Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

2020-12-23 12:03:27

We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here Dec 23 Outside China  The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Dec 23, 2020. - NYC COVID-19 test positivity rate down to 5.88 pct: mayor (Read more) - US begins rolling out Moderna vaccine: official (Read more) - Holiday shopping crowds a concern, says Chilean official (Read more) - Ukraine plans to vaccinate 20 mln people in 2021-2022 (Read more) - UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border from Wednesday (Read more) China  Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, Dec 22, 2020. - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 14 imported and 1 locally transmitted (Read more) Dec 22 Outside China  - US COVID-19 cases surpass 18m: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Biden receives first dose of coronavirus vaccine (Read more) - Canada's most populous province of Ontario to enter lockdown from Saturday (Read more) China  - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 2 locally transmitted, 13 imported (Read more)- Macao tightens quarantine policy for inbound travelers (Read more)- Tianjin finds coronavirus on packaging of imported food (Read more) Dec 21 Outside China - Several European countries halt UK flights over fears of mutant coronavirus (Read more) - US Senate majority leader says Congress has reached deal on COVID-19 relief (Read more) - Australian state borders slam shut on Sydney as COVID-19 cluster grows (Read more) - NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down: governor (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reported 23 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 21 imported and 2 locally-transmitted (Read more) Dec 20 Outside China - Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccines could be used in Brazil by mid-Feb China- Chinese mainland reports 23 new COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted, 22 imported. (Read more)Dec 19 Outside China - US gets vaccine boost amid surging cases (Read more) - Bidens to get first vaccine dose on Monday (Read more)China - Chinese mainland reports 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3 locally transmitted (Read more)- China to start COVID-19 vaccinating some high-risk groups nationwide, official says (Read more)- Chinese COVID-19 vaccines show effective immunity (Read more)- Govt vows prompt release of information on Chinese vaccines (Read more) Dec 18 Outside China - California is epicenter of COVID-19 in US (Read more)- FDA panel backs emergency use for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (Read more)- Nations including Estonia, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland praised for effective economic response to spread of novel coronavirus (Read more) - Portuguese PM in self-quarantine after contact with Macron (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) Dec 17 Outside China - Macron tests positive for COVID-19, several high-ranking officials to self-isolate (Read more) - Pompeo to quarantine after contact with COVID-19 case (Read more) - Germany in lockdown as UK warned of risks (Read more) - NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend up: governor (Read more) - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 74 million: Johns Hopkins University China - Chinese mainland reports 7 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all imported (Read more) Dec 16 Outside China - US reports over 1.6 million child COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Chinese epidemiologist Li Lanjuan has been selected in Nature's list of 10 people who were part of big stories in science in 2020 (Read more) - Sweden's COVID-19 infection rate increases across all age groups (Read more) - Pressure is mounting on the British government to reconsider its proposals for a five-day relaxation of COVID-19 regulations during the Christmas period (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 12 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, all imported (Read more) - Heilongjiang reports 1 new asymptomatic COVID-19 case - 4 cold-chain workers in NE China port test positive for coronavirus (Read more) Dec 15 Outside China - US starts COVID-19 vaccine rollout as death count surpasses 300,000 (Read more) - Argentina aims to vaccinate two-thirds of population against COVID-19 in 2021 (Read more) - London braced for harsh controls as virus rates surge in the capital (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, 3 locally transmitted (Read more) Dec 14 Outside China - WHO urged people to exercise caution in the coming holiday season and pleaded with governments to give more money to a vaccine facility launched by the UN agency (Read more) - US CDC director signs recommendation to use Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - COVID-19 death toll in Africa near 56,000 as confirmed cases pass 2.36 mln: Africa CDC (Read more) - Germany is to go into a hard lockdown over Christmas and into the new year, from Dec 16 to Jan 10 (Read more) - NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend up: governor (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 2 locally transmitted (Read more) Dec 13 Outside China - Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 1.6 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - US COVID-19 cases surpass 16 million -- Johns Hopkins University China - Chinese mainland reports 24 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 5 locally transmitted (Read more) - Heilongjiang reports 5 new confirmed COVID-19 cases - Xinjiang reports 4 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases Dec 12 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 70 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - US FDA issues emergency use authorization for first COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - Italian kid infected with COVID-19 in November 2019, months before Italy's first case reported: study (Read more) - Mexico, US extend partial border closure until January amid surging COVID-19 cases - Canada to see more daily COVID-19 cases, deaths by Christmas: health agency - Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 180,000 China - Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region reports three new asymptomatic cases (Read more) - Beijing reports 1 new imported asymptomatic COVID-19 case (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported (Read more) Dec 11 Outside China - US COVID-19 deaths top 290,000: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Most Americans not committed to taking COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - Australian COVID-19 vaccine program scrapped (Read more) - US Texas county to add temporary coolers to hold bodies as COVID-19 deaths rise (Read more) - UK rolls out mass testing in secondary schools as COVID-19 cases rise - France extends closure of culture venues, imposes stricter curfew China - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 6 locally transmitted, 9 imported (Read more) Dec 10 Outside China - US daily death toll from COVID-19 tops 3,000: Johns Hopkins University - UN chief says he will take COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - People with serious allergies warned against receiving COVID-19 vaccine in Britain (Read more) - France's reopening plan in doubt as another 14,595 COVID-19 cases tallied (Read more) - Ukraine to introduce lockdown Jan 8-24 - COVID-19 infections exceed 300,000 in Sweden China - Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted, 11 imported (Read more) Dec 9 Outside China - US COVID-19 cases surpass 15 mln, remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with the world's most cases and deaths, making up more than 22 percent of the global caseload (Read more) - A 90-year-old woman from Northern Ireland became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine out of a trial as UK's mass vaccination program began on Tuesday (Read more) - Cruise ship returns to Singapore after passenger tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Israel to begin mass COVID-19 vaccinations on Dec 20: health ministry (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 4 locally transmitted, 11 imported (Read more) Dec 8 Outside China - A robust and very strong safety monitoring system is in place for vaccines globally to ensure their safety: WHO (Read more) - Canada could start vaccine plan in mid-December: PM (Read more) - Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.26 mln: Africa CDC - Chile's capital reimposes weekend lockdowns as COVID-19 cases rise (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, 2 locally transmitted, 10 imported (Read more) - Three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chengdu, Sichuan province (Read more) Dec 7 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases top 67 mln: Johns Hopkins University - Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - COVID-19 death toll in US border county tops 1,000 (Read more) - Vast region of US state of California to enter into new stay-at-home order amid COVID-19 surge - Russia reports single-day record of 29,039 new COVID-19 cases China - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 3 locally transmitted, 12 imported (Read more) Dec 6 Outside China - US sets record of 227,885 COVID-19 cases in one day (Read more) - US COVID-19 deaths top 280,000: Johns Hopkins University China - Chinese mainland reports 18 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 17 imported, 1 locally transmitted Dec 5 Outside China - Iran's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 50,000 (Read more) - Russia confirms single-day record of 28,782 new COVID-19 cases - US sets record of 225,201 COVID-19 cases in one day (Read more) - US governors press federal gov't, Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill (Read more) - Fauci accepts Biden's offer to be his chief medical adviser (Read more) China - Hong Kong reports 101 new confirmed COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted Dec 4 Outside China - US COVID-19 cases surpass 14 mln - Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - COVID-19 vaccine shipments for NYC as early as Dec 15: mayor (Read more) - Italy sets tough restrictions for Christmas, New Year holidays (Read more) - UN special session stresses equity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, with 2 locally transmitted (Read more) Dec 3 Outside China - COVID-19 hospitalizations in US exceed 100,000, hit new record - US reports over 2,700 COVID-19 daily deaths, highest since April - Germany extends COVID-19 restriction measures till January (Read more) - France to carry out border checks to stop skiing abroad: PM (Read more) - In-person university classes to resume in Brazil: govt (Read more) - Palestinian president extends state of emergency to combat COVID-19 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) - Shenzhen reports one new asymptomatic COVID-19 case (Read more) Dec 2 Outside China - COVID-19 likely in US in mid-December 2019, says CDC study (Read more) - Kuwait to allow foreign domestic workers' entrance from Dec 7 - Florida becomes 3rd US state with over 1 mln COVID-19 cases (Read more) - UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use, first in the world (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 9 new COVID-19 cases, 2 locally transmitted, 7 imported (Read more) Dec 1 Outside China - WHO urges restraint in holiday season (Read more) - Croatian PM tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - US health official asks people to get COVID-19 test after holiday (Read more) - Chile unveils COVID-19 action plan in