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Tokyo daily COVID-19 infections touches record high

TOKYO (JAPAN) -Newly reported COVID-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo hit a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, the metropolitan government said, surpassing 4,000 for the first time and overshadowing the Games. The new record comes a day after Japan decided to extend states of emergency to three prefectures near Olympic host Tokyo and […]
Europe

Russia confirms 23,807 new COVID-19 cases, 792 deaths

MOSCOW (RUSSIA) – Russia confirmed 23,807 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, including 3,514 in Moscow, taking the national tally of infections to 6,265,873. Russia’s coronavirus task force said that 792 more deaths of coronavirus patients had been confirmed in the past 24 hours, raising the country’s COVID-19 death toll to 158,563. The federal statistics
World

Pedro Francke appointed finance minister of Peru

LIMA (PERU) -Peru’s Pedro Castillo appointed moderate economist Pedro Francke as finance minister late on Friday, an olive branch to rattled markets after the newly-elected president earlier named members of his Marxist Free Peru party to several other cabinet positions. Castillo named Guido Bellido, a hardliner, and Marxist from the Andean city of Cuzco who […]