While the number of infected in the world has crossed the figure of 67.34 lakh, the death toll has also crossed 3.93 lakh. Meanwhile, Brazil, which recently opened lockdown, is becoming the new hub of the coronavirus. The country has overtaken Italy with 1,473 deaths in the last 24 hours, while it is second only to the US in total infected.
Brazil now ranks third in the world in terms of deaths due to Kovid-19. So far, 34,072 people have lost their lives while in Italy the figure is 33,689. Britain is the second country in the world which still stands at number two with 39,904 deaths.
The problem for Brazil is that in all the tests conducted so far, about 60 percent of people have been found to be corona positive. Meanwhile, the infection has not been controlled in Russia, but relief is being provided in some places, including Moscow. The government has made it clear that no food zone or restaurant will be opened at the moment. At the same time, the Indonesian government has given conditional approval to open mosques in the capital Jakarta. Only half the people will be able to come to the mosques here. At the same time, Namazis will have to observe social distance and other rules.
Fiji declared itself corona free
Located in the Pacific Ocean, Fiji has declared itself free from the coronavirus. He has taken this decision after recovering all 18 people infected in the country. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said on Friday that his last infected patient in the South Pacific island nation has also recovered. He wrote on Twitter that the number of Corona infections investigated has been increased.
Security of the Sahel region deteriorated by the epidemic: UN chief
The UN chief said that the coronavirus epidemic has caused a serious humanitarian and security crisis in Mali and the Sahel region of Africa. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a Security Council report that both the terrorist organization's Al Qaeda and the Islamic State are seeking to control these areas. The deteriorating security situation here is a matter of grave concern due to terrorist groups.
America will give an additional $ 194 million
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States will give $ 194 million in addition to $ 11 billion to help the world fraternity fight the Kovid-19. He said that the US is announcing more than $ 194 million as new assistance, including about $ 18.0 million to buy ventilators.
4,896 new cases of infection in Pakistan
The number of coronavirus cases in the country has increased to 89,249 on Friday after 4,896 new cases of infection were reported in Pakistan. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of deaths in the country has been 1,838. 68 patients have died in the last 24 hours, while another 31,198 have recovered.
Number of infected in Africa crosses 1.68 lakh
According to the WHO, the number of cases of Kovid-19 in Africa has reached 1,68,464. At least 4,700 people have died due to corona infection in Africa. The WHO office of the African region tweeted that more than 73,000 people had been discharged from the hospital in the African continent.