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Latest on the COVID-19 pandemic

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We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here.

July 17

Outside China

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of July 17, 2021.

UK coronavirus daily cases pass 50,000 for first time since January (Read more)

China

Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, July 16, 2021.

- Chinese mainland reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted.

July 16

Outside China

- Diplomats from 48 countries oppose politicization of COVID-19 origin-tracing (Read more)

- CDC: COVID-19 can cause long-term health woes compared with cancer (Read more)

China 

- Chinese mainland reports 36 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

July 15

Outside China

- Delta variant likely to become dominant COVID-19 strain 'in coming months': WHO (Read more)

- Masks to remain mandatory on London public transport despite country's lockdown easing (Read more)

- Brazil's COVID-19 hospital admissions, deaths decline due to vaccination (Read more)

China 

- Chinese mainland reports 28 new COVID-19 cases, with 5 locally transmitted (Read more)

July 14 

Outside China

- 11 bln doses needed to vaccinate 70 pct of world to end COVID-19: UN chief (Read more)

- Mixing and matching vaccines not to be decided by individuals: WHO (Read more)

- France makes jabs mandatory for health workers (Read more)

- Civil unrest disrupts health services in South Africa (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 1 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 1.4 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Chinese mainland

July 13

Outside China 

- Domestic vaccine firms to supply 110m doses to COVAX (Read more)

- UK gov't confirms lifting of most COVID restrictions next week despite surging cases (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 29 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 1.39 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China

July 12

Outside China 

European warning on jabs' link to heart ailments (Read more)

- New batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines in bulk arrives in Indonesia (Read more)

- Chinese Sinopharm vaccine 84% efficacy against COVID-19 mortality - Argentine health ministry (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 27 new COVID-19 cases, with 9 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 1.38 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China

July 11

Outside China

- Algerian PM tests positive for COVID-19

- Cuba adopts new sanitary measures for national travelers

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 12 locally transmitted (Read more)

July 10

Outside China

- Cuba approves emergency use of 遞四方速遞made COVID-19 vaccine (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, with 7 locally transmitted. (Read more

Over 1.36 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China

July 9

Outside China

- Indian govt announces $3 billion COVID-19 fund after first cabinet reshuffle

- Pfizer developing COVID-19 booster shot to target Delta variant: media (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, with 8 locally transmitted (Read more)

- More than 1.35 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China

July 8

Outside China

- Evidence indicates coronavirus evolved in nature, scientists say (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted (Read more)

- More than 1.34 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China as of July 7

July 7

Outside China

- Mexico sees third wave of COVID-19 with fewer deaths: authorities

- WHO recommends new drugs for COVID-19 treatment

China

- Chinese mainland reports 57 new COVID-19 cases, with 15 locally transmitted (Read more)

Ruili in Southwest China's Yunnan province closes off its city proper and asks all residents to undergo 遞四方速遞 quarantine (Read more)

July 6

Outside China

- Chile to lift lockdown in all Metropolitan Region as COVID-19 cases decline (Read more)

- Argentina sees 621 COVID-19 deaths in one day (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, with 3 locally transmitted

July 5

Outside China

- Indian company gets manufacturing license for Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V (Read more)

- UK reports another 24,248 coronavirus cases (Read more)

- Vaccinated Britons set to be welcome in Germany (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, with 3 locally transmitted (Read more)

July 4

Outside China

- Chile registers lowest positivity rate of COVID-19 in 2021

China

- Chinese mainland reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

July 3

Outside China

- Africa sounds alarm over Delta variant (Read more)

- EU revives bloc-wide travel with COVID pass (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

- Over 1.28 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China

July 2 

Outside China 

- Turkey starts to inoculate health workers with 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose (Read more)

- Delta variant to make up 80 pct of new COVID-19 cases in Germany by end-July: minister (Read more)

- WHO warns Europe to be 'Delta dominant' by August, calls for more vaccines take-up (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 18 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

