The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 47 million, including 1,219,685 fatalities. As many as 34,340,749 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.
South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to Jerusalema, a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle against COVID19.
A Christian group against threats to religious freedoms is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked an Idaho law banning transgender women from competing in womens sports.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday his government was working hard to increase testing capacity to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, saying he aimed to be able to do 500,000 tests a day by the end of October.