Global Covid-19 infections pass 700,000

WASHINGTON, 30 March 2020: The number of coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 704,000 yesterday, based on data compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University. The World Health Organisation said some 63,000 …

Global Covid-19 tally passes 600,000

WASHINGTON, 28 March 2020: The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases across the globe climbed to over 600,000 today, according to figures compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Covid-19, which emerged …

Italy tightens lockdown as deaths soar

ROME, 23 March 2020:  Italy yesterday banned virtually all personal travel between cities, preventing anyone – albeit it with certain exceptions – from leaving the location where they currently find …

Global Covid-19 cases surge pass 200,000

GENEVA, 20 March 2020: The World Health Organisation (WHO) remained engaged on multiple fronts yesterday in the struggle against the Covid-19 coronavirus, including the effort to convince nations as yet …

Covid-19 cases escalating in Europe, Gulf

ROME, 16 March 2020: The coronavirus epidemic claimed 368 lives in locked down Italy yesterday, based on new data released by the Civil Protection Department. Speaking at a nightly televised …