Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.
Coronavirus and other developments in Turkey
Turkey has administered nearly 1 million coronavirus jabs over the past week, according to official figures.
The country also administered over 28.82 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since the launch of a mass vaccination campaign in mid-January, the figures revealed.
As of Sunday evening, more than 16.51 million people have received their first doses, while over 12.31 million have been fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry’s count showed.
Anadolu Efes won the 2021 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague title by defeating Barcelona 86-81 in Sunday’s final.
Turkish forces have neutralized 1,162 terrorists in operations within the country and outside its borders this year, said the National Defense Ministry.
COVID-19 updates worldwide
The World Health Organization (WHO) will send 5 million coronavirus vaccines to Venezuela in July, the country’s president announced.
South Africa introduced new COVID-19 restrictions to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Over 1.87 billion coronavirus vaccine shots have been given so far worldwide, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed.
China leads the global count with 620.97 million jabs, followed by the US with 293.71 million.
India has administered 207.09 million shots, Brazil 66.93 million and the UK 63.96 million.
Germany has given 49.26 million shots, France 35.63 million, Italy 34.73 million and Mexico 29.86 million.
Turkey is ranked 10th on the list with more than 28.81 million, followed by Russia, Spain, Indonesia and Canada.
Other global developments
The death toll in violent protests in and around Cali, the capital of Colombia’s Valle del Cauca province, against the government’s tax reform plan rose to 13.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has married Carrie Symonds in a secret ceremony, according to local media reports.
The US-led coalition against the Daesh/ISIS terror group said its mission in Iraq has shifted from direct combat to providing support to the Iraqi army.
Israeli forces rounded up nine Palestinians in overnight raids across the occupied West Bank, according to a local NGO.
Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier,19, has died after succumbing to his injuries from a multi-rider accident during the qualifying session at the Italian Grand Prix.
Nearly 416,000 people in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were displaced due to a volcanic eruption, the UN said.
One person was killed and more than 100 students were kidnapped in an armed attack on an Islamic school in central Nigeria’s Niger state.
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