The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said that hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 1,000 km of the earthquake's epicentre. A 7.2-magnitude quake hit off Russia's Kuril Islands on Wednesday, prompting local residents to seek higher ground due to a tsunami threat, authorities said.
Six hundred people have died from the new coronavirus in the United States, while the number of confirmed cases now stands at 49,768, a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University showed Tuesday. The US added 5,860 cases and 69 deaths in 24 hours. The numbers from the U.S. are also similar to the track of those of Italy about 20 days ago. Italy is still the epicenter for the meantime because they have 63, 927 cases and they are followed by the United States.
Some casualties were reported . The European seismological agency EMSC said the natural disaster measured 5.3 and struck a wide area north of the capital Zagreb at 6.23am (5.23am United Kingdom time) yesterday. Immediately after the quake happened, Zagreb's head of emergency services, Pavle Kalnic, asked people to help their older neighbors. The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Croatia has grown to 206 on Saturday.
A top government health official, Silvio Brusaferro, resisted being too optimistic, saying that the improvements registered today were due to actions taken at the beginning of the month, not in recent days. The country now has at least 6,820 deaths. On Monday, Italy saw its number of deaths drop for the second day in a row, with deaths caused by Covid-19 now totalling 6,820 on Tuesday.
It's such an important day for other reasons, but I'd love to make it an important day for this. "The president has listened to what I have said, and to what the other people on the task force have said, when I have made recommendations, he has taken them, [and] he's never countered or overridden me", he said .
The Himalayan nation said thousands of people, majority Nepali migrant workers, had crossed into Nepal in recent days from India , believing their homeland to be safer. Pointing out the better medical facilities in western countries, he said: "Remember that the health sector and health facilities in Italy and U.S. are the best in the world and they are considered the best".
Family members, many wearing protective masks, gathered outside, trying to get any information they could. Jhon Leon, director of Judicial Solidarity, a group that seeks to improve inmate conditions, said the prisoners had planned a protest after complaining about conditions for two weeks without getting a response.
Weinstein, 68, is in prison in northern NY state after being sentenced to 23 years in jail for rape and sexual assault. Disgraced movie producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein tested positive for the coronavirus in a NY prison, according to published reports Sunday.
Following two successful emergency aid bills, this latest effort includes financial aid for regular Americans, small businesses and critically affected industries, including airlines. Neither will Republican Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney , who both said they were in quarantine after exposure to Paul. Lawmakers also are aiming to include several months' of appropriations in the bill, created to keep the government running, according to a Trump administration official, which would allow ...
Trump said he put the measure into action on Thursday evening. NY state has become the epicentre of the outbreak in the U.S. and accounts for nearly half of the country's cases. He said chloroquine, an older drug used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis, was "very powerful" and has shown "very, very encouraging early results", adding that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug for use against the coronavirus .
But as Trump and Fauci were pressed on whether there was a disagreement, Fauci downplayed the idea that there was a significant difference between them: "The President feels optimistic about something - his feeling about it". As yet, there is only anecdotal evidence that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine can help in the treatment of infection with the novel coronavirus .
She says over the next 48 hours as NZ move to Level 4, takeaway services must move to close their operations. Of the new cases, two are being treated as related to community transmission, Ministry of Health's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said in a news conference on Monday.
Only goods trains will be operational. In a massive development amid rising cases of coronavirus in Maharashtra, local trains in Mumbai , also known as city's lifeline has been suspended from March 23 to 31. The railways also ordered the closure of its rail museums, heritage galleries and heritage parks up to April 15 as a preventive measure to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Schools will remain open on Monday, although the premier is planning to make further announcements on education. "Supermarkets, petrol stations, pharmacies, convenience stores, freight and logistics, and home delivery will be among the many services that will remain open", the statement said.
The federal Health Minister says if people continue to ignore precautions of social-distancing and staying at home if you're returning to Canada and don't self-isolate for 14 days, she will invoke the Quarantine Act. In the meantime the government is moving forward on ways to mitigate the economic impact of the outbreak. A minimum of 20 members of Parliament are needed to conduct business and officials said it was likely 32 legislators would be present.
According to a release, the State of Colorado is welcoming home 39 residents who were passengers on the Grand Princess cruise ship. 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".
California governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered all 40 million residents of the state to stay at home as the USA fights the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. California has been among the worst hit by the virus, with at least 18 confirmed deaths so far, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. "Our state and health care delivery system are significantly impacted by the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.
People have been asked to stay indoors but health authorities in the country have warned that many were flouting the restrictions. Many other European countries are also struggling with a sharp rise in coronavirus cases and deaths, but the surge in Italy stands out.
NY has become an epicenter for the outbreak, with 10,356 confirmed cases and 76 deaths . Roughly a third of call cases in the US are in New York City, resulting in much of the city being shut down, with all nonessential workers being told to stay home.
The WHO also said it has plans to create a pipeline to ensure continuity of supply for personal protective equipment (PPE) - such as face masks - after a "collapse of market". "We want people to remain connected", said Dr Maria Kerkhove, a World Health Organization epidemiologist, told the news agency. Don't horde those masks.