Azerbaijan reports 105 coronavirus cases

08 April 2020, 17:48

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to over 200 countries and territories since then.

Spain sees 757 more virus deaths, a slight rise from Tuesday

08 April 2020, 17:32

More than 14,500 people have lost their lives to disease in Spain so far.

Sweden using ice rinks and shipping containers as morgues overflow due to Covid-19 deaths

08 April 2020, 17:02

In both Gothenburg and Stockholm, hospitals have resorted to renting out ice rinks and refrigerated containers for use as temporary cold storage for the deceased.

Japan offers 20 countries drug to fight virus for free

08 April 2020, 16:21

Thirty more countries have showed interest in the drug, Motegi told reporters.

Over 148,000 asylum seekers enter Greece

08 April 2020, 15:48

Turkey has been a key transit point for asylum seekers aiming to cross into Europe to start new lives, especially those fleeing war and persecution.

Russia reports record daily rise in new coronavirus cases, infections up to 8,672

08 April 2020, 15:18

The number of reported cases rose by 1,175, a record daily rise, while deaths increased by five to 63, the centre said.

China lifts lockdown on Wuhan

08 April 2020, 14:45

The metropolis of 11 million had been sealed off from the outside world since January 23 in an unprecedented effort to contain the outbreak.

Germany: Coronavirus death toll tops 2,000

08 April 2020, 13:51

Confirmed infections rise to 107,659 with 4,284 new cases reported in past 24 hours.

UN suspends deployment and rotation of peacekeeping troops worldwide due to coronavirus pandemic

08 April 2020, 13:21

The UN currently has 13 active peacekeeping missions in Africa, the Middle East, Cyprus, Kosovo, and Kashmir.

Spain warns EU future at risk over financial response to coronavirus

08 April 2020, 12:51

Government spokeswoman Maria Jesus Montero said Europeans will begin to lose trust in the EU if it does not act together in the crisis.

Iran: US sanctions aggravate coronavirus pandemic, detrimental to entire world

08 April 2020, 12:16

In his letter, Iran’s UN envoy slammed the US sanctions as a challenge to the targeted countries’ efforts to rein in the fast spread of the virus worldwide.

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19

08 April 2020, 11:43

The 55-year-old British leader received oxygen support but was not put on a ventilator and his designated deputy.

Twitter CEO vows to donate $1B to fight coronavirus

08 April 2020, 10:25

The funds, totaling about $998 million, represent about 28% of his overall wealth, Dorsey said.

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