Tue, 24 Nov 2020

BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally reached 7,946,429 even as 36,470 more cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data released by the federal health ministry on Tuesday.

The death toll surged to 119,502, with 488 deaths recorded since Monday morning.

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SOFIA -- The Bulgarian Health Ministry on Tuesday reported record new COVID-19 infections and deaths of 2,243 and 42 respectively over the past 24 hours, taking the national tally of confirmed cases and death toll to 40,132 and 1,136 respectively.

The previous daily records of 1,595 new COVID-19 cases and 29 related deaths were reported on Friday and Thursday, respectively.

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SEOUL -- South Korea reported 88 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours as of Tuesday, raising its total tally to 26,043.

The daily caseload fell below 100 after 119 recorded in the previous day, but the double-digit increase continued due to small cluster infections in Seoul and its surrounding Gyeonggi province as well as imported cases.

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WELLINGTON -- New Zealand reported one new imported case of COVID-19 from government managed isolation site and no new community cases on Tuesday.

The imported case involved a person arriving from London via Kuala Lumpur who tested positive for COVID-19 after arrival, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield told a press briefing.

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BEIJING -- No new locally-transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

A total of 50 new asymptomatic cases, including 24 arriving from outside the mainland, were reported, the commission said in its daily report.

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BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina on Monday reported 406 more deaths from COVID-19, pushing the country's COVID-19 death tally to 29,301, according to the Ministry of Health.

The ministry also reported 11,712 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nationwide tally to 1,102,301, with 909,586 recoveries.

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