- The UK’s authorities has warned that the nation is at a “tipping level” on coronavirus, as London’s mayor urged fast motion to deal with the unfold of the virus.
- A stay-at-home order has come into impact in Yangon, Myanmar’s industrial capital and largest metropolis, closing workplaces and colleges.
- Greater than 30.9 million folks around the globe have been recognized with the novel coronavirus and nearly 959,000 have died, in line with Johns Hopkins College. Greater than 21.1 million folks have recovered.
Listed below are the newest updates:
Monday, September 21
01:40 GMT – Keep-at-home order takes impact in Myanmar’s Yangon
A stay-at-home order for Myanmar’s industrial capital, Yangon, has taken impact because the nation tries to include the spred of the coronavirus.
Beneath the brand new lockdown, which was ordered on Sunday, lessons are suspended and workers are required to do business from home.
Myanmar has at leat 5,541 COVID-19 instances and 92 deaths.
01:16 GMT – South Korea studies 70 new COVID-19 instances as colleges reopen
South Korea has reported 70 new coronavirus instances, the second consecutive day that it reported infections under 100, however the authorities additionally admitted that “excessive quantity” of untraceable instances stay.
The Korea Illness Management and Prevention Company (KDCA), of the brand new instances no less than 55 had been native infections. The overall variety of instances has now reached 23,045.
Two new fatalities had been additionally reported elevating the dying toll to 385.
The newest numbers come as in-person lessons resumed within the capital Seoul and surrounding areas on Monday, in line with Yonhap information company.
00:48 GMT – Mexico studies 3,542 new coronavirus instances, 235 new deaths
Mexico’s well being ministry has reported 3,542 new coronavirus instances and 235 new deaths.
The variety of infections formally reported within the nation now stands at 697,663, whereas the dying toll has hit no less than 73,493 though the federal government reported lately that extra deaths hit over 120,000.
00:05 GMT – Brazil studies 16,389 new coronavirus instances, 363 deaths
Brazil’s well being ministry has reported 16,389 further confirmed instances of the coronavirus, bringing the overall variety of infections to greater than 4.52 million, although the newest numbers don’t embrace three states.
A minimum of 363 new deaths had been additionally reported. Practically 137,000 folks have died from COVID-19 in Brazil, second solely to the USA.
00:01 GMT – Well being minister warns UK at ‘tipping level’
United Kingdom Well being Minister Matt Hancock has warned that the nation is at a “tipping level” concerning the coronavirus.
In an interview with the BBC, Hancock mentioned that the selection was “both that everyone follows the principles … or we must take extra measures” similar to a potential second nationwide lockdown.
The federal government has reported nearly 3,900 new instances on Sunday, prompting a name by London Mayor Sadiq Khan for fast motion with the state of affairs within the capital “clearly worsening”.
The UK has greater than 396,000 instances and greater than 41,800 deaths.
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