Press Release: 5 Things You Need To Know This Monday Morning

More than 18 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus as of Monday. Almost 11 million have recovered and while nearly 690,000 have died. According to report GISTHUBCITY gathered.

Here are latest summary update:

More than 45,000 new COVID-19 cases, 420 deaths registers in US

American has recorded more than 45,688 new cases as of the end of Sunday, while the total surg to 4.68 million from the previous day of 4.64 million, according to the latest tally we discover on Monday.

Reuters also reported at least 420 new deaths during the same 24-hour period, raising the total to 155,343, compared to 154,923 the previous day.

Coronavirus Curfew extends in Honduras for another week

Honduras will extend its coronavirus curfew for another week through to August 9 in an effort to curb the pandemic, Reuters news agency reported, quoting the country’s security ministry.

Honduras first imposed a curfew, which is in effect between 5pm (23:00 GMT) and 7am (13:00 GMT), in March.

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rise by 509 to 210,402

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 509 to 210,402, Reuters news agency reported on Monday quoting data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases.

The reported death toll rose by seven to 9,148, the tally showed.

Another new Covid-19 cases reported in South Korea

South Korea has confirmed 23 additional cases of the coronavirus, amid a downward trend in the number of locally infected patients, AP news agency reported.

The additional cases announced on Monday by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took the country’s total to 14,389 with 301 deaths.

The agency says 20 new cases came from overseas while the rest were locally infected.

Singapore to make travellers wear electronic tags to enforce quarantine

Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its borders.

From August 11, the devices will be given to incoming travellers, including citizens and residents, from a select group of countries who will be allowed to isolate at home rather than at a state-appointed facility, the Reuters news agency report said.

Travellers to Singapore are required to activate the device, upon reaching their home and will receive notifications on the device which they must acknowledge. Any attempt to leave home or tamper with the device will alert the authorities.

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