Global COVID-19 cases reach 5 million
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the world.By Thursday night that number had passed 5.1 million, according to the university.
100 - year - old Russian beats coronavirus . AFP May 13, 2020. Moscow (AFP) - Russia celebrated a rare bit of good news on Wednesday as a 100 - year - old woman left a Moscow hospital after fully recovering from the coronavirus .
A 103- year - old woman has become the oldest person to beat coronavirus and return home. Zhang Guangfen recovered from the disease after receiving treatment for just six days at a hospital in Wuhan – the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak. The centenarian’s quick recovery was down to her
A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from coronavirus, making her the country's oldest survivor of the deadly respiratory illness. © Juni Kriswanto Kamtim, 100, sits in her living room with her daughter-in-law Siti Aminah in Surabaya, East Java after recovering from coronavirus
Kamtim, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, was discharged from hospital this week after a month of treatment in her hometown Surabaya, Indonesia's second-biggest city, officials said.
East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa said she hoped Kamtim's story would give a boost to at-risk residents -- the illness is especially dangerous for older people and those with chronic conditions.
First death linked to coronavirus listed in Gaza
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-GAZA-DEATH: First death linked to coronavirus listed in Gaza © Reuters / Ibraheem Abu Mustafa FIRST DEATH RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS LISTED WITH GAZA GAZA (Reuters) - A first Deaths linked to the coronavirus epidemic were reported on Saturday by the Ministry of Health in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, where 55 cases of infection have been recorded for two million inhabitants.
A 100 - year - old man has been discharged from hospital in China after recovering from coronavirus , according to state media. The centenarian is the oldest person to have returned to health after being diagnosed with the disease, reported Xinhua news agency.
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"I hope her recovery can motivate elderly people during the pandemic," Parawansa added.
Born in 1920, Kamtim was taken to hospital last month after showing symptoms and she was later confirmed to have contracted the virus.
Siti Aminah, the woman's daughter-in-law, chalked up her recovery to "discipline and persistence".
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Pupils have their kindergarten graduation photo taken at Temple of Literature, a popular destination among both locals and tourists, on May 31, in Hanoi, Vietnam. Though some restrictions remain in place, Vietnam has lifted the ban on domestic travel, certain entertainment facilities and non-essential businesses to revive its economy. As of May 31, Vietnam has confirmed 328 cases of coronavirus disease with no deaths in the country, 279 fully recovered and no new case caused by community transmission for 44 days.
Members of the "Sikh Verband Deutschland" (German Sikh Association) distribute vegetarian Indian meals to homeless people, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease in Cologne, Germany, on May 30.
Health workers collect a nasal swab sample from a Buddhist monk to test for the coronavirus at the Wat Pho temple in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 30.
Paramedics take part in a march in honor of their colleagues who have been killed by the coronavirus disease, at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico on May 30.
People from a riverside community arrive on a boat along the Fundo de Breves river, at the port zone of the city of Breves, southwest of the Marajo Island, an island at the mouth of the Amazon River in the Brazilian state of Para, on May 30, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Rescue workers spray disinfectant in the main hall of All Saints Church, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, in Peshawar, Pakistan, on May 30.
Final-year student Alina Repkina prepares for a livestream of the Last Bell ceremony for school leavers at secondary school No 11 on May 30 in Rostov-on-Don. It is the first time in Russia that such ceremonies have been held via video link due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Waitresses wear protective face masks and gloves as they prepare to collect breakfast dishes from the tables inside Kolanko No 6 Restaurant on May 30, in Krakow, Poland. The Polish government stopped requiring its citizens to wear face masks in public spaces as of May 30. The country reported over 1000 deaths related to Covid-19 and around 23,000 infections.
A open sign is seen on Clacton beach, in Clacton-on-sea, England, on May 30.
Deckchairs are aligned, respecting social distancing on a private beach of the Promenade des Anglais, after France reopened its beaches, in Nice, France, on May 30.
Vehicles are seen during the first drive-in concert, where fans can watch the events from inside their vehicles at an air force camp, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on May 30.
People enjoy the sun in the park at the Euromast, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on May 30.
A priest wearing a mask sits to perform rituals during the annual festival at Kheer Bhawani temple, in Jammu, India, on May 30.
Passengers sit in gondolas as gondoliers officially resume work for the first time since Italy's lockdown, in Venice, Italy, on May 30.
Municipality officials carry out disinfection works at Grand Bazaar, ahead of its opening on June 1, in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 30.
A cyclist rides past a thank you message in NHS at Shoreditc, in London, Britain, on May 30.
Students have their body temperature checked as they arrive to take high school exams on May 30 in Gaza City.
Commuters stay on social distance markers as they wait for the metro, as the government plans to start easing restrictions May 29 in Mexico City, Mexico.
A high-tech robot developed by Zora Bots, a Belgium-based company, and donated by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) prepares to check the temperature of a health worker during a demonstration at the Kanyinya treatment centre that treats coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, in Kigali, Rwanda on May 29.
Buddhists pray during the Buddha's birthday ceremony at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, on May 30. This year a ceremony to celebrate the birth anniversary was put off from April 30 to May 30 due to the coronavirus.
Visitors wearing face masks, amid concerns of the coronavirus, 'air touch' the Billiken statue for good luck at the reopened observation deck of Tsutenkaku tower in Osaka on May 30 in Japan.
The aerobatic demonstration team of the Italian Air Force, the Frecce Tricolori ("Tricolor Arrows"), fly over the Basilica of Saint Mary of Health as they perform as part of a nationwide tour to show unity and solidarity following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Venice, Italy, on May 29.
