***PANDEMIC NEWS FEED***

publication date: Apr 17, 2020
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Armenia's daily Covid-19 cases climbing closer to all-time high
PanARMENIAN.Net
Coronavirus LIVE: Scotland's death toll hits 1616 - with 513 in Glasgow alone
The Scottish Herald
Spanish Coronavirus Cases Steady as Nation Prepares to Extend Lockdown
Bloomberg
Finland’s coronavirus cases top 4,100
TASS
Kyiv mayor reports 97 new COVID-19 cases in past day
UNIAN
Three more cases confirmed, total tally hits 45 on Wednesday
Himalayan Times
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: Covid-19 deaths surpass 1,000
The Scotsman
Qatar reports 608 new COVID-19 cases
Gulf News
Hydrochloroquine not effective against COVID-19: Study
The Times of India
UK Covid-19 deaths may have hit 41,000, study finds
Evening Standard
US: Second coronavirus wave may be worst than first Arutz Sheva
All of Sydney's five million residents could be tested for coronavirus up to three times
Daily Mail
Wis. officials: 7 virus cases appear related to in-person voting
MPR News
Philadelphia passes 10,000 case mark
Metro US
Coronavirus in Scotland: Couple die within a day of each other after contracting Covid-19 The Scottish Herald
Michigan governor: Trump's messaging causes 'greater danger'
Daily Mail
Two more Australians die from coronavirus taking the country's death toll to 74
Daily Mail
Berlin Marathon Canceled Because of Coronavirus
Runners' World
Manafort Deputy Rick Gates Wins Prison Reprieve Due to Covid Concerns
Courthouse News
Gauteng, Western Cape and KZN could stay under lockdown for longer
Times LIVE
Right-Wing Responsible For Pushing Coronavirus Disinformation On Twitter Worldwide, New Report Says
Forbes
Chinese envoy takes veiled swipe at Trump for politicising coronavirus
The Sydney Morning Herald
Lib Dems call for inquiry into Government’s ‘slow response’ to coronavirus
ITV
Did the Subway ‘Seed’ Coronavirus in New York?
CityLab
Brazil's Bolsonaro ignores coronavirus advice
BBC
Stephen Hawking's family donate personal ventilator to NHS to help with coronavirus battle
LBC News
Synagogues are planning for a socially distanced High Holidays
Jerusalem Post
Canada reports 148 new coronavirus deaths as cases top 38,000
Global News
S. Korea Extends Special Travel Advisory Until May 23
KBS World Radio
Missouri lawsuit alleges China caused coronavirus pandemic
Daily Mail
Hospital reinstates suspended nurses who demanded masks Associated Press
Governors chart different paths as they respond to the coronavirus The Washington Post
Indonesia's Aceh holds public floggings despite coronavirus fears The Straits Times
Massachusetts Emerges New Hot Spot, NY Gov Cuomo Rushes Ventilators IBTimes (US)
Pandemic making a bad situation worse for Dorian victims
The Nassau Guardian
Health authorities investigating deaths at home
The Portugal News
Indian presidential palace isolates 500 people in coronavirus alarm
Reuters
Business Round-Up: Coronavirus the equivalent of every Dane losing 33,000 kroner in 2020
The Copenhagen Post
Swiss coronavirus death toll nears 1,200, positive tests top 28,000
Malay Mail
Kenya records 15 new virus cases, 5 more recoveries
The Star, Kenya
Pentagon extends travel restrictions to end of June
Shephard.co.uk
Baden-Wuerttemberg, home to US European Command, is latest German state to require masks in stores
Stripes
NYC mayor: Don’t jump the gun on easing virus restrictions
Associated Press
Nebraska officials report 5 new COVID-19 deaths in state
Associated Press
Lawyer put on ventilator 'within an hour'
BBC
Greece’s death toll from coronavirus rises to 120 after 101-year-old patient dies
ekathimerini.com
Turkey's Arab community adapting to pandemic lifestyle
Daily Sabah
Coronavirus: 778 more Covid-19 deaths in England announced taking total to 15,607
Yahoo! UK & Ireland
Lok Sabha Speaker Asks All State Assemblies To Set Up COVID-19 Control Rooms
NDTV.com
After denying crisis, Indonesia has most COVID-19 deaths in Asia except for China
Los Angeles Times
165 patients deceased, 118 new patients, a total of 34,134 confirmed cases
The Government of The Netherlands (Press Release)
The Japanese coronavirus story
Marginal Revolution (Weblog)
Germany's Oktoberfest scrapped over virus in blow to beer industry
France 24
Rajasthan stops use of COVID-19 rapid test kits as accuracy rate found to be just 5 per cent
The New Indian Express
Coronavirus leads to record number of deaths
BBC
Confirmed COVID-19 cases now 223
Jamaica Gleaner
The U.S. response to coronavirus distilled: Washington state versus Washington, D.C.
