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Worldwide NYC won’t temporarily bury coronavirus victims in city parks, spokeswoman says
Author: 0 NYC won’t temporarily bury coronavirus victims in city parks, spokeswoman says

The United States has the most confirmed coronavirus cases in the world, with more than 347,000 as of April 6, according to Johns Hopkins University, and New York City has emerged as an epicenter of the pandemic. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that no such plan had been put in place yet, although he acknowledged it was under consideration. The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States is near 10,000, and over 4,000 of those deaths have been people in NY.

Worldwide Trudeau to speak with Trump over mask export ban
Author: 0 Trudeau to speak with Trump over mask export ban

Picture: AP Photo/Michael Dwyer. "We now know from recent studies that [a] significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms that even those who eventually develop symptoms can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms", a press release on the CDC website reads in part.

Worldwide Trump, 3M clash over order to produce more face masks for US
Author: 0 Trump, 3M clash over order to produce more face masks for US

The Minnesota-based 3M faced fury from people who accused the company - and its distributors - of ignoring U.S. needs and selling masks overseas to the highest bidder. "It reminds me of what happened in 1939 and 1940 when Canada was part of the fight against global fascism - the United States sat out the first two or three years and actually initially refused to even provide supplies to Canada and the United Kingdom that was leading the fight at the time", Kenney said.

Worldwide Surgeon general warns US of 'saddest week' and '9/11 moment'
Author: 0 Surgeon general warns US of 'saddest week' and '9/11 moment'

More than 8,500 Americans have already died as a result of the illness as of Sunday morning, and the total number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in the USA has surged beyond 312,000 - although experts agree the actual number of those sickened is likely much greater because of limited testing capacity.

Worldwide Everyone should wear face 'masks' in public, CDC now recommends
Author: 0 Everyone should wear face 'masks' in public, CDC now recommends

Certain cities, like Los Angeles and NY, have recommended that residents wear masks . So, the possibility of this kind of transmission has always been understood and known. Justin Trudeau is promising that Canada will soon receive millions of medical masks. As of this writing, there are 277,467 confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S.

Worldwide Cuomo order that Upstate respirators be sent to NYC greeted with dismay
Author: 0 Cuomo order that Upstate respirators be sent to NYC greeted with dismay

National Guard members will pick up ventilators across the state and institutions that give up equipment will get it back or be reimbursed, he said . "We're not yet at the apex, we're getting closer ..." -Cuomo says the federal government will staff and equip 2,500 beds at the temporary hospital site at Manhattan's Javits Center for COVID patients.

Author: 0 Two dead and seven injured in knife attack in south of France

One of the wounded is in critical condition in hospital. In full lockdown because of COVID-19, France is now in its third week of self-isolation. French counterterrorism police are investigating the incident. Prosecutors did not identify the suspect. Some 100 police and 45 firefighters were involved in the operation and securing the area, Castaner said.

Worldwide Global coronavirus cases cross 11 lakh, death toll nears 59,000
Author: 0 Global coronavirus cases cross 11 lakh, death toll nears 59,000

The number of deaths around the world linked to novel coronavirus crossed 60,000 on Saturday, according to the data released Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Centre. The number of people who have been infected by the coronavirus is now more than 1 million. The new respiratory virus, which causes an illness known officially as COVID-19, has spread to dozens of countries on every continent except Antarctica since it was first detected in China back in December.

Worldwide Indian Couple Name Twin Babies Covid And Corona
Author: 0 Indian Couple Name Twin Babies Covid And Corona

The mother, Preeti Verma , who is a resident of Puranti Basi, had this to say, "The delivery happened after facing several difficulties, and therefore my husband and I wanted to make the day memorable". The twins were born via caesarean section following complications, and both mother and babies have since been discharged. So, when the couple was deciding what to name their little bundles of joy, they settled on two very unique and original choices, as a reflection of the current times we're ...

Worldwide Anyone near Trump or Pence will be tested for Covid-19
Author: 0 Anyone near Trump or Pence will be tested for Covid-19

I think that is the second one, I think I took it really out of curiosity to see how quickly it worked. -Trump said he probably will not wear a mask, "I don't see it for myself". "They call it modeling... where they look at what's happened around the world", Pence said. "Some people are getting out that are very serious criminals in some states, and I don't like that.

Worldwide Daughter, grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, RFK's daughter, missing in canoe accident
Author: 0 Daughter, grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, RFK's daughter, missing in canoe accident

Larry Hogan confirmed the two have not been found at the start of a press conference on Friday afternoon. Her mother, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend , was the former lieutenant governor of Maryland . The granddaughter of Robert F Kennedy and her eight-year-old son have been missing in the Chesapeake Bay since Thursday, in the latest tragedy to befall the American political dynasty .

Worldwide Spain's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitizer flown in
Author: 0 Spain's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitizer flown in

On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus cases in Spain soared beyond 100,000 while the number of deaths reached a new record as the country struggles to contain the deadly virus. Italy is still the worst-afflicted country in Europe at present, with a total of 105,792 cases of coronavirus infection and 12,428 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Author: 0 Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in Daniel Pearl murder

Three other co-accused serving life sentences were also acquitted. A two-judge SHC bench headed by Justice Mohammad Karim Khan Agha has pronounced three of the four accused "not guilty" while the prime accused Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh's death sentence has been overturned into a seven year jail sentencing.

Worldwide Spain has more than 100000 positive confirmed coronavirus cases now
Author: 0 Spain has more than 100000 positive confirmed coronavirus cases now

Spain's leftist government on Tuesday banned rental evictions and barred utilities from cutting off power and water over unpaid bills to people cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. China, where the COVID-19 outbreak started, has appeared in the fourth place with 81,554 cases. One reason for the uptick in new cases was that many of those detected over the weekend were only now included in the tally, she explained.

Worldwide U.S. death toll from COVID-19 now higher than China's
Author: 0 U.S. death toll from COVID-19 now higher than China's

Last week, the United States overtook Italy and China with the most confirmed cases of the coronavirus. There have been 3,415 deaths in the USA from the virus, the Baltimore-based university said, more than the 3,309 reported officially in China.

Worldwide Coronavirus pandemic-Greatest test since World War II, UN
Author: 0 Coronavirus pandemic-Greatest test since World War II, UN

Some 12,428 people have died from the disease in Italy, the world's most seriously affected country. Last week, the United Nations chief had launched $2 billion global humanitarian response plan for the world's poorest countries. A further 21 people have died from coronavirus across the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire, it was confirmed on Tueday . Debt alleviation must also be a priority, Guterres said, noting that the United Nations is "fully mobilised" and is establishing a ...

Worldwide Amid Coronavirus crisis, now 6.5 magnitude quake hits US
Author: 0 Amid Coronavirus crisis, now 6.5 magnitude quake hits US

One of the emergency room health coordinators at the St. Luke's Wood River Medical Center, Marcus Smith said that the hospital, which is located about 65 miles (104 kilometers) south of the epicenter was shaking. A strong 6.5 magnitude quake has rocked southern Idaho. USGS said the natural disaster was the result of "strike slip faulting" in the shallow crust of the North American Plate.