Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Number of coronavirus cases in Offaly jumps to 34 Number of coronavirus cases in Offaly jumps to 34

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed of 295 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland, as at 1pm, Monday 30 March. Chief Medical Officer with the Department of Health, Dr Tony Holohan stated, "We are beginning to see encoura...

RELEASE: Ontario enhancing public reporting on COVID-19 with new website RELEASE: Ontario enhancing public reporting on COVID-19 with new website

Anthony, N.L., was among the 18 new cases announced on Saturday. There were 23 deaths linked to COVID-19 in the province as of Monday morning, but later in the afternoon, health officials confirmed 10 more fatalities. The Ontario breakdown in male ...

Coronavirus: 812 new fatalities in Spain; Belgium death toll over 500 Coronavirus: 812 new fatalities in Spain; Belgium death toll over 500

For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. Of those infected, 14,620 have been declared cured, including a record 1,590 in the past day. And In Britain, Prince Charles, the heir to the throne who tested positive, ...

Australia enacts sweeping lockdown powers to combat coronavirus spread Australia enacts sweeping lockdown powers to combat coronavirus spread

People in Australia's most populous state of New South Wales, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Australia, could be heavily fined or jailed for leaving their home without a good reason from today under sweeping new powers created to slow i...

COVID-19 continues to spread as domestic travel restrictions come into effect COVID-19 continues to spread as domestic travel restrictions come into effect

In addition, Ontario is issuing a new emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to close all outdoor recreational amenities, such as sports fields and playgrounds, effective immediately. "This means only leaving home o...

World Bank warns China growth could screech to a halt World Bank warns China growth could screech to a halt

This is the first forecast by the World Bank since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and contrasts the 6.1 per cent growth China experienced in 2019, Efe news reported. The Bank forecasts almost 24 million fewer people will escape poverty in 2020...

COVID-19 cases in province hits single-day record with 211 confirmed

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit said Friday it would not be updating the regional case list until Monday, so it's unclear how numerous province's new confirmed cases over the weekend included patients in the region. On March 25, 2020, the federal...

Coronavirus crisis: COVID-19 claims another elderly victim in Tasmania Coronavirus crisis: COVID-19 claims another elderly victim in Tasmania

While most virus cases have been detected in major cities, clusters have also emerged in tourist destinations, such as in the Barossa Valley, a wine region in South Australia. Under the new rules that would apply from Saturday midnight, all arrivals ...

Pope doesn't have coronavirus: Vatican Pope doesn't have coronavirus: Vatican

Speaking at his weekly blessing, Francis appealed to everyone to "stop every form of bellicose hostility and to favor the creation of corridors for humanitarian help, diplomatic efforts and attention to those who find themselves in situations of grea...

Trump Administration: Gun Industry is Essential Business Trump Administration: Gun Industry is Essential Business

The advisory memorandum issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on the identification of essential critical infrastructure workers in response to Covid-19 (see: Essential critical infrastructure workers ) outlines ess...

Islamic State fighters riot at prison in northeastern Syria Islamic State fighters riot at prison in northeastern Syria

Kurdish-led security forces said they restored calm yesterday at a prison in north-east Syria after a riot by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inmates. So far there are no official reports of infection in Kurdish-administered northeastern S...

Facebook commits $100 million to journalism amid the coronavirus outbreak Facebook commits $100 million to journalism amid the coronavirus outbreak

Facebook announced this morning that it will be offering another $ 100 million worth of support to local newsrooms that are trying to cover the COVID-19 pandemic, while that same pandemic is dealing a major blow to their bottom lines .

Lockdown-defying karaoke party dispersed by police UK News Lockdown-defying karaoke party dispersed by police UK News

The Derbyshire pressure has actually been energetic on social media sites showing its efforts to apply federal government guidelines on social distancing as well as remaining at residence. The government later clarified its advice about exercise, say...

Hungary to give prime minister sweeping powers amid coronavirus outbreak Hungary to give prime minister sweeping powers amid coronavirus outbreak

It removes the current requirement for MPs to approve any extensions to decrees. The bill has found significant opposition within Hungary , as well as the EU. The heightened penalties represent a further step in the Hungarian leader's growing cont...

Killing Corona or Humans? Migrant Workers Sprayed With Disinfectant in UP's Bareilly Killing Corona or Humans? Migrant Workers Sprayed With Disinfectant in UP's Bareilly

Mr. Sharma said he was probing the incident but claimed prima facie that the chemical was not used on the migrants, even as footage showed that the migrants were made to squat and instructed to close their eyes before being sprayed with the disinfe...

DOJ Probing Lawmakers' Stock Trades After Virus Briefings

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached out to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr to ask him about the series of stock transactions he made in the run-up to the coronavirus crisis. Burr is the only lawmaker to have asked fo...

United Kingdom warned to expect months of COVID-19 measures - Latest Pharmacy News

Boris Johnson has said the United Kingdom will get through the coronavirus crisis "together" after Britons were warned restrictions on their lives may last for at least six months. In a video message from within his flat above No 11, the PM prai...

Coronavirus: Foreign Office links up with airlines to fly stranded Britons home Coronavirus: Foreign Office links up with airlines to fly stranded Britons home

The elderly and people with medical needs will be prioritised. "We will continue to work with government bodies to operate additional rescue flights as requested". Where commercial routes do not exist, the government will provide up to £75 million fi...

Ontario reports 351 new coronavirus cases, total cases now at 1,706 Ontario reports 351 new coronavirus cases, total cases now at 1,706

The province says that 1,319 people diagnosed have been between the ages of 20 and 64, meaning people in that age range comprise 77.3 per cent of patients. New numbers are expected from public health officials at 10:30 a.m. ET and again at 5:30 p.m. ...

Coronavirus: another 812 deaths - English Coronavirus: another 812 deaths - English

The latest figures provided by the Italian Civil Protection Department, however, showed that both the daily death rate and the increase in the number of contagions continued to slowdown compared with the previous days. The data shows more than 745,30...

More than 1000 Dead in NY from Coronavirus More than 1000 Dead in NY from Coronavirus

To us, NY is not just our home or the headquarters of the United Nations. Nevertheless, he extended the state's "pause" order shuttering most businesses and urging New Yorkers to stay at home as much as possible to April 15. Now that it's become cl...

President Trump Asked Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez On Coronavirus Response President Trump Asked Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez On Coronavirus Response

Despite apparently being consulted, neither Rodriguez nor Lopez are expected to take any official role in the Trump government's coronavirus response team, according to Santucci . "Trump spent much of his week speaking to business leaders and othe...

Shipment of PPE supplies arrives here from China Shipment of PPE supplies arrives here from China

The plane, named St Ronán, touched down at about 15:00 local time on Sunday. Health Minister Simon Harris said: "We are doing everything that is humanly possible to secure as much personal protective equipment as we can". The Northern Ireland Exe...

Alberta sees 40 new cases of COVID-19, third Albertan has died Alberta sees 40 new cases of COVID-19, third Albertan has died

There are 378 people in the Calgary zone confirmed to have COVID-19, 139 people in the Edmonton zone, 48 people in the Central zone, 43 people in the North zone and 12 people in the South zone. In some of those countries, the outbreaks are so severe,...

Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz see 'significant progress' toward unity govt Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz see 'significant progress' toward unity govt

In a joint statement, the two parites said they would fight from the opposition to protect Israel's threatened democracy and keep a "watchful eye" over government's response to the coronavirus and any related economic crises it could bring.

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