COVID-19: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s Wife Tests Positive
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday, 13 March, reported ANI.
Italy's coronavirus death toll crossed 1,000 on Thursday, 12 March, news agency AFP reported quoting an official.
The 76-year-old man from Kalburgi who passed away and was a suspected coronavirus patient has been confirmed to have had COVID-19, the Karnataka Health Department announced on Thursday, 12 March.
Two more cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Maharashtra on Thursday, 12 March evening, taking the number of confirmed cases in the state to 14. Meanwhile, the total number of infected people in Kerala has gone up to 16, according to PTI.
Invoking provisions of the Epidemic Disease Act, the Delhi government on Thursday announced that all cinema halls, schools, colleges (whose examinations have been held) in Delhi will be closed till 31 March.
- The Delhi government on Thursday declared coronavirus an epidemic
- India’s Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Wednesday announced that all visas to India – except diplomatic, official, UN/international organisations, employment, and project visas – stand suspended till 15 April
- US bars all travel from European countries-except UK-to the US for 30 days
- WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic on Wednesday
- The SC on Thursday, refused to accord an urgent hearing on a plea seeking postponement of IPL-2020
- 1,25,000 coronavirus cases worldwide as death toll crosses 4,500
- There are at least 79 positive cases in India
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Disneyland in California to Close Over Virus
Disneyland in California will close its doors beginning Saturday due to new coronavirus, the resort said, joining a slew of concerts, festivals and other entertainment events scrapped across the US.
Disney will also shut Florida and Paris theme parks and cruise line, reports AFP.
India Part of US-Led Initiative to Share Info on Integrating Science Into Coronavirus Response
India is part of a US-led global initiative to share information on integrating science into coronavirus response, according to a White House statement.
Besides the US and India, the UK, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea are part of the initiative.
The second conference call by the science ministers and chief advisors of these countries was held on Wednesday and it was convened by the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr Kelvin Droegemeier, reported PTI.
Arsenal FC Manager Mikel Arteta Tests Positive
Arsenal Football Club’s manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus, reports AFP.
France to Close Schools Over Coronavirus: Macron
France President Emmanuel Macron announced that schools would close indefinitely from next week to curb the spread of the coronavirus, also urging people over 70 to stay at home.
In an address to the nation on the fight against COVID-19 which has already killed 61 people and infected almost 2,900 in France, Macron made clear that it could no longer be business as usual, reported AFP.
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