Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Iran's Death Toll From Coronavirus Increases to 853 Iran's Death Toll From Coronavirus Increases to 853

Speaking on the sidelines of visiting the WHO delegation and the COVID-19 pandemic public health experts' visit to Iran, he said that a comprehensive and coordinated approach is now being implemented in Iran, especially in the areas of patient manage...

Coronavirus: European Commission proposes ban on non-essential travel to EU Coronavirus: European Commission proposes ban on non-essential travel to EU

Under the plan, non-EU citizens will not be allowed in the bloc for an initial 30 days, but this may later be extended. Under this plan, several exemptions will be granted for travel, including for European Union citizens coming back home, for heal...

Feds dropping case for 2 Russian companies in troll probe Feds dropping case for 2 Russian companies in troll probe

The Justice Department is poised to drop charges against two Russian firms accused of helping run a troll farm that interfered in the 2016 election by Robert Mueller . In recent weeks, Prigozhin signed an affidavit saying the company didn't have d...

Two Emory Students Living at Emory Point Test Positive for Coronavirus Two Emory Students Living at Emory Point Test Positive for Coronavirus

On March 11, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services expanded testing recommendations to add anyone with fever and cough or shortness of breath be tested for COVID-19. The remaining students have been asked to self-quarantine the...

Election WILL take place Tuesday Election WILL take place Tuesday

Florida, Illinois, Ohio and Arizona will hold their presidential primaries on March 17. For most people, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. The changes further upend the March 17 election since OH saw ...

Final group from Diamond Princess to go home Final group from Diamond Princess to go home

The Grand Princess cruise ship carrying thousands of passengers docked at the port of Oakland on March 9 after being held out at sea for days. Out of the 444 Filipinos to be repatriated, 438 are crew members, while 6 are passengers, the DFA said ...

World Health Organization tells countries to 'test, test, test' everyone suspected with Covid-19

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , director general of the World Health Organization, earlier urged widespread testing to keep track of the pandemic , saying the agency has shipped nearly 1.5 million tests to 120 countries. Dr Tedros told reporters ther...

Bengarulu Man Tests Positive For Coronavirus After Returning From US Bengarulu Man Tests Positive For Coronavirus After Returning From US

Shastri said the eighth case, who was on home quarantine, has now been admitted to an isolation facility. "One male patient aged 32 years from Bengaluru has tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday ". Intensifying its surveillance, the Health Depa...

Aggressive travel restrictions in Canada announced by PM Trudeau Aggressive travel restrictions in Canada announced by PM Trudeau

Anyone displaying symptoms of the coronavirus , however, will be denied entry. Trudeau said that the government's priority is to ensure Canadians at home have the ability to purchase food and pay for rent. The most extreme is that Canada is clos...

United Kingdom urges end to 'non-essential' contact, travel to curb virus spread United Kingdom urges end to 'non-essential' contact, travel to curb virus spread

One such announcement explained that the British government did not believe that the closures of schools and preventing large-scale social gatherings - which France, Germany, and Italy have done - would be effective in further halting the spread of t...

Germany closes borders with France to curtail rampaging coronavirus Germany closes borders with France to curtail rampaging coronavirus

The measures started 9.M this morning. The closure, according to reports, is in a bid to contain the disease and prevent the fallout of panic bulk purchases by foreigners which was reportedly causing supply problems along the borders. Germany's isl...

Three new deaths, 30 additional cases of COVID-19 in BC Three new deaths, 30 additional cases of COVID-19 in BC

The province has recorded 30 more cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing the total to 103 in B.C. Six people are in hospital with coronavirus. The remainder are in stable condition at home, said Henry. The seven new Island Health cases announce...

Gov. Inslee will shutdown all restaurants & bars; limit size of gatherings Gov. Inslee will shutdown all restaurants & bars; limit size of gatherings

The ban also covers food courts, bars and taverns, coffee shops, theaters, gyms and fitness centers, donut shops, ice cream parlors, wine and beer-tasting venues, breweries and distilleries; beauty salons, barbers, and nail salons; tattoo parlors, mu...

Canada to close borders, with exceptions Canada to close borders, with exceptions

Before the announcement, Trudeau had not issued a single travel ban - not even for China, Iran, South Korea, or Italy. United States citizens will be exempted, Trudeau said, because of the high "level of integration of our two economies and the c...

U.S. 'China-bashers' seek to gain from China's coronavirus woes U.S. 'China-bashers' seek to gain from China's coronavirus woes

Zhao proceeded to accuse the US of attempting to hide information about its "patient zero" and said the American authorities should be transparent and share their data with the rest of the world. But Twitter , denied to the Chinese people themselv...

Malaysia announces restriction of movement effective 18 March Malaysia announces restriction of movement effective 18 March

Muhyiddin also said that all childcare centres, government and private schools, boarding schools, worldwide schools, tahfiz centres and other secondary, primary and pre-university institutions will also be closed. Malaysia reported 25 new cases of Co...

'We will retaliate against any attack' - U.S. warns Iraq

In a phone call with China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi, Pompeo relayed "strong USA objections" to China's recent suggestion that the virus could have been brought into the country by the U.S. According to Chinese state media reports relayed by Reuter...

Coronavirus | China tightens measures for global passengers Coronavirus | China tightens measures for global passengers

New arrivals are now being transferred to an exhibition centre near Beijing's main worldwide airport for screening before heading to quarantine facilities. In a sign of the slow return to normality, four cities in Hubei have chartered vehicles to n...

Coronavirus: Passenger on cruise ship in Akaroa being tested for Covid-19

A passenger on board the Golden Princess cruise ship berthed at Akaroa, in the South Island, is being tested for Covid-19. A SC lawmaker wants answers after more than 2,400 cruise passengers weren't properly screened for COVID-19 symptoms before ...

Dow skids almost 3,000 points - biggest drop since 1987 Dow skids almost 3,000 points - biggest drop since 1987

The markets should stay open despite the intense volatility, the head of the US securities regulator said, quashing speculation that the government might shut down the country's exchanges to stop the plunge in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industri...

Ontario's top medical official recommends bars and restaurants close Ontario's top medical official recommends bars and restaurants close

Health Minister Christine Elliott has asked all hospitals to begin "ramping down" elective surgeries and non-emergent clinical activity so that space is preserved for COBVID-19 cases. Ford has already announced a $100-million contingency fund for hea...

COVID-19: Three new coronavirus deaths in B.C.

That is a much tighter restriction than the order cancelling gatherings of over 250 people previously announced. Dr. Bonnie Henry, the province's chief medical health officer, made the announcement at a press conference on Monday. "We are also movi...

Coronavirus: Deaths up by 349 to 2158 - English Coronavirus: Deaths up by 349 to 2158 - English

The World Health Organization has said most people will recover from the virus, and nearly 74,000 have, mostly in China, where the virus is believed to have originated. The coronavirus has infected more than 156,000 people and killed more than 5,800,...

Coronavirus arrives in Tanzania, as regional cases rise Coronavirus arrives in Tanzania, as regional cases rise

The ministry is working on controlling the disease", Fawziya Abikar Nur, the heath minister said on Twitter. The travel ban will extend to cargo flights but exclude humanitarian ones, Aviation and Transport Minister Mohamed Abdulahi Omar said.

British Columbia reports three more deaths from COVID-19

There are six people in acute care in the province. "We're just waiting for testing to confirm they are fully recovered as well", she said. There are three new deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) in B.C., as well as 30 new cases. "My top priority ri...

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