Tue, 26 Oct 2021

BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ADDIS ABABA -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,008,802 as of Saturday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

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MANILA -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 26,303 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections on Saturday, the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began in the Southeast Asian country.

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BANGKOK -- Thailand on Saturday reported 15,191 new COVID-19 cases and 253 more fatalities, according to the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

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ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia registered 1,334 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 321,787 as of Friday evening, the country's health ministry said.

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ULAN BATOR -- Mongolia registered 3,240 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 252,648, the country's health ministry said Saturday.

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NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 33,208,330 on Saturday, as 33,376 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, the federal health ministry's latest data showed.

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