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Back to work in China virus epicentre as restrictions eased

Back to work in China virus epicentre as restrictions eased

While the number of virus cases has been falling over the past few weeks in China , there has been growing concern around imported cases as countries around the world step up their fight against the ...

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Australian Covid-19 cases leap as lockdown broadens

Australian Covid-19 cases leap as lockdown broadens

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take action as necessary", the company said in a statement. "Because of the additional precautions we are taking in response to the COVID-19 crisis,...

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Boris Johnson announces three week lockdown in bid to stop coronavirus spread

Boris Johnson announces three week lockdown in bid to stop coronavirus spread

Johnson continues that citizens should not be venturing to meet friends or family members that do not live in the same household. The UK will go into full lockdown from this evening with the Briti...

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HK bans foreign travellers, alcohol sales

HK bans foreign travellers, alcohol sales

Non-Hong Kong residents arriving from mainland China, Macau or Taiwan are banned for 14 days from entering the city if they have been to a foreign country in the past 14 days, Lam announced. But there...

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Pubs, cinemas, religious venues and more to close from midday

Pubs, cinemas, religious venues and more to close from midday

Enclosed spaces for funerals and things of that nature will have to follow the strict four square metre rule which will be enforced. So far seven people have died and 69 people have recovered. For the...

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Spain crisis: Coronavirus threatens Spanish healthcare system with collapse as cases soar

Spain crisis: Coronavirus threatens Spanish healthcare system with collapse as cases soar

Spain is now the second hardest hit European country after Italy and has so far reported 28,603 confirmed cases and 1,756 deaths. Harrowing footage shows sick people lying in the corridors of a ...

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Centre tells states to take legal action against lockdown violators & enforce it

Centre tells states to take legal action against lockdown violators & enforce it

Citing the prime minister's emotional connection with the people, the representatives of the news channels requested him to address the nation more frequently and include positive stories, especially ...

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Donald Trump Orders Emergency Medical Stations For Coronavirus Hotspots

Donald Trump Orders Emergency Medical Stations For Coronavirus Hotspots

While governors will be able to command National Guard forces in each state they are deployed to, the Trump administration says that FEMA will cover all costs. Trump promised the supplies in the next ...

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COVID-19 cases in U.S. top 11,000: Johns Hopkins University

In all, 100,165 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered from the disease so far. Italy has the world's deadliest official coronavirus outbreak , but Iran's cases are nearly certainly being un...

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Man infected with Covid-19 dies after trying Trump-recommended medicine

Man infected with Covid-19 dies after trying Trump-recommended medicine

Hahn said that while the FDA will continue to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the drugs , they will continue to be available to patients on an experimental basis. NY state officials are expe...

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Coronavirus stimulus bill fails to pass in second vote

Coronavirus stimulus bill fails to pass in second vote

Democrats said they were close to an agreement with Republicans. "Take a deep breath". The vote on the $1.8 trillion bill broke mostly along party lines, with Senator Doug Jones (D-Alabama) the so...

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Alex Salmond trial jury resumes deliberations

Alex Salmond trial jury resumes deliberations

Three verdicts were available to the jurors, who had started their deliberations on Friday afternoon following the one-day trial- guilty, not guilty and not proven. Mr Salmond added: "Whatever nightm...

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Coronavirus outbreak: A little upset with China, says Donald Trump

A reporter asked at the news conference. The Trump administration axed a key China-based CDC health staffer last summer, several months before the coronavirus outbreak began there. "As an American C...

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College students in Florida test positive for coronavirus after spring break trip

College students in Florida test positive for coronavirus after spring break trip

A sixth student also tested positive for COVID-19 after traveling internationally. Six students at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida, have tested positive for coronavirus, according to a ...

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United Kingdom under coronavirus lockdown from midnight on Monday

People will also be able to leave their homes for shopping for basic necessities, for any medical need or to care for a vulnerable person, or travelling to and from work but only if absolutely necessa...

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Amy Klobuchar announces her husband has coronavirus

Amy Klobuchar announces her husband has coronavirus

Klobuchar said she and her daughter, Abigail, have been in contact with her husband through emails and texts. "Yet he immediately quarantined himself just in case and stopped going to his job teaching...

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Deal to settle PG&E bankruptcy heads to California PUC

Deal to settle PG&E bankruptcy heads to California PUC

The company will pay the maximum of approximately $4 million in fines including the expenses related to the District Attorney's investigation. "We now look to the California Public Utilities Commi...