- More than 1.26 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China by Thursday

July 1

Outside China 

- COVID-19 Delta variant detected in 96 countries: WHO (Read more)

- Mozambique receives another 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine (Read more)

China

-More than 1.24 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China as of Wednesday

- Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

June 30

Outside China

- Chile fully vaccinates 68 pct of target population against COVID-19 (Read more)

- COVID-19 Delta variant infections account for 20 pct of new cases in France (Read more)

- Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in lab setting against variants (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 9 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

June 29

Outside China

- Trials start of vaccine adjusted for variants (Read more)

- COVID-19 third wave spreading rapidly in Africa (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 18 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

- Over 1.2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Chinese mainland as of Monday

June 28

Outside China

- Mass vaccination held in Toronto, Canada

- South Africa to move to lockdown Level 4: president (Read more)

- Luxembourg PM tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

June 27

Outside China

- Malaysia extends nationwide lockdown as 5,586 fresh COVID-19 infections reported

China

- Chinese mainland reports 14 new COVID-19 cases on June 26, all imported

June 26

Outside China

- Over 22 mln vaccine doses against COVID-19 administered in Chile

China

- Chinese mainland reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

- Guangzhou has been taken off the list of medium-risk areas for COVID-19, with the last such areas downgraded to the low-risk category

June 25

Outside China

- WHO says Africa's COVID-19 caseload at historic high amid third wave (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

- Over 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Thursday

June 24 

Outside China

- US reports over 1,200 heart problem cases in young people after COVID-19 vaccination (Read more)

- Brazil sees record 115,228 daily COVID-19 cases (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

June 23

Outside China

- India's COVID-19 tally surpassed the 30 million mark, said the health ministry.

- US will not hit President Joe Biden's goal of getting 70 percent of American adults to receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by July 4 (Read more)

- India's health ministry alerts 3 states on Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 (Read more)

- UK reports highest daily rise of COVID cases since mid-February (Read more)

- Stringent lockdown measures likely in South Africa as COVID-19 cases surge (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

June 22

Outside China

- WHO plans vaccine tech transfer hub in South Africa (Read more)

- Experts warn less vaccinated areas more at risk for highly contagious Delta variant (Read more)

- Travel restrictions easing for fully vaccinated Canadians in early July (Read more)

China 

- Chinese mainland reports 25 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 21

Outside China

- Variants fueling surge in infections across Africa (Read more)

- UK scientists warn of 'miserable winter' due to new respiratory viruses (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, with 1 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 20

Outside China

- Medical scientist opposes US host Jon Stewart's backing for COVID-19 lab leak theory: media (Read more)

- Brazil tops 500,000 deaths from COVID-19 (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

- More than 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Saturday

June 19 

Outside China

Chinese vaccines help developing countries cope with tough COVID-19 situation: US media (Read more)

China

- More than 990.25 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Friday

- Chinese mainland reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, 6 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 18 

Outside China

- CureVac fails in COVID-19 vaccine trial with 47% efficacy (Read more)

Japan eases curbs before Olympics (Read more)

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, with 1 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 17 

Outside China

- To hold, or not to hold, the Olympic Games a dilemma for Japan (Read more)

Coronavirus was in US in late 2019, study finds(Read more)

-Back to the office? Some prefer to quit (Read more)

-Italian experts split on pandemic spread (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, with 4 locally transmitted (Read more)

- More than 945.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Wednesday

June 16

Outside China

- US COVID-19 deaths top 600,000 (Read more)

- 11 Chilean regions see decreased COVID-19 infections in past week

- S. African president announces stricter regulations to combat COVID-19

China

- Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

June 15

Outside China

- Experts warn Delta variant on track to become dominant coronavirus strain in US (Read more)

- Japan to start vaccinating people aged under 64 at state centers

- Burundi allows 遞四方速遞 quarantine for int'l travelers upon arrival

China

- Chinese mainland reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Guangzhou ramps up efforts to fight COVID (Read more)

