Good morning! Here is the summary of the latest coronavirus update across the world.
Russia to complete early-stage trials on second COVID-19 vaccine on Sept 30
Russia will complete early-stage trials on a second potential coronavirus pandemic vaccine produced by the Vector Institute on Sept. 30, the RIA news agency cited Russia’s consumer health safety watchdog as saying..
coronavirus cases rise by 814 to 250,799 in Germany
Germany confirmed coronavirus cases increased by 814 to 250,799, the report was recorded by Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed.
With no new deaths reported, the death toll stayed at 9,325, the tally showed.
India overtakes Brazil as country second-worst-hit by coronavirus
According to report from India’s health ministry, another daily record of 90,802 coronavirus cases on Monday, increasing the total nationwide to over 4,2 million and overtaking Brazil to become the second-hardest hit country.
Brazil is now behind India in the total number of cases by almost 70,000; the US remains at the top with more than 6.2 million cases.
India’s health ministry also reported 1,016 new fatalities, raising the total to 71,642. For the fifth day in a row, India has reported more than 1,000 deaths.
119 new COVID-19 cases reports in South Korea
According to Yonhap news agency, South Korea Centers for Disease Contro; and Prevention has reported 119 new coronavirus cases, which most are local. Eleven of the new cases were imported, three new virus from India and three from Philippines.
The total number of infections in the country has reached 21,296 as of Monday, while more than 16,200 have recovered. Two more deaths were reported, raising the death toll to 336.
The country has carried out 2,051,297 coronavirus tests since January 3.
Minister for Finance in Honduran tests positive for Covid-19
The minister for finance in Honduran, Marco Midence, has revealed through social media that he tested positive for Covid-19.
While the Harvard educated lawyer was appointed for finance minister post on August 20.
He wrote in Spanish that he will work from home and remain in isolation while recovering from the “mild” symptoms of the disease.