California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday (US time) ordered the state’s 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state’s…
Welcome to the weekend. We’re facing some pretty uncertain times as the world deals with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. This weekend will likely look different for most New Zealanders as people are in self-isolation,…
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this weekend urged people to not visit their mum on Mother’s Day — which is Sunday in the United Kingdom — amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hundreds of millions of Indians stayed indoors on Sunday, heeding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to citizens to self-isolate as authorities battled to contain the fast-spreading epidemic.
China on Sunday reported 46 new cases of coronavirus, the fourth straight day with an increase, with all but one of those imported from overseas, and further stepped up measures to intercept cases from abroad as the outbreak worsens globally.
U.S. elections have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. At least 13 states have postponed voting and more delays are possible as health officials warn that social distancing and other measures to contain the virus might be in place for weeks, if not months.
Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday refused U.S. assistance to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory that the virus could be man-made by America. “Possibly your (offered) medicine is a way to spread the virus more,” Khamenei said.