The Globe and Mail
After 50 journalists test positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai, I&B Ministry to issue advisory
Hindustan Times
Brazil's Bolsonaro Joins Supporters In Protest Against Coronavirus Measures
New England Public Radio
Maryland Governor Secures 500,000 Coronavirus Tests from South Korea
The New York Times
India sends medical aid to Iran amid coronavirus pandemic Iran Daily
Rise in Covid-19 fatalities in Pakistan The Times of India
Turkey's coronavirus death toll hits 2,140 as cases near 91,000 Daily Sabah
Governor Whitmer’s Lockdown Approval Rating Surpasses Trump’s Truthout
Hawaii locals increasingly frustrated by out-of-state visitors as COVID-19 cases rise The Raw Story
Turkey planning curfew in 31 provinces on April 23-26, Erdogan says
TASS
Spain tourism restrictions to last until 2021 in blow to Brit holidaymakers
Daily Star
Man Ranted About ‘Media Hype’ of Coronavirus, Then Intentionally Coughed on Products: Deputies
Law & Crime
Chinese anti-virus team in Serbia confident in COVID-19 battle
Global Times
Armenian Town Sealed Off Over Coronavirus Outbreak
Azatutyun
Nova Scotia COVID-19 cases continue to climb with 46 new cases reported
Toronto Star
857 coronavirus cases in Ottawa, 25 deaths
Global News
Whare Māori Portal Aims To Increase Support For Māori Communities
Scoop
Navajo Nation Has Lost More Lives to COVID-19 Than 13 States Combined
People
Total active COVID-19 cases in West Bengal reach 245
AniNews.in
Istanbul Death Toll Hints Turkey Is Hiding a Wider Coronavirus Calamity
The New York Times
Tanzania confirms 84 new Coronavirus cases
Premium Times, Nigeria
France reaches 'painful' landmark of 20,000 virus dead
France 24
Billionaires' exclusive coronavirus testing centre sparks anger among locals in Saint-Tropez
Daily Mail
Coronavirus Infections Reach 1,574 in Iraq
BasNews
Main market in Burkina capital reopens as virus lockdown lifts
Daily Mail
Cook Islands govt under pressure to ease Covid-19 rules
Radio New Zealand
Kalimpong triggers Covid-19 fears in north Bengal hills after one family tested positive
Hindustan Times
With 13 new cases, Odisha's coronavirus count reaches 74
India Today
Syria, Iran slam US for upholding sanctions despite virus
The Jordan Times
Macau shapes economic plans to recover from Covid-19 hit Hong Kong Standard
Corporate journalists are in full panic mode after the Sunday Times’ exposé The Canary
Mysureans worry over rise in Covid-19 cases
Deccan Herald
Coronavirus testing tents popping up across Denmark
The Copenhagen Post
Two journos test positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu
India Today
Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks
Al Jazeera
Uzbekistan extends lockdown measures until 10 May 19:26
Fergana News Agency
Virginia Gov. Northam: Trump Admin "Delusional" To Claim U.S. Has Enough Coronavirus Testing…
RealClearPolitics
Kuwait Reports More Virus Cases, Dubai Opens 3,000-Bed Field Hospital
Asharq Al-awsat
Manipur’s second COVID-19 patient tests negative for virus
Imphal Free Press
Caribbean nations reject US interference in the region
Prensa Latina
Jharkhand: Total count reaches to 41 as 3 more tested positive for COVID-19
The New Indian Express
Karnataka govt extends coronavirus lockdown till April 21 midnight
India Today
US President Trump’s lockdown exit plan ‘delusional’ say opponents
Hindustan Times
Tel Aviv, the city that never stops, now paralyzed
Al-Monitor
Update: The Media and Covid-19 in West Africa (April 13 – April 19, 2020)
Media Foundation For West Africa
Kenya reports eight new COVID-19 cases
CGTN
Why is Ya'acov Litzman still the Health Minister?
