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In the Atlantic ocean was formed tropical storm "Isaias"

Tropical storm, named "Isaias", formed in the Atlantic ocean, near Puerto Rico, and is moving in a North-westerly direction, according to the national center for U.S. monitoring hurricanes (NHC).

The speed of wind gusts in the area location of the storm is 80 kilometers per hour, the storm is moving at a speed of 28 kilometers per hour.

The UN has said about the threat to food security in 27 countries

Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the world food programme (WFP) has identified a new report from 27 Nations facing food crises due to pandemic of a new type of coronavirus, according to a press release from the FAO.

According to the report, the pandemic COVID-19 affected the aggravation of the already existing factors of hunger in these countries. The list includes States from different regions: Asia, Central America, the Middle East and Africa. For Example, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Haiti, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

The number of cases COVID-19 in Haiti has exceeded 6.7 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus new type in Haiti has exceeded 6.7 thousand, according to the Ministry of health and population.

According to the latest data, the total number of cases identified is 6727. The number of active cases - 3664. Recovered 2924, the number of deaths has reached 139.

The Minister for social Affairs Haiti died of coronavirus

Haitian authorities reported the deaths from the coronavirus head of the Ministry of social Affairs Emmanuel Cantave.

"Our colleague, the Secretary of state for social Affairs Emmanuel Cantab, left us this morning. He was sick COVID-19", - wrote the Secretary of state for communications eddy Jackson Alexis in his microblog on Twitter.

In Haiti, two journalists were injured in clashes between protesters

At least two journalists were injured in clashes between police and protesters in the Haitian capital Port-AU-Prince, local media reported.

As the Agency Haiti Press Network, the protests on Sunday were related to the dissatisfaction of the opposition about the basic monthly salary of police officers in the amount of 50 thousand gourdes ($460 US) and the actions of President Jovenes Moisa to combat coronavirus.

Media: the number of cases COVID-19 in Haiti has exceeded two thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Haiti has exceeded two thousand, according to Haiti Libre, citing the country's Ministry of health.

The total number of infections increased by 259 to 2124. The number of deaths has reached 44, said the Agency. Hospitals now are 364 people, and 1395 are quarantined at home.

Who: Central and South America the pandemic COVID-19 has not reached the peak

The peak incidence COVID-19 in the region of Central and South America has not yet passed, said at a briefing in Geneva, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan.

"Five of the ten countries that have reported in recent days about the large amounts of contamination are in the region of the Americas – Brazil, USA, Peru, Chile and Mexico. Countries that reported the highest growth – Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Mexico, Haiti, Argentina, Bolivia. We see the daily increase in cases," he said.