Giant crowds rallied in Auckland in opposition to the federal government’s social distancing restrictions imposed on New Zealand’s largest metropolis.
Mexico’s loss of life toll handed 70,000 as a brand new examine confirmed England’s coronavirus case rely was doubling each seven to eight days. Canada in the meantime reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the primary time since March.
The US’s funds deficit hit an all-time excessive of $Three trillion because of authorities spending to cushion the affect of the pandemic-triggered financial downturn.
Greater than 28.Four million individuals around the globe have been identified with the coronavirus and greater than 915,000 have died, in keeping with Johns Hopkins College. About 19.2 million individuals have recovered.
Listed below are the most recent updates:
Saturday, September 12
08:45 GMT – Indonesia experiences 3,806 new coronavirus instances
Indonesia has reported 3,806 new coronavirus infections and 106 new deaths, knowledge from the well being ministry web site has proven.
Saturday marked the fifth consecutive day that Indonesia registered each day infections of greater than 3,000, bringing the whole variety of instances to 214,746.
Whole COVID-19 deaths rose to eight,650, the very best in Southeast Asia.
08:40 GMT – Philippines experiences 186 extra coronavirus deaths, report each day toll
The Philippines’ well being ministry reported 186 extra deaths associated to the novel coronavirus, a brand new each day report and the very best single-day fatality fee recorded thus far in Southeast Asia.
In a bulletin, the ministry mentioned complete deaths have elevated to 4,292, whereas confirmed instances rose by 4,935 to 257,863. The Philippines has probably the most COVID-19 infections within the area.
08:35 GMT – Spanish princess quarantined after classmate identified with COVID-19
Princess Leonor, the inheritor to the Spanish throne, has gone into quarantine after a classmate at her college examined optimistic for COVID-19, the royal family mentioned.
The 14-year-old daughter of King Felipe might be examined for coronavirus like different pupils in her class on the Santa Maria de los Rosales college in Madrid.
The king and Queen Letizia will proceed their royal duties for the second, a spokesman for the royal family mentioned, as Spain struggles to regulate a surge in coronavirus instances.
07:20 GMT – Czech Republic experiences report one-day rise in new instances
The Czech Republic reported its largest one-day rise thus far of latest coronavirus infections, recording 1,447 instances, in keeping with well being ministry knowledge.
The nation has seen one of many largest spikes in instances amongst European nations in latest weeks.
It tightened restrictions on mask-wearing this week though it goals to keep away from bringing again measures that will damage companies.
COVID-19 pandemic: New York takes small steps in direction of normalcy (2:09)
07:10 GMT – Crowds rally in New Zealand’s Auckland in opposition to lockdown
Giant crowds rallied in Auckland in opposition to the federal government’s social distancing restrictions imposed on the nation’s largest metropolis after an outbreak of the novel coronavirus final month.
Native tv footage confirmed tightly packed crowds, with many individuals not sporting masks, with estimates of the attendance various in experiences between a thousand and some thousand individuals.
“We’re all right here immediately as a result of we consider we have to arise for our rights,” the general public Tv New Zealand cited Jami-Lee Ross, the chief of the Advance New Zealand get together, one of many organisers of the protest, as saying.
Hiya, that is Tamila Varshalomidze in Doha, Qatar, taking up the dwell updates from my colleague Zaheena Rasheed in Male, Maldives.
05:23 GMT – India experiences report each day soar for second straight day
India reported a report each day soar in coronavirus instances for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections, in keeping with knowledge from the federal well being ministry.
With complete instances of greater than 4.65 million, India is the world’s second-worst affected nation, trailing solely the US, which has greater than 6.Four million instances.
However the progress in infections in India is quicker than wherever else on this planet, with instances surging by way of city and rural areas of some massive, populous states.
04:10 GMT – Australia coronavirus deaths move 800
Deaths associated to the novel coronavirus in Australia reached 803, however new each day infections within the nation’s largest hotspot of Victoria continued to fall.
Victoria state reported six new deaths associated to the coronavirus over the previous 24 hours, bringing its complete to 716, or greater than 90 % of all deaths in Australia.
