Czech Republic reports 15,663 new coronavirus cases, highest daily tally

The country has been struggling with one of Europe’s fastest growing infection rates. (File/AFP)
Updated 28 October 2020

Czech Republic reports 15,663 new coronavirus cases, highest daily tally

  • The total number of cases rose to 284,033 while deaths climbed to 2,547

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic reported 15,663 new coronavirus cases for Oct. 27, its highest daily tally, health ministry data showed on Wednesday.
The total number of cases rose to 284,033 while deaths climbed to 2,547. The country has been struggling with one of Europe’s fastest growing infection rates.


Joe Biden introduces security team 'ready to lead the world'

Updated 11 min 45 sec ago

Joe Biden introduces security team 'ready to lead the world'

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Joe Biden introduced Tuesday a seasoned national security team he said was prepared to resume US leadership of the world after the departure of President Donald Trump.
"It's a team that will keep our country and our people safe and secure," Biden said, introducing his picks for secretary of state, national security advisor, intelligence chief, and other key cabinet jobs
"It's a team that reflects the fact that America is back. Ready to lead the world, not retreat from it," Biden said.