South Korea remains the country with the highest number of infections, apart from China. Schools around the country remain closed to combat the spread of COVID-19.
After stabilizing its number of new COVID-19 cases, South Korea wants to prevent a second wave of infections. But foreign nationals ignoring quarantine orders are becoming a public health risk.
The US state of New York has recorded 630 new coronavirus deaths, its biggest day-to-day jump since the outbreak began. Despite its lower death toll, Germany has 4,000 people in intensive care. Follow DW for the latest.
There are over 1 million confirmed coronavirus infections, according to Johns Hopkins University. Some 3.9 billion people — roughly half of everyone on Earth — are confined to their homes by the coronavirus pandemic.
Don't "sleepwalk" into permanent surveillance in the coronavirus pandemic's aftermath, warn 100 civil society groups. Digital surveillance rolled out to curb the virus should be limited in time and scope, they say.
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