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Hopes have been rising that the worst of the global catastrophe, which has killed more than 270,000 people, has passed, and the United States on Friday approved a new at-home saliva test to speed up diagnosis for COVID-19.
The massive budget stimulus, which includes billions on infrastructure, healthcare, housing and wage subsidy schemes, sets the stage for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's re-election campaign, as her centre-left government seeks to consolidate support ahead of the September poll.
Antonio Guterres said in a video message Wednesday launching a policy briefing on "The Impact of COVID-19 in Africa” that countries on the continent have responded swiftly to the crisis, "and as of now reported cases are lower than feared,” with more than 2,500 deaths.
Police officers played a key role in enforcing a lockdown in the country of 168 million people before it was lifted at the end of May. But the virus has also infected more than 6,000 officers throughout Bangladesh, with 19 dying of COVID-19.
When I saw images of Beirut’s streets once again strewn with debris and glass shards from the Aug.4 blast in the port, I wondered if my friend Ali and his family avoided death or injury and damage to their home.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting multiple shocks on the young and threatens entire generation, according to United Nations officials, and it is a matter of deep concern.