The WHO urged governments to do more as the virus infects more than 184,000 people and killed at least 7,500 worldwide.
Italy reported 345 new coronavirus death in that country during the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll for 2503 -. an increase of 16 percent
The total number of cases in Italy rose to 31 506 from the previous 27 980, up 12.6 per cent – the slowest rate of increase in transmission since it was revealed on 21 February. Italy is the European country hardest hit by a coronavirus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has described as “the defining global health crisis of our time”, and urged countries to test all suspected cases COVID- 19.
Globally , the virus has infected 184 976 people and killed more than 7,500, according to the WHO. Nearly 80,000 people have been cured of the infection, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Here is the latest update.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca confirmed the death of the country’s first of the coronavirus, patients 89 years
Koca also told reporters that 51 new cases have been diagnosed, so that the number of confirmed infections to 98.
Gambia’s health ministry reported the first case of coronavirus, a woman of 20 years who recently returned from the united Kingdom.
Former Chelsea and Nigerian football, John Obi Mikel, and the Turkish club Trabzonspor, had separated, after Mike refused to play in the Turkish Super Lig middle coronavirus outbreak.
The 32-year player contracts revoked after she posted on Instagram that he no longer comfortable to play for Trabzonspor until the outbreak Covid the 19th over.
“there is more to life than football,” Mikel.
‘I do not feel comfortable and do not want to play football in this situation,’ he added.
“Everyone should go home with the fam them ilies and loved ones at this critical time. [The] season had to be canceled because the world is facing turbulent times that.”
Four players in Brooklyn Nets tested positive for COVID-19, ESPN reported, less than a week after the outbreak of the global coronavirus which prompted the suspension of the NBA season.
Three players with no symptoms while one showed symptoms of the virus to spread rapidly, the network reported, days after the Utah Jazz reported that two of their players have also tested positive.
President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro condemned what he called “hysteria” during the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday as the nation’s most populous South American mos confirmed the first death, while Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro declared a state of emergency.
fly in the face of mounting global alarm during a pandemic, the right-wing president denounced his detention would harm the economy.
“People act like it’s the end of the world,” he said in an interview with Radio Tupi.
US President t has been criticized for repeatedly referring to the coronavirus as “Virus China”, with critics saying he was “fueled bigotry” and put the Asian-American community at risk.
The new labeling president virus comes as US and traded blame for the origin of the virus, ignoring the World Health Organization (WHO) warning not to link the pathogen, which was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan by the end of December, for the area or certain people to avoid discrimination or stigmatization.
Euro2020 Football Championship will be delayed for one year, in a widely expected move amid the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19.
“Delayed until 11 / 6- 11/7 2021. Going back to you after the meeting,” Swedish FA chairman Karl-Erik Nilsson said in a message to Reuters on a video conference call UEFA < p> Read more
France, Italy, Spain and Belgium on Tuesday banned so-called “short selling” – .. essentially betting that the stock will lose value -. in order to protect some of the largest companies of Europe from a selloff triggered by
step while stop betting on falling stocks a score t company, from the world’s biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev, to the Spanish bank Santander and airline Air France -KLM.
Tunisian police used tear gas to disperse dozens of youths in the traditional ram fights for violating the rules of the coronavirus to the people, local radio Mosaique FM reported.
Battle Ram isa popular pastime in North Africa and the strongest animal most beautiful horns extremely valuable for strong butts they give to the opponent.
Authorities banned large gatherings of people and the presence of 40 young men to watch the fight in Sousse ram prompted police to step in. That led to a confrontation and the police used tear gas.
Egypt revoke the press credentials journalist for The Guardian and The New York Times criticized the Cairo bureau chief Tuesday was “bad faith” reported cases of coronavirus countries.
“rush correspondents to promote not justify the wrong data they rely on unpublished studies … scientific and unrecognized,” state Information Service (SIS) said in a statement.
“This shows their bad faith intentional to harm Egyptian interests,” said SIS, which is responsible for the accreditation of foreign media.