case of second wave (Read more) China  - Chinese mainland reports 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 4 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 30 Outside China - Fauci warns of 'surge upon a surge' of US COVID-19 cases in weeks ahead (Read more)  - Iran reports 12,950 COVID-19 cases, 948,749 in total - UK poised to start COVID vaccine distribution (Read more) - Canada extends intl travel restrictions to stem COVID-19 spread (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 18 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 29 Outside China - NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate in focus areas remains above 5 pct: governor (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all imported Nov 28 Outside China US COVID-19 cases surpass 13 million - Johns Hopkins University (Read more) WHO warns countries with falling cases to stay 'vigilant' (Read more) NYC SantaCon 2020 canceled amid COVID-19 (Read more) China Chinese mainland reports 6 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) Nov 27 Outside China - France's COVID-19 data improve, Italy's infections plateau; Germany to extend partial lockdown (Read more) - Record-high 90,000 Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 amid Thanksgiving (Read more) - NYS sees record high COVID-19 test results, winter plan in session (Read more) - World Bank to help Ukraine purchase COVID-19 vaccines (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported Nov 26 Outside China - France unveils gradual easing of nationwide coronavirus lockdown (Read more) - UK expected to see worst recession in over 300 years: senior official (Read more) - US sets new record for COVID-19 hospitalizations for 15th consecutive day (Read more) - Canadians urged to avoid non-essential outings as COVID-19 cases continue to rise (Read more) - Lack of PPE cost UK $13.3 billion (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 21 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 9 locally transmitted (Read more) - 9 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases reported in Inner Mongolia (Read more) Nov 25 Outside China - France's Macron unveils gradual easing of lockdown, expecting 'new stage' (Read more) - Spanish gov't outlines plans to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 in 2021 (Read more) - Millions of Americans are traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday despite a deadly surge in coronavirus cases and a "don't do it'' warning (Read more) - Nearly 1.2 million children in the US have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, all imported (Read more) Nov 24 Outside China - WHO warns holiday gatherings could increase COVID-19 transmission (Read more) - COVID-19 vaccine candidate from Oxford University and Astra-Zeneca is up to 90 percent effective at preventing infection, according to data from Phase 3 testing (Read more) - UK PM unveils 'tougher' tiered system of COVID restrictions to replace lockdown (Read more) - Germany to start COVID-19 vaccinations by mid-December (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 22 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, 2 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 23 Outside China  - The daily tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan and South Korea reached a new high (Read more) - England expected to go under tougher three-tiered restrictions in December (Read more) - Chile plans to reopen borders to foreigners (Read more) - NYS governor warns of COVID-19 cases surge in holiday season (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 2 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 22 Outside China - US COVID-19 cases surpass 12 million - Johns Hopkins University (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 17 new COVID-19 cases, with 3 being locally transmitted (Read more) - Hong Kong's daily COVID-19 infections hit 3-month high (Read more) - Streets in N China city classified as COVID-19 medium-risk zones (Read more) - Two new local COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai (Read more) Nov 21 Outside China - WHO: Ongoing research to determine how long COVID-19 antibodies last (Read more) - US CDC advised Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving holiday, warning doing so may increase the chance of getting and spreading the novel coronavirus (Read more) - US President Trump's eldest son tests positive for coronavirus (Read more) China - Inner Mongolia autonomous region reports 2 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, both in Manzhouli - Chinese mainland reports 49 new COVID-19 cases, 7 locally transmitted, 9 imported - Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has been cleared of COVID-19 cases. (Read more) - Five new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were confirmed in North China's Tianjin municipality on Friday, local authorities said Saturday. (Read more) - Shanghai neighborhood raises alert level after discovery of 2 new cases (Read more) Nov 20 Outside China - Mexico's COVID-19 death toll had exceeded 100,000, becoming the world's fourth country to reach the grim milestone - California announces mandatory overnight stay-at-home order amid COVID-19 surge (Read more) - Pfizer and BioNTech may start delivering their COVID-19 vaccines next month, a company official said (Read more) - Italy plans to vaccinate 1.7 mln people by the end of January (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported (Read more) - Tianjin reports 4 new confirmed COVID-19 cases (Read more) Nov 19 Outside China  - Africa on alert of 2nd wave as COVID-19 cases top 2 million (Read more) - US COVID-19 deaths surpassed 250,000 on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Australian study shows children develop COVID-19 immune responses without testing positive (Read more) - Argentina