British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced last Friday that he had tested positive for coronavirus. A photographer who was in close contact with Johnson went to a new temporary hospital in London before falling sick himself.
The UK royal family has not been spared from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic; the heir apparent to the throne Prince Charles tested positive for the virus earlier this year, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Minister Matt Hancock also similarly diagnosed and self-isolating.
Unemployment is expected to rise to nine percent this year alone, whereas GDP growth will turn negative, the government's forecast has predicted.
Sputnik talked to a Frenchwoman with suspected COVID-19 that hasn’t got a chance to get tested and confirm the diagnosis for three weeks.
KABUL (Sputnik) - A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Nahri Saraj District, left seven people killed and two injured, local police chief Mohammad Ismail Khpalwak said on Wednesday.
Self-isolation and social distancing have wiped away the crowds from the streets, depriving panhandlers of their income.
Despite more than 188,000 coronavirus cases in the United States and thousands of deaths, some spiritual leaders have chosen not to follow strict quarantine measures and continue to hold public religious gatherings. This has already led to some arrests of pastors across the United States.
It has been just ten days since Andrew Cuomo issued a statewide “stay at home” order, and New Yorkers have already developed a bizarre obsession with their governor’s nipples.