Coronavirus: Brazil becomes the second most affected country after the US
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-BRAZIL: Coronavirus: Brazil becomes the second most affected country after the US © Reuters / AMANDA PEROBELLI CORONAVIRUS: BRAZIL BECOMES THE SECOND MOST ACHIEVED COUNTRY AFTER US PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil's health minister confirmed on Friday that 330,890 people are infected with coronavirus, making it the second most affected country after the United States. Friday, Brazil recorded 1,001 deaths, bringing the total toll of the epidemic to 21,048 deaths in the country.
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People wear face masks and sit distanced to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as they watch a movie at the movie theater on June 1 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai authorities allowed movie theater and other businesses to reopen, selectively easing restrictions against the coronavirus.
A train conductor waits for a passengers at the train station on June 1 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Coronavirus: Nocturnal curfew lifted in Syria
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-SYRIA: Coronavirus: Nocturnal curfew lifted in Syria © Reuters / Omar Sanadiki CORONAVIRUS: NIGHT FIREWALL LIFT IN SYRIA DAMAS (Reuters) - Syria announced on Monday the lifting, from Tuesday, of a night curfew instituted to fight against the coronavirus. Damascus also re-authorized travel between governorates.
Vehicles are pictured on a road after a few restrictions were lifted during an extended nationwide lockdown on June 1 in New Delhi, India.
A woman wearing a protective face mask and dressed in traditional costume visits Wat Chaiwatthanaram after the Thai government eased isolation measures in the city of Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand on June 1.
Visitors enjoy seeing the Lions at Melbourne Zoo on June 1 in Melbourne, Australia.
Shop owners prepare to reopen their stalls at Shepherd's bush market on June 1 in London.
A vendor tends to a customer behind a makeshift barrier on the first day of the Philippine capital's gradual reopening in Manila, Philippines on June 1.
Visitors stand at the edge of a giraffe enclosure at Taronga Zoo Sydney as it re-opens to the public amid the easing of the coronavirus disease restrictions following an extended closure in Sydney, Australia, on June 1.
One Move trainer Chiara Dainese holds a fitness session on June 1 in Milan, Italy. Gyms are allowed to reopen on June 1st after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo Skytree mascot Sorakara-chan wears a mask at an event for the reopening of Tokyo Skytree after a 3-month closure due to the coronavirus disease outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan, on June 1.
An employee has her body temperature measured in a hypermarket of the OBI home improvement and gardening retailer in the town of Khimki outside Moscow on May 31. According to recommendations of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor), the number of customers allowed to the store is limited.
A man, wearing a mask to protect against coronavirus, attends a rally to support for potential presidential candidates in the upcoming presidential elections in Minsk, Belarus, on May 31. The presidential campaign is underway in Belarus despite the coronavirus outbreak after the parliament and government refused to postpone the election scheduled for August 9.
Medical staff applaud while looking out onto a balcony where opera singer Andres Sanchez Joglar serenades his neighborhood in Havana, Cuba, on May 31. Andres sings every Sunday in the afternoon from his balcony in a central building in Havana to encourage neighbors in social isolation due to the coronavirus.
Catholic priest Pedro Luis, left, talks with a church volunteer, wearing face mask protection to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, after a mass at the San Ildefonso church in Madrid, Spain, on May 31.
A policeman purchases roses from Lucia Nieto as she, her husband, and daughter sell fresh flowers from their family cart in central Mexico City, on May 31. Mexico's capital plans to reopen certain sectors of the economy and public life beginning June 1, despite the city still being in the most serious "red light" phase of the coronavirus pandemic.
Pope Francis leads the Regina Coeli prayer from his window for the first time in three months in the newly reopened St. Peter's Square, in the Vatican, on May 31.
Members of the choir wearing face masks attend a service at the Yoido Full Gospel Church, in Seoul, South Korea, on May 31.
People pose for a picture in front of Rome's ancient Colosseum illuminated with colours of the Italian flag to show unity, solidarity and to honour victims of the coronavirus disease, in Rome, Italy, on May 31.
