The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 53 million, including 1,298,555 fatalities. As many as 37,187,208 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 6,722,699 and 198,509, respectively. India falls in the second place in terms of cases at 5,214,677, while the country’s death toll soared to 84,372.
Germany is considering taking in thousands of refugees from the destroyed Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos as a oneoff gesture and hopes the camp can be rebuilt and run by the European Union, Bild newspaper reported on Monday.
A West Virginia woman who conspired to fake her death at the New River Gorge has pleaded guilty to a federal charge, authorities said.