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More than 500,000 people were killed by Covid-19. A quarter of them are Americans



More than 500,000 people were killed by Covid-19. A quarter of them are Americans
The latest death toll reaches more than 502,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, because cases continue to surge and epidemics emerge in countries around the world.
That United States of America has the highest number of confirmed deaths, having recorded at least 125,800 deaths – more than a quarter of the global total on Monday, according to JHU.
More than 10.1 million people have been infected by diseases worldwide. In the last few days, the Covid-19 crisis has deepened in the US, where only two states – Connecticut and Rhode Island – has recorded a decline in cases recently.

An increase in cases was reported in 36 shocking US states last week. In Florida, officials recorded 9,585 new cases on Saturday, a record one day since the start of the pandemic. On Sunday the country reported 8,530 new cases.

A few weeks after many US states began to reopen after being locked, at least a a dozen have stopped their plans to make restriction easier.

The governor of Texas, the second most populous state in the US, halted plans to reopen the region on Thursday and ordered further restrictions on businesses including bars.

State governors including Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Mexico and North Carolina have all announced that they will not proceed to the next reopening stage.

Some governors have partially linked their state surge to broader testing – but former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden told Fox News on Sunday that an increase in cases throughout the southern US caused the country to reopen too quickly.

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Other countries that have begun to emerge from lockdown also struggle when officials wrestle with local outbreaks.

In China, around 400,000 people in the Anxin region near Beijing are placed under locking after a slight increase in cases in the area.

People in the area are only allowed to send one family member out of their home every day to buy supplies, and all unregistered vehicles are prohibited from entering the province, a local government statement said.

Elsewhere, India has recorded more than 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in the past six days as cases have increased across the country. Fears mounted about the situation in Delhi where hospitals were struggling with a shortage of medical personnel and beds for patients.

The country’s health ministry said Monday that 548,318 people had been infected in total, while 16,475 people had died.

Meanwhile in Australia, authorities are trying to contain the plague in the state of Victoria. Health officials recorded 75 positive results on Sunday, the largest single increase in daily cases in the state since March 30.

Victoria health officials have conducted “flash tests” in the state and said they had carried out 53,000 tests in the area since the process began on June 25.

And in England there is a group in the city of Leicester. An MP representing the area has called for local lockdown in the city. Authorities have recorded 866 Covid-19 cases during the past two weeks in Leicester, according to the PA news agency.

Cases also continue to increase in Latin America, one of the main drivers behind the record increase in global cases over the past few weeks.

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Brazil reported 30,476 new cases in 24 hours on Sunday. The country has recorded more than 1.3 million cases, but reopening continues in cities including Rio de Janeiro.

In Mexico, the president announced that the country’s capital, Mexico City, will gradually reopen on Monday, even though 4,050 new cases were reported on Sunday. Mexico has the 7th highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the world, behind Spain.

Both Colombia and Peru also report increasing cases. The Colombian case count is now at 91,995, and on Sunday officials recorded 167 new deaths, the highest daily death rate reported by the country since early June.

Christina Maxouris from CNN, Eliott C. McLaughlin, Swati Gupta, Shawn Deng and Isaac Yee contributed to this report.

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A moment of silence in Portuguese football over the tragedy in Indonesia



A moment of silence in Portuguese football over the tragedy in Indonesia

The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced this Sunday a minute of silence at the competitions it organizes, namely the Portuguese Cup, in memory of the victims of the tragedy that occurred in Indonesia.

“The Directorate of the Portuguese Football Federation announces a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the tragedy that occurred at the football stadium in Indonesia. The official website of the organization.

In the same note, FPF President Fernando Gomes says that “with great surprise and a feeling of deep pain, but also indignation” he learned “of the tragic scale of the events that have taken place in the stadium. in Indonesia”.

“It is with great sadness that I deplore the dramatic consequences of this tragedy, which resulted in the death of more than 170 fans, including many children. A football stadium should be a stage for celebration and joy, not for violence and death,” he said. concluded.

A moment of silence will be observed at the competitions organized by the FPF, namely the Portuguese Cup, the second stage of which will take place this weekend.

Indonesian authorities said 174 people were killed in unrest at the end of a football match in East Java, but acknowledged that the number could rise as many of them were critically injured.

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The tragedy, one of the worst in the history of football, occurred on Saturday evening when about 3,000 fans took to the field after Arema’s home team lost 3-2 to rivals Persebay Surabaya.

Police fired tear gas to try to contain the angry supporters, but their actions caused panic and thousands of people rushed to the exit.

Many people were trampled to death in the chaos of the stampede. At least two police officers were killed in the unrest that spread outside the stadium.

The Indonesian league was suspended and the authorities ordered an investigation into the incidents.

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New serious injury of the player of the national team of Portugal



Extremo português oferecido ao Manchester United Lesão Pedro Neto

An injury forces Pedro Neto to be substituted in the Wolves game.

Bad news for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Pedro Neto. The Portuguese received a new injury, and, according to Bruno Lage, it could be serious.

Away to West Ham, where the Portuguese lost 2-0, Pedro Neto was replaced in the 24th minute by Adama Traore, and after the match, the Wolves coach said that the injury could be “ugly”.

Wolves are now in the Premier League relegation zone, and Pedro Neto may be left with no hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar.

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The expedition will explore “an area still little known”: the Portuguese Sea.



The expedition will explore "an area still little known": the Portuguese Sea.

The Oceano Azul Foundation has joined the municipalities of Cascais, Mafra and Sintra and set off together this Saturday on the ship “Santa Maria Manuela” for a scientific expedition that will last until 12 October.

On board will be 50 researchers from institutions such as the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), the Hydrographic Institute or the Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds (SPEA). During this time, scientists will embark on what they consider to be an “essential” process of “investigating the region’s natural values” that will allow for a “global assessment of the marine biodiversity” that exists in that region of the ocean.

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