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In a first, US infant dies of Covid19

The Chicago infant was among 13 new deaths in Illinois

29 Mar 2020 2:25 PM

US not to impose lockdown in virus epicentre New York

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention however, advised residents of the region not to travel except for essential purposes

29 Mar 2020 11:05 AM

In America's virus epicentre, medical workers struggle with lack for protection equipment

The death of a 48-year-old male nurse crystallized fears of medical workers who've lamented severe shortage protective gowns and masks

28 Mar 2020 3:15 PM

Trump signs biggest stimulus package ever

What it does: $1200 cash transfer to every American, higher jobless dole and more funds for health care

28 Mar 2020 9:21 AM

After the 'Chinese virus' jibe, Trump has a 'good conversation' with Xi

'Much respect', tweets the US president after Beijing protests stigmatisation

27 Mar 2020 7:19 PM

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Churches exempted from lockdown in Brazil amid virus pandemic

The decree adds "religious activities of any kind" to the list of exempted services, alongside supermarkets and pharmacies

27 Mar 2020 10:35 AM

US now has highest number of Covid19 cases in the world

In the United States, more than 83,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19

27 Mar 2020 9:56 AM

WHO showed favouritism to China: Trump

Trump was asked if he agreed that the WHO showed favouritism and the US should re-explore its relationship with the health agency

26 Mar 2020 12:32 PM

Trump signs executive order to prevent hoarding of medical supplies

The US for the first time registered over 130 deaths in a day due to coronavirus

24 Mar 2020 1:55 PM

Covid19 trillion dollar relief package fails at US senate

The bill, which proposed up to $2 trillion in funding failed by a 47-47 vote when it needed 60 to pass

23 Mar 2020 12:02 PM

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Riot breaks out in Colombian prison over virus outbreak, 23 fatalities reported

Rioting swept through the crowded jail overnight in the Colombian capital Bogota amid rising tensions over the virus

23 Mar 2020 10:59 AM

Covid19 death toll rises to 400 in US, with over 34,000 cases confirmed

Republican Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul, were confirmed infected with coronavirus while the death toll increased to 419

23 Mar 2020 8:55 AM

Trump lashes out at reporters over his handling of Covid19 pandemic

Trump said he was tapping the Defense Production Act to order American businesses to manufacture and send supplies to hospitals

21 Mar 2020 10:37 AM

White House staffer tests positive for Covid19

Neither President Donald Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual

21 Mar 2020 10:02 AM

Poor countries at high risk if virus spreads unchecked: UN chief

Guterres said the focus should be on helping the most vulnerable: low income workers and small and medium-sized businesses

20 Mar 2020 9:39 AM

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World bearing the brunt of China's delay over virus response: Trump

The United States warned against international travel due to the pandemic and advised citizens to come home if possible

20 Mar 2020 9:04 AM

Two cruise ships not allowed to disembark in Honolulu

Two vessels were rerouted to Miami after they were turned away from their home port in Puerto Rico

19 Mar 2020 5:02 PM

Coronavirus layoffs in US spark surge in state unemployment claims

Jobless claims are surging across the U.S. after government officials ordered millions of workers, students and shoppers to stay home

19 Mar 2020 11:13 AM

Two US Congressmen test positive for coronavirus

Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams quarantined

19 Mar 2020 10:16 AM

After Florida and Illinois, Biden wins Arizona primary in presidential race

Biden now has more than half of the total delegates needed to be declared the Democratic presidential candidate

18 Mar 2020 9:49 AM

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