A boy wears a face mask as protection from the spread of the coronavirus disease while refugees protest outside the UNHCR offices against a government decision that they should leave their accommodation provided through European Union and UNHCR funds by the end of May, in Athens, Greece, on May 29.
Women stand at a distance as they wait in line for a plate of food at a soup kitchen during a government-ordered lockdown in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 29.
Members of chorus known as "Orfeon Pamplones'' wear face mask protections against the coronavirus while applauding in support for health public services as a tribute outside of Navarra Hospital, in Pamplona, northern Spain, on May 29.
A worker of the Lake Amatitlan Authority (AMSA) collects garbage washed away by rains and held by a floating barrier installed in one of the tributaries of the Lake in Amatitlan, 30 kms south of Guatemala City, on May 29 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A construction worker carries a cooking gas cylinder with his baby on his shoulders as he makes his way through a closed market during lockdown, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 29.
People sit at a restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, on May 29.
Filipinos out of work and stranded due to the pandemic queue to receive meals before taking a free bus ride home to their province, on May 29, in Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Healthcare workers, professionals and unions demanding safer working conditions and time off protest in front of Santa Cabrini Hospital, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 29.
A man wears a protective face mask with a picture of the Ghana's dancing pallbearers, that reads "Stay at home, or dance with us" as he waits outside a public bank, where most of people try to receive emergency aid given by the federal government to the most vulnerable, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 29.
Men pray wearing protective masks and adhering to strict new social distancing regulations during Friday prayers, at Camlica Mosque, on May 29, in Istanbul, Turkey.
People enjoy the beach as Palestine eases the pandemic restrictions, in the northern Gaza Strip, on May 29.
A visitor looks at a giant statue of Nagkwank wearing a face mask at the Siam Museum, in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 29. Thai authorities allowed museums and other businesses to reopen.
Cardboard dummies fill the stands before a National Rugby League (NRL) match without fans between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Sydney Roosters as the 2020 season resumes, at Bankwest Stadium, in Sydney, Australia, on May 29.
A Sri Lankan man wearing a face mask sits in the waiting area among rows of seats marked with signs abiding by the social distancing guidelines at the Department of Immigration and Emigration building, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 29 May.
Beats confirms four new colors of Powerbeats Pro will launch on June 9th
Same price, same excellent audio quality but new huesThe Powerbeats Pro were first released in April 2019, and it’s quite common for Beats to release new colors of its products. However, these new Powerbeats Pro also passed through the FCC, which indicates there might have been a slight tweak to the internals of the earbuds somewhere. But none of the specs for these new colors have changed.
A 113- year - old woman - believed to be the oldest woman in Spain - has recovered from the coronavirus , officials have said. Maria Branyas was diagnosed with Covid-19 after the country went into lockdown in March. But after weeks in isolation, Ms Branyas recovered, having suffered only mild
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Workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) wait for customers inside a salon cum beauty parlor after authorities allowed them to open, in Kolkata, India, on May 29.
A trainer wearing a face mask exercises with gym-goers in a fitness studio on the first day of reopening, in Vienna, Austria, on May 29.
Medical workers watch the 'Blue-Impulse' aerobatic team of Japan Air Self-Defense Force as they fly over the Self-Defense Forces Central Hospital to salute the medical workers at the frontline, in Tokyo, Japan, on May 29.
Care workers and residents of the Scisset Mount Care Home react during the last day of the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, in Huddersfield, England, on May 28.
Filipino artist Leeroy New poses with a makeshift mask he designed with recycled materials as he adapts to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in the art industry, in his studio in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, on May 28.
People standing behind a fence watch the Czech Tennis President's Cup charity tournament final match between Petra Kvitova and Karolina Muchova in Prague, Czech Republic, on May 28. The sporting event can take place as the Czech government is taking further steps to ease its restrictive measures adopted to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Journalists interview a man, who says he is infected with COVID-19, while he holds a protest outside the National Palace to demand the reconnection of electricity at his house in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 28.
People walk by in front of a billboard set up to support health workers, amid the ongoing pandemic in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 28.
Beaches are almost empty during the coronavirus outbreak in Texel, The Netherlands, on May 28.
People stand over yellow circles painted on pavement that serve as visual cues to help shoppers adhere to social distancing as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, before entering a popular market in the neighborhood of Catia in Caracas, Venezuela, on May 28.
People react on their balconies during the last day of the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS in Hemel Hempstead, England, on May 28.
A woman shops at Chic Shops supermarket, at Adjame, a neighbourhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on May 28.
A woman talks to a child through a window in Harare, Zimbabwe, on May 28.
"Every day I checked her condition with nurses and they always told me that she was very strong and diligent about taking her medicine," Aminah told AFP.
"She was very motivated to get better."
It was not clear how the home-bound woman contracted the virus.
"She probably got it when people from the neighbourhood came around to visit since she never goes outside," Aminah said.
Indonesia has confirmed more than 26,000 cases of coronavirus and 1,613 deaths.
But the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago of more than 260 million has among the lowest testing rates in the world.
Researchers estimate the true number of virus infections and fatalities is several times the official toll.
Facebook and PayPal invest in Indonesian start-up Gojek .
Facebook and PayPal have invested in the Indonesian ride-hailing and digital payment start-up Gojek, joining other tech giants Tencent and Google, the Jakarta-based company said Wednesday. Indonesia's digital sector was estimated at $40 billion in 2019 and could triple by 2025, according to a study by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.The new investment "will support Gojek's mission to boost Southeast Asia's digital economy, with a focus on supporting payments and financial services in the region," it said in a statement.