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Worldwide NY reports deadliest day from coronavirus, governor makes plea for help
Author: 0 NY reports deadliest day from coronavirus, governor makes plea for help

Some upstate NY officials have criticized the plan to move ventilators, saying it puts rural hospitals at risk. "I'm not going to let people die because we didn't redistribute ventilators", Cuomo said. He said those ventilators were due to arrive Saturday, and the state of OR had volunteered to send 140 more breathing machines. The state has now lost 2,935 people to COVID-19, almost as many people that died at the World Trade Center in the 9/11 attacks.

Worldwide Knifeman in southern France kills 2 in attack on passersby
Author: 0 Knifeman in southern France kills 2 in attack on passersby

The French prosecutor's officer said the attack took place in a commercial area of Romans-sur-Isere. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Wednesday said over 350,000 people had been fined for flouting the government's tough lockdown since the order took effect on 17 March.

Worldwide China reports 130 asymptomatic cases of Coronavirus in one day
Author: 0 China reports 130 asymptomatic cases of Coronavirus in one day

Mi stressed further tightening epidemic control in communities around the country and conducting thorough epidemiological investigations to contain the virus. The tally of confirmed symptomatic cases for mainland China now stands at 81,589 including 841 infections found in travelers from overseas. China, which has banned new arrivals of foreigners to minimise imported cases, is limping back to normal with most of the factories and businesses humming with activity.

Worldwide Official COVID-19 death toll in the USA overtakes China
Author: 0 Official COVID-19 death toll in the USA overtakes China

The number of fully recovered continued rising, reaching 22,647, a jump of more than 3,400, according to Spain's Ministry of Health. According to the data of the World Health Organization, coronavirus cases have been confirmed in more than 200 countries and territories.

Worldwide Xi says China to continue timely sharing of COVID-19 information
Author: 0 Xi says China to continue timely sharing of COVID-19 information

While the number of locally transmitted cases in China has dwindled over recent weeks, the government has been alarmed by a spike in so-called imported cases from people arriving in the world's most populous nation. Whitmer responded to Trump's comments Friday night, saying she was "willing to work with anyone as long as we get the personal protective equipment we need for the people of MI".

Worldwide Italian gov't introduces stiff fines for offenders of lockdown rules
Author: 0 Italian gov't introduces stiff fines for offenders of lockdown rules

As of writing, there are at least 69,176 confirmed case of coronavirus in the country, as reported by CNN . Following its worst afternoon on Saturday with 793 deaths, the nation saw declines on Sunday with 650 and 602 on Monday. Health officials stressed caution, noting that there was also a significant fall in the number of tests carried out. "The decree allows many companies to remain open, many of them without adequate guarantees and safety standards, creating conditions not ...

Worldwide GM partners with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators
Author: 0 GM partners with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators

Jim Hackett-the CEO of the Ford Motor Company-said this week he would answer the call to help. They could cobble together about 170,000, including some simpler versions that won't work in all cases, said Dr. New York, Michigan, Louisiana and the state of Washington have been singled out as virus hot spots in the U.S. According to a source familiar, GM is continuing to prepare its facilities and both General Motors and Ventec are working on the assumption that the government deal will ...

Worldwide Four passengers on ship off South America have died: cruise line
Author: 0 Four passengers on ship off South America have died: cruise line

Holland America Line said in a post on its Facebook page that more than 130 people aboard the Zaandam had reported flu-like symptoms while the Panamanian government reports 124 who are ill. 'This operation was requested in support of the human beings aboard with cold symptoms, and seeks to be able to transfer medical supplies to them, ' stated the AMP, which concluded that this does not represent a danger to Panamanians.

Worldwide Canada to begin enforcing 14-day self-isolation for travellers
Author: 0 Canada to begin enforcing 14-day self-isolation for travellers

The measures also make it tougher for those facing quarantine to get home, to keep the greater public safer from potential exposure to COVID-19. The Health Minister went on to say "the Public Health Agency of Canada will be supporting people that are under the circumstance of not having a place to stay and or not having transportation that's private".

Worldwide Christchurch shooter admits 51 counts of murder
Author: 0 Christchurch shooter admits 51 counts of murder

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern , who was praised around the world for her empathetic response to the Muslim community after the attacks, said it was "deeply disappointing" the victims didn't get to attend the hearing. "The guilty pleas represent a very significant step towards bringing finality to this criminal proceeding", he said. Bush said imams from the Al Noor and Linwood mosques, the ones targeted by Tarrant, were among only 17 people allowed in court to hear the ...

