EU leaders appear to be split on how to help the bloc’s economies recover New coronavirus infections rise in Germany for the third day in a row Google says ‘state-sponsored’ groups are targeting institutions like the WHO New York is launching a campaign to track and isolate COVID-19 cases There are over 2,630,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 183,500 deaths worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins Institute Updates in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC/GMT) 12:35 Africa has registered a 43% hike in reported infections over the last week, sparking fears it could become the next continent to be severely affected. The continent home to 1.3 billion people has a “very, very limited” and “very, very strained” testing capacity, John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. As everywhere, the true number of cases is likely to far outstrip the known tally, Nkengasong said. The World Health Organization recently released a report warning that the pandemic could result in the deaths of some 300,000 people while pushing 30 million into poverty. Nkengasong also announced that the Jack Ma Foundation belonging to the Chinese billionaire would be donating 300 ventilators to the continent, prioritizing those countries with none available whatsoever. He… Read full this story
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