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Key developments in the global world coronavirus epidemic today includes:

Global infections surpass 6.2 million

Infections from coronavirus around the world currently reach 6,266,193 with 375,554 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University tracker.

South Korea tested the QR code in search

South Korea will start testing QR codes as part of its efforts to track and trace them contain viruses. Starting June 10, visitors to nightclubs, bars, karaoke clubs, daytime discos, indoor fitness centers that hold group exercises and indoor standing concert halls will be asked to use the application which generates a personal one-time QR code that can be scanned at the door. This follows the difficulty of tracking down potential infections from the Seoul nightclub cluster last month from 270 cases, after people provided false or incomplete information.

People in Pakistan are told to “live with viruses”

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has defended his decision to lift almost all locking measures due to economic losses, although the number of cases has increased. In a televised address, Khan said his government was unable to continue to provide cash assistance to the poor on a large scale. He urged people to act responsibly but said more infections and deaths could not be avoided. “This virus will spread more. I must say with regret that there will be more deaths, “Khan warned. “If people are careful, they can live with viruses.”

New Zealand puts forward the decision of easing restrictions

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said restrictions can be reduced even faster than planned because this country is “ahead of schedule” in dealing with Covid-19. The cabinet will decide next Monday whether to move to level-1 restrictions – the softest – the next two weeks when the government has planned to make that decision. New Zealand did not have a Covid-19 case for 11 consecutive days. Level-1 is estimated to only involve border restrictions.

WHO warns of excessive use of antibiotics in crisis

The World Health Organization has warned that increasing use of antibiotics to combat pandemics will strengthen bacterial and bacterial resistance eventually cause more deaths during the crisis and so on. WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday “an alarming amount” of bacterial infections was becoming increasingly resistant to drugs that are usually used to treat them.

Covid-19 infections in the UK can double without the two meter rule

The risk of Covid-19 infection can double if the two meter rule is reduced in the UK, a study partially funded by WHO and published in Lancet has been found. Last week, Boris Johnson said he hoped to “can reduce it [2-metre] distance“, To facilitate travel by public transportation and improve the hospitality industry.

Central and South America are ‘intense zones for transmission’

WHO sounded the warning because it said the epidemic in the region had not yet reached its peak. On Monday the death is at Mexico through 10,000, while Brazil registered 11,598 additional cases of coronavirus and 623 new deaths. There was a confirmed case in the country of 526,447 and the death was 29,937.

China reports five new Covid-19 cases

The National Health Commission reported five new import cases and no deaths on Tuesday. As of Monday there were 73 active cases in the country, according to the commission.


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