Friday July 10-th, 2020

Mother’s Day coronavirus warning: Boris Johnson warns not to visit our mums Mother’s Day coronavirus warning: Boris Johnson warns not to visit our mums

Meanwhile, the Government has released a list of the people most vulnerable to the virus, who are being asked to shield themselves from it by staying at home. Earlier, in a message to the nation, the Prime Minister warned Britain was only "two or thr...

Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call

Russian Federation will also send about 100 military specialists in virology and epidemics, the Interfax news agency cited the defense ministry as saying. Lombardy, the worst affected region in Italy, is introducing new stricter measures to tackle th...

AOC: Lives Will Be Lost Without Defense Production Act AOC: Lives Will Be Lost Without Defense Production Act

It is not enough", she continued. "And number two, let them use the federal Defense Production Act, where the president can say to the manufacturers, 'I want you to make these products, stop making what you're making, make these because it's a matter...

Rand Paul becomes first senator to test positive for coronavirus Rand Paul becomes first senator to test positive for coronavirus

The post said Paul is asymptomatic and was tested just as a precautionary measure after traveling and attending several events. "Virtually" none of his staff has had contact with Paul, his office said. A handful of other members of Congress have been...

Dr. Fauci: U.S. 'Not Necessarily' on Same Track as Italy Dr. Fauci: U.S. 'Not Necessarily' on Same Track as Italy

Fauci added he was "coming from it from a scientific standpoint". Mr. Trump last week said he directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed the use of (hydroxy) chloroquine - a well-established antimalarial drug - and azithromycin antibiotics ...

Young People are not Invincible

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that there's been a rapid escalation of COVID-19 cases over the past week, adding, "we have not seen an urgent enough escalation in testing, isolation and contact tracing, which is the backbone of the respons...

Italy lockdown tightens after worst death toll yet Italy lockdown tightens after worst death toll yet

In other countries, such as Mexico, whose authorities resist cracking down on the COVID-19 pandemic, many have made a decision to take the reins and protect themselves from the threat of the virus . Meanwhile, an extraordinary appeal launched by the...

Spain - various buildings converted to temporary hospitals

There are 24,926 reported cases in the country . Spain yesterday announced 394 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, raising to 1,720 the official death toll in Europe's worst-hit country after Italy, a 30 per cent increase over the previo...

Merkel enters quarantine after doctor tests positive for virus Merkel enters quarantine after doctor tests positive for virus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into quarantine on Sunday evening (22 March) after being in contact with a doctor who had tested positive for coronavirus , her spokesperson announced shortly after she held a press conference to present the n...

Italy reports 651 new coronavirus deaths, slowdown in infections

On Saturday, Italy's government officials reported there were more than 53,000 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the country - with more than half having been diagnosed this past week. Note that the death toll in Italy reaches 463 from 3...

Rand Paul becomes first US senator to announce positive coronavirus test Rand Paul becomes first US senator to announce positive coronavirus test

Paul, 57, said on Twitter that he's asymptomatic and " feeling fine ". Paul, who has been in office since 2011, was tested to be cautious because he travels extensively and appears at a large amount of public events, his office said. "He expects to...

Manitoba government declares state of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic Manitoba government declares state of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

The province has also ordered the immediate shut down of all bingo and gaming centres along with immediate closures to wellness centres, gyms, fitness centres, athletic clubs and training facilities. The grant will be administered by the Manitoba Cha...

Iran releases academic Roland Marchal in prisoner swap with France Iran releases academic Roland Marchal in prisoner swap with France

Macron "is happy to announce the release of Roland Marchal, imprisoned in Iran since June 2019" but he "urges the Iranian authorities to immediately free" fellow researcher Fariba Adelkhah , his office said. She has been confined to her parents' hom...

Coronavirus worldwide death toll climbs past 13000 Coronavirus worldwide death toll climbs past 13000

The number of cases in the USA has surged to at least 24,148, making it one of the worst hit countries in the world. Besides Italy and China, the other badly hit nations in terms of cases were Iran (18,407), Spain (18,077), Germany (15,320) and t...

Australia's Bondi Beach closed after thousands ignore virus warning Australia's Bondi Beach closed after thousands ignore virus warning

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday told citizens to cancel any domestic travel plans to slow the spread of coronavirus , warning stronger measures were imminent to deal with localised outbreaks. "We congratulate the Premier and t...

France appeals to workers as coronavirus claims first doctor France appeals to workers as coronavirus claims first doctor

French Health Minister Olivier Veran earlier said that, as far as he knew, the man, who died on Saturday, was the "first hospital doctor to be hit". He acknowledged that doctors and nurses are "by definition those who are most in contact with the s...

YouTube to promote 'authoritative' virus content on homepage YouTube to promote 'authoritative' virus content on homepage

The shelf carries the label "COVID-19 news" and is meant to be a source of trusted information regarding the pandemic. The firms have said they are helping people stay connected during periods of self isolation, while also fighting misinformation...

Alibaba Group to donate emergency supplies to Nepal Alibaba Group to donate emergency supplies to Nepal

The virus has spread more slowly in Africa than in Asia or Europe but has a foothold in 41 African nations and two territories. So far it has claimed 37 lives across the continent of 1.3 billion people. Ethiopian Health Minister Dr Lia Tadesse said...

Coronavirus: Iran Supreme Leader rejects U.S. help as death toll exceeds 1600 Coronavirus: Iran Supreme Leader rejects U.S. help as death toll exceeds 1600

That's odd. Firstly, based on the words of your own officials, you face shortages in the US. No wise person would request help from the United States when such untrustworthy government is accused of being behind the creation of COVID-19, he noted, ...

Eviction crackdown: Coronavirus outbreak sees landlords stopped from kicking out tenants Eviction crackdown: Coronavirus outbreak sees landlords stopped from kicking out tenants

Pressure had built overnight (17 March) for the government to help protect those who don't own a home after Chancellor Rishi Sunak declared that all United Kingdom lenders would offer a three-month mortgage holiday for homeowners in financial difficu...

Lexington, Kentucky Distillery Responds to Coronavirus Crisis by Making Hand Sanitizer Lexington, Kentucky Distillery Responds to Coronavirus Crisis by Making Hand Sanitizer

The distillery which makes small batch whiskey, gin and vodka, is adapting its manufacturing to produce hand sanitizer in bulk for both healthcare institutions and municipalities with the greatest need. Following in the footsteps of other distill...

Ontario confirms 50 new coronavirus cases bringing provincial total to 308 Ontario confirms 50 new coronavirus cases bringing provincial total to 308

In Ontario there are 258 cases of COVID-19 and two people have died from the virus. Across Ontario, the confirmed number of cases reached 318 Friday, a one-day increase of 60 cases. The Outaouais's first patient case has been transferred to Montrea...

Coronavirus global cases surpass 300,000, Johns Hopkins reports

In all, over 86,000 people diagnosed with the disease known as COVID-19 have recovered so far. Although Italy has nearly doubled China in confirmed cases - some 41,000 vs 81,000 - the European country is now where the most coronavirus related death...

Light rain and snow tonight for parts of the metro Light rain and snow tonight for parts of the metro

Expect increasing clouds through the afternoon ahead of an approaching storm system. "Old Man Winter may be serious this time with accumulating snow likely, mainly over interior locations, just when millions may have thought that spring had a stran...

Coronavirus deaths soar in Spain Coronavirus deaths soar in Spain

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has been in meetings with health and security officials on Sunday morning, as Spaniards prepare for a possible extension of their country's state of emergency. Hotels across Spain are being offered as hospitals an...

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