Monday September 28-th, 2020

Spain coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Spanish PM to announce people movement restrictions Spain coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Spanish PM to announce people movement restrictions

Germany and Portugal said they would close some of their borders to contain the virus. Russia's President Vladimir Putin has set up a new taskforce to lead the country's fight against the coronavirus with 63 recorded cases as of Sunday.

PM urges Australians to listen to coronavirus 'facts rather than opinion' PM urges Australians to listen to coronavirus 'facts rather than opinion'

The policy will apply from midnight tonight, and will be reviewed each week. "The truth is that while many people will contract this virus, that is clear, just as people get the flu each year, it is a more severe condition than the flu", he said.

Pubs & hotel bars instructed to close Pubs & hotel bars instructed to close

The closure will remain in place until further advice is received by the "relevant authorities". Health Minister Simon Harris says it's an "insult" to the efforts of doctors and nurses tackling the coronavirus outbreak that people are still gathe...

No congregation on Easter at Vatican Because of coronavirus outbreak No congregation on Easter at Vatican Because of coronavirus outbreak

Matteo Bruni, director of the Vatican press office, told Catholic News Service early March 15 that arrangements for the pope's Holy Week and Easter schedules were "still under study" and that the prefecture's note was meant only to inform people seek...

CDC recommends mass gatherings of 50 or more be cancelled CDC recommends mass gatherings of 50 or more be cancelled

Zoom in: The CDC said in its statement events "of any size" should only be continued if they can adhere to guidelines for "protecting vulnerable populations , hand hygiene, and social distancing ". "We encourage schools to follow CDC guidelines and...

New York City School District - The Nation’s Largest - Will Close Monday New York City School District - The Nation’s Largest - Will Close Monday

He also announced that the number of deaths in the city rose to five and he was ordering the end of elective surgeries. It was not immediately clear how long the closures will last, but the mayor has said previously it would be hard to reopen schoo...

Ontario reports 19 new coronavirus cases, provincial total at 79 Ontario reports 19 new coronavirus cases, provincial total at 79

The advice comes as the number of confirmed cases in Ontario rose to 74 Friday , up from 54 on Thursday - the second surge in as many days. The additional 39 cases confirmed as of 11:30 a.m. The Eastern Ontario Health Unit would have received th...

Government Asks All Pubs To Close And For No House Parties Government Asks All Pubs To Close And For No House Parties

The area follows a significant backlash after videos emerged of bars in Temple Bar violating social distancing rules and mass gathering advice laid out by the government. This is an insult to their efforts. "The guidance is very clear - we're real...

United Kingdom surpasses 1,100 confirmed cases of coronavirus United Kingdom surpasses 1,100 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Prof Whitty said: "I understand this increase in the number of deaths linked to Covid-19 will be a cause for concern for many". The coronavirus death toll in the United Kingdom has doubled in just 24 hours, with the number of confirmed cases of...

Ministers plan police powers to arrest coronavirus patients not self-isolating

The total number of confirmed United Kingdom cases of the virus has reached 1372, with a total of 40,279 people being tested, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Health and Social Care. Pressed on when this measure might...

Coronavirus quarantine announced for Australia, with all arrivals required to self-isolate Coronavirus quarantine announced for Australia, with all arrivals required to self-isolate

States will pass laws to enforce the new restrictions, with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk revealing that people will face fines of $13,000 if they defy the 14-day self-quarantine. He claimed the price of neighborhood transmission had actua...

IL announces additional cases of COVID-19; positive cases up to 25 IL announces additional cases of COVID-19; positive cases up to 25

Ngozi Ezike. "Infection control measures are required for all nursing homes". A Cumberland County resident and two St. Clair County residents also tested positive. The remaining cases may not have a clear connection and, therefore, could be the res...

Germany and U.S. wrestle over coronavirus vaccine Germany and U.S. wrestle over coronavirus vaccine

The company was approached by the Trump administration to bring the company to the USA, according to German newspaper Welt am Sonntag . Welt am Sonntag quoted an anonymous German official who said Trump would do anything to get a vaccine, "but o...

Coronavirus: Housebound Italians sing together across the street from their windows Coronavirus: Housebound Italians sing together across the street from their windows

Social media users, who have come across the videos, have lauded the efforts of Italians to find a silver lining during the dark times. Some 2.2 million people have already viewed the video on Twitter. "An fantastic flash mob to lift the spirit in ...

Trump considering `full’ pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn Trump considering `full’ pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn

Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contacts with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the presidential transition. Barr's efforts to take a heavier role in matters within the Justi...

Reporter with temperature barred from Mike Pence press conference Reporter with temperature barred from Mike Pence press conference

He said he has not yet gotten the results. "Did you get your temperature taken?" A fever is one of the symptoms of the COVD-19 disease, along with coughing and shortness of breath. Trump and administration officials were criticized after a Frida...

South Africa declares national state of disaster on coronavirus South Africa declares national state of disaster on coronavirus

There will be a travel ban on foreign nationals from high risk countries, including Italy, US, China and Iran, with immediate effect. Any person who has visited high-risk countries in the past 20 days will be denied a visa. Ramaphosa stressed the i...

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic Caucuses in Northern Mariana Islands Bernie Sanders wins Democratic Caucuses in Northern Mariana Islands

They were originally to be joined by Univision's Jorge Ramos although the network has since announced that he will not to be part of the debate following a potential secondary exposure to the coronavirus. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is technically still in ...

Coronavirus: Over-70s will be asked to self-isolate, potentially for months Coronavirus: Over-70s will be asked to self-isolate, potentially for months

West Suffolk MP and health secretary Matt Hancock said it is a "very big ask", but it is a measure which is for their own "self-protection". He said the announcement would come "certainly in the coming weeks, absolutely". Hancock also informed ...

Dr. Fauci Calls for ‘Dramatic Diminution’ of Public Interactions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Dr. Fauci Calls for ‘Dramatic Diminution’ of Public Interactions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Anthony Fauci , the director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has warned that China may see another spike in coronavirus infections when life there gets back to normal. There has been chatter that Trump's next move c...

Spain reports 96 new coronavirus deaths amid lockdown Spain reports 96 new coronavirus deaths amid lockdown

He praised people who might risk contagion to help the poor and homeless even as fears of the virus prompt ever more countries to restrict everyday life. Health chiefs said amlost 6,000 Spaniards are infected. But luxury sports vehicle maker Ferrar...

Public health emergency declared in SA Public health emergency declared in SA

One of the things we know about outbreaks of infections is that they can affect one part of a country, not another", he said. Australian Heath Department said there were 249 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including three deaths in Australia till 10:3...

Greece's first female president Katerina Sakellaropoulou is sworn in Greece's first female president Katerina Sakellaropoulou is sworn in

Sakellaropoulou took a religious oath in parliament before Archbishop Ieronymos, head of the Orthodox Church of Greece. Authorities have also limited the number of journalists and photographers who will cover the ceremony. Sakellaropoulou, who pre...

Rwanda confirms first case of coronavirus: Health ministry Rwanda confirms first case of coronavirus: Health ministry

The country's health ministry, in a statement, said that the Indian citizen arrived here from Mumbai on March 8. Rwandan president Paul Kagame called on the public to avoid handshake as one of the measures to contain COVI-19. In Eswatini, formerly ...

US House passes coronavirus bill funding free tests, sick leave US House passes coronavirus bill funding free tests, sick leave

It also permits 12 weeks of job-protected family or medical leave at two-thirds pay, though the first 14 days of the extended leave would be unpaid. Small and mid-sized employers will be reimbursed through tax credits. "Look forward to signing the fi...

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