working on mass COVID-19 vaccination scheme, says president (Read more) - Social isolation makes more young people vulnerable to radicalization: UK police (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) Nov 18 Outside China - UK records highest daily coronavirus-related death toll since May 6 (Read more) - 87-year-old US senator Chuck Grassley tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Brazil's Sao Paulo extends lockdown until mid-December - No parades allowed in 2021 carnival in US New Orleans due to COVID-19 - College reopens amid COVID-19 pandemic in Bangalore, India China - Chinese mainland reports 8 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 17 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases top 55 million: Johns Hopkins University - WHO 'extremely concerned' by surge in COVID-19 cases in Europe, Americas (Read more) - US San Francisco to adjust reopening due to COVID-19 surge (Read more) - Texas surpasses 20,000 virus deaths, second highest in US (Read more) - Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 300,000 - UK to open 'megalabs' with 600,000 daily testing capability (Read more) - WHO: limited COVID-19 vaccine doses in early 2021 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 15 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) Nov 16 Outside China - PM Johnson is self-isolating after COVID-19 contact (Read more) - New COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Canada (Read more) - NY governor criticizes federal COVID-19 vaccination plan, threatens legal action (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 8 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all imported (Read more) Nov 15 Outside China - NY governor refutes US president's vaccine claim, gears up for more severe scenario (Read more) - Trump calls on Congress to pass COVID-19 relief bill as cases surge (Read more) - Canadian hospitals feel more pressure with increasing COVID-19 cases China - Chinese mainland reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported Nov 14 Outside China - AC Milan coach tests positive for novel coronavirus (Read more) - Russia reports one-day high of 22,702 new cases (Read more) - US reports record-high daily increase of nearly 200,000 COVID-19 cases - India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,773,479 - S.Korea reports 205 more COVID-19 cases, 28,338 in total - COVID-19 death toll in Brazil reaches 164,737 - Egyptian soccer superstar Mo Salah tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 18 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) Nov 13 Outside China - US reports record daily increase of over 140,000 COVID-19 cases - Japan's new COVID-19 cases hit record high amid nationwide virus resurgence - India's finance chief announces $120.6 million grant for COVID-19 vaccine development China - Chinese mainland reports 8 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) Nov 12 Outside China - UK coronavirus death toll tops 50,000 - Iran sees record daily COVID-19 deaths, new cases since outbreak - UK students to get COVID tests before Christmas homecoming (Read more) - Argentina reports start of downward curve in COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Cyprus introduces partial local lockdown in two cities (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 15 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 11 Outside China - US records new high of over 200,000 COVID cases in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - US FDA authorizes emergency use of Eli Lilly's antibody COVID-19 treatment (Read more) - UK records highest daily coronavirus death toll since mid-May (Read more) - EU says to purchase up to 300 mln doses of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine (Read more) - Sudan's health minister contracts COVID-19: ministry - Iran's total COVID-19 cases surpass 700,000; Senior Palestinian official dies from coronavirus infection China - Chinese mainland reports 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 1 locally transmitted Nov 10 Outside China - Pfizer, BioNTech announce COVID-19 vaccine candidate over 90 percent effective (Read more) - US COVID-19 cases surpass 10 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - NYC urges precautions against COVID-19 as holiday season nears (Read more) - Ukrainian president tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Novel coronavirus test now in use at Heathrow Airport (Read more) China - Tianjin reported a new asymptomatic case of COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, according to the city's disease control and prevention center. (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 22 new COVID-19 cases, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) - Anhui reports COVID-19 case related to Shanghai (Read more) Nov 9 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 50 million (Read more) - US reports record-high average daily COVID-19 cases at nearly 100,000 (Read more) - Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 260,000 level (Read more) - Australia begins production of Oxford-developed COVID-19 vaccine (Read more) - UK imposes stricter restrictions on Denmark visitors over mink COVID-19 fears (Read more) - France reports 38,619 COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours - Romania's COVID-19 caseload doubles to 300,000 in less than a month - Albania's single-day COVID-19 cases top 500, a new record China - A local COVID-19 case was confirmed in Shanghai on Monday, the Shanghai Health Commission has said (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 33 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) - Tianjin worker tests positive for virus (Read more) Nov 8 Outside China - UK records another 24,957 coronavirus cases with 413 deaths (Read more) - France's total COVID-19 infections surpass 1.7m, deaths