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    The COVID-19 pandemic is now nearing 2,500,000 cases worldwide, with the United States remaining the main centre of the outbreak. At present, there are over 786,000 people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country and the death toll has surpassed 42,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

    According to recent data, New York remains the worst-hit city in the world with over 141,000 infected and at least 14,600 fatalities from the coronavirus. In the meantime, in Europe, Spain has recently surpassed 200,000 cases and 20,000-death mark.

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    • 03:37

      Mainland China Registers 30 New COVID-19 Cases Over Past Day, No Deaths - Health Committee

      BEIJING (Sputnik) - Mainland China has registered, over the past 24 hours, 30 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, 28 patients have recovered, no deaths have been recorded, the state health committee said in a statement.

      Out of the 30 new cases, 23 were imported, while the remaining seven were local.

      Overall, 1,610 imported cases of coronavirus infection have now been identified in China, 811 people are still sick, 41 are in serious condition, 799 people have recovered, not a single person who entered China infected from abroad has died.

      "The state health committee received from 31 provinces (areas, cities of central subordination) information on 82,788 confirmed cases of infection with the new type of coronavirus, including 1,005 people currently sick (78 people are in serious condition), 77,151 people were discharged from hospitals, 4,632 died," the center said.

    • 02:29

      Mexico's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by 145 to 857 - Health Ministry

      MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The COVID-19 death count in Mexico has risen by 145 to 857, the country's Health Ministry said.

      The number of confirmed cases has reached 9,501, it said.

      "The coronavirus has been laboratory-confirmed for 857 dead since the start of the epidemic in Mexico in 2020," the ministry's director of epidemiology, Jose Luis Alomia, told reporters.

    • 02:20

      Over 2,700 People Died From Coronavirus in US in Past 24 Hours - Johns Hopkins University

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - More than 2,700 coronavirus patients have died in the United States in the past 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University said Tuesday, citing its own calculations.

      The death toll over the past day was 2,751 compared to 1,433 the day before.

      The total number of deaths has topped 45,000 since the start of the outbreak in the country, and more than 824,000 cases have been confirmed.

    • 02:09

      Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Canada Tops 38,400 - Health Canada

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Canada has risen by over 1,000 to 38,413, more than 1,800 people have died, Health Canada reported.

      It said 1,834 people had died. Most coronavirus cases have been reported in the provinces of Quebec (20,126) and Ontario (11,735).

      The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 2,397,000 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the world, and over 162,000 people have died from the disease.

    • 00:38

      US Registers Nearly 40,000 New COVID-19 Cases Within 24 Hours - Johns Hopkins Data

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US coronavirus case count jumped by more than 5 percent within a 24-hour period, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) data revealed.

      The United States had reached a total of 823,257 cases as of 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday compared to 783,290 recorded roughly 24 hours earlier, marking an increase of 39,967, according to JHU’s data.

    • 20:46

      New York City No Longer Needs USNS Comfort to Fight COVID-19 - Governor Cuomo

      U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence watch a video of New York governor Andrew Cuomo speaking at Cuomo's daily briefing, during the daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2020.

      US Hospital Ship Comfort Can Be Redeployed as New York Has Enough Hospital Capacity - Cuomo

      NEW YORK (Sputnik) - New York State does not need anymore the additional hospital capacity provided by the US Navy hospital ship Comfort, deployed to the state on orders of President Donald Trump amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the government may consider redeploying it, Governor Andrew Cuomo said in an interview.
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    • 20:21

      WHO Estimates Global Coronavirus Infection Tally Passed 2.4Mln

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The World Health Organization on Tuesday updated its count of coronavirus infections worldwide to 2,402,250 confirmed cases.

      The UN health agency estimated that more than 163,000 had died globally from virus-related complications.

      Europe topped the list of regions with 1,187,184 infection cases, followed by Americas with 893,119. Africa brought up the rear with 15,555 cases.

    • 19:53

      US COVID-19 Cases Surpass 810,000 - Johns Hopkins University

      WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed the 810,000 mark on Tuesday, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) data revealed.

      At least 810,561 have contracted the disease in the United States with 43,769 deaths, according to JHU's latest update.

