Italy has surpassed its daily record for freshly confirmed coronavirus cases. Data from the country’s Ministry of Health showed that the number of newly diagnosed daily cases rose to 7,332. This surpasses the highest levels seen at the start of the pandemic.
To curb the second wave of COVID-19 infections, Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa, had declared a national state of emergency and banned groups of more than five from meeting in public.
Australia’s Victoria has reported almost 150 new infections over the pas week as new clusters have emerged in Melbourne. Australia’s military announced it would send 1,000 troops there to help contain the country’s only significant coronavirus outbreak.
Wisconsin in the US reported its third highest one-day jump in new COVID-19 cases .
As the cases are on a constant rise, experts fear a second wave in India, which might affect the country in a worse manner than the first wave.
New Zealand was successful at becoming one of the first few countries that became virus-free. However, as the international borders opened, the infection saw a rise again in the country, bringing in a second wave to the count
Central Asian nation bordering China, Kyrgyzstan has also been hit with a second wave of coronavirus.
South Korean officials have announced that the country is experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus in and around Seoul. Stricter rules for social distancing will soon be reimposed in the affected areas.