The stock market bounced higher, then fell, then trended higher in chopp a y session following a sell-off of historic Monday that saw the major indexes posting session their worst since the 1987 crash
the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 300 points at the opening bell, having lost nearly 3,000 points on Monday. – a drop point of the worst days ever.
The US military will be made available to 5 million a respirator mask and protective equipment, including 1 million immediately, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.
Esper said in a Pentagon press conference will also be ready to distribute up to 2,000 deployable ventilator. He added that the US military laboratory will be also available to start testing coronavirus for civilians, increasing the US testing.
The United Nations said Tuesday it would suspend the trip resettlement for refugees for fear that they could be stranded as the state drastically reduce the entry for the 19th COVID pandemic.
UN agencies for refugees and migration jointly announced that they are taking steps to delay the departure by people who already live as temporary refugees approved for resettlement in third countries.
“As a country drastically reduced into their territory thanks to COVID-19 global health crisis, and restrictions surrounding international air travel was introduced, the travel arrangements for the resettlement of refugees currently subject to severe disruptions,” UNHCR and IOM said in a statement.
Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin estimates that economic measures UMP President Donald Tr administration has proposed to deal with the impact of the crisis coronavirus will pump $ 1 trillion into the US economy.
“We have put proposals on the table which will inject $ 1 trillion into the economy,” he said after meeting with Republican senators.
The French Open tennis tournament has been postponed by four months because of the pandemic coronavirus, became the latest to be affected by outbreaks worldwide.
The first Grand Slam, one of the four major tennis events of the year, will hit was originally scheduled to be played in Paris from May 24 to June 7.
Pakistan can not afford to carry out the type of large-scale urban lockdowns west is a business like trying to slow the spread of coronavirus, said Prime Minister Imran Khan.
In Pakistan, home to big cities like Karachi with millions of people living in close proximity, Khan said such a move was considered early but officials fear it will destroy the country’s fragile economy.
“Pakistan is not the same situation as that of the US or Europe … 25 percent of our population lives in poverty grave” Khan said in a televised address to the nation
. “If we shutdown the city – people are already facing a difficult situation – we will save them from the corona at one end, but they will die of starvation on the other side, “he added
Pakistan has yet covered cricket stadi. ums, schools, colleges and universities, Khan noted. South Asian countries considered vulnerable to the impact of the new coronavirus pandemic.
The European Union will impose a ban on entry to tourists from outside the bloc’s 30 days to combat the spread of coronavirus, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
members “agreed to impose a ban on entry” into the block, with only nationals of the EFTA countries and the United exempt from restriction, Merkel said, adding that the bloc take “coordinated action to bring back tourists stranded”.
The Rolling Stones are delaying the spring and summer of their tour because of the outbreak of coronavirus. the band announced that there Filters tour, which was scheduled to begin in San Diego on May 8, will be rescheduled.
Stones are set to visit several North American cities they had not played in years, including Cleveland, St. Louis, Austin, Texas, Louisville, Kentucky, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tampa, Florida.
They are the latest and greatest of the many tours postponed in the last few days. On Monday, Elton John and Foo Fighters delayed their tour.
‘s government has begun monitoring the spread of mobile phone technology, drawing criticism from the opposition and rights groups are calling it a’ dangerous precedent ‘.
cabinet of Prime Minister approved the emergency regulations – which went into effect on Tuesday – which would allow the security service’s internal Shin Bet to take advantage of mobile data to trace back the movements of people infected by the virus responsible for the disease, COVID -19.
Qatar close all shops except for food stores and pharmacies fearing the spread of coronavirus, Qatar high committee for crisis management, said in a press conference broadcast on state television.
Gulf nations are also covered part of the Industrial Zone for 14 days, with salaries paid to employees who work in the closed section, the committee added.
British aid worker jailed Iranian-Ratcliffe Zaghari Nazanin was released while in Iran for two weeks, said her husband.
“Unfortunately, Nazanin will be required to wear an ankle tag during the leave, the parents are now leased from the authorities,” said Richard Ratcliffe.
“Nazanin movement will be restricted to 300 m from her parents’ house,” he added.
