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Latest on the COVID-19 pandemic

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-03-18 08:35
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We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here.

March 18

Outside China

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of March 18, 2021.

- AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine under investigation, safety review (Read more)

- British people are strongly in favor of a full public inquiry scrutinizing the government's handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic (Read more)

China

Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, March 17, 2021.

- Chinese mainland reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 17

Outside China

- France enters third wave of coronavirus pandemic: PM (Read more)

- Moderna starts COVID-19 vaccine trial on children less than 12 years old (Read more)

- AstraZeneca vaccine safe for Canadians over age 65: immunization committee (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 16

Outside China

- WHO scientist says no deaths linked to COVID-19 vaccines (Read more)

- New cluster of European nations hit pause on AstraZeneca vaccine (Read more)

- US sees sharp drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths as vaccination accelerates (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 15

Outside China

- 'No doubt' there will be further wave of COVID-19 in UK, statistics chief warns (Read more)

- British Airways to launch digital vaccine passports (Read more)

- COVID-19 continues to deepen health disparities in US (Read more)

- Chile's President Sebastian Pinera gets second Chinese Sinovac injection (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 14

China

- Chinese mainland reported 10 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, all imported

Outside China

- France reports nearly 30,000 cases in one day

March 13

Outside China

- Ukraine OKs use of Sinovac vaccine

China

- Chinese mainland reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

March 12 

Outside China

- Canada designates March 11 as National Day of Observance to commemorate COVID-19 victims

- Deaths jump 27 pct during COVID-19 pandemic in US state of Illinois (Read more)

- UK patients' waiting times hit record high in January amid COVID pandemic peak (Read more)

- France to continue using AstraZeneca shots despite blood clots reports: minister

- Influential model predicts 599,000 COVID-19 deaths in US by July 1 (Read more)

China 

- Chinese mainland reports 9 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

March 11

Outside China

- US House passes final version of $1.9 trillion relief bill (Read more)

- US to procure additional 100 million doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccine (Read more)

- EU buys 4 mln more doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine for virus hotspots (Read more)

- US judge called to apologize after using phrase 'China Virus' (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 10

Outside China 

- Global health 'passports' met with caution (Read more)

- Greece aspires to restart tourism on May 14: minister (Read more)

- First apes at US zoo receive COVID-19 vaccine made for animals, zoo official says (Read more)

China

Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, March 9, 2021.

- Chinese mainland reports 5 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

March 9 

Outside China 

- US COVID-19 cases surpass 29 mln: Johns Hopkins University (Read more)

- UK PM says higher risk of virus transmission 'inevitable' as schools reopen in England

- US CDC unveils guidance for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19

China

Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, March 8, 2021.

Chinese mainland reports 8 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported

March 8

Outside China 

- Brussels seeks help from Washington for more doses of COVID-19 vaccine (Read more)

- US San Francisco plans to reopen in-person classes for youngest students (Read more)

- Global players brainstorm to boost COVID vaccine output (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 7

Outside China 

A woman receives a dose of China's Sinopharm coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a health center in Caracas, Venezuela, March 7, 2021. [Photo/Agencies]

-Sinopharm jab builds up trust among Hungarians (Read more)

China

Chinese mainland reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 6

Outside China

- France sees 23,507 COVID-19 infections, 439 deaths in 24 hours (Read more)

- COVAX delivers over 20m doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 countries: WHO (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 5

Outside China

- US Senate votes to advance 1.9-trln COVID-19 relief bill amid Republican opposition (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 9 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 4

Outside China 

- UK to expand testing of vaccine (Read more)

- Half million COVID-19 deaths in US reveal 'basic failure of national security': media (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 3

Outside China 

- Top China, US epidemiologists call for global cooperation to fight COVID (Read more)

- Biden says US on track to enough vaccines for every adult in US by end-May (Read more

- US Texas governor lifts mask mandate, opening state '100 percent' (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

March 2

Outside China

- WHO celebrates rollout of COVAX vaccines (Read more)

- Recent estimates suggest that 70 to 90 percent of the world's population will have to be inoculated before there will be herd immunity (Read more)

- EU looks to propose health passport system to enable safe travel in Europe (Read more)

- 1st COVID-19 vaccinations using doses provided by COVAX begin in Africa: WHO (Read more)

China

- The Chinese mainland reported 11 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, all imported (Read more)

March 1

Outside China

- European countries turning to East for vaccines amid supply shortage (Read more)

- Argentina extends COVID-19 social distancing measures to March 12 (Read more)

- Hungarian PM receives injection of China's Sinopharm vaccine (Read more)

China

- Chinese mainland reports 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported (Read more)

- Heilongjiang clears all COVID-19 cases (Read more)

- Shijiazhuang allows cinemas, gyms to resume business (Read more)

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