Live COVID-19 updates: Tokyo reports 47 new cases as fears of 2nd wave rise

TOKYO — The Tokyo metropolitan government on Sunday confirmed 47 new cases of COVID-19 infections, only a few days after Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike lifted “Tokyo alert” over the pandemic to allow all business to reopen.

BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) — The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the first time since May 5 that the daily count for Tokyo has risen above 40 as fears grew over a possible second wave of infections in the capital.

HANOI — Vietnam reported no new cases of COVID-19 infection on Sunday, with its total confirmed cases remaining at 334 with zero deaths so far, according to its Ministry of Health.

A total of 323 patients in the country have recovered from the disease, according to the ministry.

KAMPALA — Uganda’s Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 696.

Out of 2,949 samples collected from cross-border cargo truck drivers and community over the last 24 hours, 6 Ugandan truck drivers who arrived through the border points of Elegu and Malaba, 4 contacts and alert cases and a frontline health worker tested positive for the virus, said the statement.

DAKAR — Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action reported on Sunday 94 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in Senegal to 5,090 cases.

During the daily briefing of the situation of COVID-19, health ministry’s spokesperson Dr. Alyose Waly Diouf said that a total of 1,232 testing were carried out during the last 24 hours, among which 94 returned positive, including 79 followed contact cases and 14 community transmission cases.

WUHAN — No new confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases were reported in central China’s Hubei Province on Saturday, the provincial health commission said Sunday.

The province reported two new asymptomatic cases on Saturday. There are still 11 such cases under medical observation.

DHAKA — The total number of COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh increased to over 87,000 Sunday, with a daily rise of more than 3,000 cases.

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Senior Health Ministry official Nasima Sultana said in a briefing on Sunday afternoon that 3,141 new COVID-19 positive cases and 32 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh. Enditem.


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