Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Premier Ford announces the shutdown of non-essential services Premier Ford announces the shutdown of non-essential services

Ford, along with other key Ontario staff, was addressing reporters in a briefing on Monday afternoon . The province will release the list of businesses that will be allowed to stay open on Tuesday, but promised grocery stores, pharmacies, manufact...

Klobuchar's husband tests positive for coronavirus Klobuchar's husband tests positive for coronavirus

Klobuchar says they have been in different places due to their busy schedules for two weeks, so her doctor told her she does not need to be in quarantine and can continue working on a coronavirus stimulus package with fellow lawmakers. She said her h...

Air Transat laying off 70% of its employees Air Transat laying off 70% of its employees

The layoffs, some of which will take effect immediately, affect 3,600 people, and include all flight crew. Canada will send three planes to Peru to repatriate citizens left stranded overseas by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the country's fore...

Statewide Stay-Home Order Issued for Ohioans Statewide Stay-Home Order Issued for Ohioans

And he said it's an order, not a suggestion, and it can be enforced by local health departments and law enforcement. By doing the #StayHome health order, we can convey the seriousness of this. All childcare centers, beginning on Thursday, March 26, m...

No domestic passenger flights from March 25-31 No domestic passenger flights from March 25-31

The restrictions shall not apply to exclusively cargo-carrying flights. "The operations of domestic schedule commercial airlines shall cease operations effective from the midnight that is 23.59 hours IST on 24/3/2020", said a communication from the...

Cuomo: All Non-Critical Elective Surgeries in New York Are Canceled Cuomo: All Non-Critical Elective Surgeries in New York Are Canceled

Officials have said the state would need to at least double its available hospital beds from 50,000 to 100,000 and could have a shortfall of as many as 25,000 ventilators. We've seen more examples of that in the Los Angeles area. "New York far and ...

South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases jump by 128 to 402 South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases jump by 128 to 402

Earlier on Sunday, the president met with ministers and business to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the country. Minister of health Zweli Mkhize addresses the media on the coronavirus outbreak in SA on March 5 2020. Siphiwe Dlamini, spokesman for t...

Swathes of India under lockdown to tackle coronavirus Swathes of India under lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Drawing inspiration from Modi's " Janta Curfew " initiative, Fever FM launched the campaign in which all its radio jockeys went live from home on 22 March to honour the Prime Minister's initiative as well as promote and maintain social distancing.

Coronavirus global cases surpass 300000 Coronavirus global cases surpass 300000

The data shows there have now been 341,365 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, since the virus emerged in Wuhan, China, last December. have reported COVID-19 cases and the total number soared on Wednesday, increasing almost 2,000 wi...

Reporter to Trump: What do you say to Americans who are scared? Reporter to Trump: What do you say to Americans who are scared?

US President Donald Trump has defended repeatedly calling the coronavirus the "Chinese virus" during a news conference, ignoring criticism that it is racist. "I've had my frustration with reporters too", Pompeo said. Later that day, Alexander a...

Democrats block Senate economic stimulus bill as talks falter Democrats block Senate economic stimulus bill as talks falter

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has called for another vote to take place at 9:45 a.m. ET - just after the market opens, ramping up pressure on Democrats to make a deal. McConnell noted the negative economic toll the Democrats' ob...

University of Tampa Students Test Positive for Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip University of Tampa Students Test Positive for Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

The other five students went with other classmates to the beach for spring break. Three of the four students returned to campus after their vacation - and while none of the students have been hospitalized, all are self-isolating, the university wro...

Alberta changing approach to testing for COVID-19 Alberta changing approach to testing for COVID-19

As well, the statement confirmed that testing will still be done for anyone who has already been told they would get one. Testing will now be prioritized for those showing symptoms who are hospitalized with respiratory illness as well as residents ...

YouTube Launches Verified Coronavirus Coverage Hub On Homepage YouTube Launches Verified Coronavirus Coverage Hub On Homepage

YouTube is also taking part in this initiative, by doing two things. The social network is also providing the World Health Organisation (WHO) with "as many free ads as it needs" for its coronavirus response and funding relief efforts. YouTube ea...

Coronavirus: Russia Ships Medical Aid to Italy, Uzbekistan Closes Borders Coronavirus: Russia Ships Medical Aid to Italy, Uzbekistan Closes Borders

Guerini has also expressed his gratitude towards Russia for aid on fighting the pandemic, promptly provided in accordance with agreement between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. The report also adds that Rus...

Fifth coronavirus case confirmed from Forsyth County, 620 in Georgia; 25 deaths

Another 500 or so test results statewide are part of those figures, according to DPH: 2,386 as of noon Friday, compared to 1,861. DHEC has not released specific details about the cases, like whether the patients have been hospitalized, where the pa...

Coronavirus medical supplies donated to Africa by Jack Ma land in Ethiopia Coronavirus medical supplies donated to Africa by Jack Ma land in Ethiopia

He will also be donating the emergency supplies to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Peru. The governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will rec...

Health Minister warns of stricter penalties for not self-isolating Health Minister warns of stricter penalties for not self-isolating

Officials are working with Canadian airlines and foreign governments to provide access to commercial flights for Canadian travellers who want to return home. "We can't necessarily bring everyone back but we will do as much as we can". "It is critic...

Surgeon General Issues Coronavirus Warning: ‘This Week It’s Going to Get Bad’ Surgeon General Issues Coronavirus Warning: ‘This Week It’s Going to Get Bad’

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic. Adams also urged people to stay home to prevent the respiratory virus from spreading - and he said too many people in NY and other states are ignoring guidance to observe social distan...

Japan PM: Delay an option if Olympics can't be held fully Japan PM: Delay an option if Olympics can't be held fully

Visitors from China, South Korea, Egypt, Iran, and most European nations are already required to self-quarantine upon arrival in Japan. Japan has also raised its travel advisory for the U.S., warning its citizens against non-essential trips to the ...

Coronavirus: New York warns of major shortages in 10 days Coronavirus: New York warns of major shortages in 10 days

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . NY state has the largest number of COVID19 cases in the nation, and has only half the hospital beds its projected to need, Cuomo warned. "I think that's the honest truth", de Blasio said in the...

Trump declares major disaster in Washington state Trump declares major disaster in Washington state

Along with that aid, the administration says it will build eight temporary medical facilities with 2,000 beds in California and send the USNS Mercy , the world's largest hospital ship, to Los Angeles to aid hospitals as they expect a shortage in m...

Iran says USA should lift sanctions to help country fight coronavirus pandemic Iran says USA should lift sanctions to help country fight coronavirus pandemic

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to temporarily lift sanctions on Iran, one of the worst-hit countries by COVID-19. By introducing a total ban on Iran's oil exports, the Islamic republic's chief source o...

COVID-19: New Zealand to move to lockdown in 48 hours COVID-19: New Zealand to move to lockdown in 48 hours

The 48 hour period was so people could "get their lives in order". Contact between people is largely eliminated, the public urged to stay at home. Supermarkets, service stations, doctors and pharmacies will remain open. All non-essential travel wou...

Parliament set to resume on Tuesday with fewer MPs Parliament set to resume on Tuesday with fewer MPs

The Government of Canada recently announced wide-ranging actions that would help ensure Canadians can pay for their rent and groceries, and help businesses pay their bills and employees during this time of uncertainty. "Every single day we are doing ...

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