The most populous province of Canada Ontario prohibits the gathering of more than 50 people and ordered the closure of bars and restaurants. The province accounts for nearly half of the confirmed cases.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is committed C $ 300 million to improve provincial health system, including to buy more protective equipment and ventilators.
Canada six largest banks will temporarily restrict the hours of operation and cut the number of branches that operate as part of a new coordinated measures to support the social distance to curb the outbreak, Canadian Bankers Association.
President Donald Trump announced plans on Tuesday to send money to the United States immediately to alleviate the economic shock and said the military-style hospital is likely to be deployed for virus heat zones for treating patients.
Scrambling to get a grip on an unexpected virus that has plagued Americans in all walks of life, predictable economic challenges in the short term will be difficult but that the economy will eventually rebound.
The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy soared in the last 24 hours with a 345 to 2503, an increase of 16 percent, said Civil Protection Agency.
The total number of cases in Italy, the European countries hardest hit by the virus, up to 31 506 from the previous 27 980, up 12.6 percent, the slowest rate of increase in transmission since it was revealed on 21 February.
Italy will rush 10,000 student doctors into service, scrapping their final exams, in an effort to help the health services struggling to cope with the attack coronavirus.
Police in the US state of northwest Oregon has residents worried about a pandemic coronavirus urged not to call 911 if they run out of toilet paper.
The new coronavirus has prompted panic buying in many areas of the United States and abroad, with items including hand sanitizers, mineral water and toilet paper often disappear from supermarket shelves.
“hard to believe that we ev en had to post this. Do not call 9-1-1 just because you run out of toilet paper,” wrote the police department Newport, Oregon on Facebook. ‘You’ll survive without our help.’
light-hearted post did not specify how many calls have been received through the police emergency number on toilet paper, but it does show a number of alternatives -. including using a department store catalog pages, sponges and even corncobs
Reporters traveling with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the official trip this week coronavirus must undergo mandatory testing to prove that they do not have the disease, the Kremlin said.
Announcing the latest move to try to protect the health of Putin, a presidential administration official confirms new conditions ahead of an official trip to the Crimea on Wednesday.
Russia has reported 114 cases of coronavirus so far, fewer than many European countries.
President Vladimir Putin said coronavirus situation was “under control” in Russia and the outbreak of the infection has been contained.
Russia reported 114 cases of coronavirus, up from 93 on Monday, with no casualties.
The country closed its borders to foreigners from Wednesday, and cultural and sporting events have been suspended.
“We were able to contain the mass penetration and spread of” pandemic, the Russian president told a cabinet meeting.
The International Olympic Committee does not plan any “drastic” decision on the Tokyo 2020 Games, said fixed ful ly committed to the event being staged within four months despite the global spread of coronavirus.
After a discussion with international sports federations IOC said the changes would need to be made to the qualification for the impact of the virus, but still plans to go ahead with the 24 July to 9 August Olympics.
“The IOC remains fully committed to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, and with more than four months to go before the Olympics there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage,” he said in a statement.
Israeli government began deploying mobile phone technology in the monitoring of the coronavirus, and instructions issued urged people not to leave the house.
cabinet approved an emergency ordinance Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that would allow the Shin Bet internal security service to take advantage of mobile data to retrace the movement of people infected by the virus.
Data, commonly used for anti-terrorism, will be used by the Department of Healt h to locate and warn those who have been around them, authorities said.
Stores, restaurants and transportation are shut off in Ukraine after the country tightened restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, while police arrested five people who allegedly tried to rob 100,000 surgical masks at gunpoint in Kiev.
This country has seven confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, including one death. The government has encouraged people to stay at home as much as possible except to buy food and medicine, but has stopped short of introducing curfew.
Pakistan has confirmed 213 cases of coronavirus, with the majority (149) of people that they are spending 14 days in quarantine at the camp quarantine Taftan border of Pakistan-Iran, and re-tested after returning to their home area they are, according to government statistics.
there is so far no deaths due to coronavirus in Pakistan. Earlier today, the death of a patient in Lahore was reported by local media as a result of the virus, but the prime minister announced the province Usman Buzdar patient tests negative for COVID19.