    • 19:30

      New Jersey Registers Record 379 New COVID-19 Fatalities, Death Toll Reaches 4,753 - Governor

      NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The US state of New Jersey has witnessed the highest number of new deaths per day due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the death toll to 4,753, Governor Phil Murphy said in a press briefing on Tuesday.

      "We are announcing with the heaviest of hearts 379 deaths. This is the highest single-day numbers that we have had," Murphy said. "And these are not numbers, these are human beings, bringing our total to 4,753 lost precious lives."

      Murphy added that with a new 3,643 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the statewide total of people who have contracted the virus has reached 92,387.

    • 19:27

      New York State Registers 4,178 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Jumps to 251,690 - Governor

      NEW YORK (Sputnik) - A total of 251,690 people in the US state of New York have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) including 4,178 of newly diagnosed cases, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office said in a press release on Tuesday.

      "The governor confirmed 4,178 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 251,690 confirmed cases in New York State," the release said.

      The highest number of COVID-19 infections was registered in New York City, with 2,519 new cases and a total of 139,325.

      Earlier in the day, Cuomo reported an additional 481 deaths due to the coronavirus complications.

    • 18:30

      Latvia’s COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 9 as New Counting Method Used – Health Minister

      RIGA (Sputnik) - The total number of people who have died after contracting COVID-19 in Latvia has risen to nine, Health Minister Ilze Vinkele said at a press briefing on Tuesday, adding that the country has adopted a new measure for counting the coronavirus disease death toll.

      "Three patients with COVID-19 died on 15, 17 and 21 April this past week. Another person died on 12 April, two on 11 April, and one each on 3, 4 and 7 April", the minister said.

      Vinkele stated that COVID-19 was the primary cause of death for seven of the victims. Health officials are awaiting the results of examinations to ascertain the cause of death for the remaining two victims, but after consultations with the World Health Organization, Riga has decided to include these individuals in the overall death toll, she added.

      "In the future, our statistics will be recorded using this method. Cases, where COVID-19 is deemed to be the secondary cause of death, will also be counted in the death toll", the minister said.

      Earlier in the day, Latvia’s Centre for Disease Prevention and Control registered nine new cases of the disease, raising the case total to 748 since the start of the outbreak. 

    • 18:07

      French Health Minister Says Nearly 20,800 COVID-19 Patients Have Died Since Outbreak in Country

      PARIS (Sputnik) - The number of coronavirus-related fatalities in France has reached 20,796 with 531 of them being recorded over the past 24 hours, Jerome Salomon, the head of the state health agency, said on Tuesday.

      On Monday, the number of COVID-19 cases was 114,657, while the death toll stood at 20,265.

      "The total number of deaths in hospitals, social, as well as medical and social institutions is 20,796", Salomon said at a briefing.

      So far, the total toll of those infected has reached 117,324, the official added.

    • 17:39

      UN Reports 243 COVID-19 Cases Among Staff Worldwide - Spokesman

      UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - At least 243 employees at the UN offices across the world have contracted the novel coronavirus (COIVD-19) infection, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a press briefing on Tuesday.

      "As of 20 April, there were 243 confirmed cases among the UN worldwide: 53 in the United States, and 32 in New York", Dujarric said.

      He added that three UN workers have died due to the virus.

      On Saturday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres extended the current telecommuting arrangements for personnel working in the UN headquarters complex in New York City through 31 May amid the pandemic.

    • 16:44

      Italy Registers Decrease in Number of Patients - Officials

      GENOA (Sputnik) - Italy has registered 2,729 new coronavirus cases, but at the same time, a decrease in the total number of active cases, the Civil Protection Department said Tuesday.

      "According to the health monitoring related to the spread of the coronavirus on our territory, up to date, 21 April, the total number of people who have contracted the virus has been 183,957, with an increase of 2,729 new cases compared to yesterday. The total number of persons currently positive is 107,709, with a decrease of 528 compared to yesterday", the officials said in a statement.

      The country has registered 534 new COVID-19 deaths.

