in the world at 281,752, recorded less than 10,000 new cases for the third time
this week, but fluctuating figures since the start of May suggest it is too
early to detect a clear downward trend.
figure of 119 that was the highest daily toll yet.
accusing authorities of under-reporting deaths in order to play down the scale
of the crisis.
smaller is that only deaths caused directly by the virus are counted.
had more time to arrange hospital beds and conduct large-scale monitoring to
combat the spread.