Mon, 02 Aug 2021

BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 29,633,105 on Wednesday, with as many as 62,224 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, said the health ministry.

Besides, 2,542 COVID-19 patients died since Tuesday morning, taking the death toll to 379,573.

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ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia registered 134 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the national tally to 274,480 as of Tuesday evening, according to the country's Ministry of Health.

The ministry said seven new deaths and 773 more recoveries were reported, bringing the national death toll to 4,257 and total recoveries to 251,880.

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WINDHOEK -- Namibia on Tuesday recorded 32 COVID-19 deaths, the highest daily count since the pandemic broke out in the country in March last year.

In a statement, Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula said the 32 cases were recorded from three of regions in the country.

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation and no new cases in the community on Wednesday.

The two newly imported cases came from the Philippines and the United States, and they have remained in managed isolation and quarantine facilities in Christchurch and Auckland, respectively, according to the Ministry of Health.

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