World update: August 7 2020

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Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for August 7:

  • 19,532,532 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (6,271,494 active, +283,009 since yesterday)

  • 723,184 reported fatalities (+6448 since yesterday)

In today’s global news:

  • The French and German governments have reportedly pulled out of intra-G7 negotiations on reforming the World Health Organization…

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