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France coronavirus death toll jumps 112 to 674

France coronavirus death toll jumps 112 to 674

The minister said that although protection for frontline staff was "absolutely indispensable", there had also been several cases of doctors and nurses falling ill when they were equipped with masks. "...

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Australia’s NSW State to Shut Down Non-Essential Services

Australia’s NSW State to Shut Down Non-Essential Services

The orders will affect restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes and clubs. While schools around the state would remain open on Monday, Berejiklian said she "will have more to say on this issue in the morning"...

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Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus

Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus

Mike Pence said he would be tested for the virus after one of his office staffers contracted the illness. Pence's office told Fox News that the staffer had not been to the White House since Monday, a...

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Macron's popularity jumps as French approve of coronavirus response

Macron's popularity jumps as French approve of coronavirus response

On Friday evening, Johnson ordered pubs, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, and gyms to shut their doors to slow the accelerating spread of the disease, days after other European countries put their ci...

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Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria discharged from hospital

Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria discharged from hospital

Nigeria says it will allow approved global flights into the Murtala Muhammed worldwide Airport in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe global Airport in Abuja adding that the approved flights will be requ...

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Iran's president says United States fails to force Iran to surrender

Iran's president says United States fails to force Iran to surrender

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter that the USA " gleefully takes pride" in killing Iranian citizens and citing a Reuters headline suggesting that the Trump administr...

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Federal government working with commercial airlines to bring Canadians home

Federal government working with commercial airlines to bring Canadians home

Trudeau, who is himself in self-isolation after his wife tested positive for COVID-19, told reporters on Saturday the government is ramping up testing to detect as many cases as possible. A special Ai...

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Teenager killed as strong earthquake shakes Croatia

Teenager killed as strong earthquake shakes Croatia

People dashed onto the streets of Zagreb, the capital, at 6.23am (5.23am GMT) as their homes were shaken violently by the tremor. " An ambulance team took to the field and found under a collapsed bu...

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Perry declares local state of emergency - 41NBC | WMGT

Perry declares local state of emergency - 41NBC | WMGT

All schools, bars and clubs had already been ordered to close by a provincial order in response to the pandemic. Park Board general manager Malcolm Bromley also discouraged people from gathering at th...

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Finland is the happiest country, again

Finland is the happiest country, again

Others filling out the top 20 include Australia, the United Kingdom, Israel, Costa Rica, Ireland, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Belgium. The report is always released on March 20, the Internat...

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Coronavirus: China absolves whistleblower doctor Li Wenliang, punishes Wuhan police

Coronavirus: China absolves whistleblower doctor Li Wenliang, punishes Wuhan police

Li was an eye doctor working at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei Province, which was the epicenter of the outbreak. Following the release of the report, the police in Wuhan withdrew the reprimand. Li was ...

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Coronavirus+ Travelled In Trains, Postpone Journeys, Says Railways

Coronavirus+ Travelled In Trains, Postpone Journeys, Says Railways

Moreover, the ministry said two passengers who were marked mandatory quarantine were deboarded after they were found to be travelling Rajdhani train between Bengaluru and Delhi today . The total numbe...

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Donald Trump approves a major disaster declaration for NY over coronavirus

Donald Trump approves a major disaster declaration for NY over coronavirus

On Saturday, Cuomo confirmed over 3,250 new cases of coronavirus , bringing the statewide total to 10,356 confirmed cases. Cuomo stated that 1,803 of these new cases were discovered in New York Cit...

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Coronavirus outbreak: Italian army moves coronavirus dead from town

Coronavirus outbreak: Italian army moves coronavirus dead from town

Five more Italian doctors have died from coronavirus, bringing the death toll among medics in the country to 13. 'The measures we have taken... must be extended beyond their original deadline, ' C...

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Young people are not invincible against coronavirus — WHO's Tedros

Young people are not invincible against coronavirus — WHO's Tedros

The National Health Commission of China reported that 41 new confirmed cases of coronavirus were recorded on the Chinese mainland on Friday, a slight increase from the previous day in which only 39 ...

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Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country

Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the fatalities on its website, saying both patients died "from complications due to Covid-19 infection " in the morning. "Our thoughts are with their...

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California orders residents to stay home over virus

California orders residents to stay home over virus

The statewide directive, which Governor Gavin Newsom said goes into effect "this evening", is the most dramatic containment measure yet by a USA state. He said the state has taken over a 357-bed ban...

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‘Beasts have been hanged’: Rape victim Nirbhaya’s mother celebrates executions of killers

‘Beasts have been hanged’: Rape victim Nirbhaya’s mother celebrates executions of killers

Devi said she hoped that courts in India will end delays in rape cases and punish convicts within a year's time. "The law in India is very lenient and, because of that, people in our country don't t...

