Morning news brief: Coronavirus cases reach record high in US, setback for Bolsonaro and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Aug 06, 2021, 09:02 AM IST


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Here is WION's Daily Morning News Brief with what’s happening around the world today.

The coronavirus cases have reached a record high in the United States as top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci fears the existence of another variant. Meanwhile, a Brazilian congressional committee voted against a constitutional amendment to adopt printed ballots, in a major defeat for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.

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As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, top US infections disease expert Anthony Fauci warned that if another variant comes into the country then it could mean "trouble".


President Jair Bolsonaro suffered a setback after a Brazilian congressional committee voted against a constitutional amendment to adopt printed ballots.


Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Thursday that Israel was doing the world a "great service" by administering Covid vaccine booster shots, despite the World Health Organization's plea for a moratorium.


China recorded the highest daily COVID-19 cases in its current wave with 124 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases.