Four new locally transmitted cases reported

2021-04-02 12:03:04

We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here.April 2 Outside China The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of April 2, 2021. - WHO warns slow vaccine roll-out prolonging COVID-19 pandemic (Read more) - Canada's most populous province to enter four-week shutdown (Read more) - France to enter third nationwide lockdown (Read more) - Turkey's daily COVID-19 cases hit new record at 40,806 China Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, April 1, 2021. - Chinese mainland reports 9 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 4 locally transmitted (Read more)April 1 Outside China - COVID was third leading cause of US deaths in 2020: data (Read more) - Death rate from COVID-19 could be close to nine times greater in nations where large numbers of people refuse inoculation: report (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 6 locally transmitted (Read more) March 31 Outside China - Vaccines give China and India a chance to boost cooperation (Read more) - WHO: Animal-to-human virus transmission most likely (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 6 locally transmitted (Read more) March 30 Outside China - China, UAE agree to enhance cooperation (Read more) - US warns of COVID-19 surge, Biden to announce vaccination progress (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 8 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) March 29 Outside China - China mulls setting up COVID-19 vaccination sites in UAE for Chinese citizens (Read more) - UK PM draws criticism for 'back to office' call (Read more) - One mln COVID-19 vaccine doses to arrive in US Texas (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 15 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) March 28 Outside China - Africa's COVID-19 cases near 4.17 mln: Africa CDC China - China has administered over 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday - Chinese mainland reports 8 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all imported March 27 Outside China - WHO expressed concern about criminal groups potentially exploiting the unmet global demand for vaccines (Read more) - Canada to receive 1.5 mln AstraZeneca doses from US next week (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports one new locally transmitted COVID-19 case (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 11 new imported COVID-19 cases (Read more) March 26 Outside China - New variant in India complicates COVID-19 fight (Read More) - Western countries hoard large quantities of COVID-19 vaccines, creating stark inequity: media (Read More) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported (Read more) March 25 Outside China  - US COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln - Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Spain restarts use of AstraZeneca vaccine as incidence of coronavirus creeps upwards (Read more) - Pandemic effects to last years, says UK medical chief (Read more) China Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all imported March 24 Outside China - US: AstraZeneca results may have included outdated info (Read more) - Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed criticism of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from abroad (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, all imported (Read more) March 23 Outside China - Little has been done to address equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution: WHO chief (Read more) - AstraZeneca said that trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 9 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) March 22 Outside China - Mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus kicks off in Palestine (Read more) - US reports over 6,000 coronavirus variants infections (Read more) - UK Cabinet divided over plans to extend some lockdown laws in the country for another six months (Read more) - European trust in AstraZeneca vaccine falls, opinion poll says (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 7 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all imported (Read more) March 21 China - The Chinese mainland reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 20, all imported - China has administered over 74.95 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday Outside China - The opposition presidential candidate in the Republic of Congo, Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas, was hospitalized after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on the eve of the elections scheduled for Sunday (Read more) March 20 Outside China - WHO urges countries to continue using AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 China - Chinese mainland reports 4 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported March 19 Outside China - France announces partial COVID-19 lockdown for 16 regions (Read more) - Pakistani PM receives Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine jab (Read more) - Digital travel pass successfully trialed on first international flight (Read more) - Brazil sees second-highest daily COVID-19 death toll of 2,724 China - China approves a new COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use - Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted and 10 imported (Read more) March 18 Outside China - AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine under investigation, safety review (Read more) - British people are strongly in favor of a full public inquiry scrutinizing the government's handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic (Read more) - EU threatens to restrict vaccine exports unless it gets 'fair share' (Read more) - Namibia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) - Xi'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi province reported one new locally transmitted COVID-19 case on Thursday March 17 Outside China - France enters third wave of coronavirus pandemic: PM (Read more) - Moderna starts COVID-19 vaccine trial on children less than 12 years old (Read more) - AstraZeneca vaccine safe for Canadians over age 65: immunization committee (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 16 Outside China - WHO scientist says no deaths linked to COVID-19 vaccines (Read more) - New cluster of European nations hit pause on AstraZeneca vaccine (Read more) - US sees sharp drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths as vaccination accelerates (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 15 Outside China - 'No doubt' there will be further wave of COVID-19 in UK, statistics chief warns (Read more) - British Airways to launch digital vaccine passports (Read more) - COVID-19 continues to deepen health disparities in US (Read more) - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera gets second Chinese Sinovac injection (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 14 China - Chinese mainland reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all imported Outside China - France reports nearly 30,000 cases in one day March 13 Outside China - Ukraine OKs use of Sinovac vaccine China - Chinese mainland reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported March 12  Outside China - Canada designates March 11 as National Day of Observance to commemorate COVID-19 victims - Deaths jump 27 pct during COVID-19 pandemic in US state of Illinois (Read more) - UK patients' waiting times hit record high in January amid COVID pandemic peak (Read more) - France to continue using AstraZeneca shots despite blood clots reports: minister - Influential model predicts 599,000 COVID-19 deaths in US by July 1 (Read more) China  - Chinese mainland reports 9 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported March 11 Outside China - US House passes final version of $1.9 trillion relief bill (Read more) - US to procure additional 100 million doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - EU buys 4 mln more doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine for virus hotspots (Read more) - US judge called to apologize after using phrase 'China Virus' (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 10 Outside China  - Global health 'passports' met with caution (Read more) - Greece aspires to restart tourism on May 14: minister (Read more) - First apes at US zoo receive COVID-19 vaccine made for animals, zoo official says (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 5 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported March 9  Outside China  - US COVID-19 cases surpass 29 mln: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - UK PM says higher risk of virus transmission 'inevitable' as schools reopen in England - US CDC unveils guidance for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 China Chinese mainland reports 8 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported March 8 Outside China  - Brussels seeks help from Washington for more doses of COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - US San Francisco plans to reopen in-person classes for youngest students (Read more) - Global players brainstorm to boost COVID vaccine output (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 7 Outside China  A woman receives a dose of China's Sinopharm coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a health center in Caracas, Venezuela, March 7, 2021. [Photo/Agencies] -Sinopharm jab builds up trust among Hungarians (Read more) China Chinese mainland reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 6 Outside China - France sees 23,507 COVID-19 infections, 439 deaths in 24 hours (Read more) - COVAX delivers over 20m doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 countries: WHO (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 5 Outside China - US Senate votes to advance 1.9-trln COVID-19 relief bill amid Republican opposition (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 9 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 4 Outside China  - UK to expand testing of vaccine (Read more) - Half million COVID-19 deaths in US reveal 'basic failure of national security': media (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 3 Outside China  - Top China, US epidemiologists call for global cooperation to fight COVID (Read more) - Biden says US on track to enough vaccines for every adult in US by end-May (Read more)  - US Texas governor lifts mask mandate, opening state '100 percent' (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) March 2 Outside China - WHO celebrates rollout of COVAX vaccines (Read more) - Recent estimates suggest that 70 to 90 percent of the world's population will have to be inoculated before there will be herd immunity (Read more) - EU looks to propose health passport system to enable safe travel in Europe (Read more) - 1st COVID-19 vaccinations using doses provided by COVAX begin in Africa: WHO (Read more) China - The Chinese mainland reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) March 1 Outside China - European countries turning to East for vaccines amid supply shortage (Read more) - Argentina extends COVID-19 social distancing measures to March 12 (Read more) - Hungarian PM receives injection of China's Sinopharm vaccine (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) - Heilongjiang clears all COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Shijiazhuang allows cinemas, gyms to resume business (Read more) Click here to read previous reports on COVID-19