26 January 2021,   19:11
Coronavirus - Global cases of reported infections exceed 700 000

Global cases of reported infections exceed 700 000. Right now there are more than 720 100 infected people in the world. Global deaths - at least 33 925

Top 5 countries - United States (139 675), Italy (97 689), China (82 122), Spain (80 031) and Germany (62 095).

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will extend social distancing guidelines to April 30 in an attempt to contain the coronavirus spread in the country.

Health authorities in China reported 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases to the end of Sunday, 30 of which were imported cases.

Wuhan will lift outbound travel restrictions starting April 8 after over two months of lockdown. China temporarily suspended entry of foreigners with valid visas and residence permits, from March 28.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Iraq’s Deputy Trade Minister Walid al-Helou are the latest political figures to test positive for the coronavirus.

The Australian government has tightened its scrutiny of foreign takeovers over concerns overseas companies could buy up strategic assets on the cheap during the coronavirus crisis.

Self-isolation rules tightened in Moscow from today. Leaving home will be allowed in case of medical assistance, as well as for work in certain cases, for food supplies, walking pets and collecting garbage.