Afghan authorities have quarantined 16 health workers, including six doctors, officials said on Tuesday, as Afghans fleeing hard-hit Iran have helped spread the coronavirus in the western border province of Herat.
Zoos in Germany have written to Chancellor Angela Merkel pleading for 100 million euros to help them look after their animals during the coronavirus crisis.
Dubai said on Tuesday it would help its state-run Emirates airline overcome the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and enforced a full lockdown on a district famous for its gold and spice markets.
“It’s pretty shady,” said one worker.
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The European Union warned Hungary on Tuesday that emergency measures adopted by its nationalist government to fight the coronavirus crisis must not undercut democracy.
The number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy could be underestimated in the official figures, the head of national health institute ISS said on Tuesday.
The death toll in England from the coronavirus outbreak rose 29% to 1,651 with one person as young as 19 dying without any underlying health conditions, the National Health Service said.
While most of the Netherlands struggles through the coronavirus lockdown, marijuana smokers received the welcome news that “coffee shops” selling the drug have reopened for takeaway orders.
A doctor who gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a tour of Moscow’s main coronavirus hospital last week said on Tuesday he had himself been diagnosed with the virus.
Lagos, Africa’s largest city of at least 20 million people, ground to a halt on Tuesday as it and the Nigerian capital Abuja entered a two-week lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Reta Riana was shocked when she discovered how Indonesian medical staff were forced to wear raincoats as makeshift protective wear, so she decided to use her sewing skills to make suits for hospital staff tackling coronavirus cases.
Malaysia’s stay-at-home order has prevented major daily spikes in coronavirus infections, the government said on Tuesday, but the World Bank warned the trade-reliant country’s economy would shrink this year for the first time in more than a decade.
A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts.
Hayley Williams rejected rapper Lil Uzi Vert’s offer to feature on one of his songs because she didn’t want to be “that famous”.
The 1975 have delayed ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ again but will release new single ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America’ on April 3.
The Toronto rapper gave fans a taste of what to expect from his hotly-anticipated follow-up to 2018 LP ‘Scorpion’ by unleashing the tracks
A doctor who gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a tour of Moscow’s main coronavirus hospital last week has himself been diagnosed with the virus, the Rossiya 24 state TV channel reported on Tuesday.
Britain said on Tuesday it would automatically renew the visas of foreign healthcare workers without charge to ensure they could focus on fighting the coronavirus outbreak.
A Dutch combat submarine was forced to cut its voyage short and quickly return home after several of its crew members tested positive for the Covid-19 disease.
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If Tomasz Jamro, an emergency ward nurse in eastern Germany, returns home to see his wife and three children over the border in Poland, he will be stuck: authorities there will quarantine him for two weeks.
Eight countries have asked the European Union to support road transport firms hit by the coronavirus outbreak and halt work on reforms to truck drivers’ working conditions, which they said would leave vulnerable companies worse off.