The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus exceeds 1,200,000 globally, with the death toll rising to over 64,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Per data provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the number is lower, with confirmed cases standing at 1,051,635, and nearly 57,000 fatalities.
Multiple countries around the world have shut their borders and introduced strict measures in a bid to halt the spread of the disease.
In December 2019, China informed the World Health Organisation (WHO) about an outbreak of a yet unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan in the central province of Hubei. On 11 March, the WHO declared the outbreak of the disease, caused by a new strain of coronavirus, a pandemic.
Earlier this week, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab thanked Turkey for providing the assistance during the pandemic. The medical supplies are expected to arrive in the UK on Saturday.
Norway and Denmark have seen a 121 and 110 percent spike, respectively, in sex toy sales in the first week of April.
An Umeå University professor has likened the coronavirus epidemic to the Spanish flu that killed tens of millions in 1918-1920 and blasted Sweden's maverick laissez-faire approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic with minimum restrictions.
The number of people who have died of the coronavirus in the United States, has risen by 1,904 to 16,672 within the past 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Last Friday, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that the COVID-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom is expected to reach its peak as soon as mid-April, prompting the country to seek medical equipment internationally due to the inability of national manufactures to produce the needed amount in time.
On Thursday, the data published by Johns Hopkins University showed that the COVID-19 death toll in the United States has risen above 16,000, with the total number of confirmed cases in the US since the start of the outbreak 451,491.
The powers that be in Westminster are discussing whether or not the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown should be extended.
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the African continent, South Africa’s white Boer and Afrikaner minorities might be among those who are hardest hit due to lack of medical supplies, economic pressure and hate crime.
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Last week, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalised after his COVID-19 symptoms grew more persistent.
As many as 400,000 people in the country of 5.6 million could already be infected with the virus, the Danish State Serum Institute has estimated.
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the commercial sector, companies have begun to declare force majeure to excuse their failure to perform their contractual duties.
Previously, shoddy equipment from China has caused bad blood in a number of European nations, including Spain and the UK.
The United States has more than 432,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 14,800 deaths due to the disease, according to data published by Johns Hopkins University.
Earlier, it was reported by Animal Politico that some night clubs in Mexico offer "sexual services at home" such as "table dances" in Tlaxcala, which is widely believed to be a hot spot for human trafficking in the country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a Wednesday White House news conference that US sanctions had not prevented humanitarian assistance from reaching Iran.
The US remains the most coronavirus-affected country in the world, as the COVID-19-related death-toll surpasses 13,800, according to Johns Hopkins University Resource Centre data.
Senior Saudi officials have announced a ceasefire in Yemen to begin on Thursday in an effort to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in that country.
A fourth US aircraft carrier now has cases of COVID-19 among its crew. The USS Nimitz was preparing to deploy later this month for sea trials and had already begun bringing crew aboard.
GENEVA (Sputnik) - The chief of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, said Wednesday he had faced death threats and racist insults over the UN health agency's response to the coronavirus pandemic.