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UK PM Johnson moves from intensive care to ward

2020.04.09 19:18 GMT

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has moved out of intensive care, a spokesman said on Thursday.

North Korea says it has developed nano-antibiotic masks

2020.04.09 18:59 GMT

A North Korean research institute has developed nano-antibiotic face masks, according to a report by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Canada expects coronavirus deaths to soar; job losses hit 1 million

2020.04.09 15:36 GMT

Canada's coronavirus death toll is set to soar from the current 435 to as high as 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, while the economy lost a record 1 million jobs last month, Reuters reports.

Italy's daily coronavirus death toll falls, but new cases accelerate

2020.04.08 18:37 GMT

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 542 on Wednesday, a lower tally than the 604 the day before, but the number of new cases pushed higher to 3,836 compared with a previous 3,039.

Sanders suspends White House bid, making Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

2020.04.08 17:13 GMT

Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who promised to lead a grassroots political revolution into the White House, suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

Trump considering suspending funding to WHO

2020.04.08 06:09 GMT

President Trump said Tuesday that he would consider placing a hold on funding for the World Health Organization (WHO), expressing grievances with the organization's handling of the novel coronavirus, The Hill reported.

France's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000 after steep rise at nursing homes

2020.04.07 19:31 GMT

France officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections on Tuesday, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain, and the United States.

UK PM Johnson, battling coronavirus, set for second night in intensive care

2020.04.07 18:58 GMT

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to spend a second night in intensive care on Tuesday to help him fight off a coronavirus infection, with his designated deputy saying he would pull through because “he’s a fighter”.

New coronavirus cases in Italy fall to 25-day low, deaths rise by 604

2020.04.07 16:40 GMT

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 604 on Tuesday, a lower daily tally than the 636 seen the day before, while the number of new cases posted the smallest increase since March 13, Reuters reports.

Trump says WHO is China-centric, 'really blew it' on coronavirus

2020.04.07 15:20 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump sharply criticized the World Health Organization on Tuesday, accusing it of being too cozy with China and issuing bad advice during the coronavirus outbreak, according to Reuters.

UK PM Johnson moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen

2020.04.07 20:02 GMT

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, but his Downing Street office said he was still conscious, Reuters reports.

Japan to declare coronavirus emergency, launch stimulus of almost $1 trillion: PM

2020.04.06 19:54 GMT

Japan is to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to contain the coronavirus, while the government prepares a $990 billion stimulus package to soften the economic blow.

New York state death toll reaches 4,758

2020.04.06 17:35 GMT

The death toll from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State has increased to 4,758 and the number of people who have tested positive for the virus has increased to 130,689, Governor Andrew Cuomo said during a press briefing on Monday, according to Sputnik.

JK Rowling recovers at home after struggling with all coronavirus symptoms

2020.04.06 16:43 GMT

JK Rowling has opened up about suffering from coronavirus symptoms and admitted she has fully recovered at home, Mirror reports.

45 kids infected with Covid-19 in Kazakhstan

2020.04.06 15:45 GMT

45 children have contracted coronavirus in Kazakhstan, chief sanitary doctor Aizhan Yessmagambetova revealed Monday.

Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 60,000

2020.04.04 15:12 GMT

The global death toll from coronavirus crossed 60,000 on Saturday, according to figures compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University, Anadolu Agency reports.

WHO reports jump by 76,000 coronavirus cases in past day

2020.04.03 19:56 GMT

The number of new coronavirus cases has surged by more than 76,000 worldwide and about 5,000 deaths have been registered, according to a daily bulletin released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday, TASS reports.

Spain overtakes Italy in coronavirus cases, death rate slows

2020.04.03 19:07 GMT

Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope, Reuters reports.

Italian luxury shoemaker Sergio Rossi dies from coronavirus

2020.04.03 16:57 GMT

Italian luxury shoemaker Sergio Rossi has died aged 85 after being hospitalised with the coronavirus, the mayor of the designer’s home town said on Friday, Reuters reports.

684 people die from coronavirus in a day in Britain

2020.04.03 15:40 GMT

The UK has announced 684 more coronavirus deaths today, taking the total number of fatalities to 3,605, Daily Mail reports.

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