First case of coronavirus reinfection identified in US: Live news – Al Jazeera English

South Korea extended social-distancing guidelines in the capital, Seoul, amidst a triple-digit rise in cases, while India reported another record dive in daily cases. New Delhi has reported the worlds greatest single-day caseload every day given that August 7.

More than 24.56 million people worldwide have actually been identified with the coronavirus, and 16 million have actually recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 835,000 individuals have actually died.

The variety of coronavirus cases in Latin America went beyond 7 million, as legislators in Argentinas capital passed a law allowing relatives to preserve a bedside vigil for clients dying of COVID-19.

Here are the most recent updates:
Saturday, August 29
06:50 GMT – Mexico records 5,824 new coronavirus cases
Mexicos health ministry reported 5,824 brand-new validated cases of coronavirus infections and 552 extra casualties, bringing the overall in the nation to 585,738 cases and 63,146 deaths.
The government has stated the genuine variety of contaminated individuals is most likely considerably higher than the confirmed cases.
05:50 GMT – Malaysia extends restriction on foreign tourists
Malaysia has extended its pandemic motion restrictions consisting of a restriction on foreign tourists till the end of the year.

Russias coronavirus cases went beyond 980,000 after the nation reported 4,829 new cases in the last 24 hours.

UN: COVID-19 severe hazard to the worlds Indigenous people

Argentina hurries to produce COVID-19 vaccine (2:40).

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin stated in a telecasted address that worldwide cases have been rising and the nation has actually seen erratic infection clusters even though the circumstance was under control.
Malaysia has taped more than 9,000 cases with 125 deaths..
04:27 GMT – Australias Victoria posts most affordable case rise in two months.
Australias Victoria state tape-recorded its least expensive increase in brand-new coronavirus cases in almost two months, but authorities alerted there would be no rush to raise social distancing limitations.
State authorities on Saturday reported 94 new COVID-19 infections and 18 deaths. It was the very first time new day-to-day case numbers have actually fallen below 100 in eight weeks, and continues a stable trajectory downward this week.
” Every day we see the technique working is an excellent day but we simply require a bit more time to be able to be confident that we are, in fact, defeating this and that we can open, gradually, gradually, safely,” Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said at a telecasted news briefing.
03:52 GMT – German court gives go ahead for protest against coronavirus curbs.
A court in the German capital, Berlin, promoted an earlier choice giving the go-ahead for weekend presentations against coronavirus restrictions, in response to an appeal by police.
The choice is final.
Authorities had actually announced the ban previously today after an occasion by the same organisers at the start of the month was broken up since the individuals – numbering 10s of thousands – were not wearing masks or keeping the needed distance from one another.
03:11 GMT – Argentina reports record cases however relaxes lockdown.
Argentina logged 11,717 brand-new coronavirus cases on Friday, its greatest everyday jump, but the government moved ahead with its strategies to relieve across the country lockdown measures.
” Today we can take a new action by authorizing meetings of as much as ten people in the open air, keeping the range of 2 meters and the use of a mask. This will be in force throughout the nation,” President Alberto Fernandez stated in a televised address.
Limitations connected to the pandemic in the country started on March 20. The brand-new, more relaxed guidelines are scheduled to last up until a minimum of September 20.

02:40 GMT – Colombia football league to reboot in September.
Colombias top football league will reboot play in September, sports minister Ernesto Lucena stated on Friday, though video games will happen without spectators.
The league was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
” Today fortunately for Colombia is that the 3rd week of September at the newest well have football,” Lucena stated throughout President Ivan Duques nightly TV broadcast. “It will be closed door – weve stated that from the start – there will not be capability for the general public.”.
01:33 GMT – Researchers identify first case of reinfection in US.
Researchers in Nevada reported what may be the very first recorded case of coronavirus reinfection in the United States, following comparable reports earlier this week from Hong Kong and Europe.
A 25-year-old Reno man with mild COVID-19 signs at first was discovered to have the virus in April, recuperated and tested unfavorable two times, and after that evaluated positive once again in June. He was much sicker the second time, with pneumonia that required hospitalisation and oxygen treatment.
The findings have not yet been released or evaluated by other scientists, but were published on a research study site.

Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory said they were able to show through advanced hereditary testing that the virus associated with each circumstances of the Reno males infection represented genetically various stress.
The case “should cement in our minds that theres no such thing … as invulnerability” to the virus, even if youve already had it, said Mark Pandori, director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory.
” One can get ill again and that disease can be quite serious.”.
01:05 GMT – Most US states reject Trump administrations brand-new screening assistance.
A bulk of states in the United States have declined brand-new guidance on COVID-19 screening from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Reuters news firm reported, in a relocation public health professionals stated showed deepening distrust of the handling of the pandemic by the administration of US President Donald Trump..
At least 33 states continue to advise testing individuals who have actually been exposed to COVID-19 and have no signs, spurning assistance released by the CDC today that said screening might be unnecessary.
Reuters said 16 states did not immediately react to demands for comment and North Dakota stated it had actually not made a decision.
Michael Mina, assistant teacher of public health at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, told the company: “This is states nearly full-blown rebelling against the new guidelines.”.
00:49 GMT – Rio de Janeiro guv suspended over alleged COVID-19 graft.
A Brazilian court briefly got rid of Wilson Witzel, the governor of Rio de Janeiro, from office over declared graft in the purchase of medical supplies and services.
In a statement to press reporters, the governor called his 180-day suspension by a federal body a politically-motivated “circus” led by a public prosecutor with ties to President Jair Bolsonaros household, and based upon incorrect testament by his previous health secretary.
In combination with the court choice, federal authorities apprehended 9 individuals and carried out 83 raids on associates of Witzel on Friday as part of their graft examination, prosecutors stated.

Overweight individuals more likely to pass away from COVID-19: Study (3:48).

Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel gestures as he speaks to the media at Laranjeiras Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Pilar Olivares/ Reuters]

00:10 – Canada extends restriction on most foreign visitors.
Canada is extending constraints on tourists arriving in the nation for another month to assist fight the spread of COVID-19, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair revealed on Twitter.
Permanent homeowners and canadian citizens returning from abroad will continue to be subject to strict quarantine procedures, he included.
Arrivals in Canada are needed to undergo a 14-day quarantine period.

Hey there and welcome to Al Jazeeras continuing protection of the coronavirus pandemic. Im Zaheena Rasheed in Male, Maldives..
For all the essential developments from yesterday, August 28, go here.

Canadian residents and long-term homeowners going back to Canada will continue to be subject to stringent quarantine procedures. Exemptions and other information can be discovered here: https://t.co/zESXaTXBNj ( 2/2).
— Bill Blair (@BillBlair) August 28, 2020.

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