Fri, 10 Jul 2020

BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SAO PAULO -- Brazil registered 965 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 22,013, the Ministry of Health reported Saturday.

The largest country in Latin America also registered 16,508 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 347,398.

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NEW DELHI -- India's federal health ministry Sunday morning said 147 new deaths due to COVID-19, besides fresh 6,767 positive cases were reported since Saturday in the country, taking the number of deaths to 3,867 and total cases to 131,868.

This is the highest one day spike in COVID-19 cases so far in the country, showed the data.

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TRIPOLI -- The Libyan National Center for Disease Control on Saturday reported three new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 75 in the country.

In a statement, the center said that of the 149 suspected samples, only three tested positive for the virus, adding that one patient has recovered.

So far, 39 people have recovered and three have died from the disease, according to the center.

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WELLINGTON -- There are only 27 active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand as the country reported no new case on Sunday, said a statement of the Ministry of Health.

This means New Zealand's combined total number of confirmed and probable cases stays at 1,504, of which 1,154 are confirmed, it said.

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BEIJING -- Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, of which two were imported.

The domestically transmitted case was reported in Jilin Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.

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