top 40,000 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 28 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) Nov 7 Outside China - US sets new world record as single-day COVID-19 cases surpass 110,000  (Read more) - Liverpool residents queue to be tested as UK's first mass COVID-19 testing starts (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 33 COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported - Beijing nursing homes to be provided vaccines (Read more) Nov 6 Outside China - UK announces more lockdown support for people, businesses (Read more) - Greece announces three-week nationwide lockdown to contain virus surge - UNICEF, WHO voice concern over severe shortage of vaccines for children in Libya (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 36 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 6 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 5 Outside China  - US records over 100,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time amid intense election fight: US media - EU economic recovery expected to be slower than previously thought: official (Read more) - Swedish elderly homes report rising infections after months of coronavirus-free (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 28 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 8 locally transmitted (Read more) - Xinjiang reports 6 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 15 asymptomatic ones Nov 4 Outside China - UK records highest single-day death toll from coronavirus since May (Read more) - Portuguese study identifies SARS-CoV-2 antibodies up to 7 months after infection (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 17 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 2 locally transmitted (Read more) Nov 3 Outside China - WHO highlights influenza risk for young children, pregnant women during COVID-19 - US hits record-high 80,000 average daily COVID-19 cases (Read more) - No choice but to reimpose measures amid rising pandemic, says British PM (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 49 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, 5 locally transmitted (Read more) - Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 116 asymptomatic carriers were reported from Monday midnight to 8:30 pm on Tuesday in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region (Read more) Nov 2 Outside China  - Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 1.2 million on Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University  - WHO chief has called the "natural herd immunity" strategy against COVID-19 "morally unconscionable and unfeasible" (Read more) - Strict virus lockdowns return for much of Europe (Read more) - Month-long England lockdown could be extended: senior official (Read more) - Iran's daily COVID-19 death toll hits record high as Lebanon, Gaza call for total lockdown (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 24 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 3 locally transmitted - Xinjiang reports 13 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases Nov 1 Outside China - US reports nearly 100,000 daily COVID-19 cases, setting new global record - Canadian deputy prime minister announces self-isolation (Read more) - Wall Street notches biggest weekly loss since March as COVID-19 cases spiral (Read more) - England to enter month-long lockdown from Thursday: British PM China - Chinese mainland reports 24 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 21 imported, 3 locally transmitted (Read more) - One more Chinese COVID-19 vaccine ready for phase-3 clinical trials (Read more) Oct 31 Outside China - US COVID-19 cases surpass 9 mln (Read more) - India's COVID-19 tally reaches 8,137,119 as Delhi sees new wave of cases (Read more) China - Xinjiang reports 61 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 33 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 27 imported, 6 locally transmitted (Read more) Oct 30 Outside China - US hit a record high average daily COVID-19 cases of over 74,000 on Wednesday (Read more) - France to enter second national lockdown on Friday (Read more) - Tougher measures which Germany would implement in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 were "suitable, necessary and proportionate", Merkel said (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 25 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 1 locally transmitted - Samples from an imported frozen pork product and its outer packaging test positive for coronavirus in Rushan, Shandong Oct 29 Outside China - India's COVID-19 tally surpasses 8 mln (Read more) - Dow closes down over 900 points amid coronavirus fears (Read more) - European Commission announces new proposals to enhance EU-level coordination to address COVID-19 (Read more) - Germany's federal and state governments have agreed to introduce sweeping contact restrictions on everyday life to curb the steep rise of COVID-19 infections (Read more) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa begins self-quarantine after one of the 35 guests who attended an event with him over the weekend tested positive for COVID-19 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 23 locally transmitted Oct 28 Outside China - France envisages month-long national lockdown to control COVID-19 (Read more) - All in-person meetings suspended at UN New York headquarters due to COVID-19 infections (Read more) - COVID-19 cases in Mexico surpass 900,000: Johns Hopkins University - Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Japan's govt endorses bill to offer free COVID-19 vaccines (Read more) - Spain registers highest daily COVID-19 deaths of 267 in second wave - Canada's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 10,000 level - Jordan records highest daily rise with 3,800 new COVID-19 cases China - Imported cold food likely