In our live blog, keep up to date with the developments surrounding the corona virus at home and abroad.

Death toll Mexico passes 30,000
The number of people who died in Mexico from the effects of the corona virus passed 30,000 on Saturday. A further 523 deaths were reported, bringing the total to 30,366.

In addition, the Mexican health services announced that 6,014 new infections have been reported. In total, 252,165 infections are known in the country, but the actual number is likely to be higher.

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In Russia they have found a creative way to allow a concert to take place during the Corona era: the visitors attend the concert from their car. (Photo: Pro Shots )

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President Ghana in isolation after positive test with neighbor
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo goes into isolation for two weeks after a neighbor tested positive for the virus. "He was tested negative for the virus today," said the government of the African country. "But as a precaution, he decided to take this measure."

In the country, 19,388 confirmed infections are now known. 117 Ghanaians have died from the effects of the virus.

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Another record increase in infections in Florida and Texas Another record increase
in the number of confirmed infections was recorded in the US states of Florida and Texas on Saturday. Collectively, the states have reported nearly 20,000 new infections in the past 24 hours.

In Texas, the number of infections increased by 11,458, in Texas another 8,258 people tested positive for the virus.

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More than a thousand new
corona deaths in Brazil The number of deaths from the corona virus in Brazil rose by 1,091 to 64,265 on Saturday.

The country also registered 37,923 new infections within 24 hours. In recent days, this number has fluctuated around 40,000. In total, more than 1.5 confirmed infections have been reported in the country, but the actual number is likely to be higher.

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Nearly sixty arrests in Utrecht and Wageningen
The police have just announced that nearly sixty arrests were made during the protests in Utrecht and Wageningen. Fifteen people were arrested in the Dom city. They are suspected of disturbing public order, violence and attempted violence. More arrests took place in Wageningen. A total of 51 people were arrested for not listening to the call to leave.

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The main corona news of Saturday July 4

Interior:

  • There are still eighteen corona patients in intensive care . That is two less than yesterday. There are 76 corona patients in the other hospital departments
  • A prohibited protest in Utrecht was continued despite an emergency order. Several hundred participants walked a protest march. Some fifteen protesters were arrested elsewhere in the city after they refused to leave, even though the police had asked them to.
  • The Mobile Unit (ME) made dozens of arrests during another protest in Wageningen . According to the police, stones were thrown.

Abroad:
  • Health organization WHO reports that 212,326 new corona infections have been reported worldwide in the past 24 hours. That is a new day record.
  • The United States reported at least 51,842 new infections. It is the third day in a row that the country reports more than 50,000 infections.
  • The WHO is discontinuing a trial of the effects of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and HIV drugs lopinavir / ritonavir on hospital corona patients. The chance of survival is "not or hardly increased".

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