A Spanish judge barred Catalan authorities from confining about 160,000 people to their homes in the city of Lleida and seven other towns as coronavirus … Read more
Heart scans of coronavirus patients in hospital have revealed a range of abnormalities that can disrupt the ability to pump blood and in severe cases … Read more
Hong Kong recorded 52 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, including 41 that were locally transmitted, health authorities said, as worries over an escalating third … Read more
Russia on Monday reported 6,537 new cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its overall tally to 733,699, the fourth largest reported in the world.
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One in three South Korean patients seriously ill with COVID-19 showed an improvement in their condition after being given Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral remdesivir, health … Read more
Germany can prevent a second wave of the coronavirus in the autumn if people stay vigilant, particularly during the summer vacation season, Health Minister Jens … Read more
Argentina exceeded 100,000 cases of novel coronavirus infections on Sunday as it struggles to contain spiraling case rates despite a strict quarantine imposed on the … Read more
South Africa will reimpose a ban on the sale of alcohol and a night-time curfew to reduce pressure on its hospitals as coronavirus infections rise … Read more
Australia’s most populous state reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with a growing cluster at a pub used by freight drivers travelling the … Read more
Mainland China reported eight new Covid-19 cases as of the end of 12 July, up from seven reported a day earlier, the Chinese national health … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 159 to 198,963, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
UK, Belgium, Netherlands and San Marino amongst the new countries added to Malta’s new ‘safe list’ for travel
People from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, China, Vatican City, Rwanda, Uruguay, Slovenia, Japan, … Read more
The long-term effects of COVID-19, even on people who suffered a mild infection, could be far worse than was originally anticipated, according to researchers and … Read more
Deaths in Mexico from the coronavirus pandemic rose above 35,000 on Sunday, with the Latin American country overtaking Italy for the world’s fourth-highest death total, … Read more
Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, as the Trump administration renewed its push … Read more
UPDATE: Travelling corridor between Malta and Belgium established – First flights expected on July 16th
UPDATE Monday July 13th – 1420h : Travelling between Malta and Belgium is expected to resume as of 16th July, following the inclusion of Belgium … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours.
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The government of Spain’s Catalonia region on Sunday ordered residents in and around the northeastern town of Lerida to go back into home confinement as … Read more
With COVID-19 ravaging the aviation industry, airlines and airports worldwide are reining in costs and halting new spending, except in one area: reassuring pandemic-wary passengers … Read more
An installation by French street artists JR, composed of portraits of medical personnel, adorns the facade of the Bastille Opera house.
The message says, ‘Thank … Read more
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates called for COVID-19 drugs and an eventual vaccine to be made available to countries and people that need them most, not … Read more
Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official … Read more
Chinese vaccine developer CanSino Biologics is in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to launch a Phase III trial of its experimental COVID-19 … Read more
Russia on Sunday reported 6,615 new coronavirus cases, taking its nationwide tally of infections to 727,162.
The country’s coronavirus crisis response centre said 130 people … Read more
As France passed the grim toll of more than 30,000 deaths due to coronavirus at the start of the weekend, officials began to warn of … Read more
Photos made available by the Chigi Palace (Palazzo Chigi) Press Office shows various moments of a special concert that was held in memory of the … Read more
Voters in northern Spain wore face masks and used hand sanitizer gel before entering polling stations on Sunday as Galicia and the Basque Country held … Read more
Dubai has announced a new package worth 1.5 billion dirhams ($408 million) to help the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the … Read more
Greece will allow in visitors through its border with Bulgaria only if they show a negative COVID-19 test, the government announced, as it tries to … Read more
Hungary has imposed new restrictions on cross-border travel as of next Wednesday in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a surge in … Read more
Tokyo officials confirmed 206 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK reported, as Japan’s capital struggles with a resurgence in cases after the government … Read more
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 248 to 198,804, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on … Read more
Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot after the United States, recorded 1,071 new deaths from the outbreak on Saturday, with a total of 1,839,850 … Read more
Australia’s Victoria state reported 273 new cases of the coronavirus and another COVID-19 death on Sunday, marking a week of triple-digit increases in infections, as … Read more
Italy on Saturday reported seven more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s death toll to 34,945.
According to the latest data by … Read more
The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 44,798, up 148 on the previous day, the government said on Saturday.
Meanwhile, … Read more
Hundreds of people blocked roads and clashed with police in Tel Aviv Saturday evening at the end of a mass protest that saw some 10,000 … Read more
The prize money set aside for the Wimbledon Championships will be distributed to 620 players who were set to take part at this year’s cancelled … Read more
Sydney is on high alert as large scale COVID-19 testing regimes place residents on standby for a potential second wave.
A slew of Sydneysiders lined … Read more
A French bus driver declared brain dead after an attack by passengers who refused to wear face masks has died, according to his family.
Philippe … Read more
Thailand expects to delay plans for so-called travel bubbles given a resurgence in coronavirus infections in countries that had managed to contain the initial outbreak, … Read more