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Brazil and Argentina have actually announced that they are joining a worldwide alliance seeking to pool the purchase and circulation of future COVID-19 vaccines.

More than 30.6 million people worldwide have been identified with the unique coronavirus and almost 95,400 have actually passed away, according to Johns Hopkins University. Some 20.8 million individuals have actually recovered.

Here are the newest updates:
Sunday, September 20
08:40 GMT – UK health minister: Second nationwide lockdown possible
British Health Minister Matt Hancock said a second nationwide lockdown was one possible step to suppress the spread of the coronavirus, but it was not what he desired to occurred.
” If everybody follows the guidelines then we can avoid further national lockdowns, but we, obviously, need to be prepared to act if thats whats required,” Hancock told the BBC.
” I dont rule it out, I dont wish to see it.”.
08:30 GMT – Indonesia reports 3,989 new infections, 105 deaths.
Indonesia reported 3,989 brand-new coronavirus cases, taking the overall to 244,676, data from the nations health ministry revealed.
The information added 105 new deaths, taking the overall to 9,553, the most significant death toll in Southeast Asia..

Australia reported 14 new cases on Sunday – the least expensive day-to-day boost in new coronavirus cases in three months as strict lockdown in Melbourne reduces infections sharply.

Despite threats of heavy fines up to practically $1,300, more than a thousand people collected in main London to oppose, defying lockdown procedures targeted at slowing the resurgence of COVID-19.

Indonesian medical workers at work during a drive through COVID-19 testing operation in front of a health center in Jakarta [Ed Wray/Getty Images]

08:25 GMT – S.Korea keeps social distancing curbs ahead of major national vacation.
South Korea extended level 2 social distancing for a week up until September 27, which limits indoor events to listed below 50 and outside to less than 100, and may tighten up limitations for the Chuseok vacation when individuals generally reunite with households.
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun stated the level 2 limitations need to be kept ahead of Chuseok as “cases with untraceable origins are progressively increasing and fewer tests being brought out on weekends means we need to be on high alert”.
Social distancing policies for the September 30-October 2 holiday will be revealed in the coming days.
South Korea reported 82 brand-new cases as of midnight Saturday, the least expensive everyday infections since mid August, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
07:22 GMT – Czech republics everyday count of brand-new cases drops to 2,046.
The Czech Republics everyday count of brand-new coronavirus cases dropped to 2,046 on Saturday, still a record number for a weekend day when less tests are done, information from the Health Ministry revealed.
The general count of verified cases rose to 48,306 in the country of 10.7 million individuals.
The Czechs have actually been reporting new cases of the infection at one of Europes fastest rate in current weeks and the authorities have returned to some of the measures utilized in spring when the pandemic first reached the nation..
07:19 GMT – Indonesia stops exports from seafood producer after infection tests.
Indonesia has suspended exports from an Indonesian seafood business PT Putri Indah into China after its frozen fish products evaluated favorable for the coronavirus, the countrys fisheries ministry stated in a declaration.
The ministry stated that an examination was in progress which the suspension would just use to PT Putri Indah “whereas the others can still do export activities as typical.”.
The infection was detected on the outer side of the plan, not on the fish, the ministry said.
The seven-day suspension began on Friday, it stated.
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05:45 GMT – WHO backs protocol for infection herbal medication trials.
The World Health Organization has actually endorsed a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as prospective treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics.
WHO specialists and coworkers from 2 other organisations “backed a protocol for phase III medical trials of organic medicine for Covid-19 as well as a charter and terms of referral for the facility of an information and safety monitoring board for natural medication clinical trials,” a declaration said, according to an AFP new company report.
” Phase III clinical trials are essential in completely evaluating the security and effectiveness of a brand-new medical product,” it noted.
05:14 GMT – Indias coronavirus infections rise to 5.4 million.

India reported on Sunday a minimum of 1,113 new deaths, taking the countrys death toll to 86,752 [Harish Tyagi/EPA]

Indias federal health ministry reported 92,605 new infections in the last 24 hours, raising the overall number of cases to 5.4 million – second only to the US.
India also reported 1,113 brand-new deaths, taking the death toll to 86,752 – or about 1.6 percent of all cases.
04:34 GMT – Italy reports 1,638 COVID-19 cases.
The Italian health ministry reported another 1,638 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the variety of cases to more 297,000.
The government likewise added 24 deaths with the overall toll increasing to 35,692 – the 2nd highest in Europe next to the UK.
04:10 GMT – Greece reports 240 coronavirus cases, 4 deaths.
Greek authorities have revealed 240 coronavirus cases, bringing the total variety of cases to 14,978..
Greece also reported four deaths, raising the death toll to 331.
03:38 GMT – Australia reports lowest COVID-19 cases in 3 months.
Australia looked set to tape its least expensive everyday increase in new coronavirus cases in three months on Sunday as a tough lockdown in the city of Melbourne brought the nations virus epicentre down greatly.
The second-most populated state Victoria, of which Melbourne is the capital, reported 14 brand-new infections in the 24 hours to Sunday early morning, below 21 brand-new cases the day prior and its lowest considering that June 19, according to Reuters news firm.
That put Victoria, which has spent months under lockdown to slow a second wave of infections, on track to satisfy a target of keeping typical everyday increases listed below 50 by September 28 when the authorities have said they may lift constraints.
03:20 GMT – Germanys reports 1,345 new coronavirus cases.
Germanys firm for transmittable illness has actually reported at least 1,345 new coronavirus cases, raising the nations overall to 271,415.
The Robert Koch Institute likewise reported two brand-new deaths, with an overall death toll of 9,386.
02:29 GMT – Brazil reports 33,057 brand-new COVID-19 cases, 739 deaths.
Brazils health ministry has taped 33,057 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total variety of cases to more than 4.5 million..
Brazil likewise reported 739 extra deaths for an overall death toll of more than 136,000 – the second highest in the world next just to the US.
02:18 GMT – China reports 10 brand-new COVID-19 cases.
Chinas National Health Commission has actually reported 10 brand-new coronavirus cases, brining the overall number of cases to nearly 85,300.
All brand-new cases were imported. At least 21 cases were likewise reported as “asymptomatic”.
No new deaths were reported keeping the death toll at 4,634.

All new cases reported in China on Sunday were imported, although the origin of the other 21 asymptomatic cases was unclear [Alex Plavevski/EPA]

01:40 GMT – Mexico reports 5,167 brand-new coronavirus cases, 455 brand-new deaths.
Mexicos health ministry has reported a minimum of 5,167 additional coronavirus cases, bringing the overall to 694,121 cases.
At least 455 new deaths were also reported pressing the death toll to 73,258. Previously, the federal government has actually reported an approximated 120,000 “excess deaths”.
01:10 GMT – South Korea reports least expensive daily infections in nearly 40 days.
South Koreas Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 82 new coronavirus cases – the most affordable everyday infections since mid August.
Of the brand-new cases reported, a minimum of 72 were local transmission. The country has a total of 22,975 infections with 383 deaths.
00:35 GMT – Brazil, Argentina join COVID-19 vaccine alliance.
Brazil and Argentina have actually revealed that they are joining a worldwide alliance looking for to swimming pool COVID-19 vaccines, after missing an earlier due date.
Peru stated it signed an offer offering the nation access to 12 million dosages of coronavirus vaccine through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility (COVAX), a plan for pooled purchase and distribution of future vaccines.
Argentina requested for more time to prepare the needed paperwork, but it expects on Wednesday to sign its commitment to the vaccine mechanism led by the World Health Organization (WHO), a health ministry authorities informed Reuters news company.
The Brazilian federal government stated in a statement late on Friday that it will sign up for COVAX after settlements with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which is the COVAX secretariat.
00:05 GMT – Italy to allow fans at football games from Sunday.
Starting on Sunday, Italian football arenas will open their doors to a minimal variety of viewers, as the country handled to avoid a revival in coronavirus cases.
Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora announced that approximately a thousand supporters will have the ability to go to Serie A soccer matches nationwide, after the regional governments, the sports departments and football clubs reached an arrangement.
00:01 GMT – Frances economy minister tests favorable of COVID-19.
French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has announced that he has contracted the coronavirus – this as the countrys variety of infections is surging anew with nearly 13,500 new infections in 24 hours.
Le Maire stated that he has up until now not shown any symptoms but is under quarantine due to the illness. He is the 4th French minister to test favorable of COVID-19.
France has over 467,000 cases and more than 31,200 deaths.
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