culprit in Beijing cluster (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 42 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 22 locally transmitted (Read more) - Xinjiang reports 22 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 19 asymptomatic ones (Read more) - Shanghai public transport authority reiterated the rule of mandatory mask wearing when taking public transports as part of the prevention measures against the spread of COVID-19 Oct 27 Outside China - Global cooperation against COVID-19 in focus at World Health Summit (Read more) - Oxford vaccine produces a immune response in both old and young adults (Read more) - The streets of Europe have emptied as countries roll out stricter curfew laws to bring down rising COVID-19 infections (Read more) - Canadian parliament to probe government's handling of COVID-19 pandemic (Read more) China - New confirmed COVID-19 cases rose by five as of 5 pm on Tuesday in the last 24 hours in the Kashgar prefecture of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) - Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases pass 160 in Kashgar amid mass testing (Read more) Oct 26 Outside China - Bulgarian PM tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - US sees highest number of new COVID-19 cases in past two days (Read more) - France reports daily record of over 50,000 new coronavirus cases (Read more) - Spain PM declares national state of emergency (Read more) China - Xinjiang reports 26 new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all imported (Read more) - Kashgar reports 138 new asymptomatic COVID cases (Read more) Oct 25 Outside China  - US Vice-President Pence's chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus (Read more) China - Kashgar in Xinjiang reports 137 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases (Read more) - Kashgar in Xinjiang to provide nucleic acid test for all residents after a new asymptomatic case detected there (Read more) - Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all imported (Read more) - Health commission sends working group to Kashgar (Read more) Oct 24 Outside China  - Czech health minister breaks virus rules, asked to resign (Read more) - UK PM insists full national lockdown not 'right course' (Read more) China  - Chinese mainland reports 28 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported Oct 23 Outside China - France's daily COVID-19 cases top 40,000 - Seven more US soldiers in South Korea tested positive for COVID-19 - Iran's total COVID-19 cases surpass 550,000; Morocco, Jordan see new records in daily infections China        Chinese mainland reports 18 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported (Read more) Oct 22 Outside China - European countries set record COVID-19 daily numbers as Spain's total cases top 1 million (Read more) - Algerian PM calls for respecting preventive measures following school reopening (Read more) - Filipino tourists cautious despite eased intl travel rules (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 14 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all imported (Read more) Oct 21 Outside China - US first lady cancels campaign trip due to 'lingering cough' (Read more) - US CDC says country has witnessed 300,000 more deaths than usual: report (Read more) - Portugal sees first drop in active COVID-19 cases since mid-August (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, all imported (Read more) Oct 20 Outside China - 184 countries and economies have joined COVAX: WHO chief (Read more) - US COVID-19 deaths top 220,000: Johns Hopkins University  - Chilean govt says protests may cause potential spike in COVID-19 cases (Read more) - UK hopes for vaccine within 6 months (Read more) - Ireland declares highest-level response to COVID-19  China - Chinese mainland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more) Oct 19 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 40 million: Johns Hopkins University - Italy announces further anti-COVID-19 measures as new infections top 11,000 (Read more) - Poland starts to build first field hospital for COVID-19 patients (Read more) - Number of new COVID-19 cases in Israel continues to drop as lockdown lifted: health ministry (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all imported (Read more) Oct 18 Outside China - France reports 32,427 new COVID-19 infections, hitting another one-day high - Global daily COVID-19 infections hit record high with nearly 400,000 new cases reported: WHO (Read more) - Qingdao in East China's Shandong province set a world record by finishing testing on 10.8 million swab samples in 120 hours in the recent fight against the re-emergence of COVID-19 (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, all imported - Living novel coronavirus isolated from packaging of imported frozen food in Qingdao: China CDC (Read more) Oct 17 Outside China  - US COVID-19 cases surpass 8 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 1.1 mln: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) China  People visit the Temple of Heaven in Beijng, capital of China, Oct 17, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] - Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported (Read more) Oct 16 Outside China - CDC projects up to 240,000 COVID-19 deaths in US by Nov 7 (Read more) - COVID-19 test positivity rate falls below 5 percent in NY state focus areas (Read more) - Italy added to UK's quarantine list as London raises alert level (Read more) - Russia reports new daily record of confirmed COVID-19 cases China - Chinese mainland reports 24 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported (Read more) - The COVID-19 outbreak in Qingdao traced to two port workers, authorities say Oct 15 Outside China - Global tuberculosis progress mired by scarce funding, COVID-19: WHO report (Read more) - Nearly 700,000 children