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Coronavirus infections in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia rise after curfews were fully lifted last month. WHO said that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 after the medications failed to reduce mortality. Over 212,000 new coronavirus cases were reported globally by the World Health Organization – the highest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic.  Worldwide cases have reached 11.23 million while 6.04 million patients have recovered, according to the latest Johns Hopkins University tally. The number of deaths worldwide hit more than 530,000.

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Sunday, July 5 13:25 GMT – Philippines records highest single-day jump in new cases

The Philippines reported its biggest single-day jump in new coronavirus cases, adding 2,434 confirmed infections and taking the total count to 44,254, the health ministry said.


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