Silvia Romero edged backwards with her shopping cart in Buenos Aires street muted, maintain spatial approximately one meter buffer around it.
It’s 8:30 Monday morning and cook 68-year-old came out earlier than usual to avoid the crowds and beat run on items that hit the city.
The stock market bounced higher on Tuesday and quickly fell prey to volatility after all three major US indices suffered their worst percentage drop since the 1987 crash.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average vaulted more than 300 points at the opening bell, having lost nearly 3,000 points on Monday – worst one-day point decline ever. But volatility quickly take hold, sending the index rose 600 points, then plunge into negative territory.
British case coronavirus rose 26 percent to 1,950 from 1,543 the previous day, the health ministry said.
United Kingdom reported the first confirmed case of coronavirus on January 31. There has so far reported 56 deaths.
“at 09:00 on March 17, 2020, 50 442 people have been tested in Britain, 48 492 confirmed negative and 1,950 were confirmed as positive,” the government said.
WHO’s European office says there is a need for bold measures in all European countries, called the continent “epicentre “pandemic coronavirus new. ‘Every country, without exception, must take action most daring them to stop or slow the virus threat,’ Hans Kluge, regional director for Europe, told a press conference.
Iran issued a warning the most awful yet about the coronavirus that hit the country, shows the “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic failed to take the necessary preventive measures.
a television journalist countries, who also is a medical doctor, provide hours of warning after Shiite Muslim faithful pushed their way into the yard two great temples recently closed for fear of viruses.
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at least 37 patients considered to have COVID-19 escape from a hospital in western Herat province of Afghanistan, a j uru health ministry spokesman said.
people concerned are in isolation because of the virus. They fled the hospital with the help of their relatives after beating up a member of staff at the medical center, said ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan called for the lifting of sanctions against Iran in the midst of an outbreak of coronavirus, and said the international community should think of “debt-write off” for countries “vulnerable” as her.
“I think the people of the world must think of some sort of debt-write-off for countries like us [Pakistan] are extremely vulnerable,” he told Bloomberg News.
“I was really afraid for what is happening in Iran, beacuase sanctions is, you know, poor Iran. So it should be a classic example of a place where at least now the sanctions should be lifted, because they are in a terrible state now, “Khan added.
“Due to the effects of the economic slowdown, worries me is poverty and hunger.” Pakistan’s new PM says he feared would destroy the economy of a third world
The European Commission insists will continue to work on green growth initiatives even though at least one leader urged them to drop it while fighting block coronavirus outbreak. “European Green Deal” is featured climate and economic policy commission chief Ursula von der Leyen mandate, but it has been affected by fire from some member states of the coal-hungry. on Monday, the populist premier Republic Andrej Babis said “Europe should forget about Green deal now and focus on coronavirus instead”. However, a spokesman for the European Commission, Vivian Loonela, told reporters that, while Brussels following the epidemic ‘hour by hour’ Green deal remains a priority parallel.
I took over from my colleague.
The flight Brussels Belgium, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, will suspend all flights on Saturday to 19 April for coronavirus, the company said in an ent STATEMENT.
Philippine health ministry reported two more deaths due to coronavirus, bringing the total to 14.
A human rights organizations criticized the Bahrain government for ‘failure’ it to repatriate nationals stuck in Iran Bahrain ,
in a statement American based in the US for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) asked the government to act quickly, noting that five of the 1135 Bahrain currently stranded in the city of Mashhad, the second city most populous Iran, have died.
“ADHRB condemned the Bahrain authorities ignore their citizens stranded in Iran and raised concerns about the possibility of increased mortality except residents were evacuated and sent back home,” the statement said.
China has officially clinical testing the first vaccine developed to combat the new coronavirus, according to a report in the ruling Communist Party’s People’s Daily.
Researchers led by Chen Wei, Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sc iences, he said.
Vietnam will introduce a mandatory quarantine for all visitors from countries the United States, Europe and ASEAN, the government said.
