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Indonesia reported the highest new Covid cases in the world last week, says WHO

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment attends to a Covid-19 patient with an oxygen mask in a wheelchair outside Bekasi Public Hospital. Wisnu Agung Prasetyo | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Indonesia reported the highest number of new coronavirus infections in the world for the week that ended on July 18, according… Read More »

U.S. Covid cases hit lowest level since June as nation looks toward Memorial Day, summer travel

People crowd outdoor dining at a restaurant as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S., April 4, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Covid cases in the U.S. have dropped to their lowest level since June as the nation prepares for Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season.… Read More »

U.S. is recording fewer than 30,000 daily new Covid cases for the first time in nearly a year

Michael Binparuis (15) of Nesconsit, New York, receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Northwell Health’s Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York, U.S., May 13, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters The U.S. is reporting an average of fewer than 30,000 new Covid cases per day… Read More »

India hits another grim record as WHO says it accounted for half of last week’s reported cases

A Covid-19 coronavirus patient rests inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a Covid care centre in New Delhi on May 10, 2021. Arun Sankar | AFP | Getty Images India’s daily Covid-19 death toll hit another record high on Wednesday, as the World Health Organization said the country accounted for half the total reported… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says travel restrictions on India will have little impact on U.S. Covid cases

The Biden administration’s recently announced restrictions on travelers from India are unlikely to play a significant role in limiting new coronavirus cases in the U.S., Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “Will it have an impact? Perhaps a minor impact on the margins in terms of reducing introductions. It’s not going to dramatically affect our… Read More »