Alberta Court of Queen's Bench adjourns all but most urgent matters

Deakin, a regional director for the Criminal Lawyers' Association, said non-jury trials and preliminary proceedings for people who are in custody will proceed in both the OCJ and SCJ. Urgent public health and safety matters aren't expected to be impa... More..

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Ontario registers first COVID-19-related death
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Ontario registers first COVID-19-related death

Speaking to reporters Monday morning, the Premier said that for now, his province's medical experts do not believe blanket closings of restaurants and other businesses were necessary to combat the spread of the...More..

Coronavirus: Why the United Kingdom is keeping schools open
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Why the United Kingdom is keeping schools open

As he urged Britons to avoid unnecessary social contact and to start home working, Johnson last accepted that the situation was "difficult", the Daily Mail reported. Sunak announced the biggest spending budget ...More..

Coronavirus: US man who stockpiled hand sanitiser probed for price gouging
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: US man who stockpiled hand sanitiser probed for price gouging

Slatery III said in a statement on Saturday. A day after the first coronavirus death in the United States was announced on March 1, the brothers set out on an SUV to pick up hand sanitizers. In the mean...More..

Adorable! Penguin takes ‘field trip’ around empty aquarium to visit neighbors
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Adorable! Penguin takes ‘field trip’ around empty aquarium to visit neighbors

The aquarium was soon inundated with requests for more ("we need daily [updates]", one user pleaded), to which the aquarium responded by confirming that its "animal caretakers are planning even more creative ...More..

Coronavirus kills member of clerical body that chooses Iran's supreme leader
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus kills member of clerical body that chooses Iran's supreme leader

Cabinet ministers, members of parliament, Revolutionary Guard members and Health Ministry officials have caught the virus, compounding fears about Iran's response to the global pandemic. The faithful typicall...More..

A second patient in Lee County has died from COVID-19
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A second patient in Lee County has died from COVID-19

DeSantis said restaurants can remain open, but can only have 50 percent capacity so patrons can maintain social distancing. In an effort to promote social distancing, St. Appearing at the Emergency Operations...More..

Europe to shut borders amid specter of long coronavirus crisis
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Europe to shut borders amid specter of long coronavirus crisis

The restrictions, which are subject to approval by European Union leaders, can be prolonged "as necessary" after the initial 30-day period, she said on Twitter. "It would enable businesses to access liquidity f...More..

Where can you get tested for COVID-19 in Malaysia?
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Where can you get tested for COVID-19 in Malaysia?

There is no curfew per se, but the public is encourage to stay at home as all public movement and mass gatherings are being restricted. All houses of worship and businesses are to close, except supermarkets, ...More..

Connecticut To Shut Down Some Businesses, Move Restaurants To Takeout Service
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Connecticut To Shut Down Some Businesses, Move Restaurants To Takeout Service

On Sunday evening, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that all schools in the city will be closed down while announcing restrictions on restaurants and bars, saying that schools could be closed down...More..

Disease expert tells Americans to ‘hunker down’ as USA tightens coronavirus measures
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Disease expert tells Americans to ‘hunker down’ as USA tightens coronavirus measures

Dr. Antony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , endorsed a 14-day "national shutdown" in a bid to slow down the virus. "I don't see that right now in the immediate fut...More..

NBC News projects Joe Biden wins Washington state primary
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

NBC News projects Joe Biden wins Washington state primary

Does Biden cut into those margins, like he did in MI? The Democratic presidential primary is consumed with uncertainty after leaders in OH called off Tuesday's election just hours before polls were set to ope...More..

Trudeau Just Banned Entry Into Canada To All Non-Residents
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Trudeau Just Banned Entry Into Canada To All Non-Residents

At this time, Trudeau said the measure doesn't apply to USA citizens or to flights coming from Mexico and the Caribbean. "Canada is committed to providing all assistance possible to Canadians overseas affecte...More..

Northeastern University student tests presumptive positive for coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Northeastern University student tests presumptive positive for coronavirus

It said the University would, however, not be closed down until contact tracing has been effectively completed, adding "Students and staff who reside on campuses of the University are therefore urged to remain ...More..

Coronavirus: Cruise ship docks at Port of Tauranga despite restrictions
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Cruise ship docks at Port of Tauranga despite restrictions

A passenger aboard the Golden Princess cruise ship which arrived in Canterbury today is being tested for COVID-19. This time, the cruise ship will not be permitted to dock in The Bahamas due to the presen...More..

States strategize to protect voters as COVID-19 changes some primary plans
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

States strategize to protect voters as COVID-19 changes some primary plans

That alone should have been changed by now, but the very act of going to polls where people face long lines, long drives, and now, the threat of coronavirus , it makes it clear that voting should be done anoth...More..

Karnataka Doctor Who Treated Patients Infected With Coronavirus | Karnataka Doctor Gets Coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Karnataka Doctor Who Treated Patients Infected With Coronavirus | Karnataka Doctor Gets Coronavirus

Two people, one in Kalaburgi and another in Bengaluru tested positive. The tally includes 17 foreign nationals in the country. India had reported its first case of coronavirus death after the man from Kalbu...More..

