Global coronavirus cases top 30 million

LONDON – Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The worldwide count of known COVID-19 infections climbed past 30 million on Thursday, with more than half of them from just three countries: the U.S., India and Brazil, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins […]

Abbey service, flypast mark 80 years since Battle of Britain

LONDON (AP) — Military jets flew over central London and a memorial service was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a major air campaign against Nazi Germany during World War II. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the service, which was attended by under 100 […]

Jillian Michaels reveals COVID-19 diagnosis, warns against public gyms

NEW YORK – Jillian Michaels revealed that she contracted COVID-19 after letting her guard down, and is warning people to think twice before going to a public gym. The businesswoman and fitness trainer, who is known for her appearances on “The Biggest Loser,” announced her positive test during while discussing her at-home workout app with […]

Canada’s top doctor: No kissing, wear a mask during sex to reduce COVID-19 risk

OTTAWA, Canada – Having safe sex during the COVID-19 pandemic may now involve wearing a mask and skipping the kissing, according to a statement from Canada’s chief public health officer Wednesday. “Sexual health is an important part of our overall health,” Dr. Theresa Tam said in the news release. “However, sex can be complicated in […]

Asia Today: Australian police make arrests at rallies

MELBOURNE, Australia — Police in Australia’s hardest-hit Victoria state made several arrests among a crowd of about 300 people protesting the lockdown in Melbourne, as the country’s death toll rose to 748. Victoria reported 11 more deaths and 76 new infections. The Melbourne restrictions, including a night curfew, were put in place in an attempt […]

Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikes

LONDON (AP) — Demonstrators took the streets of London, Tel Aviv and other cities on Saturday to protest coronavirus restrictions, decrying how the measures have affected daily life even with infection rates rising in many places and the global death toll approaching 1 million. In the U.K., the latest official estimates released Friday showed that […]

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