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Five new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala, toll rises to 39 Five new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala, toll rises to 39
- March 08, 2020

The meeting was attended by Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare; S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs; Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister for State, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare; Rajiv Gauba, Cabinet Secretary; Dr Vinod K Paul, Member Niti Ayog; and General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff and Secretaries of Health, Pharma, Civil Aviation, External Affairs, Health Research, Home, Shipping, NDMA and other officials. (more...)
More than 200 confirmed cases of coronavirus in UK More than 200 confirmed cases of coronavirus in UK
- March 08, 2020

PHE is also contacting people who had close contact with a Leicestershire resident who is one of the latest confirmed cases of Covid-19. Princess Cruises confirmed that the Grand Princess, a cruise ship carrying 19 crew and two passengers contaminated with the coronavirus , will no longer berth at Oakland, California, as deliberate on Sunday however will delay its touchdown till Monday. (more...)
Six new coronavirus cases in NSW
- March 08, 2020

The state's chief health officer says people should be careful when visiting hospitals to avoid potentially infecting vulnerable patients. A close contact is a person who has spent significant time face-to-face (15 minutes) or in an enclosed space (two hours or more). (more...)
Three more cases of coronavirus confirmed in Northern Ireland
- March 08, 2020

A Department of Health spokesperson said: "Further positive tests have been expected and the advice to the public remains unchanged". There are now 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 ( coronavirus ) in the Republic of Ireland, after seven new cases were reported on Thursday. (more...)
Coronavirus outbreak hits another cruise ship Coronavirus outbreak hits another cruise ship
- March 08, 2020

This case is included in the 13 new cases being reported today. EvergreenHealth Medical Center in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland said the state had confirmed the case. The Home of Representatives handed the measure, and the Senate was to vote on Thursday. More than US$3 billion would be devoted to research and development of coronavirus vaccines, test kits and therapeutics. (more...)
Chinese mainland reports 25 new COVID-19 cases outside Hubei on Mar Chinese mainland reports 25 new COVID-19 cases outside Hubei on Mar
- March 08, 2020

Most of these cases, which include infections of Chinese nationals who caught the virus overseas, were in China's northwestern Gansu province, among quarantined passengers who entered the provincial capital of Lanzhou on commercial flights from Iran between March 2 and March 5. (more...)
Latest update on Coronavirus Covid-19
- March 08, 2020

A total of 206 people have tested positive for coronavirus across the United Kingdom, British health officials confirmed Saturday in a statement. Any person who has travelled from an affected region in the last 14 days, or who has come in contact with a confirmed case in the last 14 days, and is concerned that they may have symptoms of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) should immediately isolate themselves from others and phone their GP. (more...)
99 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection reported on Chinese mainland 99 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection reported on Chinese mainland
- March 07, 2020

The hospital then checked people who came into contact with the infected patient, . finding another seven additional cases. "Sporadic new cases will emerge", qualified government disease expert Zhang Boli of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. (more...)
Tito's Vodka begs: Don't use alcohol as hand sanitizer in coronavirus outbreak Tito's Vodka begs: Don't use alcohol as hand sanitizer in coronavirus outbreak
- March 07, 2020

But one vodka company is warning people not to use their vodka - or really any vodka or strong alcoholic beverage that doesn't contain the recommended amount of alcohol - to make the gel. Cheers to Tito's vodka. "Keeping me germ-free and feeling good at the same time". "As soon as we saw the incorrect articles and social posts, we wanted to set the record straight", a spokesperson for Tito's, based in Austin, Texas, said in a statement to The Dallas Morning News . (more...)
How coronavirus testing works in Alberta
- March 07, 2020

The woman returned to Alberta on February 21 and isolated herself at her home in the Calgary region on February 28. In the meantime, officials have taken steps to protect the health of Albertans in connection with the first presumptive case , confirmed to be in a Calgary woman . (more...)
Australia confirms first community transmissions of coronavirus Australia confirms first community transmissions of coronavirus
- March 07, 2020

The 12 case in NSW is a female in her 60s who landed in Sydney from South Korea, and the 13 is another woman also in her 60s who returned from Japan. A woman in her 50s flew into Australia from Iran on February 23 aboard Qatar Airways flight 908 from Dubai . (more...)
California Declares State of Emergency Following First Coronavirus Death California Declares State of Emergency Following First Coronavirus Death
- March 07, 2020

The Placer County patient arrived at Kaiser Permanente Roseville by ambulance on February 27 and was kept in isolation, according to the release. "Our intent in proclaiming a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19 is to ensure uninterrupted access to the resources necessary to keep people as safe as possible and lessen disease transmission", said County Supervisor Phil Serna. (more...)
Coronavirus: how to wash your hands Coronavirus: how to wash your hands
- March 07, 2020

It initially started in Wuhan, China. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. However, washing your hands is still the leading weapon to kill the spread of viruses. All you need to follow along is a sink and soap. Raspberry Beret by Prince will also serenade you while you wash away those nasty germs after your trip to the toot. (more...)
Seventh US coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state Seventh US coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state
- March 07, 2020

Snohomish County announced two new cases Tuesday but no additional deaths. Currently, there are four reported cases of the virus, including one death and one recovery. "All King County residents should follow public health recommendations". The center said its residents and workers are being monitored closely for signs of the virus, which include fever, cough or difficulty breathing. (more...)
Britain moves into second phase of coronavirus battle plan Britain moves into second phase of coronavirus battle plan
- March 07, 2020

It said in a statement: 'Following guidelines received from the CDC, all guests have been asked to stay in their staterooms while test results are pending. In two new blog posts , PHE said more people may be asked to self-isolate at home to help slow the spread of coronavirus, while "social distancing" measures such as not going to cinemas, pubs or sporting events may be needed in the future. (more...)
New Presumptive Case Of Coronavirus In Santa Rosa County, Florida , DeSantis Says New Presumptive Case Of Coronavirus In Santa Rosa County, Florida , DeSantis Says
- March 07, 2020

The man had traveled internationally but is apparently too ill to answer questions about his trip, DeSantis said. The Florida Department of Health announced Friday night that two of the state's three new presumptive positive coronavirus cases have been fatal . (more...)
Washington state announces new coronavirus death, 15th in U.S. Washington state announces new coronavirus death, 15th in U.S.
- March 07, 2020

Some schools and businesses in the area have shut down in response to the outbreak, with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee saying organizers of large events should reconsider their plans. Several people in the centre have died from Covid-19 and current residents are in quarantine as officials try to prevent the disease from spreading. (more...)
Tiger Woods withdraws from The Players Championship: Back is 'just not ready'
- March 07, 2020

It was thought Woods could return in this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational - he has won the tournament at Bay Hill eight times - but he delayed his comeback last week and has now made a decision to sit out the PGA Tour's flagship tournament at TPC Sawgrass. (more...)
Trump CDC visit back on after false coronavirus scare there Trump CDC visit back on after false coronavirus scare there
- March 07, 2020

According to The Hill news website, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared the information with reporters aboard Air Force One. "The President is no longer traveling to Atlanta today", a White House official said in an email on background. (more...)
New Deaths Bring Toll In Washington State to 15
- March 07, 2020

A New York City school said it would be closed on Tuesday after a suspected case of coronavirus was detected in its community. Maui's COVID-19-related proclamation gives the county and other state partners the ability to take action to suspend any county law that could impede or be a detriment to health, safety and welfare of the public, an announcement said. (more...)

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