Coronavirus live news Update Trump storms out of press briefing as US deaths pass 80,000
White House staff strictly order ordered to Americans wear masks; WHO urges ‘extreme vigilance’ as lockdowns end; Russia eases restrictions despite record cases.
1- The total number of people who have died from the COVID-19 in the United States, a hardest-hit country in the world, passed the 80,000 marks on Monday, according to a tally by Reuters news agency.
2- Saudi Arabia will impose tough austerity measures, tripling its value-added tax, and halting monthly handout payments to citizens to cope with record low oil prices and a coronavirus-led economic downturn.
3- Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said Russia will begin easing coronavirus restriction on Tuesday, even as the country reported a record 11,656 new cases in 24 hours. At least 221,344 people have been infected in Russia, with over 2,000 deaths confirmed from COVID-19.
4- France and Spain, two of the hardest pandemic-hit countries in Europe are gradually easing the restrictions they imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
5- Lebanese authorities warn of a new wave of coronavirus cases after the number jumped to its highest point in more than a month as the government eased some restrictions on public life.
Globally, more than four million cases of the coronavirus have now been confirmed, and 1.4 million people have recovered, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 282,500 people have died from COVID-19.
Source From Aljazeera