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covid april01 As the coronavirus continues to rage across the world killing thousands and infecting more, three countries - Spain, the United Kingdom and France - reported their biggest overnight jump in deaths since the start of the pandemic. Spain's coronavirus death toll rose by 849 cases overnight to 8,189. Britain's Health Ministry reported a record daily coronavirus toll of 381, more than double the n

antonioguterres april0120 The United Nations launched on Tuesday a new plan to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, calling on everyone to "act together to lessen the blow to people." UN secretary-general António Guterres said the global body is establishing a new multi-partner "Trust Fund for COVID19 Response and Recovery" to respond to the emergency and recover from the so

trump1 april01 As the coronavirus death toll in the United States crossed 4,000 and officials predict that the virus has the potential to kill as many as 200,000 people in the country, President Donald Trump warned Americans of "very painful" two weeks ahead. The president, who tried to play down the seriousness of the pandemic just a week ago by saying that the early COVID-19 fatality numbers were much less th

covidr march31 The global coronavirus death toll has risen to 38,721, and the number of confirmed cases increased to 799,724 Tuesday. Italy remains the country where most number of people died of COVID-19 - 11591. It has a total of 101,739 reported cases. The death toll reached 8,189 in Spain after recording its highest number of fatalities in a single day - 849. The number of infected cases is nearing 100000

coronavirus march31 Coronavirus is spreading in the United States at a pace faster than in any other part of the world. Out of the total death toll of 3,173 due to the virus, 540 new deaths were reported in a 24-hour period on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country due to the pandemic. The United States, which overtook Italy last week as the country with the highest number of Covid-19 infections, has more than

ventilators march31 President Donald Trump said that as the United States approaches cornavirus infection peak in a couple of weeks, there will be enough number of ventilators available for COVID-19 patients in the country. Responding to a question at a White House news conference Monday, Trump said, "We're going to be in very good shape." "We have now 10 companies, at least, making hundreds of thousands ventilator

covid march30 The global coronavirus death toll has risen to 34,780 on Monday, with Italy remaining the worst affected. The death toll crossed 10,000 in Italy, where the number of infected cases is nearing 100,000.

tokyo olympics 033020 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday announced revised schedule for Tokyo Olympics. The quadrennial event, which was originally scheduled to kick off on July 24 this year, has been rescheduled to July 23-August 8, 2021. The revised dates were decided at an executive board meeting of the International Olympic Committee on Monday. This was agreed in a telephone conference attended

alanmerrill march30 Alan Merrill, who was the co-writer and original singer of global hit song "I Love Rock 'N' Roll", has died of coronavirus. His death news was announced by his daughter Laura Merrill on social media. Merrill, 69, died at a New York City hospital on Sunday, according to Laura. "The Coronavirus took my father this morning," she wrote. "I was given 2 minutes to say my goodbyes before I was rushed o

travelwarning march30 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC has issued a domestic travel warning to residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut citing the extensive community transmission of coronavirus or COVID -19 in these states. The CDC's domestic travel advisory for these states comes after President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was considering a mandatory enforced quarantine

us march30 President Donald Trump, who a week ago said that he hopes the United States will shake off coronavirus by Easter, set the deadline as April 30 to continue with the social distancing guidelines. The U.S. Government announced on march 16 tougher guidelines for its citizens to follow to slow the spread of the coronavirus. People were urged to avoid gathering in groups of more than 10. The Tru

uscapitol 100318 27mar20 Despite some last-minute drama, the House voted Friday to approve a massive $2 trillion stimulus bill designed to respond to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The House eventually voted to approve the legislation by a voice vote, overcoming an objection by Republican Congressman Thomas Massie of Kentucky.

g20 march27 G-20 nations announced a $5 trillion stimulus package to spur global economic recovery from the effects of coronavirus. The Extraordinary G20 Leaders' Summit was held though conference call Thursday. "We are injecting over $5 trillion into the global economy, as part of targeted fiscal policy,...

borisjohnson covid 032720 Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms. The news was revealed by Johnson himself on Twitter on Friday. "I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government's response via video-conference as we fight this virus," he tweeted. BBC quoted No. 10 as saying that if the Prime Minister couldn't work, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab w

chinaus march27 On Thursday, the United States reported more deaths from Covid-19 than ever before - 246 - and overtook China in the number of confirmed infections. With 85,755 people tested positive, the situation in the U.S. has become worse than that of China (81,782 cases) and Italy (80,589), according to the latest data released by Johns Hopkins University. With 1,304 deaths, the United States currently st

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