Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus: US overtakes China with most cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,500 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,782...

Coronavirus: Global cases pass 500k as US overtakes China

Global cases of COVID-19 have shot past 500, 000 while the US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,500 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated...

Rwandan who breached lockdown ‘killed by crocodile’

A man in Rwanda who breached the ongoing lockdown to reportedly go fishing has been killed and eaten by a crocodile, the mayor of the southern Kamonyi district has told the BBC. Alice Kayitesi said...

Covid-19: Rwandan police shoot two people defying virus lockdown orders

Rwandan police shot and killed two people who defied lockdown orders imposed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The two men in their twenties “attempted to tussle with officers,” Rwanda National...

At least 50 priests killed by coronavirus

The deadly coronavirus sweeping across the world has killed at least 50 priests, officials say. They include Father Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, who died early this month in Lovere, Bergamo – one of the worst-hit cities...

Spain overtakes China in Covid-19 deaths, rising to second worldwide

Spain has recorded 3,434 deaths from coronavirus, the health ministry announced Wednesday – making it the country with the second highest death toll in the world. That’s an increase of over 27% on Tuesday’s figures. The...

Prince Charles, 71, tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles has coronavirus and may have been contagious just 24 hours after last seeing his 93-year-old mother the Queen, who is well but has been taking medical advice since her son fell ill, it was revealed...

India orders 3-week nationwide lockdown

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown starting at midnight Wednesday. All of India's 36 states and territories will be under a complete lockdown in a bid to tackle the spread of...

China to lift lockdown on Wuhan, ground zero of coronavirus pandemic

China has announced it will lift the lockdown on Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, on April 8, marking a significant milestone in its battle against the deadly outbreak. The date comes more than...

Pictures: Croatian capital Zagreb hit by largest earthquake in 140 years

The Croatian capital has been hit by 5.3 magnitude earthquake. Very few people were on the streets when the earthquake struck in the early hours of Sunday morning. But falling masonry from Zagreb’s historic buildings crushed...