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Coronavirus live news: number of global cases passes 750,000 with death toll over 36,000

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study sheds light on infection mechanismHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.24pm BST The British poet Michael Rosen is ill in hospital having suffered from flu-like symptoms. His family says he’s spent the night in intensive care but is now...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, Israel, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Moscow, Benjamin Netanyahu, Michael Rosen, Michael


Woman describes shock after parents die of coronavirus in Belfast

Christopher and Isobel Vallely died in same hospital room within hours of each otherCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA woman has spoken of her shock and grief after her parents died of coronavirus at the weekend, as the death toll rose amid possible signs on Monday that the rate was slowing.Christopher Vallely, 79, died on Sunday in the Mater hospital in Belfast, hours after his wife, Isobel, 77, died in the same hospital room. They had just marked their 53rd wedding a...
Tags: UK News, Infectious Diseases, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Christopher, Isobel, Coronavirus outbreak, Isobel Vallely, Christopher Vallely


Coronavirus live news: Italy reports 812 new deaths as global toll passes 35,000

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceNew study sheds light on infection mechanismHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.30pm BST Before dawn hundreds of British travellers had gathered outside the Holiday Inn hotel opposite Lima’s shuttered international airport, Dan Collyns reports ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Israel, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Moscow, Peru


Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant amid mass exodus from cities – video

Video footage shows Indian health workers spraying disinfectant on a group of migrant workers, amid fears that a large scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risks spreading the coronavirus widely. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, has ordered the country's 1.3 billion people to remain indoors until 15 April, saying that was the only hope to stop the pandemic. But the order has left millions of impoverished Indians jobless and hungry, prompting a mass exodus from cities to the ...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, World news, Infectious Diseases, Migration, Global development, Food poverty, Delhi, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: death toll in Spain reaches 7,340 as Austria makes face masks compulsory for shoppers

Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in self-isolation; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceHungary passes law that critics say will let Orbán rule by decreeGlobal roundup: Moscow and Lagos in lockdownUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.15pm BST Who is most at risk from coronavirus, and why? The best thing to do when trying to understand a new virus like Covid-19 is to look at the data. 3.14pm B...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, Israel, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Austria, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Moscow, Zimbabwe


Divided Delhi under lockdown: 'If coronavirus doesn't kill me, hunger will'

India’s shutdown is catastrophic for Muslims driven from their homes by sectarian carnage and now without food or shelterAs the wealthy quaff wine in comfort, India’s poor are thrown to the wolvesIt wasn’t possible for Mohammed Idrish to watch Narendra Modi’s address to the nation last Tuesday exhorting 1.3 billion Indians to stay at home. His TV was looted along with everything else in his home in Delhi during the recent anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital.When Idrish, a carpenter, heard ab...
Tags: India, Religion, Narendra Modi, World news, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Islam, Global development, Delhi, Hinduism, Modi, Coronavirus outbreak, Mohammed Idrish, Idrish


Woman describes shock after her parents die of coronavirus in Belfast hospital

Christopher and Isobel Vallely died in same hospital room within hours of each otherCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA woman has spoken of her shock and grief after her parents died of coronavirus at the weekend.Christopher Vallely, 79, died on Sunday in Mater hospital in Belfast, hours after his wife, Isobel, 77, died in the same hospital room. Both had tested positive for Covid-19. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Infectious Diseases, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Christopher, Isobel, Coronavirus outbreak, Isobel Vallely, Christopher Vallely


Dominic Cummings self-isolates after experiencing coronavirus symptoms

Boris Johnson’s key adviser believed to have mild symptoms including a coughCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDominic Cummings has developed symptoms of coronavirus over the weekend and is self-isolating, a source has confirmed.Boris Johnson’s key adviser, who was last seen running through Downing Street on Friday, is believed to have experienced mild symptoms including a cough. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Downing Street, Cummings, Dominic Cummings, Coronavirus outbreak


Chinese citizens fear catching coronavirus from 'silent' carriers

Asymptomatic people may be infecting others despite officials saying risk of this is lowCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo weekends ago, Wang, a 59-year old cleaner who works at a library in Henan province, accompanied her former classmate Zhang home for China’s tomb-sweeping holiday, when families tend to the graves of their ancestors. She met Zhang, a local doctor, at a bus stop and the two drove out to the countryside. They shared three meals together.On Tuesday l...
Tags: China, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Zhang, Wang, Henan Province, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Spain wakes to more restrictive lockdown as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveTrump says keeping US deaths to 100,000 would be a ‘very good job’See all our coronavirus coverage 10.34am BST Another suspected casualty of Covid-19 in the British government has emerged, the prme minister’s senior adviser, Dominic Cummings.That’s according to the Daily Mail’s political editor.Dominic Cummings has developed symptom...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, China, US, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Hungary, Daily Mail, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across Australia Follow the Australia coronavirus blog for live news and updatesSign up for Coronavirus: Australia at a glance, our daily email newsletterCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsGood evening, and welcome to our daily roundup of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in Australia. These are the main stories on Monday 30 March. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: expert claims UK infection 'may be slowing' as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first deathUK rate of infection may be slowing - expertCoronavirus latest: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.32am BST Britain’s prime minster, Boris Johnson, has made his second appearance since going into self isolation last week after testing positive for coronavirus, saying in a message posted on Twitter that some 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to help battle the virus.Thanks to e...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Science, China, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Britain, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology, Moscow


