The number of people infected with the new Corona virus has reached more than 32 million and 356 thousand around the world, in the United States alone, more than 45 thousand were infected within one day, while this number increased in India by more than 86 thousand.
The United States, then India, is at the top of the list of affected countries, followed by Brazil, in which, within 24 hours, about 32 thousand new infections were recorded.
The following are the most prominent developments and news of the spread of the virus around the world for Saturday, September 26, 2020, according to the time of Makkah:
03:00 – Deaths increase in Mexico
The Mexican authorities announced that the number of Corona deaths throughout the country has reached 75,844 cases.
02:50 – Restaurants open in Florida
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the lifting of all restrictions imposed on bars and restaurants due to the Corona virus, on the same day that the state recorded 122 deaths, bringing the total death toll to the 14,000 threshold.
00:50 – tens of thousands in Brazil
The Brazilian authorities announced the registration of about 32,000 new infections and 729 deaths from the disease, bringing the total number of people infected to more than 4.6 million cases, while the death toll reached about 140,000.
00:45 – Japan insists on hosting the Olympic Games without delay
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly that his country “is determined to host the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games in the capital, Tokyo, next summer, as this is evidence of humanity’s defeat of the emerging Corona virus.”
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