Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 11.8 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including more than 544,000 deaths.

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Health Minister Obediah Moyo sacked amid graft scandal

Moyo, accused of illegally awarding multi-million-dollar contract for medical supplies, removed 'with immediate effect'.

Zimbabwe Health Minister Obediah Moyo sacked amid graft scandal

Coronavirus pandemic

Airborne coronavirus spread: Five things to know

We answer some questions about the transmission of COVID-19 through the air, the risks and ways to protect yourself.

Airborne coronavirus spread: Five things to know

AJ Impact

'There is no wealth to distribute': Venezuela poverty rate surges

Venezuela's poverty levels rise to the highest in Latin America as hyperinflation undermines the economy, study shows.

'There is no wealth to distribute': Venezuela poverty rate surges

AJ Impact

UK recovery plan: Finance minister wants to create youth jobs

Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a $2.5bn fund to create jobs and a massive boost to apprenticeship programmes.

UK recovery plan: Finance minister wants to create youth jobs

Coronavirus pandemic

Demonstrators storm Serbian parliament over coronavirus lockdown

Demonstrators demand President Aleksandar Vucic resign after he issued lockdown order due to surge in COVID-19 cases.

Demonstrators storm Serbian parliament over coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian leader has repeatedly played down the threat from COVID-19, describing it as 'a little flu'.

'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Serbian Parliament - Live updates

Serbian president says Belgrade may be locked down because of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Serbian Parliament - Live updates

AJ Impact

Five more US airlines strike deal for federal virus aid loans

United Airlines also warned employees on Tuesday that spike in COVID-19 infections is hitting bookings.

Five more US airlines strike deal for federal virus aid loans

United States

Trump calls for reopening of US schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

Trump downplays risk of the coronavirus, announces plan to push states, localities to reopen schools in September.

Trump calls for reopening of US schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

AJ Impact

Cross-currents & anomalies: A hard to read jobs market

Economists also doubt strength of rebound in US job openings with 31.5 million people collecting unemployment.

Virus spike overshadows record hiring surge in US jobs market

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Health

Coronavirus: All you need to know in 500 words

Virus reported to have originated in China's Wuhan has killed more than 540,000 people and infected over 11.6 million.

Coronavirus pandemic

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

What we know so far on what COVID-19 does to the human body in cases of infections and deaths.

What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?

Coronavirus has been labelled a pandemic but a handful of countries have not yet reported any cases.

Which countries have not reported any coronavirus cases?