Morning News Brief: CDC director on COVID-19 in US, Mexico earthquake and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Jun 24, 2020, 08:35 AM IST


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Redfield made these statements as some US states are witnessing a spike in coronavirus cases and as per the health officials it is not because of increased testing. 


The country experienced aftershocks several hours after the quake, reports said, but there was no large scale damage reported.


The pandemic is accelerating across the region, which now has a total of 2.1 million cases, with Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Chile the most affected countries.


WhatsApp has over 120 million users in Brazil, its second-largest market after India, where it has also struggled to roll out a payments system.


NASCAR said Sunday night that a noose was found in the garage stall of black driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, and they have launched a probe of the "heinous" act.