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Mar 24 2020

New Zealand goes on lockdown for 'fighting chance' against virus

Despite the relatively low numbers of cases - particularly in comparison to Australia - Ardern today moved to implement tough and concisely defined measures in a bid to c...

Mar 24 2020

As crisis deepens, Congress close on economic rescue deal

In an announcement on Sunday, United States' Treasury Secretary (USTR) Steven Mnuchin highlighted that the U.S Congress is now finalizing a Coronavirus economic relie...

Mar 24 2020

Trump says he ordered FEMA to help New York, California, Washington

President Trump has approved requests from California, New York and Washington states for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration. For most people, the coronavirus...

Mar 24 2020

Widespread damage as quake strikes Croatia

Authorities said around 70 buildings were damaged. A vehicle is crushed by falling debris after an natural disaster in Zagreb , Croatia , Sunday, March 22, 2020. It s...

Mar 23 2020

Cuomo: Coronavirus pandemic could last up to 9 months

According to state and local officials, the federal funding will provide much needed supplies and relief. Meanwhile, a hospital in Washington state - once the centre of t...

Mar 23 2020

Victorian schools set to close from Tuesday

That means widespread closures are expected from Tuesday, March 24. Victorians will still be able to go to the supermarket, the bank, the pharmacy and other essential s...

Mar 23 2020

Parliament to reconvene on Tuesday to pass COVID-19 measures

In Ontario , gatherings of over 50 people have been outlawed, and the province has banned people from a majority of public spaces. People were "blatantly disregarding"...

Mar 23 2020

Italy tightens lockdown amid COVID-19 outbreak

Earlier Saturday, Health Minister Roberto Speranza appealed to Italians to observe the lockdown rules which have been further tightened. "All people should be stayi...

Mar 23 2020

Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call

The Russian Defense Ministry said military transport planes would deliver eight mobile brigades of military medics, special disinfection vehicles, and other medical equip...

Mar 23 2020

California governor calls on youth to take shelter-in-place seriously

On Thursday evening, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a "stay-at-home" order for the entire state of California in an effort to better contain the COVID-19 co...

Mar 23 2020

Australia Searches 2,700 cruise passengers Within coronavirus Anxieties

It comes after New South Wales reported 83 new cases on Saturday, its biggest jump to date, including seven people who contracted COVID-19 after attending a church servic...

Mar 22 2020

World Health Organization strongly warns youth against COVID-19

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a press conference on COVID-19. According to the Health Commission of Hubei Province, no new infections or suspected cases of the novel c...

Mar 22 2020

After Coronavirus Briefings, Sens. Richard Burr, Kelly Loeffler Dumped Stocks

When Carlson directly asked her "who specifically made that decision for you and on what basis", she said it was "financial advisors that are charged with conducting tr...

Mar 22 2020

Boris Johnson shuts down all pubs, restaurants in United Kingdom coronavirus fight

Hancock said that people should still be able to go shopping for essentials, saying the measures would be used in extreme circumstances, where people are obviously disreg...

Mar 21 2020

Four Nirbhaya convicts to hang on Friday morning

There was much drama outside the court when a convict's wife, who has sought a divorce, fainted outside the Patiala House court complex. India's top court upheld the v...

Mar 21 2020

On Nowruz, Iranian Leaders Vow to Overcome Coronavirus in New Year Messages

Khamenei issued a religious edict this week prohibiting all unnecessary travel and authorities have restricted travel between cities. The latest figures come as Irania...

Mar 21 2020

Tulsi Gabbard ends campaign for Democratic nomination

Bernie Sanders . Gabbard had backed Sanders in 2016, according to a Bloomberg report. In a video posted on her website, Gabbard said she had concluded that she could ...

Mar 21 2020

Cruise Ship Carrying 4 People Infected With Coronavirus Docks In Sydney

The arrival comes despite a 30-day ban on global cruise liners docking in the country, which was announced on Tuesday. It is unclear how numerous passengers on board ...

Mar 21 2020

Prepare to shelter in place: NYC mayor

A shelter-in-place order would require New Yorkers to stay at home except for essential activities such as seeking medical help and getting medications and groceries. Cuo...

Mar 21 2020

California Governor Issues Statewide ‘Stay at Home’ Order

I write to respectfully request you immediately deploy the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to be stationed at the port of Los Angeles through September 1, 2020, to help de...