The Iraqi Health Ministry reported on Sunday 1,614 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nationwide infections to 550,435.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's win in the U.S. state of Wisconsin was reaffirmed Sunday after two of the state's largest counties finished the recount of ballots with little change in the tally.
Canada on Sunday announced an extension of restrictions on international traveling to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The latest round of Syrian constitutional talks, which aim at writing a new constitution so as to pave the way for a political solution for the decade-long conflict in the country, will kick off in Geneva on Monday, the UN said on Sunday.
New York City's COVID-19 infection rate on 7-day average has reached a new height of 3.9 percent, compared with 3.64 percent reported one day earlier, Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted on Sunday.
Iran's COVID-19 cases approached 950,000 on Sunday. Meanwhile, Iraq's nationwide infections of coronavirus exceeded 550,000.
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