Italy’s daily tally of coronavirus deaths and cases steady, with 766 new deaths

Italy’s daily tally of coronavirus deaths and cases steady, with 766 new deaths

ROME: The death toll from an outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 766 to 14,681, the Civil Protection Agency said on Friday (Apr 3), marginally higher than the daily tally of 760 fatalities registered a day earlier. The number of new cases was slightly lower, growing by 4,585 from a previous 4,668, […]
Police, soldiers enforce Thailand’s nationwide COVID-19 curfew

Police, soldiers enforce Thailand’s nationwide COVID-19 curfew

BANGKOK: Police and soldiers wearing protective masks set up hundreds of checkpoints across Thailand on Friday (Apr 3) night to enforce an indefinite nationwide curfew, banning most people from outside in a bid to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Across the...
Hunt for face masks amid COVID-19 outbreak a global free-for-all

Hunt for face masks amid COVID-19 outbreak a global free-for-all

PARIS: From government stock seizures to sales to the highest bidder on airport tarmacs, the hunt for face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak has become a global free-for-all where the rules of fair play no longer apply. Officials worldwide were caught short by the...