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A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

Coronavirus Global Update BBC

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A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

    Study reveals impact of long Covid

    Study reveals impact of long Covid

    More than one third of people in England who reported coronavirus symptoms had at least one long-lasting effect. Also: EU leaders consider new travel measures to cope with the Delta variant and the 72-year-old man who is getting better after testing positive 43 times.

    • 3 min
    New Zealand: Covid alert level raised in the capital

    New Zealand: Covid alert level raised in the capital

    A single virus-infected Australian triggered the alarm. There are also new curbs in Australia as authorities fight an outbreak in Sydney. Also: Oxford University explores an anti-parasite drug as a possible treatment for Covid in the UK.

    • 4 min
    Infections in India drop below 50,000

    Infections in India drop below 50,000

    The number of daily infections in India drops below 50,000 for the first time in 3 months. Also: The WHO says a large number of poorer countries don't have enough doses under the Covax scheme; And Thailand is to reopen its main resort islands, as it relaunches its tourism industry.

    • 4 min
    Japanese spectators will be allowed at Tokyo Olympics

    Japanese spectators will be allowed at Tokyo Olympics

    There will be a fifty per cent limit on venue capacity. Also: India's central government takes control of the nation's vaccine campaign; and hundreds of people ignore official advice by attending the summer solstice at Stonehenge.

    • 4 min
    Brazil records more than 500,000 deaths

    Brazil records more than 500,000 deaths

    Health experts say vaccination programme in Brazil must rapidly expand. Also: US donates millions of vaccines to Taiwan; and for the first time an Olympic athlete tests positive in Tokyo.

    • 4 min
    Palestinians cancel a vaccine swap with Israel

    Palestinians cancel a vaccine swap with Israel

    Palestinians cancel a vaccine swap with Israel; a second record day of cases in Moscow and trials for a nasal spray vaccine in Australia.

    • 3 min

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