Italy reports record 368 new coronavirus deaths in one day

Many hospitals are struggling to find intensive care beds for critically ill patients, and there is a lack of protective masks for health workers. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte insisted on Sunday that his government was paying "maximum attention" t... More..

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Germany seals border with 5 countries as number of cases rises
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Germany seals border with 5 countries as number of cases rises

Germany is facing an aggressive progression of the illness, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Sunday. German authorities have made a decision to close the country's borders with France, Austria, and S...More..

5 dead, including officer and gunman, in Missouri shooting
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

5 dead, including officer and gunman, in Missouri shooting

Williams says three civilians were found dead inside the store. Williams said the slain officer, identified as Christopher Walsh, was among the first to arrive at the store and was immediately fired upon by t...More..

Kentucky police guard coronavirus patient who wouldn't self-quarantine
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Kentucky police guard coronavirus patient who wouldn't self-quarantine

Governor Beshear was at an event in Louisville where someone tested positive. Gov. Beshear used a chart comparising the rapid and early response of two US cities to the 1918 Spanish flu and the difference it ...More..

Australian parents confused by Government's coronavirus 'safety guidelines'
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Australian parents confused by Government's coronavirus 'safety guidelines'

He said journalists across media "seem addicted to finding a slip-up or getting a government ruling on every daily decision of every person". Australia will enforce its strictest ever travel restrictions in a...More..

Prominent Canadians in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Prominent Canadians in self-isolation amid COVID-19 pandemic

As of today, based on my assessment of the clinical risk of COVID-19, I am strongly advising the people of Ontario to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada. In particular, do not visit a long-term ...More..

Lockdown in Spain after 2,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Lockdown in Spain after 2,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

The restrictions threw airports across the USA into disarray, with incoming travellers forced to wait hours for medical screenings. In a sign of growing alarm, the USA extended a travel ban on European nation...More..

Last orders...Irish pubs close voluntarily after health outcry
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Last orders...Irish pubs close voluntarily after health outcry

Meanwhile, of the new 40 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, 23 are male and 17 are female, with 23 associated with the east of the country, nine associated with the west and six in the south. Health Minister Simo...More..

I will appoint a woman as vice president, if elected president: Biden
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

I will appoint a woman as vice president, if elected president: Biden

Only two women have ever been vice presidential nominees for a major party: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in 2008 and former New York Rep. Geraldine Ferraro in 1984. In the end, Sanders said he would get behin...More..

Australia imposes 14-day self-isolation on all arrivals
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Australia imposes 14-day self-isolation on all arrivals

Three horses from Japan, including $6.50 Doncaster Mile favourite Mozu Ascot , who is trained by Cox Plate winning trainer Yoshito Yahagi, are scheduled to arrive in Australia but it's highly doubtful they...More..

President Ramaphosa: Schools to be closed from Wednesday
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

President Ramaphosa: Schools to be closed from Wednesday

President Cyril Ramaphosa has on Sunday declared the coronavirus a state of disaster. "It is concerning that we are now dealing with the internal transmission of the virus", said the President. Ramaphosa ha...More..

Pelosi: Deal Reached with Trump Admin on Coronavirus Relief Package
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Pelosi: Deal Reached with Trump Admin on Coronavirus Relief Package

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of Friday morning there were 1,215 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States, of which 36 have been fatal - though the death...More..

Donald Trump considering full pardon of Michael Flynn citing missing files
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Donald Trump considering full pardon of Michael Flynn citing missing files

U.S. President Donald Trump said he may pardon his former national-security advisor Michael Flynn , who was among the first individuals swept up in the investigation into possible collusion between Russian...More..

United States airports swamped as coronavirus screening stalls returns from Europe
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

United States airports swamped as coronavirus screening stalls returns from Europe

President Donald Trump and other US officials appealed for patience on Sunday as travelers returning to the United States over the weekend were met by long lines and massive delays at major airports so they co...More..

Greg Abbott Waives State Trucking Regulations to Expedite Delivery of Resources
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Greg Abbott Waives State Trucking Regulations to Expedite Delivery of Resources

In total, he said there have been 220 Texans tested by either a state public lab or by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meanwhile, the case count is up to 39 for the entire state of Texas as of t...More..

Australia to impose 14-day self-isolation for all international arrivals
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Australia to impose 14-day self-isolation for all international arrivals

He announced the measures late this afternoon after a meeting with a newly formed national cabinet, dubbed the coronavirus "war cabinet". Morrison on Sunday urged people to practice "social distancing", s...More..

Videos of Italians Singing From Balconies Amid Nationwide Coronavirus Quarantine Go Viral
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Videos of Italians Singing From Balconies Amid Nationwide Coronavirus Quarantine Go Viral

The haunting video was shared by Italian journalist David Allegranti on Thursday night, and has been viewed over 1.5 million times on his account. At a time when many might panic, these people have found an...More..

United Kingdom to move to shielding over-70s in coming weeks: Health secretary
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

United Kingdom to move to shielding over-70s in coming weeks: Health secretary

The government are planning new laws to give the police the power to arrest coronavirus carries who refuse to self-isolate. Britain has been taking a different approach from countries across Europe and arou...More..

