Live COVID-19 updates: U.S. Oregon governor issues new residential eviction ban amid COVID-19, wildfires

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BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Governor of the U.S. state of Oregon Kate Brown on Monday issued a new moratorium preventing residential evictions for non-payment and other no-cause evictions between Sept. 30 and Dec. 31, 2020.

Brown issued similar executive orders in March and April during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep Oregonians housed. The legislature also passed a house bill, establishing a residential and commercial eviction moratorium through Sept. 30, 2020.

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MEXICO CITY -- Mexico reported 3,400 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its national total to 733,717, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Meanwhile, 173 additional deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 76,603, the ministry added.

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil reported 317 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's death toll to 142,058, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

Meanwhile, about 13,155 new infections were reported, taking the total caseload to 4,745,464.

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ALGIERS -- Algeria on Monday reported 146 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest daily increase since June 29, bringing the total tally of infections to 51,213, the Ministry of Health said.

The ministry also announced five new fatalities from the novel coronavirus, raising the country's death toll to 1,719.

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SHANGHAI -- Shanghai reported five imported COVID-19 cases and no domestically transmitted cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said Tuesday.

The imported cases were all Chinese nationals, with one departing from Britain, two from the Philippines and the other two from Japan.

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NEW YORK -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 1 million on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Enditem

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