The global number of those infected with the coronavirus has increased by over 259,000 over the 24 hours, the highest daily total so far, the World Health Organisation dashboard showed on 18 July.
The global COVID-19 toll now stands at 13,876,441, according to the WHO. The death count is at 593,087 people, with over 7,360 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, the WHO dashboard shows. The Americas are leading with 7,306,371 cases. The WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March.
Wastewater analysis allows for the presence of viruses at earlier stages to be detected, as it shows up in faeces long before patients actually develop any symptoms.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has said that US President Donald Trump's condition continued to improve overnight, adding that the president could be able to leave the hospital and return to the White House later in the day.
The day before, United States National Security Adviser Robert C. O'Brien said that US President Donald Trump was "in great shape and firmly in command of the country" while he is being treated for coronavirus.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, the first Indian-made vaccine against the coronavirus, will use adjuvant Alhydroxiquim-II to boost immune response, the company said in a press release on Monday.
According to state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell, at least 20 percent of Swedes have had COVID-19.
After a decline since the first peak in April, confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK have registered an uptick since July, with the rate of growth increasing sharply from the end of August, forcing approximately a quarter of the country to live under a patchwork of localised restrictions.
The death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.036 million, with over 35 million cases detected globally, and more than 24.4 million recoveries, according to Johns Hopkins University.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, founder of the Kenzo brand, has passed away at age of 81 after contracting COVID-19, media reported Sunday.
Amid the latest news of Donald Trump testing positive for COVID-19, the media has been focusing attention on a number of world leaders who contracted the coronavirus earlier in the pandemic. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was the first, requiring intensive care treatment in April.
There is no specific treatment that has been globally approved to combat COVID-19, but experts have come up with a mixture of antiviral, immunity-stimulating and experimental antibody medicines.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped one million, with over 35 million cases of infection detected, according to Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
News that US President Donald Trump and his First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 has generated a global response, ranging from heartfelt wishes of a speedy recovery from world leaders to speculations on what would follow in the event of a worst-case scenario.
As US President Donald Trump's condition is being scrutinized by the media in the wake of the announcement that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, social media users have generated a twitterstorm in reaction to the news.
US President Donald Trump revealed on Friday that he and First Lady, Melania, had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine. Later in the day the President went on to Twitter to thank everybody who had wished him a speedy recovery and to confirm that he is in good spirits.
The global death toll from coronavirus has passed 1.031 million, and more than 34.7 million cases have been detected, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Prior to his departure from the White House for Walter Reed hospital on Friday, US President Donald Trump filmed a video thanking people for their support after he and first lady Melania Trump were diagnosed with COVID-19.
After testing positive on Friday for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, US President Donald Trump has made a "precautionary" trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Following news the US president had contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee sent Donald Trump his best wishes from the campaign trail. Biden, three years Trump's elder, tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 twice on Friday.
Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday that both he and the First Lady had tested positive for COVID-19 and were entering quarantine, with POTUS’s physician confirming that the US president feels fine and is expected to continue carrying out his duties without disruption.
The global death toll from the coronavirus now stands at more than 1.016 million, over 34.2 million cases have been detected, and almost 23.7 million people have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media, and other sources.