Daily Archives: July 12, 2020

US Reports Record 66,528 Coronavirus Cases

The coronavirus continues its steady climb upward in some places around the world, There are now more than 12.7 million COVID-19 infections around the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, with more than a half million deaths. The U.S. has roughly one-fourth of the world’s infections at 3.2 million and more than 134,000

Bollywood Stars Amitabh, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Test Positive for COVID

  MUMBAI – Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her eight-year-old daughter tested positive for the coronavirus, state officials confirmed Sunday. The news follows an announcement Saturday that her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan and her husband Abhishek tested positive and were admitted to the hospital. Though Amitabh Bachchan, 77, was admitted to

Florida Reports New Record With Over 15,000 New Coronavirus Cases

The U.S. state of Florida set a new record, reporting over 15,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in one day Sunday. The number by far beat previous records of single-day increases in a U.S. state. The previous record was seen in California on Wednesday when the state recorded 11,694 new cases. Florida now has nearly

US Education Chief Presses for Reopening of Schools Amid Pandemic

WASHINGTON – U.S. education chief Betsy DeVos on Sunday pressed local communities throughout the country to reopen schools with five-day-a-week, in-person instruction in the coming weeks, saying it was entirely safe even as the number of coronavirus cases surges to new highs. DeVos, in appearances on talk shows on Fox News and CNN, disputed advice

Mozambique: Chairperson of Business Confederation Shot and Injured

Maputo — Unidentified assailants shot Agostinho Vuma, the chairperson of the Confederation of Mozambican Business Associations (CTA), in central Maputo on Saturday afternoon. The attack occurred as he was leaving his office, near the corner between Karl Marx and Josina Machel Avenues. Two bullets struck Vuma. He was rushed to the specialist health unit, the

Mozambique: Number of COVID-19 Cases Rises to 1,135

  Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Saturday announced that a further 24 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 respiratory disease, bringing the total number of cases in Mozambique to 1,135. A Saturday release from the Health Ministry announced that, since the first case of Covid-19 was diagnosed on