Global coronavirus cases reached 1, 015,709 on Friday, along with 53,069 deaths, according to data collated by John Hopkins University.
The mayors of Tehran and Rome, Pirouz Hanachi and Virginia Raggi, have exchanged their respective municipalities’ experiences in confronting the new coronavirus outbreak.
On March 23 the UK went into a semi-lockdown but people are still allowed to go out for one form of exercise with one other person or family, and shop for essentials.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that it is taking the necessary measures to facilitate the return of Iranian students from Italy amid the quickly worsening coronavirus pandemic in the European country.
On Saturday evening, Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a 4.3-billion-euro package of measures to help the poorest sections of the population cope with the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Messina mayor, Cateno De Luca attended on Friday a test launch of drones that will monitor social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The head of Italy’s national health institute says the peak of the country’s coronavirus epidemic is yet to come despite hefty increases in new infections and deaths in many recent days.
China has managed to prevent local transmissions of the new coronavirus for a second consecutive day, while reporting an increase in cases of infection coming in from abroad.
The latest meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) countries has ended in disarray because of attempts by the United States to include language in a draft final statement that linked the new coronavirus to China.
Around the globe, the outbreak of the new coronavirus continues to impact the lives of people, forcing governments to take measures unprecedented in peacetime.