Coronavirus Global Update

By BBC World Service

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A daily round up of the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from effected areas and details of the latest medical information, and what the global effects are on health, business, sport, travel, and more.”

Episode Date
Spain lifts Covid state of emergency
The Spanish measures had restricted travel. Also, the Olympic stadium in Tokyo holds a test event, and Dracula's castle offers free jabs.
May 09, 2021
India records more than 4,000 daily deaths
There are fears the real number of deaths is higher, and infections may not peak until the end of May. Also: new restrictions for Pakistan, and the WHO approves China's vaccine Sinopharm.
May 08, 2021
Japan extends Covid restrictions as Olympics loom
Officials have extended the state of emergency less than three months before the Games. Also: India's Supreme Court orders the government to increase oxygen supplies, and Australia is to resume some India flights.
May 07, 2021
US backs waiver on vaccine patents to boost supply
One hundred of the WTO's members are said to be in favour, and a panel on intellectual property is expected to discuss the issue next month. Also: India has reported another record rise in cases, and the makers of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine have agreed to supply their jab to all athletes in the Tokyo Olympics.
May 06, 2021
India's delegation at the G-7 talks in London is self-isolating after two people test positive
Foreign ministers from the G-7 group are discussing the global distribution of coronavirus vaccines, also,Australian man takes his own government to court over a ban on returning home, and a test half-marathon in Japan - 11 weeks before the start of the Olympics.
May 05, 2021
India suspends IPL cricket tournament after rise in Covid-19 cases among players
An Indian Cricket Board official said they would try to hold the matches as soon as possible but no date had been fixed. Also: G7 foreign ministers meet in London face to face to discuss a range of global challenges, including access to vaccines. And the European Union's medicines regulator has started reviewing data on a Chinese coronavirus vaccine.
May 04, 2021
EU unveils plans for tourists to return
People who have had two vaccine doses will be allowed to travel. Also: the Indian army is asked to set up covid-care facilities in Delhi; and Covax agrees a deal with Moderna to supply up to 500 million vaccine doses.
May 03, 2021
Welcome to Coronavirus Global Update
Introducing a podcast rounding-up the latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world, with reports from affected areas and details of the latest medical information.
Mar 05, 2020