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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.

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.

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 .

Worldwide Cuyahoga County Probate Court suspends the issuance of marriage licenses
Author: 0 Cuyahoga County Probate Court suspends the issuance of marriage licenses

Brazile of the Superior Court, who said he lacked the authority to shut down courts without the approval of the state chief justice. To prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday issued a circular directing sanitization of the district and other subordinate court buildings and premises in J&K and Ladakh on a daily basis.

Worldwide New York City schools open despite coronavirus
Author: 0 New York City schools open despite coronavirus

But Cuomo claimed some structures would certainly remain open up to offer the neediest youngsters. On Wednesday (March 4), Gov. Cuomo confirmed there were nine additional cases of people connected to the man, including his 20-year-old son, 14-year-old daughter and a neighbor who drove the man to the hospital, the Times reported .

Worldwide Trump tests negative for coronavirus as United States deaths hit 60
Author: 0 Trump tests negative for coronavirus as United States deaths hit 60

The Brazilian Embassy in Washington said late Friday that the country's chargé d'affaires, Nestor Forster, tested positive after sitting at Trump's dinner table. Also, so far, 3,043 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus across the country, according to worldometers.info. Trump's supporters, however, used the occasion to tear into mainstream media for fanning the Covid-19 hysteria and defaming the U.S.

Worldwide Justin and Sophie Trudeau go into self-isolation over COVID-19 concerns
Author: 0 Justin and Sophie Trudeau go into self-isolation over COVID-19 concerns

According to the PMO statement , Sophie Gregoire Trudeau began exhibiting flu-like symptoms after returning from a speaking engagement in the United Kingdom . Canada announced on Wednesday a C$1bn ($728m; £562m) coronavirus response fund to deal with the pandemic . Another federal party leader, the NDP's Jagmeet Singh , said on Thursday that he was also staying at home because he was feeling unwell, though doctors have told him that his symptoms are not consistent with the coronavirus.

Worldwide Coronavirus is 'Made in China', Wuhan Tried to Cover it up
Author: 0 Coronavirus is 'Made in China', Wuhan Tried to Cover it up

Lijian Zhao, a prominent firebrand official with more than 300,000 followers on Twitter , took to the social media platform to suggest the origin of COVID-19 was in fact the United States , not China . "Now, the world sees the U.S. as the reason for many problems while the source of the virus remains undetected", it wrote, adding many people on Chinese social media believed the disease began in the US.

Worldwide New White House chief of staff quarantined after coronavirus exposure
Author: 0 New White House chief of staff quarantined after coronavirus exposure

So far, the coronavirus has sickened 605 people and killed 19 in the United States . Republican and Democratic senators are skeptical of the tax cut because payroll taxes fund Social Security and Medicare. "It will cost a lot less than the cost of doing nothing and letting this virus spread - much less", Mr. There now are more than 1,000 confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the United States , with the number expected to grow.

Worldwide After String of Losses, Sanders Says He’ll Remain in Race
Author: 0 After String of Losses, Sanders Says He’ll Remain in Race

Biden and Sanders cancelled rallies which had been scheduled in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday night and the former vice president announced further cancellations on Wednesday . Two of the largest Democratic Super PACS said they were going to begin working for Biden. "Now is the time for solidarity", Sanders said. "Are you really going to veto a Medicare for All bill if it is passed in Congress?" Murtaugh also took issue with Sanders for not mentioning border closures as a way to ...

Worldwide Italy to close all shops and venues as death toll soars
Author: 0 Italy to close all shops and venues as death toll soars

The health minister in Turkey, meanwhile, said Wednesday that a male patient who had traveled overseas has been isolated after confirmation of infection. When I speak of Italy , I speak of our dear ones, of our grandparents and of our parents. The health crisis is dealing a serious blow to the country's economy - the third-largest of the 19 countries using the euro - and threatened instability worldwide.

Author: 0 Iran Frees 70,000 Prisoners to Contain Coronavirus Spread

The death toll from alcohol poisoning in the province of Khuzestan reached 36 Tuesday - double those killed from the coronavirus itself in that region, the report says. With the outbreak of Covid-19 in Iran, rumors and unscientific treatments on how to fight the virus have spread on social media. On Sunday, an emergency was imposed in NY after the number of coronavirus cases in United States rose to 22.

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