Live COVID-19 updates: Disney reports significant quarterly loss due to COVID-19 pandemic

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BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday reported significant quarterly loss in its fiscal third quarter due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Disney's overall revenues in the three-month period that ended June 27 fell 42 percent year-over-year to 11.78 billion U.S. dollars. Earnings per share for the quarter showed a loss of 2.61 dollars compared to income of 79 cents in the prior-year quarter, according to a release from the company.

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CANBERRA -- Australia's Prime Minister (PM) has called for Australians refusing to comply with mandatory face mask orders to "get real."

Scott Morrison said on Wednesday morning that he was "disgusted" by an alleged assault of a police officer in Victoria by a woman who refused to wear a mask.

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BAKU -- A team of Chinese medical experts arrived here on Tuesday to share their knowledge of and experience in COVID-19 treatment with their Azerbaijani counterparts.

The 10-man team also delivered the last batch of protective equipment donated to Azerbaijan by the Chinese government.

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SAO PAULO -- Brazil on Tuesday marked another grim milestone of the COVID-19 pandemic, registering more than 95,000 deaths from the disease after 1,154 patients died the previous day.

The total death toll reached 95,819, while the number of people infected rose to 2,801,921 after tests detected 51,603 new infections in the past 24 hours.

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WUHAN -- No new confirmed, asymptomatic, or suspected cases of COVID-19 were reported in central China's Hubei Province Tuesday, the provincial health commission said Wednesday.

By Tuesday, Hubei had three confirmed imported cases in the provincial capital Wuhan and one asymptomatic case in the city of Yichang. Enditem

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