BEIJING (Sputnik) - Not a single person died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China over the past 24 hours, the first such day since January, according to China's state health committee.
On Monday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was urgently moved to the intensive care unit of St. Thomas’ Hospital in London after his condition worsened, eleven days after he announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned the Big Apple into a ghost town. Observing desolate streets and boarded up stores urban dwellers have raised the question as to how New Yorkers will behave if they are pushed over the edge.
LONDON (Sputnik) - At least twenty cellular base stations across the UK have been torched or otherwise vandalised in the past few days over false claims that 5G networks could speed the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), The Guardian reported.
The call comes as the world struggles with a rapidly spreading virus pandemic which has so far infected over 1.3 million people around the globe, killing over 73,000. Iran is one of the countries hit hardest by COVID-19 and has been struggling to slow the outbreak, a task made more difficult as the nation is under severe US trade sanctions.
Since issuing a threat to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on Brazil last year, Donald Trump has not ruled out travel restrictions against the country which has found itself in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Brazilian academic Ricardo Balistiero has explained why Trump is giving no quarter to Brazil despite Jair Bolsonaro's loyalty.
Earlier, Modly, in a 15-minute commentary to the ship’s crew on Sunday, blasted recently-fired US Navy Captain Brett Crozier, saying that the latter was either “too naive or too stupid” to be in command. The captain was fired after a letter he penned begging for help in combating the COVID-19 outbreak on the warship was leaked to the media.
Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has repeatedly blamed China for 'lying' about the novel coronavirus outbreak, and has cast doubt on the country's economic recovery and statistics on the pandemic.