Dr. Fauci Calls for ‘Dramatic Diminution’ of Public Interactions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Dr. Fauci Calls for ‘Dramatic Diminution’ of Public Interactions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Antony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, urged Americans to shut down more aggressively as the coronavirus spreads. The Times' report , based on the Centers fo...More..

Italy Records 368 Coronavirus Deaths In A Day, Highest So Far
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Italy Records 368 Coronavirus Deaths In A Day, Highest So Far

Borrelli said that 196 more deaths were recorded over the past 24 hours. The total number of cases in the European country hardest hit by the virus rose to 17,660 from a previous 15,113, an increase of some...More..

Spain Has Imposed A Nationwide Lockdown As Coronavirus Cases Surge In Europe
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Spain Has Imposed A Nationwide Lockdown As Coronavirus Cases Surge In Europe

Meanwhile, while infections continue to climb around the world, in mainland China the number of new cases is falling. Starting Sunday, South Korea began to subject visitors from France , Germany, Britain, S...More..

24 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quebec, including one child
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

24 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Quebec, including one child

Horacio Arruda, Quebec's director of public health, says there has been no reported case of the virus being transmitted locally, but the province's fourth confirmed COVID-19 patient rode the Montreal Metro and ...More..

Fauci Says Americans Must be Prepared to Hunker Down More
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Fauci Says Americans Must be Prepared to Hunker Down More

Fauci responded: "Yes, it is". "We will see more suffering and death, predominantly among the vulnerables in our society", said Fauci, who has emerged as a top administration spokesman on the outbreak. But he...More..

Eastern Shore Public Libraries will continue to provide services
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Eastern Shore Public Libraries will continue to provide services

Please call your local library before making a special trip to attend a program to verify that it will be held. E-resources: Patrons will continue to have access to downloadable books and audios, online dat...More..

Czech government announces limitations on public gatherings and travel
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Czech government announces limitations on public gatherings and travel

In announcing the new sweeping measures, the prime minister listed the "risk countries" as China, South Korea, Iran, Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Switzerland , Sweden , Norway , the Netherlands , Belgiu...More..

Cruise passenger tests negative after Dunedin stop
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Cruise passenger tests negative after Dunedin stop

The labor leader said the mistakes that were committed with the Diamond Princess cruise ship, wherein both passengers and crew members were quarantined inside the ship by Japanese authorities, shouldn't be repe...More..

Trump takes virus test, awaiting results - Nation - Bangor Daily News - BDN Maine
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Trump takes virus test, awaiting results - Nation - Bangor Daily News - BDN Maine

The pandemic has now infected more than 2,200 people in the USA and caused at least 50 deaths. White House staff checked the temperatures of everyone arriving at the news conference. Appearing at a White Hous...More..

Bernie Sanders Wins! The Northern Mariana Islands Caucuses!
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Bernie Sanders Wins! The Northern Mariana Islands Caucuses!

Tulsi Gabbard finished in second with 29 percent, earning two delegates. More than 2 million votes had been counted in the March 10 primary by Friday - or about 46% of the state's registered voters. Biden w...More..

Mount Everest shut off amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Mount Everest shut off amid coronavirus outbreak

Another company, Alpenglow Expeditions , has canceled its Everest plans. The measure is supposed to hit the economy of Nepal as the country earns significant revenue from issuing climbing permits to mounta...More..

Kent virus cases hit 11 as PM warns of
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Kent virus cases hit 11 as PM warns of "many more deaths"

Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance told BBC Radio 4 on Friday that he expects Covid-19 to become an "annual virus". Britain has attempted to chart its own path through the crisis, offering a less aggre...More..

United Kingdom elections could be scrapped as Electoral Commission makes urgent recommendation
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

United Kingdom elections could be scrapped as Electoral Commission makes urgent recommendation

It comes a day after the Electoral Commission advised that May's elections should be delayed until the autumn to "mitigate" the impact of the virus. The reasoning for wanting to postpone the election is manif...More..

17 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

17 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa

Another is a 43-year-old man from Gauteng province who had traveled to Dubai and NY. They landed at Polokwane International Airport, in South Africa's northern Limpopo province, where they will be quarantin...More..

Coronavirus pandemic: Trump declares National Emergency in the US
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Trump declares National Emergency in the US

On Friday, he said that he has not yet been tested for the novel coronavirus . Access to testing has been a persistent source of concern. On Friday, Republican officials also said a guest of a donor wh...More..

Israeli PM calls for unity government to combat virus
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Israeli PM calls for unity government to combat virus

Also, the "Times of Israel" news website said on Tuesday that the Israeli private airline Arkia made a decision to cancel its global flights immediately until further notice. More than 4,700 people have died ...More..

Twitter, Facebook Takedown Russia-Connected Accounts Based in Ghana, Russia
by | Sunday, March 15, 2020

Twitter, Facebook Takedown Russia-Connected Accounts Based in Ghana, Russia

Facebook and Twitter stated Thursday they had taken down a network of Russian-linked faux accounts operated out of Nigeria and Ghana, which targeted the U.S. Graphika Chief Innovation Officer Camille Francois ...More..