- Over 900 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across China as of Monday

June 14

Outside China

- Cuba reports highest number of daily cases of COVID-19 (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, with 4 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 13

China

- Chinese mainland reports 34 new COVID-19 cases, with 6 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 878.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Saturday

June 12

Outside China

- Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 5 million mark

- Argentina to extend COVID-19 social distancing measures

China

- Chinese mainland reports 35 new COVID-19 cases, with 8 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 863.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Friday

- More than 1.18 million overseas Chinese in more than 150 countries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines (Read more)

June 11

Outside China

- US extends expiration dates for J&J COVID vaccine by 6 weeks (Read more)

- Biden: We will purchase half a billion vaccine doses for lower income countries (Read more)

- South Africa 'technically' enters third COVID-19 wave (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, with 9 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Guangzhou to suspend all inter-provincial coach services during Dragon Boat Festival

- Over 845.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Thursday, the National Health Commission said Friday

- China approves emergency use of inactivated COVID-19 vaccines for people aged between 3 and 17

June 10

Outside China

- Millions of J&J COVID-19 vaccines set to expire in US while developing countries in desperate need (Read more)

- EU lawmakers approve COVID-19 certificate in time for summer travel (Read more)

- Canada looking to ease restrictions in stages from July, minister says (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, with 6 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 9 

Outside China

- Surging COVID-19 cases raise concerns in east and southern Africa (Read more)

- Argentina to secure additional 6 million Sinopharm jabs while eyeing deal with CanSino (Read more)

- India's COVID-19 death toll crosses 350,000 as daily cases fall below 100,000 (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, with 8 locally transmitted (Read more)

- More than 800 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China

June 8 

Outside China

- WHO warns against overpriced vaccines, substandard COVID products (Read more)

- EU in talks with third countries on mutual recognition of COVID travel certificates (Read more)

- Vaccine hesitancy holds back Africa in virus battle (Read more)

- New York to lift most COVID-19 restrictions upon key vaccination landmark (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 33 new COVID-19 cases, with 19 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 7

Outside China

- China has provided more than 350 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccines overseas (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, with 5 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 6 

Outside China

- COVID-19 takes a toll on India's doctors as virus inflicts deep pain

China

- Chinese mainland reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, with 7 locally transmitted (Read more)

June 5

Outside China

Mongolian presidential candidate tests positive for COVID-19

- Early Australian COVID-19 lockdown saved lives: study

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 11 locally transmitted in Guangdong (Read more)

June 4

Outside China

- Biden announces sharing plan for 25 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses (Read more)

- Chile temporarily suspends Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shots for people under 45 (Read more)

- FAO's Food Price Index surges for record 12th consecutive month in May (Read more)

- Africa's COVID-19 cases near 4.87 mln: Africa CDC

- US Chicago to fully reopen on June 11

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 9 locally transmitted in Guangdong (Read more)

June 3

Outside China

- COVID-19 vaccine decliners cast shadow on US herd immunity (Read more)

- Israel to vaccinate teenagers aged 12 to 15 against COVID-19 (Read more)

- Half of France's adult population get first COVID-19 vaccine dose (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 15 locally transmitted in Guangdong (Read more)

- More than 700 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China

June 2

Outside China

- WHO validates Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use (Read more)

- Mass vaccination succeeds in Brazil's small town: authorities (Read more)

- Pakistan rolls out locally produced Chinese CanSino vaccine (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, with 10 locally transmitted (Read more)

- Over 681.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Tuesday

- June 1

Outside China

- WHO labels COVID-19 variants with Greek letters (Read more)

- SE Asia counting on more Chinese vaccines (Read more)

- US introduces incentives to encourage more people to get vaccinated (Read more)

- AU says COVID-19 vaccine hoarding aggravates inequitable access (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, with 11 locally transmitted (Read more)

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