New confirmed cases bring Saskatchewan total of COVID-19 patients to 156

The first two deaths related to complications from COVID-19 have been reported in Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be redeploying staff to help identify contact cases of the virus. One of the cases was travel-related and the o... More..

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Spain's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitiser flown in
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Spain's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitiser flown in

Despite the fact that the advance of the epidemic he said that it seems to have slowed down, as the number of infections grew at a rate of 8% instead of the 20% rise it registered last week. A second makeshift ...More..

Prisoners riot in Iran amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Prisoners riot in Iran amid coronavirus outbreak

Those inmates apparently revolted for fear of COVID-19 infection in the crowded prison, which now is home to about 2,100 inmates, according to Pol. Col. Thick smoke was seen billowing from the prison into the s...More..

Senior Israeli officials to be isolated after health minister contracts coronavirus
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Senior Israeli officials to be isolated after health minister contracts coronavirus

Israeli police talk to a driver at a checkpoint in Bnei Brak , a predominantly ultra-Orthodox city east of Tel Aviv, on March 31, 2020, as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Netanyahu was...More..

United States fights Coronavirus: Simulation model shows millions of confirmed cases, 100,000 deaths
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

United States fights Coronavirus: Simulation model shows millions of confirmed cases, 100,000 deaths

Birx continued to emphasize the importance of social distancing and practicing proper handwashing. White Space Coronavirus Activity Power reaction coordinator - issued a grim caution to American citizens in...More..

China acknowledges underreporting coronavirus cases in official count
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

China acknowledges underreporting coronavirus cases in official count

China's defenders - some might say apologists - argue they were anxious about unfair blowback on Chinese citizens and racism against those of Chinese origin overseas. They were not included in the official tall...More..

Court overturns conviction in killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Court overturns conviction in killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl

Main accused Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh's death sentence has been commuted to a seven-year imprisonment while the other three-Fahad Naseem, Sheikh Adil and Salman Saqib-have been freed. A report released by the P...More..

Commission calls for access for seasonal workers
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Commission calls for access for seasonal workers

Von der Leyen didn't give full details of the project, called Sure, which will be fully announced by the commission later this week, but she said it will be based on national programmes used during the financia...More..

Nations condemn North Korean missile launches
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Nations condemn North Korean missile launches

The launches illustrate North Korea's "continued efforts to develop its ballistic missile programs and expand its arsenal, including of short-range ballistic missiles", adding that Pyongyang "has also continued...More..

France Reports 2,606 Coronavirus Deaths Since March 1
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

France Reports 2,606 Coronavirus Deaths Since March 1

The total death toll is now 3,024, although French officials only count those who die in hospitals. Salomon said that the number of cases had risen to 56,989, a rise of nine percent, versus an increase of 1...More..

World Health Organization expert warns countries easing coronavirus restrictions to keep guard up
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

World Health Organization expert warns countries easing coronavirus restrictions to keep guard up

Riot Games, maker of " League of Legends ", will be promoting the #PlayApartTogether initiative in its esports broadcasts this weekend. "For Rioters, playing games is more than just a game; it's a meaningful ...More..

Hays County COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Hays County COVID-19 cases have now been confirmed

Forty two people in Hays County had been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus as of 4 p.m. Wedesday, April 1, with results still pending on 11 tests. Kendall County health officials are reporting a dozen new con...More..

Newborn baby with COVID-19 dies in Connecticut, governor says
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Newborn baby with COVID-19 dies in Connecticut, governor says

As of Wednesday, Connecticut has at least 3,128 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 85 deaths, according to data from The New York Times . "This is a virus that attacks our most fragile without mercy", Lamon...More..

What's known and not known about China's numbers
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

What's known and not known about China's numbers

According to Bloomberg News , officials familiar with the report said Wednesday it definitively concluded China was manipulating its numbers to show things are going better than they really are. "Without c...More..

Venezuela state prosecutors summon opposition leader Guaido for 'attempted coup'
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Venezuela state prosecutors summon opposition leader Guaido for 'attempted coup'

The Venezuelan Prosecutor General's Office has summoned opposition figure Juan Guaido to question him in the case of an attempted coup and the attempted assassination of President Nicolas Maduro , Attorney G...More..

Alberta sees 40 new cases of COVID-19, third Albertan has died
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

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

Alberta's chief medical officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, is not holding press conferences this weekend. Premier Jason Kenney said new protections have been put in place to ensure tenants can not be evicted for non...More..

Florida governor to issue stay-at-home order to stem virus spread
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

Florida governor to issue stay-at-home order to stem virus spread

Florida is in the grip of an intensifying coronavirus outbreak, with state health officials on Tuesday reporting 600 more confirmed cases, bringing the Sunshine State's total infections to more than 6,700....More..

COVID-19: United States records most number of deaths in a single day
by | Thursday, April 02, 2020

COVID-19: United States records most number of deaths in a single day

Neighboring New Jersey is the second-most infected state with 22,255 confirmed cases while California, the country's most populous state, trails behind at 8,700 infections, according to Johns Hopkins. US Presid...More..

