COVID-19 Report 26/05/20 | As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Priavo is producing weekly reports to keep our network informed.

This week we look at how the world is searching Google during the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, the word ‘Coronavirus’ has been searched on average 15,966,448 times per month. ‘What is Coronavirus’ 99,121 per month, ‘Coronavirus symptoms’ 688,661 per month, and ‘Coronavirus treatment’ 121,776 per month.

Our updates include key global developments, up-to-date COVID19 statistics, and specifically, our focus this week has been Russia and their breakthrough, being the first country on the globe to test a coronavirus vaccine on humans.

Global stats

Cases: 5,495,061
Active: 2,916,236
Recovered: 2,232,593
Fatal: 346,232

Worst affected countries

USA: 1,697,361
Brazil: 376,669
Russia: 362,342

 

11:50 am 26th May 2020 Source: Bing.com/COVID

Global News, Incidents and Events

  • Thousands of airline jobs to be cut across New Zealand
  • Papuan armed group accused of shooting COVID-19 team members
  • Authorities raid illegal Chinese hospital in the Philippines
  • COVID-19 journalist arrested in Jianghan, Wuhan
  • KIA agrees to work with Tatmadaw to address COVID-19 in Waingmaw township, Kachin State
  • Train services resume within Karnataka, India
  • Curfew in all districts across Sri Lanka to be relaxed from May 26, 2020
  • Police disperse football fans in the town square of Bitonto
  • Ofcom sanctions LoveWorld Television Ministry over 5G conspiracy theory comments
  • Police break up neighbourhood party in Sandwell Road, Handsworth
  • Selinsgrove Area School director threatens to shoot anyone approaching her family without a mask
  • Health official reports COVID-19 censorship across Florida
  • Universal Orlando Resort planning for June 05, 2020 reopening
  • Santa Ana P.D. announce a 50% increase in robberies since start of lockdown
  • Police in Zimbabwe increase night patrols due to an increase in armed robberies

COVID-19 Restrictions Eased Globally

This week we look at how the world is searching Google during the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, the word ‘Coronavirus’ has been searched on average 15,966,448 times per month. ‘What is Coronavirus’ 99,121 per month, ‘Coronavirus symptoms’ 688,661 per month, and ‘Coronavirus treatment’ 121,776 per month

Russia

Cases: 362,342
Active: 227,406
Recovered: 131,129
Fatal: 3,807

 

11:50 am 26th May 2020 Source: Bing.com/COVID

Government Advice and Restrictions

Russia has reportedly carried out its first test of a coronavirus vaccine on humans, the head of the Gamalei Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology said. The vaccine was tested on the centre’s own employees and no side effects were reportedly found.

Both Moscow and St. Petersburg, has extended their Coronavirus lockdown until May 31 and will require its residents to wear face masks and gloves in public starting May 12.

President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing Russians to vote by mail or online in a move supporters say will prevent the spread of the coronavirus and opponents claim will open the door to manipulation.

Russian News, Incidents and Events

  • Russia records the highest single-day death toll
  • Cases of COVID-19 reported at space agency in Meshchansky, Moscow
  • Russian governor appears to tell staff to change ‘faked’ coronavirus figures in leaked audio
  • National Guard deploys surveillance blimp to monitor COVID-19 violations across Moscow
  • Medical staff refuse to work across Kaliningrad Oblast
  • 2 killed and 1 injured as doctors fall from hospitals across Russia
  • Official issues illegal operating licenses during COVID-19 in Sovetsky, Bryansk
  • Head of Levada Centre warns that Russians will begin mass protests over COVID-19 measures
  • Russian PM diagnosed with COVID-19 in Moscow

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COVID-19 Report | 26/05/20

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