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Are already more than 22.4 million people infected by coronavirus worldwide, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, while the number of deaths has exceeded the figure of 787,000 deaths.

In Spain, the Ministry of Health reported this Thursday that the COVID-19 has already left 28,813 dead and that there are 377,906 diagnosed cases since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

The independent count from Johns Hopkins University reports 1,213 deaths and 46,704 new infections in the United States from coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, 174,178 people have died and 5,571,102 positives have been detected.

The Minister of Health of Colombia, Fernando Ruiz, signed this Thursday the resolution that allows the return of group training and soccer competitions, suspended since March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I have just signed the administrative act that authorizes the start of phases four and five for football training and competition (respectively), with the signatures of the Ministers of the Interior (Alicia Arango) and Sports (Ernesto Lucena) to be issued today”, Ruiz said.

Mediaset Espaa has published a statement in which it informs that it dispenses with Marta Lpez in all its programs due to “her publicly irresponsible attitude” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

A young Canarian who tested positive for coronavirus skipped his quarantine to attend a birthday party in Tejeda (Gran Canaria). The result of their irresponsibility has been an outbreak of 14 infected among those attending the party.

He newspaper ‘El Mundo’ reports Autonomous communities are tweaking their back-to-school protocols to adapt them to the outbreaks of coronavirus that have emerged during the summer. Just two and a half weeks after classes start, they begin to assume that, with the increase in infections, 100% face-to-face teaching is not as viable as they thought in June.

He newspaper ‘El Mundo’ reports that infections continue to skyrocket. The updated report of the Ministry of Health published this Thursday registers 7,039 new confirmed cases, which add up to a total of 377,906 since the start of the pandemic. This data is 368 more positive than on Wednesday, when 6,671 was reported.