Italian tourist on Canary Islands tests positive for COVID-19, 1,000 quarantined: reports
Moscow/Sputnik: Up to 1,000 people in a hotel on the Spanish island of Tenerife were placed under quarantine on Tuesday after one visitor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), media reported.
Schools in Iran temporarily closing amid coronavirus spread â€“ Tehran Education Department
Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Schools in the Iranian capital are closing for two days amid the spread of the new coronavirus in the country, the Tehran education department has announced.
Hong Kong brings home 3rd batch of residents aboard virus-hit cruise ship from Japan
Hong Kong/Xinhua/UNI: The third chartered flight arranged by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government arrived in Hong Kong Sunday morning, bringing back five more residents from the COVID-19-inflicted Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.
Number of COVID-19 cases in Italy crosses 100
Rome/Sputnik: The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Italy's Lombardy region has reached 89, likely pushing the country's overall number of cases past 100, regional head Attilio Fontana said on Sunday.