Newest video updates related to Coronavirus. Have a look at this “Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news from around the world | DW News” video below:
00:00 In the United States, record numbers of jobless workers are facing uncertainty as they wait for Congress to decide on whether they’ll extend a boost to unemployment benefits. The current coronavirus relief program expires at the end of July. But Republicans in the US Senate are divided over how much financial aid they’re willing to provide.
02:49 Almost 285,000 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded globally in the past 24 hours, the highest number in a single day so far. The World Health Organization says tighter restrictions may be needed to curb the spread in Europe. With many people traveling for summer holidays, some European nations are introducing new measures to protect people from infection.
05:04 North Korea has placed the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea under total lockdown after a person was found suspected of COVID-19 symptoms. Leader Kim Jong-Un called an emergency meeting on Saturday. If confirmed, it would be the country’s first official case. North Korean state media say the person suspected of having the virus crossed illegally from South Korea.
07:30 Britain has imposed a two-week quarantine on travellers…..(read more)