Howdy and welcome to Al Jazeera’s persevering with safety of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.
A summary of developments from Tuesday:
World Effectively being Group (WHO) member states agreed on a evaluation of the worldwide pandemic response at a digital meeting of the World Effectively being Assembly.
China has accused america of smearing Beijing and shirking duties to the UN nicely being firm after President Donald Trump threatened to cease the organisation.
- The leaders of quite a lot of African nations along with Kenya, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone, say wealthier nations have failed the continent over coronavirus, with ensures of financial help and debt support falling successfully transient of what is needed.
Globally, there have been better than 4.eight million confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 and virtually 323,000 people have died, in keeping with Johns Hopkins Faculty. Virtually 1.7 million people have recovered.
Listed below are all the newest updates:
Wednesday, Might 20
00:10 GMT – Brazil evaluations doc every day lack of life toll
Brazil’s every day lack of life toll from the model new coronavirus reached a doc 1,179 on Tuesday.
The easiest every day toll sooner than that had been on Might 12 when 881 people died. The pandemic has killed a minimal of 17,971 people in Brazil, in keeping with the Effectively being Ministry.
Correct-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has been broadly criticised for his coping with of the outbreak, and has been a vocal opponent to coronavirus lockdowns that he sees as too damaging to the financial system.
Brazil has third-highest number of circumstances on the earth after the US and Russia.
Be taught all the updates from yesterday (Might 19) proper right here.
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