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Coronavirus deaths likely to peak in 2 weeks, Trump says

US President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the national social-distancing guidelines aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic to April 30. President Donald Trump said Sunday that the death rate in the US from the novel coronavirus would likely hit a peak in two weeks.

China uses the outbreak to expand its trade volume

Trump has been searching for supplies to fill the mounting need for equipment to protect healthcare workers caring for coronavirus patients. A planeload of desperately needed medical supplies arrived in New York from China on Sunday, the first in a series of flights over

Boris Johnson writes letter to all 30 million homes in UK

In the letter, Johnson urged people to stay at home and follow the rules set out by the government. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send every household in the country a letter to warn that the coronavirus outbreak is likely to worsen, the

EU calls for cease-fire in Syria amid the outbreak

The EU joined the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen’s call to stop violence and limit the spread of the coronavirus. The EU on Sunday called for an immediate and nationwide cease-fire in Syria to deal with the novel coronavirus. AREA IS IN

Coronavirus cases on rise in France

The country has continued to hold steady as it enters the second week of lockdown which started last Tuesday at noon, announced by President Emmanuel Macron in a televised evening address. Death toll from coronavirus in France reaches 1,100, with reported cases hitting 22,302.

Italy’s death toll rises by 743 in one day

The country has seen more fatalities than any other country, with the latest figures showing that 6,820 people have died from the infection in barely a month. Fatalities in Italy from coronavirus have surged in the last 24 hours, the Civil Protection Agency said

Israel confirms five deaths from coronavirus

The ministry said 37 patients are in critical condition, while 49 have recovered from the virus. Israel confirmed two more deaths from the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total fatalities to five, according to the health ministry. GOVERNMENT TRACKS SUSPECTED CASES A ministry

Putin visits coronavirus patients in Moscow

Russian President toured the facility, including the wards, wearing a special protective suit. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited on Tuesday patients receiving treatment for coronavirus in a hospital in Moscow. Putin thanked the hospital’s head physician, Denis Protsenko, on how things were progressing, saying

Emergency acts will be used if needed in US

Vice President Mike Pence said in comments on Fox News that it has not been necessary to put the emergency measure to use. President Donald Trump is prepared to use the Defense Production Act but industry has been stepping forward, US Vice President Mike

Reported coronavirus deaths hit 800 in US

A total of 354 people diagnosed with coronavirus have recovered so far. The coronavirus-related deaths in the US topped 800 on Wednesday, while the number of cases reached over 55,200, according to latest figures by Johns Hopkins University. THE FIRST CASE WAS REPORTED IN