Some 251,059 people around the world have now died from COVID-19, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed cases exceeds 3.5 million, while nearly 1.2 million people have recovered
China’s state broadcaster CCTV attacked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s comments on the origins of the coronavirus as “insane and evasive”.
Researchers at the University of Washington have nearly doubled their forecast for deaths in the US as lockdowns are eased. The revised estimates follow a New York Times report based on government documents that say the country could see as many as 3,000 coronavirus deaths a day by June 1.
Italy was among countries in Europe and around the world that began cautiously easing lockdowns imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Source : Aljazeera