The authorities in some states warned on Saturday that lockdowns to rein in the coronavirus pandemic could be extended in parts of the nation as the number of domestic coronavirus cases rose above the 3,000 mark.
India recorded a jump of 354 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which takes the total to 4,421, the Union Health Ministry said today, adding that 114 deaths linked to the highly contagious COVID-19 have been registered so far.
Residents sing and clap from their balconies in Malakoff, on the outskirts of Paris, to show their support to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic on the 21st day of the lockdown.
Another doctor and 11 nurses of a government-run cancer hospital in Delhi have tested positive for coronavirus. The medical centre was closed down last week after a doctor had contracted the disease; later, six nurses were also found to have the i...
Soaring numbers of COVID-19 deaths in Ecuador's port city of Guayaquil have led to a shortage of coffins, forcing locals to resort to using cardboard boxes.
The George Washington University Hospital opens a drive-through coronavirus testing site in the US capital as the pandemic spreads across the United States.
Highlights of this day in history: Civil war erupts in Rwanda; NY audience previews long-distance television; Auto pioneer Henry Ford dies in Dearborn, Mich.;Singer Billie Holiday, known as "Lady Day" is born in Philadelphia.
With Americans sheltering in place amid the coronavirus outbreak, zoos and aquariums across the nation have expanded their offerings of live webcams, providing people with "online safaris" to help entertain, educate and even ease the angst.
Cardinal George Pell has won his appeal bid to the High Court and will be freed from prison after spending more than 400 days behind bars for child sex abuse.
Reports of domestic violence are surging worldwide as couples and families are stuck at home together for long periods because governments are ordering residents to shelter-in-place to stop the spread of coronavirus, according to advocates for abused
The Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow is being converted into a temporary hospital which will house up to 1,000 Covid-19 patients. The facility is expected to open with 300 beds in mid-April.
Hailed a hero by many of his sailors, former U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier was branded “stupid” by his top boss over the weekend in a speech broadcast aboard the ship in Guam, Reuters has learned. Gavino Garay has more.
Coronavirus hot spot New York state is among the places where cases and deaths could be leveling off in the U.S., but health officials warned this trend would only continue if strict social distancing measures were followed. Lisa Bernhard has more.
President Donald Trump said he had a "really wonderful, warm" conversation with former Vice President Joe Biden that lasted approximately 15 minutes.
B.C.'s provincial health officer says timing, luck and good planning appear to be factors in the lower rate of COVID-19 infection compared with Quebec and Ontario. Dr. Bonnie Henry says March break came later in B.C. than Quebec and Ontario, and h...
Dominic Raab is now stepping up to act as de facto prime minister with Boris Johnson in intensive care. Here's a look at his political career so far.
US President Donald Trump sends his best wishes British Prime Minister and "friend" Boris Johnson, says Americans are "all praying for his recovery."
Work is almost done on the week-long effort to transform a convention center in Detroit into a 1,000-bed field hospital used to treat coronavirus patients.
Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would challenge the order in the state Supreme Court. Cole
Coronavirus patients are arriving at the convention center in New Orleans, which has been converted into a support medical facility to ease pressure on area hospitals.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday was moved to an intensive care unit - where the most serious cases are treated - at St Thomas' hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, but his Downing Street office said he was still conscious.
At the state line on Interstate 10, Texas state troopers now actively check drivers coming from Louisiana, where the coronavirus has hit hard.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.
Dominic Raab will step up where necessary with the Prime Minister in intensive care. He says that Boris Johnson is in "safe hands" at St Thomas' Hospital.
A worldwide rally gained steam on Wall Street Monday, propelling major indexes up more than 7%.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has moved to postpone the state's presidential primary for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting a court challenge and adding to confusion about whether voters will be able to head to the polls on Tues...
CVS sets up mass site for drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Atlanta. Hundreds file in during first day in operation, pressing their IDs and cellphones against closed car windows to identify themsleves.
Politicians of all parties flood send their regards for Boris Johnson after he is moved into intensive care as his coronavirus symptoms worsen. Jeremy Corbyn, David Cameron and Nigel Farage are among those who wish the prime minister well.
The Associated Press spent a day on the road with a Brooklyn funeral director overwhelmed by demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, Downing Street has confirmed. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will "deputise where necessary", a Number 10 spokesman said.
Dominic Raab says the PM is in 'safe hands' in ICU at St Thomas' Hospital.
One more person has died from the coronavirus, as the number of positive Covid-19 cases has gone up to 1 686, an increase of 31. The death toll is now at 12.
Here's the latest for Monday April 6th: NY Governor says steep rise in coronavirus deaths leveling off; European countries continue to grapple with outbreak; UK outbreak worsening, PM Boris Johnson in hospital; Zoo-cams surge in popularity.
Battles are brewing in some cities over use of increasingly limited public space, as local governments struggle with whether to give more room for pedestrians to spread out.
Diabetes Canada has issued an open letter to community leaders and elected officials to help raise awareness about overflowing donation bins and illegally dumped garbage.
In Mumbai's densely packed Dharavi neighbourhood -- one of Asia's largest slums -- coronavirus fears are growing as the number of cases climbs to five but residents say they have few options to escape its grip. RAW-INDIA-HEALTH-VIRUS-POVERTY-SLUMS
Nic Murray was diagnosed with terminal Stage 4 bowel cancer a year ago. His chemotherapy has been stopped for the next three months because it increases his risk of catching coronavirus.
The number of infectious COVID-19 cases across the world has crossed 13 lakh, with the US reporting 3.4 lakh cases and over 10,000 deaths. Professor Siddharth Chandra, James Madison College, Michigan State University and Dr Samir Garyali, MD, Inte...
The number of coronavirus cases increased by a whopping 704 in the last 24 hours to reach 4,281 today, while 111 have died and 319 have recovered from the disease. With 13 days to go before the scheduled end of the 21-day lockdown announced by Pri...
Boris Johnson has said he is still suffering the symptoms of coronavirus and has been admitted to intensive care, more than a week after he first tested positive for the disease. But what happens if his conditions deteriorates further and he is u...
The evidence for wearing masks to stop the spread of COVID-19 is still weak, says chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, but has changed enough that the federal government's advice on the subject has changed. It now tilts toward wearing non-...
The tiger that tested positive for the new coronavirus is the "first well-documented example of a person infecting an animal and an animal getting sick", said Dr. Paul Calle of the Bronx Zoo in New York.
Could there be an extension in the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic? Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has asked the centre to extend the lockdown by two more weeks. A top bureaucrat in Uttar Pradesh has hinted at a longer lockdow...
A total of 288 positive coronavirus cases have been reported from Rajasthan. On March 19, two doctors at a private hospital tested positive in Bhilwara after they came in contact with 6,000 people. On Monday, Bhilwara's aggressive containment appe...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, Downing Street has confirmed. Downing Stret also said Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab would "deputise where necessary" while the Prime Minister ...
With 704 cases and 28 deaths in the last 24 hours, India now has 4,281 positive cases and 111 deaths so far due to COVID-19. Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, says there is suspicion of community transmission in coronavirus hotspots and if not ...
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