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World VIRUS-TICKER-Brazil has the world's third largest number of infections

04:30  19 may  2020
04:30  19 may  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

The oldest sporting event in the world is canceled

 The oldest sporting event in the world is canceled © Getty Images The archery competition Ancient Silver Arrow had to be canceled due to corona Now the "oldest sporting event in the world" is falling victim to the corona crisis at short notice. The Ancient Silver Arrow archery competition, which has been held for almost 350 years, was officially canceled on Tuesday.

Brazil has overtaken Spain and Italy to become the country with the fourth- largest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the world . The death toll in Brazil over 24 hours was 816, bringing the total to 15,633 - the world ' s fifth-highest figure. Experts warn that the real figure may be

The kingdom had already suspended pilgrimages to the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina. The U.S. Army suspended travel to and from Italy and South Korea, now the world ’ s third largest hot spot, until May 6, an In the United States, the number of confirmed infections exceeded 500 cases.

May 19 (Reuters) - The new type of corona virus continues to spread. Current developments follow:

01:37 - Brazil reports 674 new coronavirus deaths, according to the Ministry of Health. A total of 254,220 cases have been confirmed. This makes Brazil the country with the third highest number of infections behind the United States and Russia. The ministry has said that 16,792 people have died of Covid-19. The city of Sao Paulo is still the most severely affected by the outbreak, with 63,066 cases and 4,823 deaths. Rio de Janeiro ranks second with 26,665 infections and 2,852 deaths. (Compiled by the Reuters editorial team in Berlin. If you have any questions, please contact the editorial team at +49 30 2888 5168)

Trump imposes travel restrictions on Brazil .
President Trump on Sunday announced his administration is limiting travel from Brazil as the Latin American country sees a surge in coronavirus cases."Today, the President has taken decisive action to protect our country by suspending the entry of aliens who have been in Brazil during the 14-day period before seeking admittance to the United States," White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement."As of May 23, 2020, Brazil had 310,087 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is the third highest number of confirmed cases in the world.

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