    • 16:26

      New York State Reports 481 COVID-19 Deaths on 20 April, Compared to 478 Day Earlier - Cuomo

      Medical workers walk during a short break at Maimonides Medical Center during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID19) in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., April 16, 2020. Picture taken April 16, 2020

      New York State Reports 481 COVID-19 Deaths on 20 April, Compared to 478 Day Earlier - Cuomo

      NEW YORK (Sputnik): The US state of New York reported 481 novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-related deaths on 20 April compared to 478 fatalities the previous day, Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press briefing on Tuesday.
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    • 16:12

      Turkey's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by 119 to 2,259 - Ministry

      ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkey has registered 4,611 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which has led to 95,591 cases in total, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said Tuesday.

      The country has had 14,918 recoveries so far and 2,259 deaths.

    • 16:06

      Number of COVID-19 Cases in Poland Reaches 9,856, Death Toll at 401

      WARSAW (Sputnik) - The number of people who have died from the coronavirus disease in Poland has grown by 16 over the past day, taking the total to 401 fatalities, the Polish Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

      The cumulative tally of COVID-19 cases in Poland has reached 9,856 after 119 new cases were diagnosed over the past 24 hours, the ministry said.

      Poland is under a hard lockdown, with borders closed to all air and railroad passenger traffic and controls reinstated even for countries of the Schengen area. People were asked to stay at home. Schools, recreational sites, food and other services remain closed.

    • 16:03

      Number of COVID-19 Cases in Canada Exceeds 37,300 With 1,728 Fatalities - Health Agency

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      Number of COVID-19 Cases in Canada Exceeds 37,300 With 1,728 Fatalities - Health Agency

      TORONTO (Sputnik) - The number of Canadians confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has increased to 37,382, with the virus-related death toll rising to 1,728, updated data from Canada’s Public Health Agency revealed on Tuesday.
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    • 15:48

      Pakistan’s Prime Minister Goes for COVID-19 Test After Charity Group Head Tests Positive

    • 15:32

      Moscow City Mayor Obliges Residents With Flu Symptoms to Isolate Like COVID-19 Patients

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed on Tuesday a decree obliging residents who show symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections but have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 to self-isolate just like those already diagnosed with the coronavirus.

      "Starting on 22 April, citizens suspected of having the new coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV), as well as citizens with symptoms of an acute respiratory viral infection and other acute respiratory infections, should observe a regime of self-isolation (isolation) at home, similar to that applicable to citizens with new coronavirus infections (2019-nCoV)", the decree said.

      To control the implementation of the isolation measures, the authorities will tap geolocation data from phones to track both COVID-19 patients and those showing flu-like symptoms.

      At the same time, those with flu-like symptoms can obtain so-called digital passes for going outside to seek medical care and can use transport for such travels.

      Additionally, people with symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections, as well as those suspected of having COVID-19, will be inspected for compliance with the quarantine regime via a social monitoring app and through a video surveillance system using face recognition, Kirill Shchitov, a member of the Moscow city legislature, said.

      The official added that Moscow residents who had violated the self-isolation regime prescribed by medical institutions or a sanitary doctor would be fined.

    • 15:29

      UK Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by 828 to 17,337

    • 15:24

      COVID-19 Case Count Worldwide Exceeds 2.5 Mln - Johns Hopkins University

    • 14:44

      Total Number of COVID-19 Cases in Uzbekistan Reaches 1,657 – Health Ministry

      TASHKENT (Sputnik) - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Uzbekistan has reached 1,657, and one patient has died over the past 24 hours bringing the death toll to six people, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

      The first case of the disease in the country was reported on 15 March. The infection was found in a woman who had returned from France.

      According to the ministry, 73 patients have recovered from the decease over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of recoveries to 334.

      Stringent self-isolation measures have been in force in Uzbekistan since 1 April. Citizens over 65 years old are forbidden to leave their homes, and almost 90,000 people are in state-ordered quarantine.

      The Uzbek government has banned international travel until 30 April, and inter-regional passenger travel has also been suspended.

    • 14:44

      3.73 Million People Were Registered as Unemployed in Spain as of 16 April - Labour Minister

    • 14:20

      Finland's Total Number of COVID-19 Cases Exceeds 4,000 - Health Authorities

      HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Finland has registered 146 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those infected to 4,014, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) said on Tuesday.

