//Global Update, Australia, UK

Global Update, Australia, UK

Global Update, Australia, Egypt, Ethiopia, West Bank, Ireland, Brazil, India, Pakistan, UK


Cases, 10, 005, 970

Recovered, 4,903,500

Deaths, 499,306

196 countries and territories



Victorians urged to get tested if symptomatic

Cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss of sense of smell or taste

Dashboard for Australia

Health checker page


Cases, 63,923

Deaths, 2,708

Lifted many restrictions

Rising number of cases

Cafes (25%), clubs, gyms, theatres after more than three months of closure

Mosques and churches were reopened (not for main services)

Night-time curfew lifted


Cases, 5,570

Deaths, 94

Oldest survivor

Tilahun Woldemichael, aged 114

Hospital for 3 weeks

Oxygen and dexamethasone

Ethiopia’s health minister, recommends dexamethasone in patients who require ventilation or oxygen

West Bank


Bethlehem, 48-hour closure from Monday

Hebron and Nablus were closed last week for a time

Dominican Republic

Cases, + 855 = 30,619

Deaths, 718

Face masks mandatory since 16 April

Today, a strict curfew lifted after three months

No limits on movements


Population 4.9m

Recent rapid reopening

New infections increasing

Growing infections in under 35s

Cases, + 23 = 25,437

Deaths, 1,734


Cases, + 38,693 = 1,313,667

Deaths, + 1,109 = 57,070


Cases, + 17,000 = 528,859

Deaths, 16,095


Hospitals filled beyond capacity, turning patients away

Hotels, wedding halls, an ashram and railway coaches, repurposed for coronavirus care

Health experts are urging the government to prioritise keeping mortality down

‘Numbers are going to increase’, (Dr Manoj Murhekar, of India’s main coronavirus task force)


Cases, 202,955

Deaths, 4,118

10 members of national cricket team tested positive

Positive people arriving in England


Cases, 311,739

Deaths, 43,598

New cases, 2,341

If 5% (3.3m) of the UK population has been infected, IFR = 1.3%

70% of the UK population =46,200,000

For 70% of UK population at 1.3%, deaths = 600,600

Results from these antibody tests provide information about past infections


Liverpool, 15 arrested

Two raves in London

Pop-up bike lanes in central London and Leicestershire

Imported cases

Half of Britain’s imported cases, from Pakistan

65,000 people since March 1 from Pakistan

2 flights per day

30 cases imported from Pakistan since June 4

Some go to hospital as soon as arriving

Emirates suspended flights out of Pakistan after positive passengers

Concerns that the influx has led to localised clusters
Risk of possible spread to Europe via air bridges

Good outcomes