Morning news brief: US COVID-19 death toll, Egypt's health sector and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 21, 2020, 08:21 AM(IST)

File photo. Photograph:( AFP )

Story highlights

Good morning! Start your day WION's daily news brief!

US COVID-19 death toll tops 42,000; cases surpass 7,80,000

According to Johns Hopkins University, there are 7,83,290 COVID-19 cases in the United States, while the death toll stands at 41,872. READ MORE

France becomes the fourth country with more than 20,000 COVID-19 deaths

France has officially registered more than 20,000 deaths from COVID-19, becoming the fourth country to pass that threshold. Italy, Spain and the United States have also registered more than 20,000 deaths. READ MORE

UN member states demand 'equitable' access to future COVID-19 vaccines

The 193 members of the UN General Assembly on Monday adopted by consensus a resolution that calls for "equitable, efficient and timely" access to any future vaccines developed to fight coronavirus.READ MORE

Read in App