The rolling average of new infections across Virginia, Maryland and D.C. hit a seventh consecutive day with a record high.
The United States on Tuesday far exceeded its previous daily record of new Covid-19 cases, adding 201,961 cases in 24 hours, according to the tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The Covid-19 death rate in Northern Ireland since the second wave of the virus is running at four times that of the rate in the Republic.
South Korea reported the sharpest on-year fall in jobs in six months in October, extending its job losses to an eighth month amid the protracted pandemic, data showed Wednesday.
Jordanians voted Tuesday in a parliamentary election overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Multiple counties in California will move back into more restrictive Covid-19 rules amid a surge in hospitalizations.
Work to distribute the experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE is gearing up after the companies announced successful interim data earlier on Monday , but it will not be coming to local pharmacies for the general public any time soon.
The United States has surpassed 1 million new confirmed coronavirus cases in just the first 10 days of November, with more than 100,000 infections each day becoming the norm in a surge that shows no signs of slowing.
The Union health ministry on Tuesday said a central government team found “less than satisfactory” adherence to Covid-19 norms like mask-wearing and hand hygiene outside urban centres during campaigning for the Bihar elections.
California and several states across the U.S. Midwest tightened restrictions on residents on Tuesday as the nation’s top infectious disease specialist called on Americans to remain vigilant until a vaccine can be approved and distributed.