Coronavirus: Major League Baseball celebrates what would have been season’s opening day from home

Major League Baseball, its teams and fans are celebrating opening day from home, after the start of the season was postponed due to coronavirus.  Earlier this month, MLB, along with many other professional sports leagues, announced that it would be delaying the start of its season amid concerns over the spread of the respiratory virus.  […]

Coronavirus live news: WHO sees ‘encouraging signs’ in Europe despite Spain death toll passing 4,000 | World news

WHO sees ‘encouraging signs’ in Europe The World Health Organization says it is encouraged by the lower rate of new infection in Italy. Its regional director, Hans Kluge, said: “While the situation remains very serious, we are starting to see some encouraging signs. Italy, which has the highest number of cases in the region, has […]

New York sees glimmer of progress against coronavirus, New Orleans worsens

(Reuters) – New York state, leading the nation in coronavirus infections and deaths, is showing tentative signs of curbing the spread of the disease, the governor said on Wednesday, even as fatalities in New York City jumped while the health crisis deepened in hard-hit New Orleans and elsewhere. The rate of hospitalizations in New York […]