Sun, 12 Jul 2020

The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 375,000 with more than 6.2 million infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness.

Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.

Armenia

Health authorities in Armenia have reported a record number of daily coronavirus infections and deaths amid a steady growth of cases recorded since the government began easing a nationwide lockdown in mid-April.

The number of coronavirus cases in the country of about 3 million rose by 517 to 10,009 in the past 24 hours, the Armenian Health Ministry said on June 2, just a day after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian announced he and four members of his family had tested positive for the virus.

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