Private health sector's claim of closure after coronavirus elective surgery shutdown is 'disingenuous'

Health analysts say the private hospital sector should not receive financial relief until they are called to assist with the coronavirusHealth policy analysts and economists have accused the private hospital sector of being disingenuous and sparking public panic by saying without government assistance they will be forced to close due to the cancellation of non-essential elective surgery during the Covid-19 pandemic.On Saturday, a coalition of private hospital operators warned the suspension of m...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, Healthcare Industry, Private health insurance, Coronavirus outbreak


'We're not ready': coronavirus looms over the fragile Afghan health system

As Western NGOs remove staff and the US strips support, an influx of Afghans from Iran could add pressure on an already depleted medical systemCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the Guzargah reception centre for returnees and repatriates in Herat, Afghanistan, 17-year-old Yunos rests on a thin mattress in a small, empty room.The previous night fatigued him. He spent it sleeping rough in the desert along with thousands of other Afghans, awaiting the opening of the Iran...
Tags: Health, US, World news, Iran, Afghanistan, Middle East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Global development, Herat Afghanistan, Iran Afghanistan, Coronavirus outbreak, Yunos


As the wealthy quaff wine in comfort, India’s poor are thrown to the wolves

With the country in lockdown because of coronavirus, deep social inequalities have been exposed more sharply than ever Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“Sauvignon blanc or viognier”? As the words left my mouth, my son and I locked eyes, our expressions flashing from shame-faced to half laughing at the irony. My live-in maid Ranjita had just laid out dinner and, since the fish and lyonnaise potatoes looked appetising, I thought it deserved a bottle of wine.For people li...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, World news, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Global development, Inequality, Coronavirus outbreak, Ranjita


Coronavirus live news: UK warned of six-month lockdown as New York state passes 1,000 deaths

US expert Dr Anthony Fauci says US could see 200,000 dead; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.25am BST Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has announced a AU$1,500 per fortnight “job keeper” payment to businesses. The payment, made...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Science, China, US, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Moscow


As the west is in lockdown, China is slowly getting back to business | Daniel Falush

After the coronavirus outbreak, life is returning to normal here. Other countries face a much longer waitCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen China at the end of January to try to control the coronavirus outbreak, it was a bold and terrifying experiment. No one had tried anything similar. It was unclear whether the virus’s spread could be curbed, let alone halted. It was also possible that, as a respiratory virus with highly variable symptoms, coronavirus was simply...
Tags: Europe, China, World news, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Infectious Diseases, Shanghai, Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Coronavirus outbreak, Daniel Falush


Astrophysicist gets magnets stuck up nose while inventing coronavirus device

Australian Dr Daniel Reardon ended up in hospital after inserting magnets in his nostrils while building a necklace that warns you when you touch your faceSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailFollow Australia coronavirus live news and updatesFollow live global coronavirus updatesAn Australian astrophysicist has been admitted to hospital after getting four magnets stuck up his nose in an attempt to invent a device that stops people touching their faces during the coronavirus ou...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, World news, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Melbourne, Swinburne University, Coronavirus outbreak, Daniel Reardon


Australia coronavirus shutdown: what is open, closed and banned under the current rules?

These are the latest restrictions in place as part of the Australian government’s emergency response measures to the Covid-19 outbreakSign up for Coronavirus: Australia at a glance, our daily email newsletterCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSee all our coronavirus coverageOn Sunday evening, Australian prime minister Scott Morrison outlined a further set of restrictions to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Here is an updated list of the federal government’s shutdown...
Tags: Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: US deaths could reach 200,000 as UK warned of six-month lockdown

US expert Dr Anthony Fauci makes grim prediction; Moscow announces lockdown of 12m people; Syria records first death. Follow the latest updatesCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUS coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.18am BST An update from Panama now, where Patrick Greenfield and Erin McCormick report that the covid-19 stricken Zaandam cruise liner and its sister s...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, US, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Moscow, Anthony Fauci


Coronavirus Australia update live: Tasmania records its first Covid-19 death – latest news

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison announced further restrictions on Sunday, including limiting public gatherings to two people. Follow all the latest Covid-19 updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailFollow global coronavirus live updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePublic gatherings restricted, and rent moratorium 12.21am BST A Sydney startup has announced overnight that it has developed an online diagnosis tool to help physicians scanning for Covid-19. The U...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Sydney, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Foreign Investment Review Board, University of Sydney, Jim Chalmers, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia update live: curbs on public gatherings take effect – latest news