Nonetheless, new instances within the nation’s second-most populous state continued to fall from a peak of greater than 700 in a single day in early August. It reported 37 new instances on Saturday, its lowest since late June.
Australia’s economic system goes down beneath with report, virus-led hunch (2:24)
03:25 GMT – US funds deficit hits report $Three trillion
The US funds deficit hit an all-time excessive of $Three trillion for the primary 11 months of this funds yr, the Treasury Division mentioned, because of the federal government’s huge spending to attempt to cushion the affect of a coronavirus-fuelled recession.
The deficit from October by way of August is greater than double the earlier 11-month report of $1.37 trillion set in 2009. At the moment the US authorities was spending massive sums to get out of the Nice Recession triggered by the 2008 monetary disaster.
With one month to go within the 2020 funds yr, which ends on September 30, the deficit might go even increased. The Congressional Price range Workplace is forecasting the deficit this yr will hit a report $3.Three trillion.
02:24 GMT – Canada experiences zero COVID-19 deaths for first time since March
Canada reported zero COVID-19 deaths up to now 24 hours for the primary time since March 15, in keeping with public well being company knowledge.
Canada’s loss of life toll from the pandemic stood at 9,163 as of September 11, the identical because the variety of the deaths reported on September 10, authorities knowledge confirmed. The variety of optimistic instances rose by 702 to 135,626 on September 11 from the day past, the information confirmed.
WHO COVID Debrief on mass gatherings (4:27)
01:37 GMT – US expelled 8,800 migrant youngsters beneath coronavirus guidelines
Donald Trump’s administration has expelled about 8,800 unaccompanied migrant youngsters intercepted on the US-Mexico border since March 20 beneath guidelines searching for to restrict the unfold of the brand new coronavirus in the US, in keeping with court docket paperwork.
The Justice Division submitting to the Ninth US Circuit Court docket of Appeals mentioned the Trump administration had expelled 159,000 migrants general, and seven,600 household items.
The border guidelines, applied on March 21, scrap decades-old practices beneath legal guidelines meant to guard youngsters from human trafficking and provide them an opportunity to hunt asylum in a US immigration court docket.
01:09 GMT – Mexico tops 70,000 COVID-19 deaths
The confirmed coronavirus loss of life toll in Mexico has surpassed 70,000 after the federal government reported 534 new deaths up to now 24 hours.
Making issues worse, extra mortality knowledge from mid-March by way of early August signifies that the whole variety of deaths past the official rely is probably going tens of hundreds increased.
Mexico additionally reported 5,935 new infections, convey its complete caseload to 658,299.
00:35 GMT – UN Basic Meeting requires solidarity to beat pandemic
The United Nations Basic Meeting overwhelmingly authorized a decision on tackling COVID-19, calling for “intensified worldwide cooperation and solidarity to comprise, mitigate and overcome the pandemic”.
The decision, adopted by a vote of 169-2, additionally urged member states “to allow all nations to have unhindered well timed entry to high quality, secure, efficacious and inexpensive analysis, therapeutics, medicines and vaccines”.
The decision, which isn’t legally binding was authorized over objections from the US and Israel, which protested in opposition to a profitable last-minute Cuban modification that strongly urges nations to oppose unilateral financial, monetary or commerce sanctions.
00:01 GMT – England’s coronavirus instances double each week
A examine of coronavirus an infection in England confirmed that the epidemic is doubling each seven to eight days, with a rise in optimistic instances in all age teams under the age of 65.
The discovering got here in a examine of over 150,000 volunteers, who have been examined between August 22 and September 7, by Imperial School London and polling agency Ipsos MORI.
Well being Secretary Matt Hancock mentioned the pandemic is “not over, and everybody has a task to play to maintain the virus at bay”.
Individually, the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, which advises the UK authorities, mentioned the virus’s copy fee is now between 1.zero and 1.2, that means anybody with the virus is infecting, on common, a bit multiple different.
Hiya and welcome to Al Jazeera’s persevering with protection of the coronavirus pandemic. I am Zaheena Rasheed in Male, Maldives.
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