San Fransisco/Xinhua/UNI: Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook is optimistic that the coronavirus epidemic is getting under control in China as the number of infections continues to fall, the FOX Business Network reported Thursday.
Seoul/Xinhua: South Korea confirmed 256 more cases of the COVID-19 on Friday, raising the total number of infections to 2,022.
Bejing, Feb 28 (Sputnik) - The death toll from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China has risen by 44 to 2,788, the number of confirmed cases has increased by 327 to 78,824, the state health committee said Friday.
Moscow/Sputni/UNI: The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Spain has risen to 23, El Pais newspaper reported.
New York/IBNS: All countries should do more to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus and none should make the “fatal” mistake of assuming that it won’t be affected, UN health agency chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: As many as 112 evacuees including 36 foreigners, who arrived from the Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan in China, were taken to makeshift quarantine facility of Indo Tibetan Border Police’s (ITBP) at Chhawla here on Thursday.
New York/IBNS: The number of new COVID-19, or coronavirus, infections outside China has outpaced those inside the country for the first time, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Athens/UNI: Greece on Wednesday announced the country's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, local media reported.
Taipei/Xinhua/UNI: The total number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection cases in Taiwan has increased by one to 32, according to the island's epidemic monitoring agency Wednesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when fresh cases of coronavirus outbreak are being reported from several other nations apart from China, Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy, the government advised people in its Travel advisory.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the massive Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak across the globe, which has already claimed 2,698 lives majorly in China and other parts of the world, the demand for protector N95 face masks and hand sanitizers are at its peak in major Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, reports said.
Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
New York/IBNS: While a sudden increase in new cases of COVID-19 is of concern, the spread of coronavirus is not yet a pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Tuesday it received reports of 508 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 71 deaths on Monday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.
Rome/Sputnik: Italy’s northern Lombardy Region has registered the third death from the new coronavirus, officially called COVID-19, which brings the total number of dead in Italy to four, Lombardy’s Councilor for Welfare Giulio Gallera said on Monday.