117 million COVID-19 infection cases reported worldwide

(VOVWORLD) - According to worldometers.info, as of Sunday morning, the world has recorded more than 117 million COVID-19 infections with nearly 2.6 million deaths. More than 92 million COVID-19 patients have recovered.

117 million COVID-19 infection cases reported worldwide  - ảnh 1A COVID-19 patient being transferred by helicopter in Para, Brazil on February 21, 2021 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Brunei has lifted social distancing restrictions and allowed a new normal phase for important social activities, like crowd gatherings, from Monday.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have been injected with the first COVID-19 vaccine doses. Mr. Buhari on Twitter urged Nigerian people to be vaccinated.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said the President’s economic assistant Maxim Oreshkin has tested positive for COVID-19. The government is carrying out a massive COVID-19 vaccination program. President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that about 4 million Russian people have been vaccinated.

Finnish Justice Minister Anna-Maja Henriksson said Saturday that Finland’s localities’ council election will be delayed from April to June because of the increasing COVID-19 infections.

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