LATEST NEWS****CORONAVIRUS NEWS TICKER****

publication date: Mar 20, 2020
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Three more coronavirus cases on Isle of Man BBC
Egypt Senior Military Officer Dies of COVID-19
Voice of America
PNG to go into lockdown as Covid-19 response ramp up
Radio New Zealand
Israel Considers Cutting Off Parts of East Jerusalem to Stem Coronavirus Spread
Haaretz
Pritzker Claims States Are Competing for Medical Supplies: ‘It’s a Wild West’
Independent Journal Review
German Chancellor Angela Merkel goes into self-quarantine after coronavirus contact
East Bay Times
White House Correspondents’ Association Nixes April 25 Date For Annual Dinner
Deadline Hollywood
Scotland’s ferries to stop taking non-essential travellers due to coronavirus
Belfast Telegraph
Syria closes all crossings to the movement coming from Lebanon, including...
MbS News
Croatia quake injures 17 amid partial coronavirus lockdown
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
King of Bhutan announces borders will close in televised address to nation over COVID-19
Royal Central
Nova Scotia declares state of emergency to deal with COVID-19 cases
CityNews Toronto
Cases of coronavirus infection in Orange County are up to 95
Los Angeles Times
US envoy to Burkina Faso tests positive for COVID-19
Anadolu Agency
Spanish military test disinfecting streets with adapted unit
PressTV
Swedish PM tells Swedes to take responsibility in national address on coronavirus
Reuters.co.uk
Zambia confirms 3rd COVID-19
African Press Organization
Sindh locks down for 15 days to curb coronavirus
Daily Times
All Oregon State Parks to close amid coronavirus outbreak
OregonLive
Louisiana, Ohio Orders Residents to Stay At Home to Help Stop Spread of Coronavirus
Independent Journal Review
The Kashmir lockdown
The Nation
Tanzanian President Under Fire For Worship Meetings Amid Virus
BNN Bloomberg
UK Bases Its Coronavirus Policy On A Hypothetical Flu Model While WHO Recommendations Are…
Science 2.0
'Unrecognizable': Experts warn of historic collapse in economic activity
Yahoo! UK & Ireland
Labor senator Penny Wong in self-isolation
9News
Indians clap, ring bells to cheer ‘virus warriors’
Gulf Times
First French hospital doctor dies of coronavirus
Digital Journal
Nantucket Issues Stay-At-Home Order After Resident Tests Positive For COVID-19
WBUR-FM
Georgian President addresses nation amid declaration of state of emergency
Agenda
Portland strip club forced to close, so dancers now do delivery
OregonLive
Six Indonesian Doctors Die from Covid-19, Cases Exceed 500
Jakarta Globe
Vietnam coronavirus cases rise 19 to 113
Reuters.co.uk
Coronavirus: Netherlands death toll rises to 179 The Brussels Times
Saudi King Salman imposes curfew to curb coronavirus spread
Reuters
France coronavirus death toll jumps 112 to 674
Al Arabiya
Germany decides to further restrict public life to combat COVID-19
Xinhua Online
Israel's Mass Coronavirus Layoffs Leaving Tens of Thousands Without Jobless Benefits
Haaretz
Xi's diplomacy prioritizes solidarity, cooperation People's Daily
Plácido Domingo has coronavirus
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Panama reports nearly 30% jump in new coronavirus cases
Reuters.co.uk
Sixty-five Chabad Devotees in Confinement in Israel Diagnosed With Coronavirus
Haaretz
Coronavirus 'getting very serious' in NSW The Canberra Times
Grenada, Dominica report first cases Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Online
Coronavirus: NZ goes to COVID-19 alert level 3, will rise to level 4 in 48 hours Newshub
Tamil Nadu's borders closed over coronavirus: Coimbatore District Co AniNews.in
Trinidad closes borders as COVID-19 cases jump to 49
Jamaica Gleaner
Zanzibar bans tourist charter flights, closes all tourist hotels
eTurboNews
Brazil's Sao Paulo braces for two-week coronavirus shutdown, Bolsonaro blasts 'hysteria'
Reuters.co.uk
North Macedonia imposes curfew starting Sunday due to coronavirus
Macedonian Information Agency
Infant among five new COVID-19 patients in Brunei, total now 83
Borneo Bulletin
Kyrgyzstan declares national emergency 23:27
Fergana News Agency
New Caledonia confirms another two Covid-19 cases
Radio New Zealand
Egypt shuts mosques, churches
Pakistan Observer
US embassy in Pakistan reports one coronavirus case
Pakistan Observer
Eritrea records the first infection with the Corona virus
MbS News
Libya UN-recognised government imposes night-time curfew over virus
Daily Mail
Italian Army to enforce coronavirus lockdown in Milan
PressTV
The Yemeni government suspends Friday and congregational prayers in mosques
MbS News
Qatar bans gatherings, deploy patrols to contain coronavirus
Reuters.co.uk
Romania imposes curfew to slow coronavirus spread
Reuters.co.uk
Two more coronavirus patients in Calcutta
The Telegraph, Calcutta
Bolivia delays presidential elections, mandates 14-day quarantine against virus
France 24
Puerto Rico needs medical supplies but faces restrictions
NBC News
P.E.I. imposes restrictions for travellers to help control spread of COVID-19
Toronto Star
Northwest Territories reports first COVID-19 case in the North
Toronto Sun
Journalism in times of COVID-19
Inquirer.Net
New Zealand Temporarily Closes Diplomatic Posts In Barbados And Myanmar Due To COVID-19
Scoop
Swedish royal palaces close until further notice
Royal Central
Vic Falls faces lockdown as airlines begin pullout
Sunday News (Zimbabwe)
Why Leaders Are Struggling Worldwide with the COVID-19 Crisis
Psychology Today
Cyprus records first coronavirus death
ekathimerini.com

