Nearly 10 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, while more than 5 million have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University. As many as 498,217 people have died.
Here are the top 10 global developments this morning:
1. Coronavirus infections across the United States have passed 2.5 million, with record numbers of cases reported in the states of Florida and Texas.
2. Mainland China on Sunday reported 17 new coronavirus cases, mostly in the Chinese capital of Beijing.
3. South Korea has confirmed 62 new cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period as it continues to face new clusters of infections amid eased social distancing rules. The country’s tally now stands at 12,715, with 282 deaths.
4. Brazil recorded 38,693 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 1,109 deaths. The country has now registered 1,313,667 total confirmed cases of the virus and 57,070 deaths.
5. Thousands of people demonstrated in some 60 cities and towns across Spain on Saturday to demand a collective rebuilding of society to tackle the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, in the biggest demonstrations since the crisis began.
6. People travelling to the state of Victoria will have to undergo Covid-19 test. The local govt made the new rule on Saturday.
7. The British government is considering imposing a lockdown in the city of Leicester after a surge of coronavirus cases there, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing senior government sources.
8. The number of coronavirus cases in Germany rose to 193,499. RKI showed that the nation reported 256 new cases and 3 deaths.
9. EU is still to ready its list of safe countries where travellers can visit when they come for visiting Europe in July.
10. India reported 410 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 19,906 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people infected with coronavirus to 5,28,859. The death toll now stands at 16,095.