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison announced further restrictions on Sunday, including limiting public gatherings to two people. Follow all the latest Covid-19 updatesSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailFollow global coronavirus live updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePublic gatherings restricted, and rent moratorium 10.21pm BST What do we know about the coming wage subsidy so far?It will be up to $1500 a fortnight for full time workers 10.10pm BST NSW accep...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Sydney, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Coronavirus outbreak


'As the president fiddles, people are dying': Nancy Pelosi slams Trump's coronavirus delays – video

The House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, delivered a devastating critique of Donald Trump on Sunday, accusing the president directly of costing American lives through his constant denials and delays in response to the coronavirus outbreak. ‘The president’s denial at the beginning was deadly,’ the House Speaker told CNN’s State of the Union. ‘His delay in getting equipment to where it’s needed is deadly … As the president fiddles, people are dying’Pelosi accuses Trump of costing US lives with coronavirus...
Tags: US, US news, Cnn, US politics, Infectious Diseases, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll, as Syria reports first Covid-19 death

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut halt non-essential travel; global deaths pass 30,000 with one-third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSpain’s daily death toll rises again while Italy expects peak in a weekUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.32pm BST The finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, Thomas Schäfer, has killed himself after apparently after becoming “deeply worried” about how to deal with the economic impact of th...
Tags: Europe, New York, Germany, Spain, World news, US news, Syria, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Connecticut, Italy, Madrid, New York New Jersey, Hesse, Volker Bouffier, Coronavirus outbreak


Pelosi accuses Trump of costing US lives with coronavirus denials and delays

House speaker criticized president on CNN, saying his ‘denial at the beginning was deadly’ as US death toll passes 2,000Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, delivered a devastating critique of Donald Trump on Sunday, accusing the president directly of costing American lives through his constant denials and delays in response to the coronavirus outbreak.“The president’s denial at the beginning was deadly,” the ...
Tags: Congress, US, World news, US news, Cnn, US politics, Infectious Diseases, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, Coronavirus outbreak


For a billion Indians, lockdown has not prevented tragedy | Supriya Nair

Without adequate healthcare and unable to deliver basic needs, India now faces twin catastrophes of coronavirus and starvationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe world’s second-most crowded city is trying to stay home, but it wasn’t built for social distancing. Ever since it became an entrepôt of the British empire, Mumbai has been optimised to keep things moving – both labour and capital. Over the last fortnight, its citizens have been retreating from public premises...
Tags: London, India, New York City, Narendra Modi, World news, South and Central Asia, Infectious Diseases, Mumbai, Supriya Nair, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Spain records new highest daily death toll; Australia limits public gatherings to two

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut halt non-essential travel; global deaths pass 30,000 with one-third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceBoris Johnson to warn UK: tougher lockdown may be necessaryUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia restricts public gatherings to two peopleSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.20am BST My colleagues Shaun Walker and Christian Davies have written a story on concerns that eastern Europe might experience a surge in infections due to a lack of testing. So...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Australia, Spain, World news, US news, Iran, Afghanistan, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Connecticut, Italy, Johnson, Afp, Shaun Walker


Coronavirus live news: Australia limits public gatherings to two people; three US states halt non-essential travel

Advice for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after Trump backed away from sealing state borders; global deaths pass 30,000 with a third in ItalyCoronavirus latest: at a glanceBoris Johnson to warn UK: tougher lockdown may be necessaryUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.28am BST An update from the World Health Organization on the coronavirus outbreak in Kenya:As of today, Kenya has 38 confirmed cases of #Covid19 while monitor...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Australia, US, World news, US news, Bbc, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Connecticut, Italy, Michael Gove, Who, Kenya, World Health Organization


US awol from world stage as China tries on global leadership for size

Mike Pompeo labelling the virus ‘Chinese’ has added to lack of international cooperationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen the UN security council and the G7 group sought to agree a global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts stumbled on the US insistence on describing the threat as distinctively Chinese.There are other reasons for the lack of collaboration in the face of a global crisis, but the focus on labelling the virus Chinese and blaming China pu...
Tags: China, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, United Nations, UN Security Council, G7, Mike Pompeo, Coronavirus outbreak


'They see my blue eyes then jump back' – China sees a new wave of xenophobia

Fears rise that Beijing is stoking mistrust of foreigners as part of an attempt to rebuild a reputation tarnished by the coronavirus crisisOver the past few weeks, as Chinese health officials reported new “imported” coronavirus cases almost every day, foreigners living in the country have noticed a change. They have been turned away from restaurants, shops, gyms and hotels, subjected to further screening, yelled at by locals and avoided in public spaces.“I’m walking past someone, then they see m...
Tags: China, Race, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Shanghai, Coronavirus outbreak, Andrew Hoban



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