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New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases

AFP, Washington The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which is spreading rapidly across the country and has already caused […]

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More than 470,000 COVID-19 cases recorded globally in past 24 hours, WHO reports

TASS, Geneva The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has surpassed 81.94 million, rising by more than 470,000 in the past 24 hours. The World Health Organization (WHO) data also shows that the number of fatalities rose by more than 9,900 to exceed 1.8 million globally. The WHO statistics only take into account […]