Coronavirus: European Commission proposes ban on non-essential travel to EU
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: European Commission proposes ban on non-essential travel to EU

Countries such as Poland have banned foreigners entering the country and Austria has closed its borders to most arrivals from neighbouring Switzerland and Italy. United States president Donald Trump had last we...More..

Cruise ship passenger in New Zealand tested for COVID-19
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Cruise ship passenger in New Zealand tested for COVID-19

Passengers on the Golden Princess cruise liner were barred from disembarking at a New Zealand port yesterday because of a suspected coronavirus case, health officials said. Bloomfield would not be drawn on what...More..

Canada to close borders, with exceptions
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Canada to close borders, with exceptions

The Prime Minister of Canada has announced new measures to keep Canadians safe from COVID-19. The new measures will see almost all global flights into Canada directed to the main airports in Montreal, Toron...More..

Coronavirus cases reportedly 'on the decline' in China
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus cases reportedly 'on the decline' in China

She went to a local hospital and asked to be tested three times , but was denied. She'd attended a company meetingfrom February 26-27 where another attendee later tested positive for coronavirus , she told ...More..

Germany introduces border controls with five neighbors from Monday
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Germany introduces border controls with five neighbors from Monday

The new restrictions which come into force at 8.00 am on Monday, 16 March, but will not restrict the movements of goods and those who cross the border for work. Germany will shut its borders with its western ...More..

Province announces new measures in wake of more COVID-19 deaths
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Province announces new measures in wake of more COVID-19 deaths

On Monday, Henry also ordered that gatherings of over 50 people be cancelled. On Saturday, Henry announced 12 staff members at the Lynn Valley care facility have tested positive for COVID-19 , along with an ...More..

Trump reportedly tried to lure German vaccine firm
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Trump reportedly tried to lure German vaccine firm

Trump wants the vaccine "only for the US", the German official said . Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said the German government would also discuss the offer on Monday during crisis meetings. Citing unnamed...More..

Coronavirus: Canada shuts borders to foreign nationals
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Canada shuts borders to foreign nationals

On Monday, Trudeau said he would be shutting down Canada's borders to non-citizens with exemptions for permanent Canadian residents, diplomats, aircrews, and American citizens. The announcement came shortly a...More..

Propaganda at Its Best: Chinese claim US Army started the Coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Propaganda at Its Best: Chinese claim US Army started the Coronavirus

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education announced that though the COVID-19 is slowing down, schools won't resume until local authorities put the virus outbreak under control and roll out necessary containment me...More..

United Kingdom urges end to 'non-essential' contact, travel to curb virus spread
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

United Kingdom urges end to 'non-essential' contact, travel to curb virus spread

If necessary, you should ask for help from others for your daily necessities. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has advised Britons to cut down on their social life and work from home if possible as he ordered t...More..

S.Korea's Moon voices 'growing confidence' in curbing coronavirus outbreak
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

S.Korea's Moon voices 'growing confidence' in curbing coronavirus outbreak

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that there were "a lot of cases" where symptoms occur under isolated quarantine. Sunday's new cases marked the lowest number of daily infection...More..

Health Secretary confirms over-70s will need to self-isolate for months
by | Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Health Secretary confirms over-70s will need to self-isolate for months

Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Hancock said: "Our goal is to protect life". He also said rail services may be stripped back to counteract the fewer people using the services. Mr Hancock said emergenc...More..

Britons urged to quit socialising, work remotely as virus spreads
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Britons urged to quit socialising, work remotely as virus spreads

A Downing Street spokesperson previously said, as reported by ITV News: "The Prime Minister and this Government are committed to keeping the public informed every step of the way about what we're doing to fight...More..

Taliban reject Afghan president's phased release of prisoners
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Taliban reject Afghan president's phased release of prisoners

The militants said the agreement required the government to release 5,000 prisoners before talks begin. The government has postponed the decision to release the prisoners. However, the US State Department has i...More..

France closes 'non-essential' public spaces due to coronavirus
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

France closes 'non-essential' public spaces due to coronavirus

France has more than 5,000 coronavirus cases, making it the fourth-worst-hit nation in Europe , and is one of several countries to impose lockdown measures in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disea...More..

New York Goes on Complete Lockdown Including Gyms, Restaurants, and Movie Theaters
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

New York Goes on Complete Lockdown Including Gyms, Restaurants, and Movie Theaters

But he says first, he's calling on the head of the New York City teachers union, the health care workers union SEIU 1199, and education officials to come up with a plan for child care for essential workers like...More..

Italy in national blockade to prevent the spread of coronavirus
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

Italy in national blockade to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Conte said people should only venture out of their homes to go to work, to shop, or for emergencies, adding, "there is no more time". All these were put in place, in a drastic bid to slow the pace of Covid19...More..

USA health agency attacked by hackers amid coronavirus outbreak
by | Monday, March 16, 2020

USA health agency attacked by hackers amid coronavirus outbreak

According to Bloomberg , the cyberattack did not slow down the agency's systems in "any meaningful way". Citing the people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that the tweet was related to the ha...More..