PM Says Nations Following India's Lockdown Example
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Those violating the coronavirus lockdown or obstructing officials should be sent to jail for one or two years, the government today told state governments, directing stern action under existing laws after reports of doctors or health staff being a...
With a non-stop 24-hour operation, Assam has been able to trace nearly 500 people from the state who took part in the religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area last month that has emerged as the biggest coronavirus hotspot in India, Assam ...
The number of COVID-19 cases in the country crossed 2,000 today - with 235 fresh cases being detected within the last 24 hours. The total number of cases across the country is 2069. Of them, 53 people are dead. Much of the spike has come from the ...
A plane carrying supplies of vital personal protective equipment for health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday.
Healthcare workers attacked across the country amid coronavirus pandemic, 50 doctors, medical staff infected with coronavirus across India, and other top stories of the day.
The U.S. Navy announced on Thursday it had relieved the commander of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking Navy leadership for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak on
President Donald Trump says he was tested again for coronavirus Thursday. The White House said Trump's latest test returned a negative result in 15 minutes, and said Trump was healthy and without symptoms.
The Empire State building lights up in New York and mimics a heartbeat in honor of medical workers fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic.
British Columbia has 55 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 1,121 infections. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says one of the new cases is an inmate at the Okanagan Correctional Centre, the first positive test at a jail in B.C.
The new NHS Nightingale hospital, which has been set up to treat the rising numbers of Covid-19 victims, is set to open on Friday. Here's what we know about the new temporary facility.
Alberta health officials say there are outbreaks in nine care homes in the province, including 65 cases and four deaths at the McKenzie Towne centre in Calgary.
Ten top tips on making the best start to the day while in self-isolation. From setting an alarm and having a good breakfast to working out and practising mindfulness. 1. Wake up in plenty of time to start work 2. Shower and get dressed 3. Make...
Chilean authorities captured a second cougar in little more than a week late Wednesday after the cat was spotted strolling through an upscale suburb of Santiago amid the evening quiet imposed nationwide. Gavino Garay has more.
ZSL London Zoo's dedicated zookeepers have been filming "behind the scenes" video diaries. It's been business as usual for staff since the attraction was closed to the public on March 21, with keepers continuing to look after everything from maje...
A cruise ship that's been floating at sea with coronavirus patients aboard for two weeks after being turned away from South American ports has finally been allowed to dock in Florida.
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT++ Funeral homes in New York are in crisis as demand surges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Funeral Services NYC is equipped to handle 40-60 cases at a time but on Thursday, the roster numbered 185.
New York City's Javits Center will receive COVID-19 patients, and so will temporary hospital facilities at the New Orleans and Dallas convention centers in a change announced by President Donald Trump Thursday.
An Arizona caterer and event planner is feeling the impact of the virus pandemic, with almost all of her events cancelled or postponed.
London's trendy Borough Market spearheads a campaign to provide free fruit and veg bags to frontline NHS workers helping to tackle the Coronavirus epidemic.
Two Holland America cruise ships with coronavirus patients aboard were finally allowed to dock at a port near Fort Lauderdale, resolving a days-long impasse that drew the attention of President Donald Trump. Jillian Kitchener has more.
A Detroit-area woman is having a tough time getting through to anyone to apply for unemployment benefits. More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
The cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passing the Zaandam as it docks in Port Everglades. The two ships had been stranded at sea for a few days after authorities in several South American countries refused them port access...
US President Donald Trump announces he tested negative on his second coronavirus test, during a daily coronavirus briefing at the White House. "I think I took it really out of curiosity to see how quickly it worked," he says.
More than 40 health-care workers at a Winnipeg hospital have been sent home to self-isolate after two staff tested positive for COVID-19 Health officials also reported that nine residents at a nursing home in Gimli, Man. have developed symptoms of...
India has 2,069 positive cases of coronavirus so far, 53 have died and 156 have recovered; 9 days into the lockdown, PM Modi says the states and the centre should focus on testing and tracing, also calls to formulate a common exit strategy to ensu...
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he hopes to speak with President Donald Trump to provide "some lessons" and suggestions dealing with health crises that he learned during his vice presidency in Obama administration.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have phoned the colleagues of the first frontline NHS hospital worker to die after contracting coronavirus to sympathise with their loss and praise their 'incredible' efforts.
Faced with empty streets and no people to ask for charity from, for some of the homeless in Buenos Aires, the coronavirus isn't the enemy, rather the all too well-known feeling of an empty stomach.
Around 83 metric tons of personal protective equipment has arrived in Columbus, Ohio. The shipment is a result of FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services connecting private sector donor organizations and health care providers.
Londoners clap in support of the British National Health Service as the country continues its fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus that has killed a record 569 in the last 24 hours.
The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy's high levels of ob
The cruise ship Zaandam, which has dozens of ill passengers on board and was not allowed to dock in several South American countries, arrives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Four people have died on the Zaandam, for reasons not yet disclosed.
UW Medicine, which runs hospitals and clinics around Seattle, announced changes to its mask policy after employees objected to directives that disallowed or discouraged workers from using masks when they were not dealing with COVID-19 patients.
Here's the latest for Thursday April 2nd: U.S. labor department reveals job cuts are mounting; Russia flies military aircraft with medical equipment and masks to U.S.; DNC delays convention; Polar bear cub prospers despite lack of visitors.
The FDA has pulled Zantac and related generic drugs from store shelves citing a cancer risk.
Army soldiers are setting up a military hospital at Seattle's CenturyLink Field and it will include 250 beds for non-coronavirus patients.
Members of the public have honoured frontline healthcare workers in the battle against Covid-19 by clapping from their windows and doorsteps during the nationwide lockdown. Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon were among those who applauded from the...
A look at which ten countries have had the most confirmed cases of coronavirus as the total number of confirmed infected hits 1,000,000.
Over 6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, doubling a record high set one week earlier. Two New Yorkers who lost their jobs during the pandemic describe the toll it's taking. One has also tested positive for COVID-19.
Ecuador was one of the first nations in the region to identify a coronavirus case. Experts say it may offer a frightening glimpse of what awaits Latin America in the coming weeks and months.
Images of a mostly empty Hollywood Boulevard, except for few cars and buses, in Los Angeles, as people across the state of California remain on lockdown and the city battles to handle a rising number of coronavirus cases.
Amazon warehouse workers outside Detroit say they fear for their health and safety amid the coronavirus outbreak. They say they are working in unsafe conditions.
The immense financial measures to cushion the hit from the COVID-19 pandemic are being rolled out as fast as the government can prepare them, says Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland. Though the multibillion-dollar Canada Emergency Response Be...
In the Colombian city of Cali, a cosmetic company modifies its production to face the COVID-19 outbreak and swaps to antibacterial soaps and gels for hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.
South Africa recorded 82 new cases of coronavirus on 2 April, bringing the total to 1 462. Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 1 million, the AFP has reported. It also reported that the death toll stood at 51 364 as of Thursday evening.