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Mexico Reports Record Daily Increase In Cases

(CNN) - In Mexico a new record coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. The country reported nearly 7,000 new cases, its highest daily toll since the outbreak began bringing its total to more than 275,000 cases. Mexico also…

Louvre Reopens After March Closure

(CNN) - After more than three months, the Louvre museum in Paris has re-opened to the public. The Louvre, along with many other similar venues had been closed in an attempt to avoid the spread of coronavirus. But as…

Sagrada Familia Re-Opens In Barcelona

(CNN) - Spain's iconic basilica, The Sagrada Familia re-opened to the public this weekend after nearly four months. To mark the re-opening, the basilica offered a special tribute to healthcare workers by distributing more than 2000 tickets to them…

Mexico Tops 30K Deaths

(CNN) - Mexico has surpassed 30,000 deaths from coronavirus. According to figures from its Health Ministry; with nearly 257,000 confirmed cases nationwide. The new numbers come less than a week after restaurants were allowed to reopen with up to…

Brazil Tops 1.6 Million Cases

(CNN) - Brazil has surpassed 1.6 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and is nearing 65,000 deaths. The nation's Health Ministry recorded 26,051 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 1,603,055.…

Tokyo's 1st Female Governor Reelected

(CNN) - Tokyo's first female governor, Yuriko Koike won reelection for a second term with a landslide victory, polls showed Sunday. Koike said at a press conference that she was "very happy" for the support she received. She also…

Hundreds Of Elephants Die Under Mystery Circumstances

(CNN) - More than 360 elephants have died under mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months. The Botswana government is testing samples from the dead elephants, but they have yet to determine a cause of death. Last…

Mexico Surpasses 230,000 Confirmed Cases

(CNN) - Mexico has surpassed 230,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The country's Health Ministry announced on Wednesday there are now 231,770 registered infections nationwide. So far, Mexico has registered 28,510 deaths from coronavirus. The figures come on the same…

Queen Elizabeth Speaks With Trump Ahead Of July 4Th

(CNN) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth called president Trump ahead of Independence Day. According to the royal family's official Twitter account, Trump spoke to the Queen by telephone. A second Tweet elaborated, saying in part "The telephone call is the…

Mexico Implements "Traffic Light" Tracing System

(CNN) - Mexico implements new “traffic light” system to help ease restrictions in regions. The country’s Health Minister said during the daily briefing, the system with four colors show the transmission level in each state and the hospital bed…