Top 10 world news today: COVID-19 cases spike in Russia, Sweden records deaths and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 07, 2020, 08:11 PM IST


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Here are top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.

Moscow has emerged as is the epicenter of the virus with over 85,000 cases and over 860 deaths.

Sweden hasn't imposed lockdown measures like Italy, Spain or Germany where thousands of died to the virus with authorities preferring to allow social distancing based on 'principle of responsibility'

More number of children are forced on streets as schools have shut their provision of shelter and nourishment, forcing them onto streets to find food and income. 

The Department of Health and Social Care confirmed that the gowns are items are kept near the Heathrow airport and a refund will be asked by DHSC after the goods are sent back.

The agreement would be the latest effort to cultivate allies around NASA's plan to put humans and space stations on the moon within the next decade. 

According to a preliminary study conducted by these researchers, this particular mutation is becoming dominant.

COVID-19 has now infected  3,753,219 people worldwide and 263,843 people have been killed due to this pandemic. Around 1,245,560 people of that tally have recovered.

He was close to making 'significant findings' on his studies of COVID-19, according to his colleagues.

For the first time since 1904, New York's famed subway has halted its all-night service as the coronavirus outbreak brings "the city that never sleeps" to its knees.

The street artist also posted an image of the work on Instagram, which shows a boy in dungarees playing with a figurine of a nurse in a superhero cape.