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
The overall case count now stands at 323,014 in Turkey, with recoveries totaling 283,868, according to Health Ministry data.
The death toll reached 8,325 with 63 more fatalities.
Meanwhile, Azerbaijani soldiers hoisted the flag above the town of Madagiz, once occupied by Armenia.
In a tweet, Trump praised his medical team and health workers at Walter Reed Medical Center in the state of Maryland where he is receiving treatment after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.
Republican Senator Thom Tillis from the state of North Carolina tested positive for COVID-19, hours after Trump said he also tested positive.
Major COVID-19 developments worldwide
COVID-19 has claimed more than 1 million lives in 188 countries and regions since it was first detected in Wuhan, China in December.
The US, India and Brazil are currently the worst-hit countries.
More than 34.7 million cases have been reported worldwide with recoveries surpassing 24.1 million, according to figures compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins University.
Italy reported 2,844 new cases, confirming a surge in infections as swab tests remained steady at more than 100,000.
Afghanistan reopened schools at all levels after health authorities claimed the country surmounted the first wave of the outbreak.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) can help resolve a dispute between Turkey and Greece on the Aegean Sea, a former Turkish ambassador to Greece suggested in an article published by a Greek newspaper.
Iraqi forces arrested 26 suspected Daesh/ISIS militants in a security swoop in northern Nineveh province, according to the defense ministry.
Palestinian group Hamas called for accelerating inter-Palestinian talks with a view to reaching a national roadmap for achieving reconciliation.
Sudan’s transitional government signed a peace deal with several rebel groups, amid high hopes for an end to years of conflict in regions across the country.
A Russian cargo plane carrying Syrian fighters landed in Libya’s Sirte province, controlled by warlord Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan army said.
Two members of the Muslim Brotherhood arrested in anti-coup demonstrations in 2013 have been executed in Egypt, according to a UK-based human rights organization.
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