1. More than 94.47 million people have been infected with novel coronavirus across the world, while 2.02 million have died from the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
2. As many as 1.91 lakh people were inoculated in India on day 1 of the world’s largest immunisation exercise against the coronavirus.
3. Mexico reported 20,523 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 1,219 more fatalities on Saturday, according to the health ministry, bringing its total to 1,630,258 infections and 140,241 deaths.
4. France on Saturday implemented a 6 pm curfew intended to curb the spread of infections after the country’s death toll rose to over 70,000.
5. In Australia, Victoria recorded another day of zero cases on Saturday. It has recorded its 11th consecutive day of zero locally acquired cases of Covid-19, out of just over 11,000 tests.
6. Mainland China has reported 109 new cases for the 24 hours to midnight, including 96 local transmissions, The Guardian reported.
7. Brazil recorded 61,567 new coronavirus cases on Saturday and 1,050 further deaths, marking the fifth consecutive day with more than 1,000 fatalities, the health ministry said on Saturday.
8. The UK government posted the third-highest daily death toll from coronavirus on Saturday, but the number of new infections dropped to its lowest level this year, The Guardian reported.
9. Slovakia is planning another large-scale testing and quarantine push to combat a serious rise in coronavirus infections, health minister Marek Krajci said on Saturday.
10. New South Wales recorded six new cases of community transmission in the 24 hours until 8 pm on Saturday.