The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 48 million, including 1,230,100 fatalities. As many as 34,656,836 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 departing U.S. ambassador on Tuesday defended a tough approach to China that has riled relations between the world’s two largest economies, saying the Trump administration has made progress on trade and that he hopes it will extend to other areas.
Lebanons leading soccer player Mohammed Atwi died on Friday, nearly a month after he was wounded in Beirut by a stray bullet that hit him in the head, the staterun National News Agency reported. He was 33.
The Latest on the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Donald Trump’s effort to appoint a successor (all times local):