      According to the institute's data, 43 patients have died over the given period bringing the total death toll to 141.

      Previous reports indicated that 3,868 people in the country contracted COVID-19 and 98 patients died.

      Over 2,600 of the infected were registered in Finland’s capital of Helsinki.

    • 14:10

      Yaroslavl Business Exports Via Marketplaces Amid COVID-19

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      Yaroslavl Business Exports Via Marketplaces Amid COVID-19

      Amid the coronavirus pandemic, businesses in the Yaroslavl Region are developing trade via electronic platforms, becoming the first Eastern European region to create its own showcase on eBay, the regional government reports.
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    • 13:51

      Trump Instructs Treasury, Energy Depts to Devise Plan to Fund US Oil, Gas Industry

      While an oil surplus has led to the lowest gas prices in years for American consumers, it also has caused layoffs for workers in the U.S. oil industry.

      Trump Instructs Treasury, Energy Depts to Devise Plan to Fund US Oil, Gas Industry

      American businesses – especially in the petroleum sector – suffered a heavy blow due to the collapsing oil markets during the past week, as the global pandemic has resulted in a dramatic drop in crude oil prices around the world.
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    • 13:31

      Coronavirus Numbers in Turkey Are Reaching Plateau - Erdogan

    • 13:16

      England's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by More Than 700 in 24 Hours

      Staff wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) disinfect a London Ambulance outside The Royal London Hospital in east London on April 19, 2020.

      England's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by More Than 700 in 24 Hours

      The day before, England's daily coronavirus death toll rose by 429 people, according to the National Health Service.
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    • 13:08

      Mexican Authorities Warn Nation Has Entered the Most Severe Phase of Pandemic

    • 12:37

      US Senate to Reach Agreement on Coronavirus Funding Bill - Democratic Leader Schumer

    • 12:25

      Death Toll in Sweden Reaches 1,765

    • 12:15

      India Confirms 1,329 New COVID-19 Cases, Bringing Total to 18,985

    • 12:03

      Australia Faces Greatest Output Decrease Since 1930s Amid COVID-19 Pandemic - Central Bank

    • 11:54

      Holy Mosques in Saudi Arabia to Remain Closed During Ramadan

      In this aerial photo made from a helicopter, the Abraj Al-Bait Towers with the four-faced clocks stands over the holy Kaaba, as Muslims encircle it inside the Grand Mosque, during the annual pilgrimage known as the hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015.

      Holy Mosques in Saudi Arabia to Remain Closed During Ramadan

      DOHA (Sputnik) – Two holy sites of Islam in Saudi Arabia, the Prophet’s Mosque in the city of Medina and the Great Mosque of Mecca, will stay closed during the fasting month of Ramadan, which starts on April 23, due to precautionary steps to combat COVID-19, the country’s General Directorate for Two Holy Mosques has said.
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    • 11:49

      Now 'Supremacist' Modi: Imran Khan Compares Worldwide COVID-19 Lockdown to Suffering of Kashmiris

      FILE PHOTO: Doctors wearing face masks chant slogans during a protest against the lack of protective gears for medical staff who are treating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Quetta, Pakistan April 6, 2020

      Now 'Supremacist' Modi: Imran Khan Compares Worldwide COVID-19 Lockdown to Suffering of Kashmiris

      New Delhi (Sputnik): A few days after criticising India for alleged mistreatment of Muslims in the country, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has now again turned to Kashmir to rebuke New Delhi. However, Khan’s target also includes the international community this time.
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    • 11:32

      Protest in Beirut Against Lebanese Gov't Measures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic - Video

      Anti-government demonstrators wearing face masks gesture as they protest during a countrywide lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beirut, Lebanon April 21, 2020

      Protest in Beirut Against Lebanese Gov't Measures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic - Video

      Lebanon's parliament is holding a three-day legislative session at a Beirut theatre in order to observe social distancing measures imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    • 11:25

