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India virus death toll hits 149, cases jump to 5,194

India has recorded 149 deaths linked to coronavirus, with 35 dying in the last 24 hours alone, reports news broadcaster NDTV. The latest data issued by the Union Health Ministry...

  Asia / South Asia

India virus death toll hits 149, cases jump to 5,194

India has recorded 149 deaths linked to coronavirus, with 35 dying in the last 24 hours alone, reports news broadcaster NDTV. The latest data issued by the Union Health Ministry takes the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country past the 5,000-mark, to 5,194 cases on Wednesday. This is the biggest jump in both the number of case as...

Wuhan offers a glimpse of hope for Milan, New York

After 76 days in strict lockdown, Wuhan in Central China's Hubei Province, which was the first to bear the brunt of what has become a global pandemic, reopened to the outside world on Wednesday morning. While much work remains to be done to restart the economy and prevent a resurgence of the deadly coronavirus, Wuhan's reopening offers a desperately-needed commodity...

  Americas

US records highest coronavirus deaths in single day

The US recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with 1,736 fatalities reported on Tuesday. It brings the total number of deaths in the country to 12,722, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The US has more than 398,000 confirmed cases, the highest number in the world. Global cases have exceeded 1.4...

  Europe

  Europe

  Africa

  Africa

Morocco makes face masks compulsory due to coronavirus

Morocco made wearing face masks mandatory starting on Tuesday for anyone allowed to go out during the coronavirus outbreak, the government said. The masks will be sold at a subsidised price of 0.8 dirhams ($0.08) per unit. Those who fail to comply face prison sentences of up to three months and a fine of up to 1,300 dirhams, the government...

Coronavirus: South Africa begins three-week lockdown

South African security forces have begun enforcing a three-week nationwide lockdown in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus. All but essential movement is forbidden and both the army and the police are enforcing the measures. Ahead of the midnight deadline there were long queues outside supermarkets as people stocked up on essentials.  South Africa has reported 927...