UN wants $2.4bn to stem Yemen coronavirus ‘tragedy’: Dwell updates

UN wants $2.4bn to stem Yemen coronavirus ‘tragedy’: Dwell updates

Howdy and welcome to Al Jazeera’s continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur. 

  • Millions of oldsters are at menace from a “tragedy” fuelled by the coronavirus in Yemen, a world UN-backed pledging conference is expected to listen to on Tuesday. 

  • Neatly being authorities in Spain hold reported no contemporary deaths from the coronavirus in the final 24 hours for the first time in almost three months. 

  • More than 6.25 million coronavirus situations had been confirmed around the sphere, in step with info from Johns Hopkins College. More than 375,000 other folks hold died, including more than 105,000 in the US. Now not much less than 2.sixty nine million hold recovered from the disease.

Listed below are essentially the most in vogue updates:

Tuesday, June 2

02:00 GMT – South Korea mandates QR codes after nightclub cluster

South Korea will impose a brand contemporary hasty response (QR) code system to purchase observe of holiday makers to better menace venues after a spike in coronavirus situations linked to a nightclub.

From June 10, pals to golf equipment, bars, karaoke spots, indoor gyms and totally different entertainment venues will deserve to register with a QR code. The individual’s info will likely be logged in a database stored by the Social Safety Files Service for four weeks sooner than it’s miles deleted. The system is currently being examined at 17 venues.

01:30 GMT – Glance reveals masks, social distancing efficient 

Masks and social distancing can aid modify the coronavirus nonetheless hand washing and totally different measures are aloof main, a brand contemporary survey has stumbled on.

Researchers concluded single-layer fabric masks are much less efficient than surgical masks, while tight-fitting N95 masks present essentially the most intriguing protection, in step with the survey published in the clinical journal, The Lancet.

A distance of 1 metre (more than Three feet) between other folks lowers the menace of catching the virus, while two metres (about 6 half of feet) is even better.

Sight protection akin to eyeglasses or goggles can furthermore aid.


00:00 GMT – Millions in Yemen at menace from unfolding coronavirus-fuelled ‘tragedy’

The UN is appealing for $2.41bn to continue its humanitarian programmes in Yemen till the stay of the 300 and sixty five days to cease an unfolding “tragedy” pushed by the coronavirus.

A UN-backed global pledging conference will gain set up later on Tuesday.

The UN and its companions had been providing humanitarian aid to some 10 million other folks a month due to the five-300 and sixty five days conflict in the country.

Yemen reported its first case of coronavirus in April. The UN says initial findings from intensive care items suggests 20 % of these treated after being confirmed with the virus are death, compared with a world average of seven %. 

23:15 GMT (Monday) – Brazil reports thousands of most in vogue situations, 623 deaths 

Brazil’s Neatly being Ministry has reported some eleven,598 contemporary situations of coronavirus and 623 deaths all the design thru the last 24 hours.

Brazil has the 2nd-best possible collection of situations in the sphere (526,447) after the United States. Practically 30,000 other folks hold died from the disease. 

23:00 GMT (Monday) – Met Opera to stay closed till the stay of the 300 and sixty five days

Unique York’s Metropolitan Opera will reopen factual for its extinct Unique 300 and sixty five days’s Eve performance, slicing short its 2020/2021 season due to the coronavirus.

“Social distancing and powerful opera merely don’t bolt collectively,” same outdated supervisor Peter Gelb acknowledged in a video message.

The 137-300 and sixty five days-extinct company, undoubtedly one of the indispensable sphere’s leading opera homes, had deliberate to launch up its season in September. 

Due to the ongoing effectively being crisis, we hold now made the harsh decision to cancel the first few months of the 2020–21 season. We attach aside a question to to re-launch our doors on December 31, 2020.

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— Metropolitan Opera (@MetOpera) June 1, 2020

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