      India Stops Use of Rapid Testing Kits for Two Days After Variation in Result

    • 11:18

      Religious Services to Resume in Austria From 15 May - Chancellor Kurz

    • 11:00

      UK Cyber Security Agency Launches Initiatives Against Coronavirus-Related Internet Scams

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      UK Cyber Security Agency Launches Initiatives Against Coronavirus-Related Internet Scams

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on Tuesday announced the launch of an information campaign to raise awareness about online scams related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a service for reporting suspicious emails.
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    • 10:40

      Switzerland Surpasses 28,000 Confirmed Cases, Death Toll Rises to 1,187

    • 10:27

      Spain's Pamplona Bull-Running Festival Cancelled Amid Pandemic

    • 10:25

      Coronavirus is Likely of Animal Origin, Not Artificial - WHO

      "All available evidence suggests the virus has an animal origin and is not a manipulated or constructed virus in a lab or somewhere else", WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib told a Geneva news briefing. "It is probable, likely that the virus is of animal origin".

    • 10:07

      Malaysia Reports 57 New Cases, Bringing Total to 5,482

    • 10:05

      Singapore Prolongs Partial Quarantine Until 1 June

    • 09:54

      India Won't Bring Bodies of Those Deceased From COVID-19 Back to the Country

    • 09:43

      Chinese Media Publishes Report Offering Insight Into China’s COVID-19 Response

      A medical worker prepares to check the temperature of an AFP photojournalist before a COVID-19 coronavirus test in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on April 16, 2020.

      Chinese Media Publishes Report Offering Insight Into China’s COVID-19 Response

      China Daily published a bilingual report on Tuesday detailing China's measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak to provide health workers and officials around the world a reference and glimpse into the country's herculean effort to overcome the epidemic.
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    • 09:22

      Moscow Authorities Say It Is Premature to Discuss Lifting Restrictions Before 30 April

    • 09:05

      Number of Infected in Spain Rises to 204,178, Death Toll Reaches 21,282

      Medical staff prepares to check guests leaving the H10 Costa Adeje Palace, which is on lockdown after the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Adeje, Tenerife, Spain, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

      Number of Infected in Spain Rises to 204,178, Death Toll Reaches 21,282

      The country is currently second in the world and first in Europe in terms of confirmed cases, right after the United States. The death toll in Spain, however, is lower than in Italy, where at least 24,114 died because of the pandemic.
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    • 09:01

      Nissan to Temporarily Shut Several Facilities, Headquarters in Japan Over COVID-19

    • 08:57

      Indonesia Reports 375 New Cases, 7,135 Infected in Total

    • 08:41

      Death Toll From Coronavirus in England 41% Higher Than Early Figures - ONS

      According to the Office for National Statistics, the true extent of the coronavirus-related fatalities in England and Wales in the period to 10 April was 41% higher than the daily figures from the government. ONS confirmed 13,121 deaths compared to 9,288 in government reports, as the new data includes fatalities not only in hospitals, but also among communities.

    • 08:25

      More Than Half of Deaths in London During First Week of April Involved Coronavirus - ONS

    • 08:15

      UK Registers Over 1.5 Mln Claims for Universal Credit Welfare Amid Pandemic

    • 08:03

      Philippines Confirms 140 New infected, Bringing Total to 6,599 Cases and 437 Fatalities

    • 07:41

      Russia Expects to Finish Pre-Trials for Coronavirus Vaccine by 31 May

    • 07:29

      Russia Confirms 5,642 New Cases, Bringing Total to 52,763 Infected

    • 07:22

      Bavaria Cancels 2020 Oktoberfest Amid Pandemic

    • 06:53

      EU's Thierry Breton 'Expects' Schengen Zone to Remain Closed Over Summer

      The European Commission's Internal Market chief Thierry Breton said on Tuesday he expected the Schengen zone to remain closed over the summer due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

    • 06:28

      France Has Practically Stopped All Flights Outside Schengen Zone - Transport Minister Borne

    • 06:18

      Italy to Ease Lockdown Starting 4 May

      "I wish I could say: let's reopen everything. Immediately. We start tomorrow morning ... But such a decision would be irresponsible. It would make the contagion curve go up in an uncontrolled way and would nullify all the efforts we have made so far", Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrote on Facebook. "We must act on the basis of a national [reopening] plan that however takes into account territorial peculiarities".

