Passengers arrive at Budapest Airport on the last day before border controls reintroduced in Budapest, Hungary on Aug. 31, 2020. (File photo: Xinhua)
The Chinese mainland reported 25 new imported COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,553, the National Health Commission said Friday.
Brazil on Thursday said the country has more than 4 million cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, after tests detected 43,773 new cases in the previous 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 4,041,638.
Iran's total number of COVID-19 cases crossed the 380,000 mark on Thursday with the addition of 1,994 new infections; Meanwhile, both Iraq and Israel set own new record in daily infections amid continuing resurgence of the pandemic.
France has confirmed 7,157 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, a figure comparable to the level of the day before (7,017), the country's public health agency announced on Thursday.
Turkey confirmed 1,642 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the first time exceeding 1,600 since May, raising the total diagnosed patients to 274,943, the Turkish health ministry announced.
Around 8 million students are returning to schools in Italy for the first time since March, as the country reported for the ninth time in 13 days over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.