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More than 40,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US, New Zealand set to ease lockdown: 10 highlights Featured

Written by  Apr 20, 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, has spread across continents to turn into a pandemic that has locked down the greater part of the planet.

In excess of 2 million have been infected by coronavirus across the globe while over a lakh patients have lost their lives to the deadly contagion.

Here are the most recent COVID-19 highlights from over the world:

  1. As per the Reuters count, the coronavirus death toll in the US rose to more than 40,000 - the highest on the planet. The figure is almost two-fold the number of fatalities in the following highest nation Italy.
  2. Spain's death toll continued to slow on Sunday. The nation enrolled 410 new fatalities on Sunday - the most reduced day by day include in close to 30 days. Health ministry emergencies coordinator Fernando Simon said the droop in fatalities "gives us trust".
  3. Russia affirmed 4,268 new coronavirus cases on Monday. The all out-number of COVID-19 cases in the nation rose to 47,121. The expansion was under 6,060 new cases reported the earlier day.

  4. On Monday, Pope Francis encouraged political leaders to set aside factional differences and manage the coronavirus crisis in a united way.

  5. Following a month of tight checks, New Zealand is set to facilitate some lockdown measures from one week from now, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.

  6. On Sunday, Turkey's affirmed coronavirus cases rose to 86,306 - highest outside of Europe and the United States.

  7. On Monday, Germany permitted the opening of certain stores in selected areas. Bigger stores will open later as the administration intends to lift checks in a staged way.

  8. As Ramadan approaches, the UAE said clinical specialists treating COVID-19 patients are absolved from fasting during the blessed month. The nation likewise encouraged Muslims not to gather and offer their prayers from home.

  9. After thousands of individuals went to the burial service of a mainstream nearby minister, Bangladesh has fixed the lockdown on seven towns. The nation as of now has an across the nation coronavirus lockdown set up.

  10. A top Chinese agribusiness official said that the coronavirus pandemic takes steps to trigger another food crisis.
Last modified on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 20:04



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