    • 06:12

      Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Sudan Rises by 15 to 107

    • 06:08

      India Begins Clinical Trial of New Drug to Save Lives for Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients

      Scientist and founder of Online Telemedicine Research Institute, Ragesh Shah checks the contents of the kits prepared for the coronavirus scanning and surveillance system, in Ahmedabad on March 6, 2020.

      India Begins Clinical Trial of New Drug to Save Lives for Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients

      New Delhi (Sputnik): Coronavirus cases worldwide have crossed the 2 million mark and efforts are being made to develop an anti-COVID-19 vaccine and drug to provide relief to infected patients. India is also in the process of developing such drugs and vaccines as the COVID-19 cases in the country top 18,000.
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    • 06:07

      Georgia Confirms Total of 408 Infections

    • 05:53

      Boris Johnson’s COVID-19 Struggle Making Him Rein in Lockdown Easing Amid Cabinet Division - Report

      Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson chairs his first meeting of the cabinet the day after a reshuffle at 10 Downing Street in central London on February 14, 2020

      Boris Johnson’s COVID-19 Struggle Making Him Rein in Lockdown Easing Amid Cabinet Division - Report

      While Boris Johnson, who left hospital a little over a week ago, is already concerned about a second coronavirus wave, the other camp - the  Cabinet’s “hawks” - are increasingly warning about the devastating economic implications of the virus-induced lockdown.
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    • 05:48

      Over 2.1 Million COVID-19 Tests Conducted in Russia - Watchdog

    • 05:46

      Almost 140,000 Are Under Medical Observation in Russia Amid Pandemic

    • 05:42

      Mass Shootings and Mental Health: A Clinical Psychologist Explains the Effects of COVID-19 Lockdown

      Mass Shootings and Mental Health: A Clinical Psychologist Explains the Effects of COVID-19 Lockdown

      COVID-19 lockdowns will impact people differently but could push those who are already suffering over the edge if they don’t have any support or coping mechanisms, a long-time clinical psychologist tells Sputnik.
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    • 05:30

      India Registers Over 1,300 New Coronavirus Cases, Total Exceeds 18,600

    • 05:16

      Australia Reaches 'Turning Point' in Pandemic, Eases Some Restrictions - PM Morrison

    • 05:07

      Mainland China Registers 11 New COVID-19 Cases Over Past Day, No Deaths

      BEIJING (Sputnik) – Over the past 24 hours mainland China has registered 11 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, 39 patients have recovered, and no deaths have been recorded, the state health committee said in a statement.

      Out of the 11 new cases, four were imported, the remaining seven were local.

      Overall, 1,587 imported cases of coronavirus infection have now been identified in China. Some 811 people are still sick, 44 are in serious condition, 776 people have recovered, and not a single person who entered China infected from abroad has died.

      "The state health committee received information on 82,758 confirmed cases of infection with the new type of coronavirus from 31 provinces (areas, cities of central subordination), including 1,003 people currently sick (82 people are in serious condition), 77,123 people were discharged from hospitals, and 4,632 died", the centre said.

    • 05:03

      UK Parliament to Resume Activities Amid Plans to Establish Virtual House of Commons

      UK Parliament to Resume Activities Amid Plans to Establish Virtual House of Commons

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The UK Parliament will resume activities on Tuesday after an extended Easter break, with lawmakers set to vote on a proposal that will allow for virtual sessions in the lower house via video link, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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    • 04:45

      Thailand Confirms 19 New Cases of COVID-19

    • 04:40

      Germany's Coronavirus Cases Surge to 143,457, Death Toll Nears 4,600

    • 04:38

      First Coronavirus Case Reported at Indian Presidential Estate

      A relative of a sanitation employee working at the Indian president’s estate was found to be positive for COVID-19. Health authorities have put around 100 families under quarantine. The individual’s mother had earlier succumbed to COVID-19, the press secretary to the president told Sputnik.

    • 04:37

      Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in South Korea Rises by Nine to 10,683

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