Trump claims Iran preparing 'sneak attack' on United States troops in Iraq
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Trump claims Iran preparing 'sneak attack' on United States troops in Iraq

U.S. forces should "respect the wishes of the Iraqi people and government and leave the country", the Iranian foreign ministry added. On 10 March, General Kenneth McKenzie, chief of the US Central Command, sa...More..

Twitter Removes Misleading Tweets Posted By Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Twitter Removes Misleading Tweets Posted By Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro

Twitter on Sunday explained it had removed the videos in accordance with its recently expanded global rules on managing content that contradicted public health information from official sources, and could pu...More..

Public Health England to release updated PPE guidance later this week
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Public Health England to release updated PPE guidance later this week

This follows comments from the Communities Secretary, Robert Jenrick, who said that "we can not and should not ask healthcare workers to be on the frontline without appropriate protective equipment", as he conf...More..

Trump Couldn’t Contain His Racism & Misogynoir In Confrontation With Journalist Yamiche Alcindor
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Trump Couldn’t Contain His Racism & Misogynoir In Confrontation With Journalist Yamiche Alcindor

He also said, "Listen, why don't you people act - listen, why don't you act a little more positive". "You know what? That's why nobody trusts the media" Trump says. "I know South Korea better than anybody", T...More..

COVID-19 claims life of NYPD Detective Cedric Dixson
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

COVID-19 claims life of NYPD Detective Cedric Dixson

An NYPD detective has died of the coronavirus, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Saturday. In a statement, the NYPD said Dickson was on the front line cleaning and disinfecting 1 Police Plaza "so that pers...More..

Russian doctor who met Vladimir Putin tests positive for coronavirus
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Russian doctor who met Vladimir Putin tests positive for coronavirus

The plane, a Russian Antonov An-124-100 military transport, left from Chkalovsky airfield outside Moscow late last night and will arrive in the United States on Wednesday after refuelling at Shannon airport i...More..

United Nations chief calls for joint action to fight Covid-19
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

United Nations chief calls for joint action to fight Covid-19

Italy remains the worst affected country in the world with 105,792 cases and 12,428 deaths. Guterres maintained that the recovery from the crisis must be with a strong focus on building more equal, inclusive ...More..

COVID-19 infection cases surge in Spain; U.S
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

COVID-19 infection cases surge in Spain; U.S

Spain is now rapidly catching up on Italy, which is the worst-affected country in the world with nearly 12,500 deaths. As another day of battle between humans and coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic came to an e...More..

Malaysian Ministry Issues Sexist Advice to Women in Covid19 Lockdown
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Malaysian Ministry Issues Sexist Advice to Women in Covid19 Lockdown

The online posters, issued by the Ministry of Women and Family Development on their social media pages, contained a variety of tips for women on how to deal with the lockdown and ensure a happy home life with t...More..

Magnitude 6.5 quake in Idaho, shaking felt in Alberta
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Magnitude 6.5 quake in Idaho, shaking felt in Alberta

The natural disaster, which struck at 5:52 p.m. local time on Tuesday, was centered about 37 miles (60 kilometers) west of Challis, or 93 miles (151 kilometers) northeast of Boise. It blew up the world of socia...More..

TAIWAN Beijing's pawn World Health Organization silent on exclusion of Taipei
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

TAIWAN Beijing's pawn World Health Organization silent on exclusion of Taipei

In reaction, Aylward hastily ended the Skype name. When Tong called him back to ask again about Taiwan and its coronavirus measures, Aylward said: "Well, we've already talked about China". However, WHO is w...More..

China to begin reporting asymptomatic coronavirus cases in its daily tally
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

China to begin reporting asymptomatic coronavirus cases in its daily tally

A woman wearing a face mask rides a shared bicycle past people lining up to enter a supermarket in Wuhan April 1, 2020. Some experts believe that without coughing or sneezing, asymptomatic infections may be l...More..

Herd of goats takes over deserted Welsh town under coronavirus lockdown
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Herd of goats takes over deserted Welsh town under coronavirus lockdown

The Great Orme headland is home to a herd of around 200 wild goats, which are thought to be descended from a pair of Indian goats presented by the Shah of Persia to Queen Victoria in 1837. "They don't like peop...More..

United States virus deaths pass 4,000: Johns Hopkins University
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

United States virus deaths pass 4,000: Johns Hopkins University

There are 859,796 confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide and 42,341 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins . The U.S. has reported the most number of cases - more than 177,000 - with 3,440 fatalities. Curren...More..

Hungary grants PM Orban sweeping new powers to tackle Coronavirus crisis
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Hungary grants PM Orban sweeping new powers to tackle Coronavirus crisis

But critics say the bill could be used to silence independent media. "The extraordinary measures are related to the pandemic, to its prevention, its elimination and the prevention of the damaging economic con...More..

Airbnb to pay hosts $250 mln for coronavirus cancellations
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Airbnb to pay hosts $250 mln for coronavirus cancellations

Home-sharing platform Airbnb has also created a US$10 million relief fund for experienced and highly rated "superhosts" who need help paying their mortgage or rent due to Covid-19's devastating effect on the ...More..

Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak
by | Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak

The US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt was in the Pacific when the navy reported its first coronavirus case a week ago. Capt. Brett Crozier wrote in an unaddressed letter Monday to Navy leader...More..