WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 7)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated May 7)

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09:27, May 07, 2021

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The total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide has increased to 3,251,349 with the global confirmed cases reaching 155,621,196 as of 9:00 am BJT on Friday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

Current status (data as of 9:00 am BJT, May 7):

The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) on Thursday announced a temporary ban taking immediate effect on the arrival of Indian air passengers.

Thailand registered 1,911 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths over the last 24 hours, the country's Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said Thursday.

Britain's economy will rebound more sharply than expected this year on easing coronavirus curbs, the Bank of England forecast Thursday.

The developers of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Thursday a single-dose version of the shot had received approval for use by health officials in Moscow.

Zoran Zaev, prime minister North Macedonia on Thursday received his first shot of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine in capital Skopje.

The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 5,647 within one day to 1,697,305, with the death toll adding by 147 to 46,496, the health ministry said on Thursday.

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