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Oxfam Brazil has urged that an official investigation into Brazil’s coronavirus deaths, which surpassed 100,000 on Saturday, be conducted.
“This is a shameful day for Brazil. We can no longer witness our government’s lack of action in the face of mass coronavirus death. We stand in solidarity with other Brazilian organizations in invoking the power of law to intervene and hold this government to account,” said Katia Maia, Executive Director of Oxfam Brazil in a press release.
Covid-19 daily infections in Britain rise to highest level since June
The United Kingdom reported 1,062 new positive tests for coronavirus, the highest daily rise in new COVID-19 infections since late June, at a time of new local lockdowns in some areas and worries over a second wave of infections.
Official data showed 1,062 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, above the 1,000 new daily cases mark for the first time since June, and 304 higher than the 758 new cases reported on Saturday.
Daily tally of virus cases in Italy leaps higher
Italy’s tally of daily new COVID-19 cases leaped higher, with 463 cases, according to health ministry figures.
Many of the latest cases have been found in young people returning from holidays abroad.
Italy’s day-to-day new caseload had previously soared far above 500 confirmed infections, but the number had dropped to 347 on Saturday, more in line with numbers of the past few weeks.
Greece registers highest daily tally of COVID 19 cases
Greece reported 203 new cases of COVID-19, its highest daily tally since the start of the outbreak in the country, a government official said.
The latest jump in cases brings the total number of infections in the country to 5,623 since its first infection surfaced in late February.
Victoria premier: Over 2,700 cases have no identifiable source
The premier of Australia’s Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities.
Victoria saw a welcome drop in its new COVID-19 cases with 394 but a record 17 deaths, including two people in their 50s. It took the hard-hit state’s toll to 210 and the Australian total of deaths to 295.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said confirmed cases also include almost 1,000 health care workers.
Georgia school with large crowds reports positive cases
A total of nine students and staff members at a Georgia high school have tested positive for the coronavirus, the principal said in a letter to parents after the school made headlines for online photos showing hallways packed with teens – many of them not wearing masks.
Principal Gabe Carmona wrote Saturday that six students and three staff members at North Paudling High School west of Atlanta tested positive for COVID-19.
Georgia has over 197,000 coronavirus cases and more than 4,000 deaths.