Friday July 10-th, 2020

Coronavirus passed on within United Kingdom for first time as 20th case confirmed Coronavirus passed on within United Kingdom for first time as 20th case confirmed

In China, where the virus originated, 78,497 cases have been reported, including 2,744 deaths. Chief Medical Officer Dr Frank Atherton this morning confirmed that a patient in Wales tested positive for the COVID-19 disease. Authorities in the Repub...

Iran says tens of thousands may get tested for coronavirus Iran says tens of thousands may get tested for coronavirus

Iran continues to face global criticism over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak. This is six times higher than what the government in Iran reported. The foreign ministry advised Iranians to avoid trips to South Korea, which on Saturday reported...

Thailand reports first COVID-19 death Thailand reports first COVID-19 death

He tested negative for the disease days before his death, but medical staff said that he remained in a serious condition due to organ damage from a dengue fever infection . The patient died in the hospital of Perth, in the South-West of the country,...

World Health Organization raises global coronavirus alert level to very high

Meanwhile, 132 new suspected cases were reported, it said , adding that the number of severe cases decreased to 7,365. An older woman in Santa Clara County who had been hospitalized for a respiratory illness tested positive for the virus but had n...

Pollster Marvels at Biden's South Carolina Blowout Pollster Marvels at Biden's South Carolina Blowout

He didn't say how much he paid for the air time, which is unprecedented in recent decades. "You've launched our campaign on the path to defeating Donald Trump ". Exit poll data showed he won the support from 61% of black voters in SC, far surpassing...

Tom Steyer Drops Out of the Democratic Primary Tom Steyer Drops Out of the Democratic Primary

A second aide confirmed the decision ahead of an address to supporters. He had his strongest primary performance Saturday in SC, where he's on pace to finish in third place behind former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. "We were having a rally, ...

Global downturn looms as countries struggle to contain coronavirus outbreak Global downturn looms as countries struggle to contain coronavirus outbreak

More than 90% of the new cases were in and around the city of Daegu, which has been the epicentre of the outbreak in South Korea . The list of countries touched by the virus climbed to almost 60, with Ireland and Ecuador among the countries report...

Biden back in the Democratic race with big win in SC

We have have won the Nevada caucus. "We are very much alive ", he said. "You've launched our campaign on the path to defeating Donald Trump ". "I'm voting for Biden". "Now, we enter Super Tuesday". Biden must now hope a flurry of media attentio...

Slovak opposition party OLANO takes lead in election Slovak opposition party OLANO takes lead in election

Slovaks are poised to punish the governing populists in a general election on Saturday, amid outrage over the 2018 gangland-style murder of a journalist whose stories exposed high-level corruption plaguing the eurozone country. In the European Parl...

Italy virus cases top 1100, deaths at 29 Italy virus cases top 1100, deaths at 29

Four minors, ranging in age from 4 to 15, tested positive for the coronavirus in Lombardy and have been hospitalized, local media reported Wednesday. A dozen towns, majority just south of Milan, have been in lockdown since the weekend, when the num...

'Reconsider': US State Department Raises Italy Travel Alert Amid Coronavirus Outbreak 'Reconsider': US State Department Raises Italy Travel Alert Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The State Department raised its travel advice a notch for Italy to "reconsider travel", pointing to a "sustained community spread" of the virus there. More information will be added as it becomes available. "We hope we won't have to do that". Mos...

South Koreans told to stay home as coronavirus infections surpass 3100 South Koreans told to stay home as coronavirus infections surpass 3100

Of the 813 new cases, 657 are in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, and 79 were reported in neighboring North Gyeongsang Province, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( KCDC ). Those who have to enter Vietnam...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested on illegal assembly charges Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested on illegal assembly charges

At the same time , two other pro-democracy politicians, Lee Chuk Yan and Yeung Sum, have also been arrested by the police on the same charge of joining an illegal assembly. "This continued assault on freedom of expression and assembly in Hong Kong ...

Virus-hit Iran slaps curbs on travel, shrine visits Virus-hit Iran slaps curbs on travel, shrine visits

In the US, the Secretary of Health and Human Services said the country must prepare for more cases of the coronavirus ...and it must build up its stockpile of protective gear for healthcare workers. Its authorities have closed schools, universities, ...

UK's Johnson to Wednesday, expecting baby with girlfriend Carrie Symonds UK's Johnson to Wednesday, expecting baby with girlfriend Carrie Symonds

The British leader, who took office last summer and then swept to an emphatic victory in the country's December general election, will be the first United Kingdom prime minister to Wednesday while in office for 250 years. The last time a child ...

President Pence says just one American with coronavirus still in hospital President Pence says just one American with coronavirus still in hospital

Birx is now the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy-roles she has held since 2014. Two other officials are also helping lead the effort. According to global reports, Pence had made several ill-in...

Health officials announce province's 8th case of coronavirus

On Tuesday - a day after the seventh case was announced - Henry and Dix said they're still optimistic COVID-19 can be contained, but are preparing for the possibility that it becomes a full-blown pandemic. There have been no deaths associated with th...

2 more die of Covid-19 in Japan, raising toll to 10 2 more die of Covid-19 in Japan, raising toll to 10

The i says global markets this week took their "biggest hit" since the 2008 crash, while the Financial Times reports there is "fear in the streets" after four weeks of gains disappeared in just a few days. We expect coronavirus to have some impact on...

Trump says 22 patients in U.S. have coronavirus

Lawmakers say that his proposed $2.5 billion injection to boost defenses against the virus is not enough. Democrats have denounced the Trump administration for acting not fast enough, and by extension, the funding requested in defending against the...

California confirms second U.S. coronavirus case of unknown origin

The State Public Health Laboratory says it now has federal approval to test patients for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus . Two new cases in Mexico bring Latin America's cases to three after Brazil reported its first cas...

Three people killed in Dundalk road crash this morning Three people killed in Dundalk road crash this morning

The tragic incident occurred at about 2.15am at Carrickcarnan, near Ravensdale in Co. This is the second fatal crash in less than 12 hours . "Every loss of life on our roads is a tragedy but the impact on families, friends and entire communities...

Weather warning for New Forest and Christchurch Weather warning for New Forest and Christchurch

Parts of Wales and northern England could see more than 3in of rain today as the weather system hits. There will be bright spells and further wintry showers on Sunday. It will follow a separate yellow warning for heavy snow this evening (Friday) ...

Top British civil servant quits over treatment by minister Top British civil servant quits over treatment by minister

He cited a "vicious and orchestrated" campaign against him, and suggested that although Home Secretary Priti Patel has denied having anything to do with it, he said that he did not believe her. Sir Philip, who has had a career spanning 33 years, said...

Suspected coronavirus case being treated in Monmouth County Suspected coronavirus case being treated in Monmouth County

An elementary school in OR will remain closed through Wednesday after an employee became the first presumptive case of coronavirus in the state, the Lake Oswego School District confirmed on its website. A woman wears a mask on Wall Street near the ...

Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus in sub Saharan Africa Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus in sub Saharan Africa

Governments worldwide are scrambling to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus after a surge of infections in Italy, Iran and South Korea. The news of the first recorded case of the virus was made known early on Friday, following confirmation fr...

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