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PM Says Nations Following India's Lockdown Example

PM Says Nations Following India's Lockdown Example

PM Says Nations Following India's Lockdown Example
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NDTV
Today in History for April 3rd

Today in History for April 3rd

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King Jr. gives speech before assasination; Bruno Richard Hauptmann electrocuted for kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh's son; President Harry Truman signs Marshall plan; Jesse James shot to deat...
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Associated Press
Must Jail Those Violating Coronavirus Lockdown, Centre Tells States

Must Jail Those Violating Coronavirus Lockdown, Centre Tells States

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...
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NDTV
Assam's 24-Hour Manhunt To Trace 500 Linked To Delhi Mosque Event

Assam's 24-Hour Manhunt To Trace 500 Linked To Delhi Mosque Event

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 ...
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NDTV
Over 2,000 Coronavirus Cases In India

Over 2,000 Coronavirus Cases In India

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 ...
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NDTV
1M masks arrive in US to aid fight against virus

1M masks arrive in US to aid fight against virus

A plane carrying supplies of vital personal protective equipment for health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday.
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Associated Press
Tamil Nadu Has Most COVID -19 Cases After Maharashtra As Count Rises To 309

Tamil Nadu Has Most COVID -19 Cases After Maharashtra As Count Rises To 309

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.
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NDTV
U.S. Navy relieves commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action

U.S. Navy relieves commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action

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
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Reuters
Trump takes new virus test, tests negative again

Trump takes new virus test, tests negative again

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.
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Associated Press
Empire State building lights up red in honor of medical workers

Empire State building lights up red in honor of medical workers

The Empire State building lights up in New York and mimics a heartbeat in honor of medical workers fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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AFP
The B.C. government says six more people have died after contracting COVID-19

The B.C. government says six more people have died after contracting COVID-19

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.
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Canadian Press
London's Nightingale Hospital: What you need to know

London's Nightingale Hospital: What you need to know

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.
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Press Association
Alberta imposing new rules on seniors care centres

Alberta imposing new rules on seniors care centres

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.
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Canadian Press
How to start your day in self-isolation

How to start your day in self-isolation

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...
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Press Association
Cougars venture into quarantined Santiago for food

Cougars venture into quarantined Santiago for food

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.
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Reuters
London Zoo's 'behind the scenes' diaries during coronavirus shutdown

London Zoo's 'behind the scenes' diaries during coronavirus shutdown

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...
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Press Association
2 cruise ships dock in Florida after negotiations

2 cruise ships dock in Florida after negotiations

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.
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Associated Press
NYC funeral homes struggle as virus deaths mount

NYC funeral homes struggle as virus deaths mount

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.
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Associated Press
NYC's Javits Center wll take COVID-19 patients

NYC's Javits Center wll take COVID-19 patients

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.
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Associated Press
US small businesses hit hard by virus impact

US small businesses hit hard by virus impact

An Arizona caterer and event planner is feeling the impact of the virus pandemic, with almost all of her events cancelled or postponed.
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Associated Press
Borough Market delivers free fruit and veg to NHS workers

Borough Market delivers free fruit and veg to NHS workers

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.
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Press Association
Coronavirus-hit cruise ships able to dock in Florida

Coronavirus-hit cruise ships able to dock in Florida

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.
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Reuters
Its tough: Woman seeks unemployment benefits

Its tough: Woman seeks unemployment benefits

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.
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Associated Press
Virus-hit cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Florida port

Virus-hit cruise ship Rotterdam arrives in Florida port

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...
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AFP
Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

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.
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AFP
COVID-19 cases jump in Manitoba, more than 40 health-care workers sent home to self-isolate

COVID-19 cases jump in Manitoba, more than 40 health-care workers sent home to self-isolate

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...
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Canadian Press
NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage

NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage

NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage
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Associated Press
The Biggest Stories Of April 02, 2020

The Biggest Stories Of April 02, 2020

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...
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NDTV
Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons learned

Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons learned

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.
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Associated Press
William and Kate thank hospital staff in telephone call

William and Kate thank hospital staff in telephone call

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.
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Press Association
Coronavirus: sceptical of COVID-19, Buenos Aires homeless fear hunger

Coronavirus: sceptical of COVID-19, Buenos Aires homeless fear hunger

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.
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AFP
83 metric tons of PPE arrives in Ohio

83 metric tons of PPE arrives in Ohio

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.
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Associated Press
Londoners clap from balconies for NHS in Stratford

Londoners clap from balconies for NHS in Stratford

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.
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AFP
Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate twice New York's? Obesity is a factor

Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate twice New York's? Obesity is a factor

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
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Reuters
Virus-hit cruise ship Zaandam arrives in Florida port

Virus-hit cruise ship Zaandam arrives in Florida port

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.
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AFP
Hospital group allows workers greater use of masks

Hospital group allows workers greater use of masks

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.
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Associated Press
AP Top Stories April 2

AP Top Stories April 2

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.
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Associated Press
Zantac Pulled Cancer Risk Cited

Zantac Pulled Cancer Risk Cited

The FDA has pulled Zantac and related generic drugs from store shelves citing a cancer risk.
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Stringr
Army soldiers set up military hospital in Seattle

Army soldiers set up military hospital in Seattle

Army soldiers are setting up a military hospital at Seattle's CenturyLink Field and it will include 250 beds for non-coronavirus patients.
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Associated Press
Healthcare staff honoured with clapping from doorsteps and windows

Healthcare staff honoured with clapping from doorsteps and windows

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...
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Press Association
Coronavirus: Most affected countries as infected toll passes one million

Coronavirus: Most affected countries as infected toll passes one million

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.
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Press Association
Americans coping as 6.6 million lose jobs

Americans coping as 6.6 million lose jobs

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.
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Associated Press
Bodies are being left on sidewalks in Ecuador city

Bodies are being left on sidewalks in Ecuador city

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.
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Associated Press
Images of almost empty Hollywood Boulevard as residents remain on lockdown

Images of almost empty Hollywood Boulevard as residents remain on lockdown

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.
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AFP
Amazon workers fear for safety amid virus spread

Amazon workers fear for safety amid virus spread

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.
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Associated Press
Despite gaps, economic-relief package for COVID-19 is biggest in history, Freeland says

Despite gaps, economic-relief package for COVID-19 is biggest in history, Freeland says

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...
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Canadian Press
Colombian company swaps cosmetics for anti-bacterial gels amid pandemic

Colombian company swaps cosmetics for anti-bacterial gels amid pandemic

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.
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AFP
WATCH | Number of confirmed cases increase to 1 462, while global infections reach 1 million

WATCH | Number of confirmed cases increase to 1 462, while global infections reach 1 million

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.
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