It will also suspend issue new visas for all foreign nationals.
Vietnam has confirmed 61 coronavirus infection including a surge from abroad, with no deaths.
According to an Iranian health officials, there are 135 new deaths due to coronavirus, increasing the total death toll to 988.
Spain calculation coronavirus cases surpassed 10,000 and the death toll rose to 491, said Fernando Simon,the head of state of health emergency center.
He said the number of cases rose to 11,178 in one day rise from the previous count of 9.161 cases on Monday.
largest airline German Lufthansa, working with the government to prepare “air bridge” to ensure that the goods required will continue to arrive in Germany during the epidemic coronavirus, the boss of the airline said
Lufthansa chief Carsten Spohr told the newspaper Bild that the airline is preparing to deploy its 747 and Lufthansa Cargo fleet for it, and work on the crew schedule was revised to ensure adequate staffing.
Libya has not reported any cases of coronavirus, although it is surrounded by countries that are affected.
That is good news for the health sector in the capital, Tripoli, already struggling after months of attacks by forces loyal to the rebel military commander Khalifa Haftar.
This is expected to state the insulation can help to reduce the threat of coronavirus.
Pres ident Chile Sebastian Pinera announced all borders would be closed on Wednesday to give guests time to leave. Chile has the highest number of confirmed cases per capita in South America.
Venezuela and Peru also ordered all citizens to stay at home in isolation obliged to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
at least 155 cases of coronavirus has been confirmed in Latin America, prompting some countries to close their borders
Malaysia reported the first death of a coronavirus. a pastor 60 years.
Sarawak state said 193 victims were in close contact home quarantine.
This country has reported 553 cases of coronavirus, the highest number in Southeast Asia.
Sri Lanka prohibits all incoming flights for two weeks, said a government spokesman.
flights already in the air will be allowed to land and passengers to get off, said Mohan Samaranayake, spokesman for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
French government is ready to use all means to support the large companies suffered amid financial market turmoil, including nationalist ation if necessary, the finance minister said.
“I would not hesitate to use all means available to protect the French company,” said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on a conference call with reporters.
“it can be done with the recapitalization, which can be done by taking stock, I can even use the term nationalization if necessary,” Le Maire said.
according to the health ministry Philippines, another 45 cases of coronavirus has been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases to 187.
As scientists scramble to develop a vaccine, researchers in ‘s Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity say they have taken an important step in understanding the virus by mapping the immune response of one of the country’s first coronavirus patients.
by checking the results of the blood of an unidentified woman in her 40s, they discovered that the immune system responds to people in the same way usually fights the flu.
Volkswagen, th e world’s largest automaker, said it was preparing to close factories to curb the spread of coronavirus and warned that 2020 will be a difficult year.
“Given the significant deterioration in the present situation of high uncertainty of sales and supply of parts to our plants, production should be discontinued in the near future in the factories operated by the brand of the Group,” said Chief Executive Herbert Diess.
international travel is expected to fall by 10.5 percent this year, the worst drop in history, as the rapid spread of the coronavirus continue to disrupt tourism and leisure sector, according to the tourism industry consultant Economics.
The latest estimate is a big downgrade from two weeks ago, when a consultation using the SARS outbreak in 2003 as a reference and the estimated rate of travel will drop 1.5 percent.
Five more cases of coronavirus detected in the city of Karachi, southern Pakistan, raising the country’s total number of cases to 189. All five people had recently returned to Pakistan from Saudi Arabia, Meeran Yousuf, interpreter talk to the provincial health minister, told Al Jazeera.
Pakistan cricket board postponed the semi-finals and final of the Pakistan Super League T20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played on Tuesday and Wednesday to an unspecified date.
PSL tournament, which IEngag dozens of international cricket star, is played entirely on Pakistani soil for the first time in the five-year history this season.
Iran temporarily freeing about 85,000 prisoners, including political prisoners, the court spokesman said, in response to the epidemic coronavirus.
“Some 50 percent of those released are security-related prisoners … Also in our jails have taken precautionary measures to deal with the outbreak,” said Gholamhossein Esmaili.
