Friday July 10-th, 2020

Covid-19: Italy reports 602 new deaths in a day Covid-19: Italy reports 602 new deaths in a day

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has grown by 602 to 6,077, the head of the Civil Protection Agency said yesterday, the smallest rise in numerical terms since Thursday, suggesting a clear downward trend. Borelli, who also serve...

Australia shutting down all non-essential services in fight against coronavirus pandemic Australia shutting down all non-essential services in fight against coronavirus pandemic

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has angrily hit back at suggestions she has caused confusion among parents after yesterday saying schools would stay open but urging kids to stay home. "More stronger measures will be coming and they will be coming i...

Trump deploys National Guard to 3 states over COVID-19 Trump deploys National Guard to 3 states over COVID-19

In addition, Mr Trump said he had approved requests to issue a major disaster declaration for the states of NY and Washington , and would do the same for California "very shortly". He added there will be two naval hospital ships, one on the West...

Cruise ship hindered by coronavirus travel restrictions docks in Hawaii Cruise ship hindered by coronavirus travel restrictions docks in Hawaii

Passengers aboard the MSC Magnifica cruise ship are seen while docked alongside the Golden Princess cruise ship (left) at Station Pier in Melbourne, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Coronavirus has forced the USA cruise industry to shut down after a ser...

China: No new cases in Hubei for 5th straight day China: No new cases in Hubei for 5th straight day

China had 78 new cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said, a two-fold increase from Sunday. A total of 39 new COVID-19 cases, all originating overseas, and nine more deaths were confirmed on the Chinese mainland as of Sunday midnight, a...

Trump calls to protect Asian Americans after virus uproar

They are working closely with us to get rid of it. Trump reiterated the point during a news conference. The Trump administration axed a key China-based CDC health staffer last summer, several months before the coronavirus outbreak began there.

Britain Put On Lockdown For Three Weeks Amid Coronavirus Britain Put On Lockdown For Three Weeks Amid Coronavirus "National Emergency"

In a Mother's Day message to citizens, Johnson reportedly said that the "single best present" people could give their mothers was to "stay away" and spare them the risk of catching a "very risky disease" adding that statistics show that older peopl...

Boris Johnson orders United Kingdom lockdown to be enforced by police

You should not be meeting family members who do not live in your home . "Without a huge national effort to halt the growth of this virus, there will come a moment when no health service in the world could possibly cope; because there won't be enoug...

The fury of coronavirus illustrates the folly of war: United Nations secretary general The fury of coronavirus illustrates the folly of war: United Nations secretary general

He added that "the fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war". It's time to silence guns, stop artillery, end airstrikes and create corridors for life-saving aid and open windows for diplomacy, he said. In a message to warring parties, Guterre...

Coronavirus: PM announces strict new curbs on life in UK

If your friends ask you to meet, you should say No. You should not be meeting family members who do not live in your home . The Police will be authorised to break up gatherings of more than two people and to issue fines for non-compliance but ...

Trump sends signals that nationwide social distancing won't be endless Trump sends signals that nationwide social distancing won't be endless

The administration rolled out a 15-day plan on March 16 to "bend the curve" of new coronavirus cases. While President Donald Trump has sought to reassure Americans the US economy will rebound, two sources familiar with the situation said on Mon...

Madrid ice rink turned into morgue due to coronavirus Madrid ice rink turned into morgue due to coronavirus

Spain entered its second week under national lockdown by recording its deadliest day since the Chinese coronavirus reached its shores, with 426 people dying in just 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,182. On Sunday, d...

Private health sector signs 'historic' COVID-19 deal Private health sector signs 'historic' COVID-19 deal

Under the agreement, the independent sector will reallocate practically its entire national hospital capacity en bloc to the NHS. Individual providers are fine tuning details with NHS England but the agreement is expected to include the treatment o...

COVID-19: Australia closes down all non-essential services COVID-19: Australia closes down all non-essential services

NSW is also keeping schools open but Ms Berejiklian has told parents to keep their children home if possible. "I want to stress that, for parents that have no option, for parents that are workers and have no option, the school is safe for children ...

Commuters to get refund on rail season tickets Commuters to get refund on rail season tickets

The Government said its emergency measures were created to ensure that necessary rail services continue. Any rail companies that don't fancy signing up to an EMA have been told that the Operator of Last Resort full nationalisation scheme stands rea...

Councils across the United Kingdom close parks to limit spread of coronavirus Councils across the United Kingdom close parks to limit spread of coronavirus

Robert Jenrick, the communities secretary, has warned that the government may consider a lockdown similar to Italy if people do not follow advice to remain at home during the pandemic. "I want, of course I do, people to be able to go to the parks, op...

Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Found Up To One Year — WHO Official Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Found Up To One Year — WHO Official

He noted that it took 67 days to confirm the first 100,000 cases, 11 days for the second 100,000 and four days for the 100,000 cases. He said: "This is an area of key concern for us". Globally, as of Sunday, March 22, 308,564 coronavirus cases ha...

Israel's Gantz holds out on power-sharing deal with Netanyahu Israel's Gantz holds out on power-sharing deal with Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his proposal during a nationally televised interview, calling for the formation of a three-year "emergency" unity government with the rival Blue and White Party. Most people only experience minor flu-like symp...

Hong Kong bans all non-residents from entering the city Hong Kong bans all non-residents from entering the city

Of the 356 cases, 252 are still active while some 100 people have recovered, according to the tally. Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the new measure during a news conference on Monday. An emotional Lam said many people took off their masks in ...

Trump offered North Korea help fighting coronavirus, Kim Jong Un’s sister says Trump offered North Korea help fighting coronavirus, Kim Jong Un’s sister says

Over 300,000 people have contracted the Coronavirus worldwide and over 12,000 have died. He further urged North Korea to immediately stop. The official said Trump looks forward to continued communications with the North Korean leader. Following the...

PG&E to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges in deadly California wildfire PG&E to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges in deadly California wildfire

The bankrupt utility responsible for providing power to millions of Californians will plead guilty to criminal charges in the deadly 2018 fire that destroyed the town of Paradise. "We can not replace all that the fire destroyed, but our hope is that ...

READ: House Democrats Release 3rd Coronavirus Response Bill READ: House Democrats Release 3rd Coronavirus Response Bill

Republicans only mustered 47 votes in Sunday's procedural vote. Senate Democrats complained the package represented a " slush fund " for big business, accusing Republicans of using the urgency of the crisis to bail out their wealthy donors.

India under 14-hour lockdown amid surge in virus cases India under 14-hour lockdown amid surge in virus cases

During the Janta curfew , citizens flocked to their windows and balconies at 5 pm to applaud and cheer for these superheroes providing essential services. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare expanded the criteria of people who can be tested ...

Chinese mainland reports zero increase in indigenous COVID-19 cases Chinese mainland reports zero increase in indigenous COVID-19 cases

Facing a sharp increase of COVID-19 cases from overseas, China will take strict measures to prevent imported cases, said a spokesman of the National Health Commission (NHC) on Saturday. It cited the city's epidemic prevention and control command ce...

Alex Salmond acquitted of attempted rape and sexual assaults Alex Salmond acquitted of attempted rape and sexual assaults

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has been acquitted of attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults, including one with intent to rape. A jury on Monday cleared former Scottish leader Alex Salmond of all sex-crimes charges he was facing in an E...

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