Friday July 10-th, 2020

India imposes nationwide lockdown for three weeks India imposes nationwide lockdown for three weeks

For all of Modi's stress on social distancing amidst a rather long three-week countrywide lockdown, he did not say a single word on how the country would combat the lack of food and supplies during this period. The inclement step was taken by the u...

Powerful quake kills one in Croatia's capital Zagreb Powerful quake kills one in Croatia's capital Zagreb

The first quake, of 5.3 on the Richter scale, struck at 6am local time, and was followed by another of five on the Richter scale at 7am, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre. There were no immediate reports of injuries. "K...

Australians banned from leaving the country

Funerals will be restricted to no more than 10 people. Morrison acknowledged that New South Wales and Victoria - which pushed for more extensive restrictions - were "far more advanced" than other states in terms of case numbers, but despite not all...

India suspends domestic flights as coronavirus spreads India suspends domestic flights as coronavirus spreads

The state government also announced Rs 20 crore from the Chief Minister's relief fund to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus . Meanwhile, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba wrote a letter to State Chief Secretaries urging them to monitor the si...

Italian priest who gave up respirator dies from coronavirus Italian priest who gave up respirator dies from coronavirus

It is said that he gave a respirator which was purchased for him by his parishioners to a younger patient suffering from the virus. According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resources Center , Italy has 63,927 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Mar...

Coronavirus: Greta Thunberg isolated on concerns she contracted the virus Coronavirus: Greta Thunberg isolated on concerns she contracted the virus

Sweden has so far shunned numerous tougher restrictions imposed elsewhere. "My dad experienced the same symptoms, but much more intense and with a fever". She said: 'I didn't basically feel that I was ill. "I was feeling exhausted, had shivers, a...

LILLEY: Canada heads ever closer to full lockdown amid COVID crisis LILLEY: Canada heads ever closer to full lockdown amid COVID crisis

He sternly reminded everyone who chooses to ignore advice from public health officials and gather in crowds or public places that they are not only risking their safety, but the safety of others. "But this was absolutely the right call and everyone s...

US has potential of becoming coronavirus epicenter, says WHO US has potential of becoming coronavirus epicenter, says WHO

In the past 24 hours, 85% of all new coronavirus cases were in the USA and Europe . Such is the "very large acceleration" in Chinese coronavirus infections in the U.S.it now has the potential of becoming the new global epicentre, the World ...

Map: How many coronavirus cases does each Indian state have? Map: How many coronavirus cases does each Indian state have?

Indians walk wearing face masks on the side of an empty street during a lockdown amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi, on March 23, 2020 . Please honour government directives, protect yourselves and protect your families. In ...

COVID-19 cases in USA top 16,000: Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 cases in USA top 16,000: Johns Hopkins University

China, the ground zero of the virus, followed Italy with 3,153 deaths. Spain's death toll has also increased to more than 1,000, while in Iran, the number on fatalities hit another grim milestone of more than 1,400, as the country marks the beginni...

People Sick On Cruise Ship Zaandam People Sick On Cruise Ship Zaandam

Even though the cruise industry is shut down for now, several vessels this week and next are headed for San Diego, including two - the Holland America Maasdam and Celebrity Eclipse - that together will be carrying more than 3,300 passengers.

Indonesia has biggest jump in virus cases Indonesia has biggest jump in virus cases

The Indonesian government has received 150 thousand rapid test kits from China to diagnose coronavirus or Covid-19 in the country, Achmad Yurianto, the government's spokesman for the handling of Covid-19, stated."Some 150 thousand test kits have arri...

Italy’s Covid-19 death toll FALLS for second consecutive day Italy’s Covid-19 death toll FALLS for second consecutive day

The coronavirus epidemic continued to spread in locked-down Italy on Sunday with total cumulative number of infected cases reaching 59,138 and deaths reaching 5,476, according to the latest data released by the Civil Protection Department. Among the ...

Wyoming US Senator Rips Democrats Over Stimulus Bill Vote Wyoming US Senator Rips Democrats Over Stimulus Bill Vote

Democrats said they were close to an agreement with Republicans . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell denounced the " absolutely mindless obstruction " by the Democrats, accusing them of " fiddling around with Senate procedure " while the ...

Trump says COVID-19 not Asian Americans' fault Trump says COVID-19 not Asian Americans' fault

He added that China's claim that the USA military gave the virus to them creates stigma. The World Health Organization has issued guidance against "stigmatising certain communities" when naming illnesses. that it was caused by American soldiers". ...

Meghan McCain Reveals Pregnancy, Says She Will Co-Host ‘The View’ Remotely Meghan McCain Reveals Pregnancy, Says She Will Co-Host ‘The View’ Remotely

Luckily, she has been given permission to continue with " The View " from the safety of her own home via satellite and "joining the millions of Americans who are self-isolating as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19 [the respiratory diseas...

Coronavirus outbreak: Ontario Premier Doug Ford orders all non-essential businesses to close Coronavirus outbreak: Ontario Premier Doug Ford orders all non-essential businesses to close

I repeat, you must self-isolate. Ford said he knows Ontarians will remain strong and vigilante through this time. "We've seen global economies grind to a halt". The shutdown of non-essential businesses will last 14 days, but the government has ...

United Kingdom enters total lockdown United Kingdom enters total lockdown

The prime minister forbade leaving home for anything apart from shopping for basic necessities like food and medicines, medical needs, one form of exercise a day, and travelling to and from work for essential services only. The more durable tone adop...

Australia's NSW at 'critical stage' in relation to coronavirus, says premier Australia's NSW at 'critical stage' in relation to coronavirus, says premier

Schools will remain open in NSW however parents are being urged to keep their children at home, Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced in a confusing message on Monday morning. NSW has reported a record increase in COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours...

Here’s what local meteorologists are saying about the snow forecast for Monday Here’s what local meteorologists are saying about the snow forecast for Monday

The weather service warns of possible hard driving conditions and possible power outages due to heavy snow likely on tree limbs. Essex and Middlesex counties are expected to see one to two inches of snowfall, while Suffolk and Norfolk counties ma...

PM to address nation at 8 pm on Tuesday on coronavirus outbreak PM to address nation at 8 pm on Tuesday on coronavirus outbreak

In this discussion, he urged the industry representatives to be humane and not to cut down on workforce despite the negative effect o businesses due to coronavirus restrictions. In another tweet of his, the PM said, "Called upon industry leaders to c...

Hong Kong Bans All Non-Residents, Says Bars Can’t Serve Alcohol Hong Kong Bans All Non-Residents, Says Bars Can’t Serve Alcohol

All foreign visitors, including those to have spent the previous 14 days in Hong Kong, mainland China or Taiwan, are barred from entering Macau , as are foreign non-resident workers known as blue card holders. This ban on foreign arrivals will last ...

United Kingdom govt orders three-week lockdown to tackle Covid-19

Another, Emily, said: 'And lockdown begins for the UK. You can find me going insane in my house over the next three weeks'. Jasmine Williams said on Twitter that isolation was "driving me crazy" on the second day as the three-week lockdown was an...

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...

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