El Salvador to require negative COVID test to enter country

The Central American country has enacted some of the region’s strictest pandemic measures, like closing borders, imposing a national quarantine and dispatching police and the army to detain violators. Some of those measures have been challenged in court.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian Air Force’s C17 leaves for Iran to evacuate stranded Indians

New Delhi: Indian Air Force’s C17 Global master has left for Iran to evacuate Indian stranded in the country as the coronavirus pandemic spreads in the west Asian country on Monday (March 9, 2020). 

Outbreaks of chest infections including Covid-19 in England’s care homes are at lowest levels for six MONTHS after dropping more than 95% since coronavirus peak

Thanking the government for previously deciding to re-allow visits to care home, Lisa Lenton, chair of Care Providers Alliance, said: ‘The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll in many ways. The effect of not being able to see friends and family has been very difficult and very upsetting for many – both […]

Beijing coronavirus outbreak: city raises emergency level and grounds hundreds of flights

The Xinfadi seafood market, which also sold produce and meat, as well as two other markets in nearby districts have been shut after newly-confirmed cases. Twenty-seven neighbourhoods have been designated as medium risk and instituted temperature checks and registration while a neighbourhood near the Xinfadi market has been deemed high risk and sealed off, with […]

Vietnam Airlines ups Da Nang flight frequency as Covid-19 outbreak eases

The city has also agreed to reopen its public beaches and allow restaurants and eateries to offer eat-in services from Friday. The popular tourism hub has a coastline of 30 km and is home to many of Vietnam’s most beautiful beaches like My Khe, Non Nuoc, and Nam O.

WHO highlights Pakistan among countries to emulate in fight against COVID-19

In a detailed briefing on the current pandemic situation and how the countries are fighting the virus, Dr Tedros mentioned that Thailand has benefited from 40 years of health system strengthening. About Italy, he said that the country “took hard decisions based on the evidence and persisted with them”. He also added that unity and […]

Lockdown ends for Hai Duong City Covid-19 outbreak

Dang Thu Ha, vice chairman of the provincial people’s committee, said the restaurant has been re-opened from Thursday midnight. According to Hai Duong’s Steering Board for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, 11 out of 16 Covid-19 patients related to the Covid-19 outbreak related to the restaurant have been discharged from hospital. The Ministry of Health reported […]

University bosses are told not to send students home in the event of a coronavirus outbreak in case they spread the illness to other communities

Speaking in the Commons on Monday, Labour MP Matt Western said: ‘Just in the last week we’ve had 46 cases in schools across the UK. In Scotland, there were 86 cases, a total of 158 schools already have cases.’

Texas Chick-fil-A Closes After Coronavirus Outbreak, Four Workers Infected

Last month, Chick-fil-A announced the latest safety measures the restaurant chain is implementing as the country reopens. They include having a worker at the entrance to open the restaurant door and manage spacing as customers queue as well as signage outside all venues to help maintain a six feet social distance. Plexiglass shields have been […]

Birmingham’s covid outbreak is blamed on families meeting up at HOME instead of pubs and restaurants where strict measures are in place with new lockdown rules due to be brought in

‘This decision has been made in collaboration with local leaders who are considering additional local measures to tackle the increase in the number of cases. So to emphasise, this is about mixing between households, it is not about prevention of schools, workplaces, transport, any of the other options – it is about household mixing.’