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Italy 2nd country after US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases

Italy 2nd country after US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases

🕔07:00, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  Italy has become the second country after the US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases globally. The death toll in Italy climbed by 812 to 11,591, with cases surging by over 4,000 to reach 101,739 on

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Italy to extend lockdown “at least” until April 12

Italy to extend lockdown “at least” until April 12

🕔06:50, 31.Mar 2020

Rome, March 31  Italy’s top health official said on Monday the nationwide coronavirus lockdown in place since March 10 would be extended until “at least” April 12, nine days beyond its original deadline. Minister of Health Roberto Speranza told reporters

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In worst case scenario, 200,000 Americans could die from COVID19: White House

In worst case scenario, 200,000 Americans could die from COVID19: White House

🕔09:37, 30.Mar 2020

New York, March 30  Sending out a dire warning, the White House on Sunday projected America’s peak death toll from the coronavirus is likely in two weeks coinciding with Easter weekend and in a worst case scenario, a total of

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Covid-19: Trump backs off New York quarantine, CDC advises self-restraint

Covid-19: Trump backs off New York quarantine, CDC advises self-restraint

🕔20:42, 29.Mar 2020

New York, March 29 US President Donald Trump has backed off his threat to quarantine Covid-19’s epicentre, New York City area, but the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory asking people from there to not to travel.

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Indian workers seek US visa extensions amid corona crisis

Indian workers seek US visa extensions amid corona crisis

🕔19:13, 28.Mar 2020

Washington, March 28  Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Indian workers across America have sought extensions of their US visas over concerns of losing work status due to soon-to-expire visas or delayed extensions, a media report said. Immigration attorneys and immigration think

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US enacts largest relief package in history

US enacts largest relief package in history

🕔13:05, 28.Mar 2020

New York, March 28 US President Donald Trump has signed the largest economic stimulus package in history worth about $2 trillion to rescue the nation from the clutches of the coronavirus pandemic after Congress in a rare show of unity passed

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Moscow to shut down amid COVID-19 pandemic

Moscow to shut down amid COVID-19 pandemic

🕔13:00, 28.Mar 2020

Moscow, March 28  The Russian capital of Moscow, Europe’s most populous city, is shutting down in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. After Friday, residents of the capital city can look forward to a week of

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France extends coronavirus lockdown by 2 weeks: PM

France extends coronavirus lockdown by 2 weeks: PM

🕔12:57, 28.Mar 2020

Paris, March 28  The French government has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown by two weeks until April 15 to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced. “After these first 10 days of confinement, it is

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With 969 deaths in one day, Italy’s tally crosses 9000 mark

With 969 deaths in one day, Italy’s tally crosses 9000 mark

🕔07:23, 28.Mar 2020

Rome, March 28  The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in Italy reached 86,498 on Friday, exceeding the total figure registered in China, according to data by the Civil Protection Department coordinating the national emergency response. The pandemic also claimed 969

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Nearly 1 lakh new corona cases in 24 hours globally, US leads

Nearly 1 lakh new corona cases in 24 hours globally, US leads

🕔07:15, 28.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 28  The new coronavirus cases surged by nearly one lakh in a single day to reach almost six lakh COVID-19 positive patients globally on Thursday, with the US on the top of the list with nearly one

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Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop the spread of coronavirus

Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop the spread of coronavirus

🕔21:32, 27.Mar 2020

These are unprecedented times. In many countries around the world daily life seems to be on hold due to the health crisis caused by coronavirus COVID-19. The pandemic has put many areas on lockdown, as the virus continues to spread

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UK PLEDGES £544 MILLION TO FIND CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

UK PLEDGES £544 MILLION TO FIND CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

🕔20:58, 27.Mar 2020

The UK Government has pledged an additional £210 million of support to accelerate work to find a coronavirus vaccine, in an announcement following a virtual summit of G20 leaders. The funding will ensure British scientists and researchers continue to lead

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After PM, UK Health Secretary also tests positive for coronavirus

After PM, UK Health Secretary also tests positive for coronavirus

🕔20:37, 27.Mar 2020

London, March 27  Shortly after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced he had tested positive for coronavirus and would work in self-isolation, Health Secretary Matt Hancock also said that he was also infected with the disease. “Following medical

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UK PM tests positive for Covid-19, to work on from home

UK PM tests positive for Covid-19, to work on from home

🕔17:42, 27.Mar 2020

London, March 27  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday disclosed he has tested positive for coronavirus but will continue to discharge his duties from self-isolation. He becomes the second high-profile British leader to test positive for coronavirus in recent

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World Bank finalizing $160bn COVID-19 relief program

World Bank finalizing $160bn COVID-19 relief program

🕔10:26, 27.Mar 2020

Washington, March 27 The World Bank Group President David Malpass said hat the multilateral lender was finalizing a package that could provide as much as $160 billion in financial support for the worst-hit countries by the coronavirus pandemic. “The goals are

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US exceeds China with most COVID-19 cases worldwide

US exceeds China with most COVID-19 cases worldwide

🕔10:18, 27.Mar 2020

New York, March 27  The US has reported 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 6 p.m., US Eastern Time on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The country has surpassed China

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Coronavirus claims over 8,000 lives in Italy

Coronavirus claims over 8,000 lives in Italy

🕔07:11, 27.Mar 2020

Rome, March 27  The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 8,165 lives in locked-down Italy by Thursday, with the cumulative number of cases reaching 80,539, according to new data released by the Civil Protection Department. Speaking during a nightly televised press conference,

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G20 countries to inject $5 trillion into global economy

G20 countries to inject $5 trillion into global economy

🕔07:04, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  In a first summit of its kind, the Group of 20 global leaders on Thursday decided to inject $5 trillion into the global economy to counter the adverse impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Official sources said

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Global COVID-19 cases top 500,000; death toll crosses 22,000

Global COVID-19 cases top 500,000; death toll crosses 22,000

🕔07:03, 27.Mar 2020

New York, March 27  The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide topped 500,000 as of Thursday noon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University in the US. The fresh figure reached 510,108 cases with

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Malay King, Queen under quarantine after staff test COVID-19 positive

Malay King, Queen under quarantine after staff test COVID-19 positive

🕔20:19, 26.Mar 2020

Kuala Lumpur, March 26  Malaysian King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah and his wife Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah will undergo a 14-day quarantine after several palace employees were tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the national palace said on Thursday.

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