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FAA temporarily halts all NY airport arrivals after coronavirus case

FAA temporarily halts all NY airport arrivals after coronavirus case

The FAA said a technician at JFK had tested positive and air traffic controllers had been operating earlier from an alternate location on airport property. The FAA attributed the brief closure to "sta...

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Human remains thought to be those of missing Colorado boy

Human remains thought to be those of missing Colorado boy

The release reads, "Human Remains Found in Florida Tentatively Identified as Gannon Stauch ". Authorities have not said how the body got to Santa Rosa County. Surveillance video from that day capture...

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BC COVID-19 cases grow by 77

BC COVID-19 cases grow by 77

She said testing capacity continues to increase and the province continues to test thousands of cases. Six people have recovered completely. Twelve are in ICU, said Henry. "We need everyone to compl...

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Reporter to Trump: What do you say to Americans who are scared?

Reporter to Trump: What do you say to Americans who are scared?

An initial lack of testing for the virus during the early stages of the pandemic slowed the USA response. A week ago, Trump and Pence had said there would be a website where people could find out ...

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A cool, rainy Saturday — FIRST ALERT Weather

A cool, rainy Saturday — FIRST ALERT Weather

Temperatures will also feel a bit cooler on Sunday with highs in the 60′s! Sunshine filtered through high clouds for the rest of the day with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. Snow showers ...

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Trump Ignored Warnings by Intelligence Agencies about Coronavirus

Trump Ignored Warnings by Intelligence Agencies about Coronavirus

Alexander asked , "What do you say to Americans who are scared, though?" Seething, he then answered the TV correspondent by declaring that what he would tell the public gripped by the health scare ...

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Virus death toll in Italy's Lombardy rises by 546

Virus death toll in Italy's Lombardy rises by 546

Britain told panic-buyers to calm down. Among the 793 people who died in the last 24 hours, 546 of those were from Lombardy , according to a report by La Repubblica . The number tops a record deat...

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Staffer in Pence’s Office Test Positive for COVID-19

Staffer in Pence’s Office Test Positive for COVID-19

Pence told reporters earlier this week that he has not been tested for the virus because the White House doctor had told him he didn't need to be. Meanwhile, Washington state health officials repo...

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Virus prompts U.S. and Mexico to restrict border travel

Virus prompts U.S. and Mexico to restrict border travel

Citing the "unscreened" and "unvetted" people who come into the USA from the southern border, President Donald Trump said the border would be sealed off "mostly, and even beyond, but mostly during...

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Coronavirus: Deaths in Italy up 627 - English

Coronavirus: Deaths in Italy up 627 - English

At the same time, outbreak of Coronavirus has caused outrage in Italy. "We need to keep the country running", Macron said. Japan Olympic Committee member Kaori Yamaguchi broke ranks with the off...

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

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

Senate intelligence committee chairman Richard Burr sold up to US$1.7 million worth of stock on Feb 13 in 33 separate transactions after offering public assurances the government was ready to ba...

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COVID-19: Trudeau announces plan to 'mobilize industry' to produce medical supplies

COVID-19: Trudeau announces plan to 'mobilize industry' to produce medical supplies

Numerous more than 3 million Canadians based overseas want to return home, officials said, and some need government help as commercial flights become limited. In Saskatchewan, which made a similar dec...

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World Health Organization strongly warns youth against COVID-19

World Health Organization strongly warns youth against COVID-19

It's also motivation to double down and do everything we can to stop transmission and save lives". Noting 210-thousand cases worldwide reported to the World Health Organization and the death toll ...

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Trudeau urges Canadians to avoid travel to other provinces

Trudeau urges Canadians to avoid travel to other provinces

Non-essential travel is considered to be tourism, or recreational in nature. The closure was foreshadowed Thursday evening in tweets by USA and Mexico diplomats, who said the negotiations were ong...

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Govt to pay workers' wages amid pandemic

Govt to pay workers' wages amid pandemic

Meanwhile, Chancellor Rishi Sunak also announced further measures to support employees and company, with a new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, whereby employers will be able to contact HMCR fo...

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17 killed in Africa from coronavirus

17 killed in Africa from coronavirus

In the continents most populous country, Nigeria , the NCDC reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the country total to 12. The country has since recorded two more cases. ...

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'You are not invincible': WHO to youth

In some welcome news amidst the current COVID-19 crisis, no new cases have been reported in Wuhan in 24 hours. Tedros said, "Wuhan provides hope for the rest of the world that even the most seve...

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