Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Businesses warned not to reopen unless ‘allowed to do so’ under roadmap

Follow the latest coronavirus news in Ireland and across the world on the Independent.ie live blog. 17:00 21/05/2020 WHO warns against use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 A World Health Organisation official has warned against the use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19, following President Donald Trump’s claim on May 19 that he […]

Coronavirus updates: 14 other states have COVID-related illness in kids, Cuomo says

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 295,000 people worldwide. More than 4.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are […]

Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

President Trump speaks at the White House Friday. He is replacing an official who issued a report that found testing delays and equipment shortages at hospitals. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images President Trump speaks at the White House Friday. He is replacing an official who issued […]

China reports 10 new coronavirus cases in mainland: Live updates | China News

The head of the US agency in charge of developing a vaccine against the coronavirus says he was removed from his job for opposing the chloroquine treatment promoted by US President Donald Trump. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says there are “worrying upward trends” in early epidemics in […]

Coronavirus updates: Cuomo says New York death rate at ‘terribly high level’

While many countries around the world and cities in the U.S. are pointing toward positive signs that social distancing might be finally flattening the curve, the novel coronavirus death toll continues to be staggering with at least 113,000 deceased. The U.S. is the global leader in the number of cases and deaths. More than 21,692 […]

Australia coronavirus live: deputy chief medical officer warns of risks from restarting NRL too soon – latest updates | Australia news

6.31am BST06:31 Advocates for the unemployed have called on the government to extend the $550 per fortnight coronavirus supplements to disability support pensioners and carers. The Guardian reported last month that people on these payments would now receive a lower base rate of income support than a jobseeker or a person receiving parenting payment who […]

France coronavirus death toll tops 10,000: Live updates | News

France has become the fourth country to register more than 10,000 deaths due to coronavirus, while New York reported 731 new fatalities, the highest overnight jump since the beginning of the outbreak. Meanwhile, Spain on Tuesday recorded a slight increase in the daily death toll for the first time in five days, with 743 people succumbing overnight.  […]

Coronavirus updates, March 23: Quebec orders all non-essential businesses to close as cases surge to 628

Updates from our live coronavirus coverage of Monday, March 23. Questions/comments? [email protected] Key updates: REM halts construction work Second case at Côte-St-Luc seniors residence Kahnawake bans tobacco sales Here’s Quebec list of essential services that can remain open SAQ liquor stores will remain open Quebec tightens restrictions on seniors’ residences Chart: Quebec cases by region […]

Italy bans all internal travel to stop virus spread: Live updates | News

Italy moved to stop all travel within the country, in a further escalation of its attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, a month after announcing its first death from the disease. Italy’s travel ban was announced as all non-essential businesses including car, clothing and furniture makers were ordered to close and a […]

Coronavirus live updates: Trump tests negative, physician says; travelers face hours-long delays airports

DUBAI — Two of the Middle East’s largest economies announced stimulus packages over the weekend to cushion businesses battered by the spread of the coronavirus. The United Arab Emirates’ put together a $27 billion package late on Saturday with the central bank making the funds available to banks to extend loans to troubled businesses impacted […]