Worldwide Coronavirus: USA to become epicentre of disease
Author: 0 Coronavirus: USA to become epicentre of disease

WHO Spokeswoman Margaret Harris told the reporters during the press conference that around 85 percent of new cases were from Europe and United States in just 24 hours. The pandemic has bought the USA economy, which was roaring just a month ago, to a halt with businesses shuttered, amusements closed, and people told to stay at home.

Worldwide Ontario school closures to be extended past April 6
Author: 0 Ontario school closures to be extended past April 6

Premier Doug Ford says that while the province is taking the situation day-by-day, he doesn't believe children will be going back to school on April 6. The source said the government felt the move to lower rates was necessary due to the dramatic shift families and businesses are undergoing as a result of the pandemic, with costs expected to rise.

Worldwide Harvey Weinstein Has the Coronavirus and Is In Isolation, Reports Say
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein Has the Coronavirus and Is In Isolation, Reports Say

That's according to unnamed sources who spoke to The Niagara Gazette and Deadline . The Niagara Gazette report cites "officials connected to the state prison system", as their sources who say Weinstein has tested positive for the virus, but spoke to the paper anonymously, since they were not authorised to speak on Weinstein's condition.

Worldwide People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus
Author: 0 People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus

New South Wales Health Department said in a statement on March 20: "NSW Health has identified today four people on the cruise ship Ruby Princess who have tested positive to COVID-19. One other had travelled on to Tasmania where they are now being cared for. Passengers disembarked on the 18th. Daughter, Emma Lynch, who said her parents had planned to travel overland from Buenos Aires to Rio De Janerio, described the chaos over the last number of days, with the Argentinians at first ...

Worldwide Gavin Newsom Allows Voting by Mail to Protect Californians from Coronavirus
Author: 0 Gavin Newsom Allows Voting by Mail to Protect Californians from Coronavirus

California has been among the hardest hit states in the outbreak of COVID-19, with more than 1,000 confirmed cases and at least 18 deaths. The order also prohibits gatherings in enclosed spaces of more than 10 people. The Democratic governor said parts of the state were seeing infection rates double every four days. "If we're to be criticized at this moment, let us be criticized for taking this moment seriously", he wrote.

Worldwide Italy tightens lockdown as coronavirus toll crosses China's
Author: 0 Italy tightens lockdown as coronavirus toll crosses China's

Spain recorded almost 400 deaths in the past day as Australia and India escalated their responses to the virus with more than 300,000 confirmed cases worldwide by Sunday morning. As world leaders have vowed to fight the pandemic, the number of deaths and infections has continued to rise, especially in Europe - the main global hotspot.

Worldwide Iran medical council says coronavirus crisis still developing
Author: 0 Iran medical council says coronavirus crisis still developing

Iran has been the hardest-hit country in the Middle East, with a total of 17,361 confirmed cases , roughly 90 percent of the region's cases. "Considering this information, make a conscious decision concerning travel, days out and family visits during Nowruz", the Persian New Year holiday, he said .

Worldwide Tulsi Gabbard suspends presidential campaign
Author: 0 Tulsi Gabbard suspends presidential campaign

He now has 971 pledged delegates to 737 for his main opponent, Bernie Sanders , according to Edison Research, while the latter said he was assessing his campaign's prospects. It is once again time , as Americans and as neighbors in this global community, that we stand together, and work hand in hand to defeat this new enemy - the coronavirus.

Worldwide Canadian border will be closed to ‘non-essential’ traffic over coronavirus, Trump says
Author: 0 Canadian border will be closed to ‘non-essential’ traffic over coronavirus, Trump says

U.S. President Donald Trump and his coronavirus task force have advised Americans against any nonessential travel , citing guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We are deeply concerned about these pre-existing barriers to health care for uninsured individuals in Canada, and the potential public health implications in the context of a pandemic", the letter states.

Worldwide France enters lockdown, President Macron urges for collective steps
Author: 0 France enters lockdown, President Macron urges for collective steps

During this time, Macron said people should only make necessary trips outside in a "disciplined fashion" while keeping their distance from others, per The Hill . Germany, which reported 1,000 new infections in a 24-hour period, bringing the total to more than 7,000, with 17 deaths, announced Monday the closure of its borders with neighbors France , Austria, Luxembourg, Denmark and Switzerland.

Worldwide Trump defends referring to coronavirus as 'the Chinese virus'
Author: 0 Trump defends referring to coronavirus as 'the Chinese virus'

Xinhua termed Trump's language was "racist and xenophobic", revealed "politicians' irresponsibility and incompetence", and risked increasing fears over the virus. Separately, the State Department on Friday summoned the Chinese ambassador, Cui Tiankai, to register its protest over Beijing's seeming attempts to promote a conspiracy theory .

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