South Africa registered 1,757 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 1,615,485. A further 50 Covid-19-related deaths were reported, taking total deaths to 55,260.
The US on Sunday recorded its lowest number of new coronavirus infections since the early days of the pandemic. President Joe Biden plans to send an additional 20 million doses of vaccines abroad by the end of June as supply is beginning to outstrip demand.
California will keep its mask mandate in place for another month. The New York City Marathon, a major tourism draw, will return in November with at least 33,000 runners.
Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline reported positive results from a mid-stage study, offering optimism that their delayed vaccine could be cleared by year-end….