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NSW Premier moves to shut down 'non-essential' services

Mr Andrews said school closures - along with that of many businesses - were tough, but required to curb the spread of the illness, and he implored people to follow the isolation, social distancing and...

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Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call

Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy after Putin phone call

Nine Il-76 cargo planes were sent to Italy to help the country's efforts in combating the spread of the new the coronavirus . Putin spoke to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Saturday, the...

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Province of Alberta changing how it prioritizes coronavirus testing

Province of Alberta changing how it prioritizes coronavirus testing

Anyone with symptoms who returned from travel between March 8 and 12 will still be tested, but Albertans returning outside those dates with mild symptoms are instead being told to self-isolate at ho...

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Statewide Stay-Home Order Issued for Ohioans

Statewide Stay-Home Order Issued for Ohioans

The order goes into effect Monday at 11:59pm and will expire April 6, though DeWine said that could be extended. What DeWine calls the " stay at home " order has, in other states, been referred to a...

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Second dog in Hong Kong tests positive for Covid-19 virus

Second dog in Hong Kong tests positive for Covid-19 virus

Hong Kong officials say the dog died on Monday. The owner , who has been infected with the novel coronavirus , declined an autopsy to examine the cause of the dog's death. Permission was granted. ...

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World Health Organization message to young people about coronavirus: 'You're not invincible'

World Health Organization message to young people about coronavirus: 'You're not invincible'

The date of March 21 was the day we experienced the most loss of life due to coronavirus . Speaking to the BBC, Ryan also said the virus could adversely affect middle-aged people. He said he is grate...

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South Africa to go into nationwide lockdown from Thursday

South Africa to go into nationwide lockdown from Thursday

A full list will be published. Grocers, pharmacies, banks and filling stations will be allowed to remain open, while the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and other essential services can continue operati...

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Canada rolls out aid funds for farmers, food producers

Canada rolls out aid funds for farmers, food producers

Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians stranded outside the country to register with Global Affairs Canada for assistance and information. He also revealed a $192 million program for vaccine pro...

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MASSIVE: All domestic commercial airlines to cease operations till 31st March

MASSIVE: All domestic commercial airlines to cease operations till 31st March

India has already banned incoming worldwide flights and sealed most of its land borders. Only worldwide flights that carry cargo have been allowed to land in India. No domestic commercial passenger f...

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Nation's Top Doctor:

Nation's Top Doctor: "This week, it's going to get bad"

The number of cases of the highly contagious respiratory illness in the United States and Spain are exceeded only by China and Italy. He went on to indicate huge numbers of other folks nonetheless v...

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Covid-19: Trump approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

Covid-19: Trump approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

Mr. Trump said he's sending "federal medical stations" to hard-hit states with thousands of beds to handle patients, and he's empowered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build medical facilities in ...

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Trump provides 'maximum flexibility' to use National Guard to hard-hit states

Trump provides 'maximum flexibility' to use National Guard to hard-hit states

Cuomo also once again talked about social responsibility and that we all play a role in how long this crisis will last and how many lives will be lost, specifically talking to young people who are not...

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Trump's increasingly muddled line on the Defense Production Act

Trump's increasingly muddled line on the Defense Production Act

Navarro was one of the officials who urged Trump to sign defense production law initially, but argued that this has given the administration power over private companies and the next step is yet to ta...

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'Enough is enough. Stay home,' Trudeau tells Canadians

'Enough is enough. Stay home,' Trudeau tells Canadians

Trudeau says several airlines are stepping up to arrange flights to bring thousands of Canadians overseas home. "We are dealing with a deadly virus and this behavior is unacceptable", he said. An Ai...

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Premier Ford announces the shutdown of non-essential services

Premier Ford announces the shutdown of non-essential services

Later that same day, Ford had announced the closures of all publicly funded Ontario schools, which included both elementary and high schools. "No store. "If you can, please stay home, only leave i...

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Italy registers 59138 coronavirus cases, 5476 dead

Italy registers 59138 coronavirus cases, 5476 dead

South Korea on Monday reported the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in four weeks, recording 64 new patients of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 8,961 with 111 deaths . Wit...

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'Little upset with China' over coronavirus, say Trump

'Little upset with China' over coronavirus, say Trump

However, China did not allow. CNN anchor John King was moved to profanity by President Donald Trump's sustained attack on NBC News' Peter Alexander at a coronavirus briefing, which King refe...

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Coronavirus live updates in NZ and around the world on 23 March

Coronavirus live updates in NZ and around the world on 23 March

Ardern asserted that the country was now at level 3 of their coronavirus alert scale, and would be moving the country to level 4 in 48 hours. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the...

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