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US Vice President, Wife Test Negative For Coronavirus

US Vice President, Wife Test Negative For Coronavirus Pence and the Second Lady took the test after a staff from his team tested positive for the deadly disease. The man did not interact with Trump or Pence, but he was in close proximity with multiple lawmakers who self-quarantined out of precaution. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus impact: Railways cancels all passenger trains till March 31

Coronavirus impact: Railways cancels all passenger trains till March 31 In a press release the railway department has stated that all suburban train services would be stopped from the midnight of March 23 to March 31. The decision taken on Sunday includes the cancellation of suburban trains, like local services in Mumbai and elsewhere, and the Metro service in Kolkata. [Full Article...]

Victoria and News South Wales into lockdown

NSW and Victoria will both push for lockdowns across their respective states in a National Cabinet meeting tonight, but it appears both Gladys Berejiklian and Dan Andrews are willing to take more extreme measures on a state-by-state basis if necessary. [Full Article...]

Canada working with airlines to bring back citizens stranded overseas

Canada working with airlines to bring back citizens stranded overseas Trudeau said the country will have to drastically increase testing in order to combat the virus, but that has proven a challenge in some areas of the country. "Fortunately, Canada is in an extremely strong fiscal position. and that gives us room to inject money into people's pocket", Trudeau added. The proposed measures announced last week by Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau include cha... [Full Article...]

People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus

People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus Australia on Friday requested the passengers who traveled in a cruise ship which is docked in Sydney to self-isolate or quarantine after four people who were in the ship tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, March 19. There is no evidence of an outbreak on the ship, NSW Health said. One of the 11 new cases confirmed yesterday - an Auckland man in his 60s - travelled on the Celebrity Sols... [Full Article...]

Italy further tightens lockdown rules, closes all non-essential businesses #48172

Italy further tightens lockdown rules, closes all non-essential businesses #48172 More than 60 per cent of the latest deaths occurred in the northern region of Lombardy, where hospitals have been reeling, intensive care beds hard to find and respirators in short supply. "Countries with older populations will need to take more aggressive protective measures to stay below the threshold of critical cases that outstrip health system capacities", Dowd said. [Full Article...]

California issues state-wide 'stay at home' order over coronavirus fears

California issues state-wide 'stay at home' order over coronavirus fears Newsom asked all almost 40 million Californians to stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to head out. Los Angeles County was also given the "safer-at-home" order just a few hours earlier, requiring all non-essential businesses to close and prohibiting the gathering of more than 10 people in enclosed spaces. [Full Article...]

U.S. Army enters NY after Trump declares major disaster

U.S. Army enters NY after Trump declares major disaster The number of confirmed cases statewide soared above 11,000. On Sunday, Cuomo demanded that residents take the coronavirus outbreak more seriously and ridiculed those who continue to take part in pickup basketball games. State and local officials, meanwhile, said they did not have enough tests to diagnose the disease, protective gear to slow its transmission, and medical equipment to treat those... [Full Article...]

Trump administration limits nonessential travel between United States and Mexico

Trump administration limits nonessential travel between United States and Mexico At the same time, we recognize there will be extraordinary circumstances. As of this morning, Canada has 846 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and 27 probable cases. "I have never had just the sheer volume of emails, phone calls, text messages from members, flagging concerns", Agnew said. He said that the border would be open to those travelling for medical purposes, to attend educational instituti... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus is Serious, Solidarity is Key — WHO Director General

Coronavirus is Serious, Solidarity is Key — WHO Director General China on Saturday reported no new local infections for a third straight day, and the WHO said the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus emerged late a year ago, offered a glimmer of "hope for the rest of the world". The country has reported more than 1,500 deaths from the coronavirus and over 20,600 cases of infection. Tedros said that even if younger people are not falling very sic... [Full Article...]

Worldwide virus lockdowns as WHO warns young people ‘not invincible’

Worldwide virus lockdowns as WHO warns young people ‘not invincible’ Speaking at a press briefing in Geneva , Switzerland on March 19, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained that the trial will compare untested treatments throughout several countries. "I want to stress that we will review the situation each month to see if we can relax these measures". "We are also working hard to increase the global supply of diagnostic tests", Tedros said,... [Full Article...]

Loeffler Would Submit To Senate Ethics Review Over Stocks

Loeffler Would Submit To Senate Ethics Review Over Stocks Burr's actions have many calling for the North Carolina senator's resignation, prompting the hashtag #BurrMustResign to trend on Twitter . The senator's stock sales , revealed in public disclosures that lawmakers are required to file, were first reported by ProPublica . [Full Article...]

Lockdowns increase globally as virus hits

Lockdowns increase globally as virus hits The state-funded National Health Service has around 4,000 critical-care beds as well as some 5,000 ventilators, as well as authorities claim that's much less than will certainly be required as the variety of instances spikes in the coming weeks. [Full Article...]

Canada to return irregular migrants crossing border to United States

Canada to return irregular migrants crossing border to United States But Trudeau said this deal will help protect Canadians from the new coronavirus that has killed more than 10,000 people around the world since it emerged in China nearly three months ago. Anyone who attempts to come into Canada from the U.S. will be turned back. On Wednesday, Trudeau announced a joint agreement with the United States to temporarily close the border to all non-essential trave... [Full Article...]

Don't flush those wipes! CFPUA warns customers of damage it causes

Don't flush those wipes! CFPUA warns customers of damage it causes NEORSD states that wipes that are flushed can bind together with fats, oils and grease and clog sewer systems. Remember that those wipes could case problems, even if they're marketed as 'flushable'. 'There are people out there going you shouldn't do this and they are calling me names and doing all sorts of weird stuff on Facebook, so I'm trying to avoid Facebook now, ' she said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom govt to pay wages as on-trade ordered to close

United Kingdom govt to pay wages as on-trade ordered to close Employers will be able to apply for a grant from HMRC to cover wages of those who haven't been laid off - but are now not working due to the pandemic. "We will do whatever it takes in the weeks and months ahead". "The government is stepping in and paying people's salaries - that is incredibly unusual". [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Africa Should 'Prepare For The Worst'

Coronavirus: Africa Should 'Prepare For The Worst' The virus continues to spread with a total number of 116 cases recorded in South Africa . There are several possible reasons for the low number of cases in many of these countries. "Quite a few people in the family have to sit in the same space, sleep in the same space". He offered hand sanitizer to passengers as they boarded. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus death toll rises to six in IL

Coronavirus death toll rises to six in IL The Illinois governor issued a stay-at-home order Friday, joining NY and California in commanding lockdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The governor said that he has had many discussions with experts about how coronavirus might unfold in IL. [Full Article...]

United States curbing border access as California and NY begin coronavirus lockdown

United States curbing border access as California and NY begin coronavirus lockdown Earlier in the week, the same restriction was announced for cross-border traffic between the United States and Canada . "Together, we can reduce public health risks and prioritize essential cross-border commerce and trade", U.S. Mexico is the U.S.'s largest trading partner, just ahead of Canada. Trump said Friday that the USA would send non-Mexicans "back to their own countries, not to Mexico... [Full Article...]

Italy's virus toll tops 4,000 after new one-day record

Nationwide, a total of 39 confirmed cases and 31 suspected cases were recorded yesterday, the health ministry said, all of them brought from overseas. Spain is the second-hardest hit country in Europe, behind Italy, and is in its first week of a lockdown. In encouraging news, Wuhan reported no new cases in 24 hours. [Full Article...]


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