in US test positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Italy sets new high for coronavirus infections (Read more) - France to impose curfew to stem 2nd wave of coronavirus (Read more) - South Africa adopts post-COVID energy plan (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 1 locally transmitted (Read more) - Head of Qingdao health commission suspended, faces probe (Read more) Oct 14 Outside China  - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 38 mln: Johns Hopkins University - US drugmaker Eli Lilly pauses antibody trial over safety concerns (Read more) - EU member states adopt common color code indicating COVID-19 risks (Read more)  - Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V could be launched in Russia by late October or early November (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 6 locally transmitted (Read more) Oct 13  Outside China - Herd immunity against COVID-19 "scientifically and ethically problematic": WHO chief (Read more) - British government introduces 3-level COVID-19 alert system (Read more) - Johnson & Johnson pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial over patient illness (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, 6 locally transmitted and 7 imported (Read more) - No one tested positive for COVID-19 in Qingdao after more than 3 million swab samples taken as of 8 am Tuesday (Read more) - 243 inbound and outbound flights cancelled at Qingdao Liuting Airport as of Tuesday morning Oct 12 Outside China - Trump claims he is 'immune' from coronavirus (Read more) - UK coronavirus cases top 600,000 as another 12,872 confirmed (Read more) - Scientists voice concern, criticism as coronavirus resurges in multiple countries (Read more) China -Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all imported - National Health Commission sends a team to Qingdao to supervise the epidemic prevention and control work(Read more) Oct 11 Outside China - Global COVID-19 cases surpass 37 million: Johns Hopkins University (Read more) - Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 150,000 (Read more) China Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more) East China city reports 3 asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 (Read more) Oct 10 Outside China - Fauci says White House hosted COVID-19 'super-spreader' event (Read more) - Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently: report - Surge in infections prompts Europe to tighten up steps against COVID-19 (Read more) - Broadway shows in NYC to remain suspended until May 2021 China People wearing masks walk on a street in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, on Oct 9, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Chinese mainland reports 15 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported (Read more) Oct 9 Outside China - MIT peer reviews refute lab origin of coronavirus (Read more) - Second Turkish hospital joins trials of Chinese vaccine (Read more) - China makes commitment to world vaccine access (Read more) - CDC forecasts up to 233,000 COVID-19 deaths in US by Oct 31 China A worker wearing a face mask works on a production line packaging apples at the Darui Apple Industry Park in Yuexi county, Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province, on Sept 11, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] - Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported Oct 8 China - Chinese mainland reported 11 new COVID-19 cases, all imported Outside China - US Marine Corps says assistant commandant tests positive for COVID-19 (Read more) - Japan to ease travel restrictions for China, 11 other countries, regions next month (Read more) Oct 7 China Residents return home at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport on Tuesday as the eight-day National Day holiday draws to a close. [Photo by Luo Bin/for China Daily] - Chinese mainland reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, all imported Outside China - Trump's top aide Stephen Miller tests positive for COVID-19 (read more) - US COVID-19 cases surpass 7.5 million: Johns Hopkins University (read more) Oct 6 China People wearing masks are seen with luggage outside Beijing Railway Station, during the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holidays, on Oct 1, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] - Chinese mainland reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Oct 5, all imported Outside China - Trump returns to White House, removes mask and salutes (read more) - New York governor closes schools in coronavirus hot spots (readmore) - White House press secretary McEnany tests positive for COVID-19 (read more) - Paris to close all bars for two weeks from Tuesday (read more) Oct 5 Outside China - Joe Biden tests negative for coronavirus China Women work in a laboratory of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac Biotech, developing an experimental coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Beijing,  on Sept 24, 2020. [File photo/Agencies] - Chinese mainland reported 20 new COVID-19 cases on Oct 4, all imported Oct 4 Outside China China - Chinese mainland reported 16 new cases on Oct 3, all imported Oct 3 Outside China - Trump is given experimental drug to fight COVID (Read more) -770 students test positive in major coronavirus outbreak at UK university (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported Oct 2 Outside China - New Yorkers called to download app for COVID-19 alert (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 10 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, all imported Oct 1 Outside China - NYC's coronavirus positivity-test rate rises alarmingly (Read more) China - Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all imported -COVID-19 vaccine to be priced fairly, ministry says (Read more) Click here to read previous reports on COVID-19