Jerusalem Post
COVID-19: The situation is under control – New case came from outside the Faroe Islands
Local.fo
Algeria Reports 95 New Cases of Coronavirus and 8 Deaths
Saudi Press Agency
As US coronavirus deaths top 40,000, governors tell Trump it's too soon to reopen…
Al-Ahram Weekly
Czech borders should remain closed for one year, says President Miloš Zeman
Expats CZ
Mayor Bill de Blasio asks Trump if he's telling New York City to 'drop dead'
Daily Mail
Arizona coronavirus cases near 5,000; 184 known deaths now
Associated Press
Utah coronavirus cases rise; rally protests restrictions
Associated Press
Ellen Pompeo Slams "Out of Touch" TV Doctors for Their Controversial Coronavirus Remarks
InStyle
Ecuador’s Government Is Persecuting the Man Who Doubled Health Care Spending
Jacobin
SA Now Has 3,034 Confirmed Cases Of The Coronavirus
iafrica.com
Guangzhou 2nd medical shipment delivered to NW Iran
IRNA
Can China’s Belt and Road Initiative survive the Covid-19 pothole?
South China Morning Post
Whitmer argues reopening stalled by lack of virus testing Associated Press
Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: Status update for COVID-19 (Freetown, 19th April 2020, Time: 6:00PM) African Press Organization
482 more coronavirus patients die in England hospitals Sky News
Luxembourg reports nearly 60 new coronavirus infections Luxembourg Times
Federalism has become another casualty of Trump and the coronavirus
The Guardian
Jokowi Calls on Districts to Boost Testing as Coronavirus Cases Surpass 6,000
Jakarta Globe
Number of people infected with Covid-19 in Kosovo reaches 480
Albanian Telegraphic Agency
Bulgaria’s capital goes on lockdown amid COVID-19 spike
eTurboNews
Assam manages to break the chain of COVID-19 pandemic: Health minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma
The Economic Times
Quebec COVID-19 deaths jump to 805, with more than 50 new cases in ICU
CTV.ca
Nebraska sees coronavirus cases rise 6.8%, surpassing 1,100
Associated Press
Turkey's coronavirus cases overtake Iran, highest in Middle East
Reuters.co.uk
Somalia's COVID-19 tally hits 135
CGTN
Tiny Pacific countries facing dual threats as Covid-19 strikes
Trade Arabia
South Dakota has 131 new positives, 119 in Sioux Falls area
Associated Press
121 more people die of Coronavirus in Turkey
ANF News
Puerto Rico under scrutiny as youngest Covid-19 patient dies
Daily Mail
Morocco's government extends coronavirus lockdown to May 20
Reuters
Egypt is first African country to exceed 3,000 COVID-19 cases
CGTN
Coronavirus Update: Sri Lanka coronavirus total rises to 254
ColomboPage.com
Ohio health officials confirm 434 coronavirus deaths
Associated Press
More than 3,000 Covid-19 cases in SA, death toll up to 52
Sowetan LIVE
Man got Covid-19 three times
Stuff.co.nz
France registers 642 deaths due to COVID-19 in last 24 hours
AniNews.in
Qatar records 345 new cases of Covid-19, 510 recoveries
Gulf Times
Rajasthan reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, count reaches 1351
AniNews.in
North Korean authorities confirm there are coronavirus cases in the country
Daily Mail
Kuwaiti National Assembly speaker voices solidarity with Iran in COVID-19 battle
Mehr News Agency
Pentagon to extend U.S. troops movement freeze to June 30
Xinhua Online
Israel’s COVID-19 cases surpass 13,000 with 164 deaths
Anadolu Agency
Bulawayo needs 200 ventilators
Sunday News (Zimbabwe)
Victoria records 15th death from coronavirus
ABC Online
Florida students will stay home for the rest of the school year
Politico
Los Angeles County Records Highest Daily Coronavirus Death Toll
