People wait to receive COVID-19 test at a temporary test site at Sunset Park of Brooklyn in New York, the United States, Aug. 13, 2020. (File photo: Xinhua)
Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 30 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Thursday, including 22 imported cases and eight locally transmitted ones.
Brazil registered 1,262 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in 24 hours, raising the death toll to 105,463 since the virus was first detected in the country, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday.
Mexico on Thursday surpassed half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19 after registering 7,371 new infections in 24 hours, authorities said. The country now has 505,293 cases overall, with 55,293 deaths, the Ministry of Health said.
Chile on Thursday reported 380,034 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since the onset of the pandemic and 10,299 people have died from the disease.
Britain on Thursday said it will reimpose quarantine for travellers from France and the Netherlands, prompting Paris to quickly announce a "reciprocal measure".