German economics minister Peter Altmaier told broadcaster RTL that he expects the crisis coronavirus to last until the end of May.
“I wish we would have to deal with the consequences for the entire month of April and the whole month of May,” he said, adding there would be ‘a large number of new infections’ during that time.
“So I would not advise anyone to bank on this to be more than eight days,” Altmaier said.
Airbus which halted production and assembly of its activities in pla nts in France and Spain for the next four days, the planemaker said.
Step seems to mark the most serious disturbances across-the-board the Airbus production since the strike later British partner BAE Systems in 1989.
Tourists who have visited the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria in the last 14 days is subject to 14 days quarantine on arrival in Shanghai, a city official said.
cities already require a 14-day quarantine for travelers who have recently been visiting France, Spain, Germany, the United States, South Korea, Italy and Iran.
with 22 cases verified so far, is still among the countries with a relatively low level. However, outbreaks of disease comes at a very trying time for the country.
The recent rise in positive cases – six in three provinces in the space of 48 hours – has taken some of the attention from the continuing electoral dispute that saw the top two finishers each hold a dedication ceremony last week
closed iconic Taj Mahal – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – to visitors from Tuesday, the tourism ministry on Monday
“All the monuments ticketed. and all museum others have been directed to be closed until March 31, “Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel tweeted late Monday.
US researchers give the first shot for the first person in the experimental coronavirus vaccine trials on Monday – .. as a worldwide hunt for increased protection as the wave of the pandemic
Swiss hospital can collapse if the new coronavirus continues to spread rapidly, a top health official warned, urging his countrymen to respect the government emergency measures to curb the epidemic.
“virus is among us, now we have do the best that it does not spread further. Too many infected and if this goes on hospitals will collapse,” said Daniel Koch, head of infectious diseases at the health agency federal, radio SRF.
I was in Doha took over from my colleague in Kuala Lumpur.
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been discharged from the hospital in the Australian state of Queensland five days after they were admitted with this coronavirus, People magazine reported.
pair, both 63, are in quarantine in renting a Gold Coast home.
Hanks is one of the first celebrities who announced he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Some have been contracted since.
Thailand has reported 30 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 177. Eleven of the 30 cases related to the boxing ring.
More expert medical and supplies on their way to Italy, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Italian Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte in a call on Monday night.
Xi noted that the coronavirus is the “severe” test the two countries and that China recognized the “urgent concern” about the spread of disease is Italian, the State Council Information Office said.
Italy is the worst-affected countries outside of China and the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe.
Philippine Airlines has canceled all domestic flights immediately as a result of the strict quarantine imposed on the entire island of Luzon.
Its last international flights to be completed by midnight on March 20, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.
Cambodia has confirmed another 12 cases of coronavirus, the Health Ministry said.
Now there are 24 known cases in state.
Wuhan, where the coronavirus originated late last year, said it would require all the people returning to the city from abroad to spend 14 days in quarantine center at their own expense.
epidemic control team in this city made the announcement on its website on Tuesday.
Ohio will be the main delay is planned for Tuesday, despite a judge’s refusal to shut down the election, due to public health emergencies caused by the coronavirus threat, Governor Mike DeWine said on Twitter.
“in exceptional circumstances, it is simply not possible to hold elections tomorrow to be considered valid by Ohioans,” wrote DeWine. “They should not be forced to choose between health and carry out their constitutional rights.”
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Secretary of Foreign Trade of Brazil Marcos Troyjo, which is part of the Brazilian delegation that recently visited Florida, has tested positive for coronavirus, his office said in a statement on Monday.
Troyjo, the deputy minister of the Brazilian economy, was in Miami for a meeting but did not attend the dinner hosted by US President Donald Trump for the leaders of the Brazilian government nine days ago. He did not show symptoms and works from his home in strict isolation, the statement said.
Hong Kong will quarantine for 14 days all those entering the city from midnight on Thursday, the chief executive of Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
Lam also said it was highly unlikely the school will resume operations on April 20, because the government advised citizens to avoid all non-essential travel.
