The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 177 million, with more than 3.8 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.
Here is the latest:
The Chinese mainland reported 23 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, one locally transmitted in south China's Guangdong Province and 22 from overseas.
Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommends Canadians who received a first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine to get a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for their second shot.
France lifted its requirement for people to wear masks outdoors on Thursday, while an unpopular COVID-19 curfew will be scrapped on June 20.