As of 6 p.m. on March 14, there were over 120 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll reaching 2.6 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 96 million recoveries.
The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 30 million confirmed cases and over 546,000 deaths.
Several European countries temporarily suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine shots following reports that some people who had been vaccinated had developed blood clots. The World Health Organization said it’s reviewing the reports.
Australia is “working with Singapore” to create a travel bubble between the two nations as early as July, officials said Sunday, in an effort to restart tourism and travel.
Early in the pandemic Australia closed its international border to slow the spread of COVID-19, with non-citizens banned from entering.