US President COVID -19 Trump referred to as “China virus” in a tweet pledged support for American business, because his administration put pressure on the Senate to pass an aid package worth billions of dollars coronavirus.
The United States will strongly support their industries, such as the Airlines and others, which are particularly affected by the virus China. We will be stronger than ever!
Senate grapples with an economic stimulus bill, the size as the second, which was passed by the House of Representatives Democrats managed on Saturday. Earlier, Congress passed and the Trump signed a $ 8.3bn package coronavirus battle.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that the Senate was “anxious” to get the latest House-passed bill, and he hopes senators will “pass” after arriving.
Eric Ueland, legislative liaison White House, said congressional action on coronavirus next stimulus package needed to be fast and that in spite of the potential price.
South Korea has just given the latest update – reported 84 cases of coronavirus new, third day in a row that the country has fewer than 100 new infections
The new figures well below 29 Feb. peak 909, and brings the total infection state for 8320, with the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.
The number of deaths increased from two to 81, which KCDC added.
A further 264 patients have been released after recovering, bringing the total to 1,401, he added.
Hundreds of prisoners escaped from four Brazilian prison on Monday, a day before the suspension of a day-release program because of an outbreak of coronavirus, Sao Paulo state prison authorities and local media reported.
Sao Paulo state prison authorities said they could not say how many prisoners had escaped as it was “still tallying the exact number of fugitives”. Local media reported that as many as 1,000 had escaped from four prisons -. Mongagua, Tremembe, Porto Feliz and Mirandopolis
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suspension was necessary, he added, because 34,000 prisoners will return to prison and “will have a high potential to install and deploy coronavirus in vulnerable populations, resulting in health risks for the server and the guard”. It said law enforcement was “taking care of the situation”.
Iceland are conducting extensive testing of the general population with a higher proportion than 364,000 people are being tested for COVID-19 than anywhere else in the world.
Some 3787 people have been tested, which translates to 10 405 per million, compared with 5.333 in South Korea, 8410 in Bahrain and 2,281 in Italy, said the country’s foreign ministry said in a statement.
Authorities have identified 218 cases since the first case on February 28, with three people in the hospital. There are no deaths.
The testing showed about half the cases of people who visit Europe’s Alps.
“There is a strong indication that our efforts to prevent the spread of the virus has been effective,” said Chief Epidemiologist T horolfur Gudnason. “Approximately half of the diagnosed cases are from individuals that have been quarantined. Our focus is to protect them the most vulnerable … when trying to ensure that the overall spread of the virus remnants slow down. We are optimistic that a concerted effort to test most of the population will provide insights that can contribute to the world’s response to this pandemic. ”
Iceland in collaboration with deCODE Genetics in virus testing and expects to test 1,100 people per day.
Its steps to deal with this virus also includes contact-tracing, social distance, public effort to raise awareness about hand hygiene and quarantine measures themselves voluntarily. About 1,700 people currently in self-isolation.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will apply national quarantine after 16 new cases were detected on Monday.
“It is necessary, it is very important, it is the response,” Maduro said in a speech on state television.
This country began quarantine in several countries, which says it has successfully Maduro. The number of cases in Venezuela currently stands at 33.
Maduro added that the country will receive the delivery of drugs from Cuba and protective gear, and “thousands” test kit from China. He also said the government will announce benefits for citizens, without giving details
falling oil prices in the last week -. Due to the decline in demand associated with the coronavirus as well as a price war among the top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia – threatens to exacerbate the recession six years in the economy depends on Venezuelan oil
Colombian President Ivan Duque has recently announced the state will close the borders -. from March 17 until May 30 – in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.
aggressive containment strategy is keeping domestic transmission in check, but continues to report new cases imported.
Mainland China has 21 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday, up from 16 the previous day. The central province of Hubei reported one new case, while there were 20 cases of a new import.
The total number of confirmed cases in China now stands at 80 881, with 3,226 dead.
country recorded 13 deaths on Monday, 12 of them in Hubei. Of those, 11 were in the provincial capital of Wuhan where the virus first emerged late last year.
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