on Sunday.Add your comment!