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Nearly 1,000 U.S. immigration detention centre employees test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – More than 930 employees of private contractors running U.S. immigration detention centers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus,...

California shuts down businesses, schools as coronavirus outbreak grows

SACRAMENTO, (Reuters) – California’s governor yesterday clamped new restrictions on businesses as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations soared, and the state’s two largest school districts,...

Latin American coronavirus deaths overtake North American fatalities

SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – The number of deaths from the coronavirus in Latin America has exceeded the figure for North America for the first...

Mexico surpasses Italy to post world’s fourth-highest coronavirus death toll

MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Deaths in Mexico from the coronavirus pandemic rose above 35,000 yesterday, with the Latin American country overtaking Italy for...

Dr. Fauci hasn’t briefed President Trump on coronavirus in 2 months

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he hasn't personally briefed President Trump on the coronavirus in two months. Dr. Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says...

Study confirms new version of coronavirus spreads faster, but doesn’t make people sicker

(CNN) — A global study has found strong evidence that a new form of the coronavirus has spread from Europe to the US. The new...

Brazil coronavirus death toll reaches 61,884

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil registered 1,252 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 61,884,...

Florida Smashes Daily Record for New Coronavirus Cases With 10,109; Total Nears 170,000

Florida reported more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases for the first time Thursday, a milestone that is six times higher than where the...

U.S. coronavirus cases rise by 47,000, biggest one-day spike of pandemic

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 yesterday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since...

WHO calls for Brazil to better coordinate efforts against coronavirus

SAO PAULO/GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Brazil still faces a “big challenge” to curb the coronavirus pandemic and should do more to integrate its efforts at...
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