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Tokyo’s nail of infection after the Olympic delay sparks questions

Get all the latest news about coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections, even when spreading in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been postponed to next year, Tokyo’s fall is spiking, and the city’s governor is asking for people to stay home, …

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Italy’s coronavirus kills over 10000, Conte warns against EU anger

CREMONA, ITALY – MARCH 29: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A male nurse receives the surrender from the head nurse at Cremona Hospital on March 29, 2020 in Cremona, Italy. Marco Mantovani The coronavirus outbreak shows no major signs of relief in Italy, where the death toll exceeded 10,000 over the weekend. Italy has so far been the most affected country by …

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ISIS members revolt and break out of Syrian prison

Ghweran prison, located in the northeastern city of Hasakah, is run by the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an important US partner in the fight against ISIS. ISIS prisoners took over the first floor of the prison, tore down some of the interior walls and destroyed the doors, said Mustafa Bali, head of SDF’s press office, in a tweet Sunday. …

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Zaandam cruise ship reports more sick on board after 4 dies and 2 tests positive for Covid-19

Holland America Zaandam began conducting the Panama Canal late on Sunday evening after being docked at the Panama Coast for several days. The boat and its passengers have been in limbo for weeks awaiting permission to board after several South American ports denied the ship’s entry. Zaandam and another Holland America ship, Rotterdam, cross the channel “under extraordinary conditions and …

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Coronavirus sparks collapse in demand for garments and risk jobs in Asia

Bangladeshi female workers work at a garment factory on the Savar outskirts of Dhaka on January 14, 2020. Mehedi Hasan | NurPhoto | Getty Images The garment industry is witnessing a collapse in demand due to the economic downturn from the coronavirus outbreak, putting jobs across Asia at risk. “Throughout the industry, stores are closed, brands and retailers right now …

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Trump accuses US healthcare workers “in many places” of hoarding surgical masks

“Are they going out the back door?” Trump suggests that New York hospitals and “many other places” end up with medical masks and ventilators President Donald Trump suggested that US healthcare workers can hoard surgical masks during the coronavirus outbreak The president said that requests for masks in a New York hospital have typically been 10,000 to 20,000, but that …

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Nepal extends across the country by one week – Getaka

By The Associated Press The latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with pre-existing health problems, it can cause more serious illness or death. TOP OF TIME: – Trump extends the guidelines to stay home for another 30 days. – The state of New …

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Toyota stops production in European plants – The Mercury News

By The Associated Press The latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with pre-existing health problems, it can cause more serious illness or death. TOP OF TIME: – Trump extends the guidelines to stay home for another 30 days. – The state of New …

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Modi seeks “forgiveness” from India’s poor over the lockout of coronavirus

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation’s poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepened and criticism stemmed from the lack of adequate planning ahead of the decision. Modi announced a three-week closure on Tuesday to curb the spread of coronavirus. But the decision has supported millions …

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