PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (294): selected countries

COVID-19 — China
The health ministry on Sunday [28 Jun 2020] announced 144 virus deaths in the past 24 hours, its highest for a single day since [5 Apr 2020], raising the total to 10 508. Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari also raised total confirmed infections to 222 669, with 2489 new cases during the same period.
Official figures have shown an upward trajectory in new confirmed cases since early May [2020], when Iran hit a near 2-month low in daily recorded infections. “Considering the rising numbers, I plead