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Thailand reports one new corona virus case, no new deaths

Thailand reported a new case of corona virus on Monday and there were no new deaths, bringing the total number of infections to 3,082, of which 57 were deaths. New infections are found in quarantine and are patients who come from Russia nearly two weeks ago, said Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman for the government’s Covid-19 Administration Center.

US. send Brazil 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine, a drug mentioned by Trump

The United States has been supplying Brazil with 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to be used against the corona virus, the two governments said on Sunday, despite medical warnings about the risks associated with anti-malaria drugs. The White House released a joint announcement about the drug, whose use has been mentioned both by the US President Donald Trump and the President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, just days after World Health Organization temporary test on COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns.

China reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in almost three weeks

China reported the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases in almost three weeks with 16 new infections discovered on May 31, when the number of so-called import cases surged in the southwest. Sichuan province. That National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement on Monday that all new cases involved foreign travelers, 11 of which were reported in Sichuan. China reported two confirmed cases on May 29, both of which were imported.

Brazil passed the half million mark for COVID-19 cases

Brazil registered 16,409 new cases of new coronavirus on Sunday, increasing the total number of infected cases to 514,849 in the second-worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world after the United States, the health ministry said. It said there were 480 new deaths reported in the past 24 hours at Brazil, with a total death toll of 29,314, the fourth highest in a global pandemic after the United States, Britain, and Italy.

South Korea’s Celltrion said the COVID-19 drug showed a decrease in viral load in animal testing

South Korea’s Celltrion Inc. said on Monday that the experimental treatment of COVID-19 showed a 100-fold decrease in viral load in animal testing. Drug makers worldwide are rushing to develop treatments and vaccines for diseases that have caused more than 371,000 deaths globally.

Hong Kong reports the first local COVID-19 in two weeks

Hong Kong has confirmed cases of the corona virus that was transmitted locally for the first time in more than two weeks, sparking fears of its spread due to reduced movement restrictions. The Center for Health Protection (CHP) said on Sunday that it was investigating two confirmed cases of coronavirus, taking the number of cases so far to 1,085. Four people have died of illness in Hong Kong.

Armed with disinfectants and warnings, South Korean robots fight the spread of the corona virus

A self-driving robot equipped with a camera and LED screen greets visitors in the lobby of the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checks their temperature, takes out hand sanitizers and disinfects the floor. “Please take part in social distance,” the white robot firmly but politely reminded the three SK Telecom the employee standing there chatting nearby.

Confirmed cases of German coronavirus rose 333 to 181,815: RKI

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in German increased 333 to 181,815, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday. The reported death toll rose by 11 to 8,511, calculations show.

Workers living in Mexico help the California pandemic health response

Hundreds Mexicans and Americans who live south of the border enter southern California hospitals every day. But these are not patients they are medical workers and support staff keeping the health system saturated running amid a coronavirus pandemic.

The new corona virus is losing potential, said Italy’s top doctor

The new Coronavirus lost its potential and became far less deadly, a senior Italian doctor said on Sunday. “In reality, the virus is clinically no longer in Italy,” said Alberto Zangrillo, head of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan in the north Lombardy, which has borne the burden of transmission of the Italian corona virus.

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