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Coronavirus deaths top 11,000 globally
The numbers worldwide: More than 272,000 people have contracted the virus and at least 11,310 have died
Italy ordered its military to enforce lockdowns as 627 people died in 24 hours
New York City is expected to run out of medical supplies in 2 to 3 weeks.
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When life shuts a door ... open it again. It's a door. That's how they work.
EU pumps $8.6M to help BVI and other CARPHA member countries fight COVID-19
British Virgin Islands and other member states of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is set to benefit from a combined US$8.6 million grant from the European Union (EU)...
How is coronavirus benefitting technology companies?
We are no longer physically shopping or eating in restaurants. And a flight to one of the world's favourite destinations, is now only a dream.
New York records highest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo said his state recorded the highest single-day increase in deaths since the outbreak began, as 731 people died.
Thousands leave Wuhan as travel ban finally lifted
As the ban was lifted on schedule at midnight, many passengers expressed joy and relief as they filed into Wuhan's Wuchang station, leaping at the chance to board overnight trai...
Trump takes aim at 'China centric' WHO
"The W.H.O. really blew it. For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China-centric. We will be giving that a good look," he tweeted.
Most coronavirus deaths occurring in hospitals
Latest figures show some are happening in the community but most are on hospital wards.
Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms worsen
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London after his coronavirus symptoms deteriorated.
Boris Johnson 'stable' in hospital and does not have pneumonia, Downing Street says
Follow the latest developments as we wait for updates on the condition of the prime minister after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, here is a full summary of the Downing Stree...
Miles-long row of cars waits near Florida food bank as demand surges
Dramatic images from South Florida on Monday show a long line of cars backed up bumper to bumper on a roadway while motorists wait hours to get food from a food bank. A drone c...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care after coronavirus symptoms worsen
Johnson was conscious when he was transferred to the ICU around 7 p.m. GMT. Johnson’s medical team made the decision to move him to that unit as a precaution in case he needed v...
Good news! 17 coronavirus tests return with negative results
The results of more than a dozen samples that were sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in Trinidad for testing have shown that there are no new cases of the Coro...
Power struggle? 'Governor not crediting VI Gov't for COVID-19 fight' - Skelton-Cline
On the heels of a Friday, April 3, 2020 statement by Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) H.E. Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, on the arrival of additional COVID-19 test kits in the Te...
U.S. seized ventilators destined for Barbados
The seizure of 20 ventilators destined for Barbados appears to have thrust the Mia Mottley administration into a growing global battle for critical supplies to fight the outbrea...
Gov't asked to pay what they owe to small businesses affected by COVID-19
Government is being asked to pay what they owe to local small businesses that have been seriously affected by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Coronavirus can stay on face masks for up to a week, study finds
Pathogen that causes Covid-19 is gone within three hours from surfaces like printing and tissue paper, but can last for days on banknotes, stainless steel and plastic, researche...
German military asked to secure transport of face masks after US initially accused of ‘piracy’
Request for troop support came after a delivery of 200,000 face masks destined for the German capital was diverted en route from China. German officials initially laid blame on ...
Coronavirus: One virus caused Covid-19. Scientists say thousands more are in waiting
Coronavirus has forced changes on all levels of society, and shown how being able to ship goods and people around the world in 24 hours helps viruses spread. The second part of ...
UK: Frontline footage reveals horrors of coronavirus battle inside NHS hospital
A British intensive care unit (ICU) treating Covid-19 patients has opened its doors to show what it’s like on the front line.
Farmworkers Are Caught Between Coronavirus Fears And Feeding The Nation: “We Are Very Worried”
“I’m scared of getting sick. I don’t have any type of health insurance, anything to help me.”
Masks no 'silver bullet', WHO chief warns
The WHO said on Monday that facemasks could be justified in areas where hand-washing and physical distancing were difficult, as it teamed up with Lady Gaga to launch a giant cor...
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