Science, Space & Robots (Weblog)
Tribes sue for control of coronavirus aid
CBS News
Three additional COVID-19 cases confirmed
The Nassau Guardian
Jouf governor reviews efforts against coronavirus
ArabNews
One of Viktor Orbán’s first Enabling Act decrees was issued yesterday Hungarian Spectrum
Indonesia's real virus toll 'likely 1000' SBS
Azerbaijan’s capital disinfected as quarantine extended by two weeks
SBS
Boris Johnson ‘skipped five Cobra meetings’ in early stage of coronavirus crisis
Metro.co.uk
Spain's coronavirus deaths surpass 20,000 as lockdown extended
SBS
CORONAVIRUS: Kenyan Cases Rise by 16 To 262 With Two More Deaths KDRTV

US sent millions of masks to China this year, ignoring pandemic warning signs Stripes
COVID-19: 67 arrested for breaching restrictions
Fiji Times
Liechtenstein
to provide citizens with biometric bracelets to contain coronavirus
Biometric Update
NE region reports 38 coronavirus cases, Sikkim virus free: Jitendra
AniNews.in
LMT provides hospitals with about a thousand devices and technological equipment for digitization of healthcare services
The Baltic Times
Dubai's Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management extends round-the-clock…
Emirates News Agency
Spain coronavirus death toll nears 19,500 India Today
Louisiana pastor urges people to donate stimulus checks to church New York Post
Coronavirus latest: 82 deaths, researchers warn against easing restrictions too early, masks cause allergies
YLE News
Jamaican bobsledder Sam Clayton dead from coronavirus
CBS News
'Liberate': Trump backs restriction protests
ABC News
Egyptian village cordoned off amid coronavirus outbreak
Al-Monitor
The milkman is making a comeback as coronavirus keeps people from shopping
Today.com
New Brunswick legislature quickly passes bills to address coronavirus pandemic
Global News
Back to the future? Dutch revive 1960s ventilator for coronavirus fight
Reuters
France defends handling of aircraft carrier COVID-19 outbreak after more than 1,000 sailors test positive Task & Purpose
Syria's northeast confirms first death from coronavirus - statement
Reuters
UAE announces 2 deaths, 477 new coronavirus cases Gulf News
Kenya to Start Mass Testing for COVID-19 With New Equipment From China Voice of America
India's treatment of Muslims over coronavirus 'approaching genocidal,' activist Arundhati Roy claims
Deutsche Welle
The coronavirus pandemic deaths have surpassed 150,000 globally
CGTN
Cuba's solidarity overshadowed the US in the world, experts say
Prensa Latina
Trump: 'Liberate' states from lockdown
Stuff.co.nz

Princess Sofia of Sweden Just Became a Medical Assistant to Help Fight COVID-19 Vogue
Indonesia Now Has The Most Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Southeast Asia New England Public Radio
Kazakh Hospital A Coronavirus 'Hotspot' After Hundreds Of Staff, Patients Infected Radio Free Europe
Trump calls for states to be ‘liberated’ on Twitter The Daily Dot
Quebec COVID-19 deaths reach 688 as total cases climb to 16,798
CTV.ca
Tribes sue over distribution of coronavirus relief funding
ABC News
Doctor: Faroese festivals should be cancelled this summer
Local.fo
Trudeau’s daily coronavirus update: Military to provide support for long-term care facilities
Macleans.ca
‘In this suspended time, everything seems uncertain’
Concordia University

China revises Wuhan Covid deaths by more than 50% Voice of America
Don’t count on a COVID-19 vaccine for at least five years, says AI-based forecast FiercePharma

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