Sat, 19 Sep 2020

BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MOSCOW -- Russia has registered 6,615 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking its total to 727,162, the country's coronavirus response center said in a statement Sunday.

The country's death toll has risen by 130 to 11,335, while 501,061 people have recovered, including 3,615 over the last 24 hours, according to the statement.

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DHAKA -- Bangladesh reported 2,666 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total to over 183,000.

Nasima Sultana, a senior Health Ministry official, said in a briefing in Dhaka that "2,666 new COVID-19 positive cases and 47 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh."

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ACCRA -- Ghana's COVID-19 cases have increased to 24,248, with 414 more infections confirmed here late Saturday, said the latest update from the Ghana Health Service.

The update said the health authorities had discharged 619 more infected people under treatment, bringing the number of recovered and discharged cases to 19, 831, while the number of deaths stood at 135.

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JAKARTA -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,681 within one day to 75,699, with the death toll adding by 71 to 3,606, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here on Sunday.

According to him, 919 more people had been discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 35,638.

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