Tag Archives: COVID-19

  • India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

    India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart. ...

  • China tells US to stop wasting time in coronavirus battle

    The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attacking the country, the Chinese government’s top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday. ...

  • Wuhan bans wildlife trade after coronavirus outbreak

    The city at the center of the coronavirus crisis has banned wildlife trade and farmers are being offered cash to quit breeding exotic animals. Both moves come amid mounting pressure for China to crack down on the illegal wildlife trade. ...

  • Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million

    Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally. ...

  • Coronavirus cases in India pass one lakh, over 3,000 dead

    India coronavirus cases surpassed one lakh (100,000) on Monday, and over 3,000 people have died, despite the world's biggest lockdown for its 1.3 billion people imposed since 25 March by Prime Minister Modi. ...

  • WHO to kick off international meet amid US-China tensions

    The World Health Organization will on Monday kick off its first ever virtual assembly, but fears abound that US-China tensions could derail the strong action needed to address the COVID-19 crisis. ...

  • India extends lockdown to 31 May, to relax rules in some areas

    India on Sunday extended a nationwide lockdown to 31 May, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further clashes erupted between police and stranded migrants. Public places will remain mostly closed, though rules will be relaxed where cases are low. ...

  • China reports five new coronavirus cases, raises fears of second wave

    Mainland China reported five new confirmed COVID-19 cases for May 16, down from eight the previous day, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement on Sunday. ...

  • India’s coronavirus infections surpass China, but contagion slowing

    India’s total novel coronavirus cases rose to 85,940 on Saturday, taking it past China, where the pandemic originated last year, though a strict lockdown enforced since late March has reduced the rate of contagion. ...

  • Trump says pandemic clouds US-China trade deal

    US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was very disappointed in China over its failure to contain the novel coronavirus, and that the worldwide pandemic had cast a pall over his trade deal with Beijing. ...