The coronavirus pandemic has now infected nearly 22 million people and has cut more than 774,000 lives short. Here are the updates for August 17:
The election had been scheduled for September 19 but will now be held on October 17. Before the latest outbreak, New Zealand had gone 102 days without any known community transmission of the virus.
Todd Muller has announced his immediate resignation as leader of the centre-right National Party, saying "I am not the best person" for the position.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2023 TRT World.