Maryland beach mayor: Don’t come to Ocean City now Toronto Star
Former Real Madrid president dies after contracting coronavirus
Canoe
Uganda confirms first case of coronavirus
New Vision, Uganda
U.S. To Evacuate All Peace Corps Volunteers Due To Coronavirus
Radio Free Europe
Qatar Airways to provide free flights to transport global medical aid to Iran: CEO
Al Arabiya
Venezuela to Close Pumps as Gas Runs Short, Viral Outbreak Grows
BNN Bloomberg
Operation Corona: How Kerala led the way
Bangalore Mirror
Coronavirus: Akufo-Addo closes Ghana's borders for two weeks
Pulse Ghana
How Brazil's President Effort to Bolster Bilateral Cooperation Led to Coronavirus Contamination
The National Interest
Gaza authorities confirm first two Covid-19 cases
Daily Mail
Italy's worst-hit region announces stricter measures BBC
Navy sailor assigned to US Central Command headquarters tests positive for coronavirus The Hill
State gov't tracking down four Sarawakians attending Tabligh rally
Bernama
Spanish coronavirus cases surge by 5,000 overnight with 324 more deaths
The London Economic
Scottish islands and rural areas urge tourists to stay away during coronavirus pandemic
The Scottish Herald
Vietnam suspends entry for all foreign nationals
VnExpress International
Another 14 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Moldova. Total number reached 80
Accent TV
'Take it seriously': PM's message as Coronavirus cases reach 52
New Zealand Herald
Irish naval vessel to become a Covid-19 testing centre
Irish Examiner
US Army researchers work to rapidly develop vaccines to combat COVID-19 Army Recognition
Quebec COVID-19 deaths climb to 5, cases climb to 181
Global News
Javits Center May Become Field Hospital for COVID-19 Patients Architectural Record
Holocaust Survivor Is First Coronavirus Death In Israel NPR
Rural Hospitals May Be Hit Hardest Political Wire (Weblog)
Angola reports first positive cases of Covid-19
Prensa Latina
Antarctica: Continent That Coronavirus Pandemic Has So Far Failed to Reach Sputnik
New US Sanctions Against Iran Despite Corona … Why Does Trump... MbS News
Coronavirus: all UAE beaches, parks and swimming pools to close from Sunday The National
Wife of imprisoned Kurdish leader urges release of political prisoners in Turkey Kurdistan24
Mounting Tokyo 2020 postponement calls put pressure on defiant Olympic chiefs
Hindustan Times
Austerity measures against Covid-19// Tirana like never before under the sun
Albanian Telegraphic Agency
First Coronavirus Case In Assam As 4-Year-Old Child Tests Positive
NDTV.com
Tribes take measures to slow spread of new coronavirus
ABC News
Bangkok schools, malls, places of entertainment to close for 22 days while COVID-19 cases… Prachatai English
Nearly One Billion People Confined to Homes Globally to Curb Coronavirus
News18.com
Tunisian President Kais Saied orders nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak IOL
Italy Coronavirus Deaths Rise by Record 793 to 4,825
BNN Bloomberg
Morocco stops the trains and prevents intercity travel by public transport
MbS News
UAE stops trading in newspapers and magazines MbS News
Liberia: Liberia Confirms Third Coronavirus Case AllAfrica
German hospitals offering ICU beds to patients in overstretched France The Independent
Florida Keys closing down during coronavi
rus pandemic and will not let visitors onto island… Washington Examiner
Commentary: Flattened the curve for now but Hong Kong braces for a second coronavirus wave
Channel NewsAsia
Marshall Islands loses international air link after COVID-19 measures
Radio New Zealand
Navy orders commands to take all measures to avoid formations, mass gatherings
Navy Times
Russian nationals to be evacuated from Moldova on March 21 — President Dodon
TASS
Yosemite National Park shuts down over coronavirus crisis
Los Angeles Times
Spain's coronavirus death toll surpasses 1000
SBS
Filthy lucre: Paper money shunned for fear of coronavirus spread
Orange County Register
U.S. envoy to South Africa draws fire after possible virus exposure
Reuters.co.uk
Taiwan says WHO ignored Dec warning
Hindustan Times
Fox Business Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus; Lou Dobbs and Co-Workers in Self-Quarantine
Mediaite
How Do You Spy When the World is Shut Down?
Lawfare
Dozens of organisations press Trump administration to lift US sanctions on Iran
Middle East Eye
It's time for networks to stop televising Trump's daily briefings
Esquire