A Nepalese worker sticking social distance sticker around the Tribhuwan International Airport 'TIA' premises, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 31.
Cars speed past empty stands during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway, in Bristol, Tennessee, on May 31. The race is being run without fans in the stands.
People sing in a public garden as only senior Turks over 65 years old have been allowed to go out for six hours during a curfew, in Ankara, Turkey, on May 31.
People enjoy the sunny weather at the Buttes Chaumont as parks reopen, in Paris, France, on May 31.
A student at Matanzas High School receives her diplomas at her graduation at Daytona International Speedway, in Florida, on May 31.
Cassia de Almeida, an ICU nurse of Sao Luiz Hospital, who was hospitalized with severe symptoms of coronavirus disease, waves to her colleagues after being discharged in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 31.
Vintage cars are parked on the grounds of a drive-in cinema in Hude, Germany, on May 31. Several hundred people in their oldtimers, youngtimers and American classic cars took part in the event in the Oldenburg district.
Employees disinfect and clean the hallways of a kindergarten in Athens, on May 31, on the eve of their reopening as Greece eases lockdown measures.
Nine-year-old Tobias Weller, from Sheffield, who has cerebral palsy and autism, completes the final leg of a 26.2 mile total of a walk he has called his "ginormous challenge", to walk a marathon using his walker during the lockdown in England, on May 31.
Employees of a men beauty parlour wearing protective gear cut the hairs and beards of customers after the government eased a nationwide lockdown, in Siliguri, India, on May 31.
Acolytes get ready for the first Sunday mass at Lisbon Cathedral on May 31, since the Portuguese government started easing lockdown restrictions.
A worshipper prays inside al-Aqsa mosque as it reopened to worshippers after a two-and-a-half month coronavirus closure, in Jerusalem's Old City, Israel, on May 31.
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.
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.
Municipality officials carry out disinfection works at Grand Bazaar, ahead of its opening on June 1, in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 30.
Students have their body temperature checked as they arrive to take high school exams on May 30 in Gaza City.
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.
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.
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.
Spain on Monday reported no new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours for the first time since March, the Associated Press reported.
Coronavirus: The death toll in the USA exceeds 100,000 deaths, according to a Reuters count
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA-BALANCE SHEET: Coronavirus: The death toll in the USA exceeds 100,000 deaths, according to a Reuters count © Reuters / CAITLIN OCHS CORONAVIRUS: LE BALANCE SHEET IN USA EXCEEDS 100,000 DEAD, ACCOUNT REUTERS (Reuters) - The epidemic of the new coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a count made Wednesday by Reuters on the official database, even then that the slowdown in the number of new deaths has prompted businesses to reopen
The marker is a sign of progress in one of the countries hit hardest by the virus.
Spain has the fifth most deaths of any country in the world, at 27,127, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
At one point in early April, it recorded over 1,000 deaths in a day, according to New York Times data, a sign of how far the country has come down to zero deaths in a day.
The country had one of the strictest lockdowns anywhere, only allowing people to leave their homes for exercise starting in early May as the pandemic began to ease.
The country is now taking further steps. It announced at the end of May that it would allow tourists to return in July, a major factor for the economy, and that the top soccer league would return, with no fans, in June, Reuters reported.
While there were no deaths, Spain did report 71 new coronavirus cases in the past day on Monday, according to Reuters.
That is also far below the peak in early April, though, when the country reported over 9,000 cases in a single day.
Coronavirus: The US balance exceeds 110,000 deaths and approaches 2 million cases .
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA-DEATH: Coronavirus: The US balance exceeds 110,000 deaths and approaches 2 million cases © Reuters / SHANNON STAPLETON CORONAVIRUS : US BALANCE SHEET EXCEEDS 110,000 DEATHS AND APPROACHES 2 MILLION CASES (Reuters) - The new coronavirus has killed more than 110,000 people in the United States, according to a report by Reuters Sunday, as protest movements across the country against racial discrimination raise fears about a resurgence of the epidemic.