April 30, 2020
Coronavirus Daily Digest: April 30, 2020
204 new cases in the last 24 hours in the most populous black nation, a record drop in recovery rate in italy; and Vietnam says it has contained the outbreak. Here’s Coronavirus daily digest 30 April, 2020:
Over the last 24 hours the world added over 100,000 confirmed cases and 10,000 more deaths. This brings the totals to over 3.3 million and 233,000 respectively. Over 1 million people have recovered worldwide. In the U.S., there are well over 1 million cases, with 63,000 dead and 151,000 recovered.
Today, Nigeria recorded 204 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths from 18 states- Kano (80), Lagos (45), Gombe (12), Sokoto (9), Bauchi (9), Edo (7), Borno (7), Rivers (6), Ogun (6), FCT (4), Akwa Ibom (4), Bayelsa (4), Kaduna (3), Oyo (2), Delta (2), Nasarawa (2), Ondo (1), Kebbi (1), bringing the total to 1932 confirmed cases, 319 discharged and 58 deaths have been recorded in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
A new study of the antiviral drug remdesivir shows somewhat promising results as it could modestly speed recovery in patients infected with the covid-19.
In California, Los Angeles becomes the first major city in United States to offer free testing to all residents.
Wearing masks may help prevent the spread of the covid-19, but covering the mouth and facial expressions poses new challenges for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
In China Research detect traces of the virus in the air, but it is still sketchy whether such aerosols are infectious or a significant part of the pandemic.
Novel virus have been detected in wastewater even at low concentrations by Switzerland researchers, offering a potential early warning signal for flare-ups in infections as countries relax from emergency lockdowns.
Brazil’s uncontrolled rise of COVID-19 cases is generating panic that Latin America’s biggest nation will spread the virus to neighboring countries that are doing a better job in the containment of the virus.
In Japan, many people are defying the stay at home request, but without a formal order they’re not breaking the law.
After aggressive mass testing, Vietnam authorities says it has contained its coronavirus outbreak with 270 confirmed cases and zero deaths.
Italy had a record day in terms of the number of people who recovered from the coronavirus. A total of 4,693 positive patients turned negative for the virus over 24 hours, the highest number since the start of the pandemic.
In Russia, Mijail Mishustin, the country’s prime minister, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to reports from Russia.
Spain is to allow exercise and walks from May 2 but there are many rules to this, though. For more details check here.
Football teams has been given the go-ahead by Spain’s Ministry of Health to test for COVID-19. Read more to know the details.