Serbia confirms first COVID-19 death case Anadolu Agency
Covid-19 impact increases in Africa Prensa Latina

Sudan confirms second coronavirus case, Khartoum bans mass gatherings
Reuters.co.uk

Zimbabwe Records First Coronavirus Case Voice of America
Nicola Sturgeon says the country is to face 'the biggest challenge of our lifetimes' The Scotsman
Cuban doctors in Nicaragua contribute knowledge in several areas Prensa Latina
A coronavirus-hit London NHS trust has run out of soap The London Economic
Government adopts a number of additional decisions to confront Coronavirus
Syrian Arab News Agency
India's Tamil Nadu state shuts borders over virus fear Daily Mail
Pentagon declares defense contractors ‘critical infrastructure,’ must continue work Defense News
Puerto Rico governor urges Azar to provide island with funding for Medicare program amid virus… The Hill
Coronavirus: Man arrested for 'failing to self-isolate' on Isle of Man The Guardian

Prince Albert Opens Up About COVID-19 Diagnosis Town & Country Magazine
On ‘Herd Immunity’ and Playing Politics in a Pandemic Sixth Tone
Fake news about Covid-19 now a criminal offence Daily Maverick
NBC News employee dies after coronavirus diagnosis Hollywood Reporter
Brewery has ‘busiest ever day’ with home deliveries due to coronavirus LondonlovesBusiness.com
The Londoners helping others during coronavirus BBC
Italian doctor who warned of medical supply shortages to fight coronavirus has now died from… Business Insider
Elon Musk coronavirus misinformation stays online BBC
Martial law? Lombardy enlists military to enforce lockdown as Italy’s hardest-hit region continues to reel from Covid-19 RT
Pakistan PM insists on lifting cruel sanctions against Iran IRNA
DoD to service members: stop smashing 'reply all' on emails and watching YouTube and Netflix Task & Purpose
Economist Kevin Hassett returns to White House to advise Trump amid coronavirus The Hill
The West Midlands is a coronavirus hotspot Daily Mail
Colombo stock market closed as per SEC directive ColomboPage.com
Foreign political leaders speak highly of China's support for other countries in COVID-19 response (1) Xinhua Online
Indonesian capital declares emergency over coronavirus as death toll climbs Reuters.co.uk
U.S. military preparing for ‘worst-case scenario’ in Europe as coronavirus spreads among the… The Washington Times
New York Is Temporarily Shutting Down Beauty Services to Fight Coronavirus Elle
Navy Working to Keep Subs and Destroyers From Becoming COVID-19 Hotspots Government Executive
Migrant camps on Mexican border are scrambling to avert “mass infection” from coronavirus Quartz
‘This Is Our Chernobyl’: New York City’s Doctors and Nurses Are Terrified Vice (US)
Buckingham Palace's Changing of the Guard halted USA Today EU
Brazil Bans Visitors from European, Asian Countries Due to Virus BNN Bloomberg
Why Is Palestine So Vulnerable to the Coronavirus? Left Voice
Seychelles and COVID-19: US, Australian nationals, foreign yachts banned; 7th case confirmed Seychelles News Agency
Coronavirus: As Israel shut down, authorities continued to destroy Bedouin crops Middle East Eye
Kerala reports 12 more COVID-19 cases, near shutdown in Kasaragod district Malayala Manorama
COVID-19: Non-South Africans turned away from OR Tambo airport The South African

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