It is an unusual (new) coronavirus epidemic of respiratory disease detected initially in China, and that has now been identified worldwide, including in the United States, at more than 100 places.
The infection referred to as “SARS-CoV-2,’ and the causative condition referred to as” CoVID 2019 “(COVID-19 abbreviation).
Across the world, there have been more than 154,480 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and more than 5,700 reported deaths.
Since the beginning of the outbreak, the majority of cases and deaths associated with COVID-19 have been reported from mainland China.
Mainland China continues to show a steady decline in the report of new cases with relatively few new cases.
There have been more than 73,600 cases, including approximately 2,529 deaths, reported from 138 countries and regions outside mainland China.
Florida presidential braces in the sense of a health pandemic
Florida –renowned for its broad senior citizens–has a day’s voting in the middle of a health pandemic just before its presidential primary. Because of the recent coronavirus epidemic. On Wednesday announced as a pandemic, state election authorities have introduced many improvements to safeguard the public safety of the four million people over the age of 65 and one-fifth of the state’s population, beginning with the shifting of polling places and promoting further early voting. CNN News reports that there have been at least 46 reported cases, including two deaths, in Florida in terms of the coronavirus outbreaks.
Italy records that 175 people had died of coronavirus and 2795 instances one day.
Since Friday, 175 people have died of coronavirus, and the Italian Civil Protection Agency announced that the death count rose to 1,441 in Italy. Saturday’s overall number of positive cases in Italy was 20,455, and there was a rise over the last 24 hours of 2,795 new cases registered by the department.
People wearing masks, walk across a street in Hong Kong, on Feb. 24, 2020. The COVID-19 viral illness has sickened thousands of people throughout China and other countries since December. (AP Photo)Russia declares the closing of the Poland and Norway land boundaries
At midnight, Saturday morning, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin reported Russia would close its borders with Norway and Poland to seek to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
The closure of the frontiers— following the previous closing of Russia’s Chinese border— would only extend to foreigners seeking to join’ for technical, medical, research or tourist purposes,’ Mishustin said. He noted that Russian citizens, Belarusians, and official representatives of the delegation should get removed from the exclusion.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that COVID-19 may be a pandemic.
Currently, Australia doesn’t have widespread community transmission of COVID-19. to assist slow the spread, the Australian Government has advised, effective from Monday 16 March, organized, non-essential gatherings should be limited to 500 people.
Non-essential meetings or conferences of critical workforces, like health care professionals and emergency services, should even be limited. this recommendation doesn’t include workplaces, schools, universities, shops, supermarkets, conveyance, and airports.
To protect vulnerable Australians, the govt has also advised reducing visitors to all or any residential aged care facilities and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
As at 10:30 hrs on 15 March 2020, there were 249 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), including 3 deaths, in Australia.
- 1 in the Australian Capital Territory
- 111 in New South Wales
- 0 in the Northern Territory*
- 46 in Queensland#
- 19 in South Australia#
- 6 in Tasmania
- 49 in Victoria*#
- 17 in Western Australia#
Spain records nearly 1,500 more cases of coronavirus, shutting half of Madrid
About 1,500 new cases of coronavirus have been reported by Spanish authorities on Saturday, taking the number to 5,753, the largest European count after Italy.
A day after Pedro Sánchez declared the state of emergency for 15 days, the sharp upturn occurred, and all the pubs, bars, and theatres, in which the coronavirus infections were epicenter, were locked down in Madrid. Parks and public spaces in Madrid locked at 4 p.m., which are crucial areas of Spanish social life. Mayor José Luis Martínez-Almeida confirmed on Twitter local time Saturday.
Such controls have become common throughout the world because Spanish officials have had a rough time suppressing a virus that is quickly spreading. The Spanish government would terminate its appointment service for the issuance of government identifications such as passports by 16 March. Of all non-essential agencies in the Murcia region of Southeast Spain, the officials requested a closure for 14 days.
England records ten recent deaths,’ at-risk categories ‘ patients
Ten more patients died of coronavirus on Saturday in Great Britain, almost raising the number of people killed in the UK to 21. At the same time, 1,140 have tested positive in Great Britain, according to Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer of Great Britain. According to the London-based Independent, “almost ten participants were in the categories at danger,
” Whittie said in a statement. “Any move we do to save lives and to help the helpless will be open to the public. He said. On Thursday, Uk Prime Minister Boris Johnson released new instructions asking for self-isolation for at least seven days for those with the signs of the infection.
To date, his administration has rejected calls to close schools or enforce large-scale socially-distant measures such as those in the United States and other countries that may get imposed in the future, based on medical experts ‘ recommendations.
New York marks COVID 19’s first death
The first death of an 82-year-old woman in Chinatown has confirmed from New York City linked to COVID-19. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) has told reporters Saturday morning during a conference call. Friday, the lady died, whose name had not have published.
Cuomo said that the patient was “an elderly lady with progressive emphysema.” In one of the first cases recorded last week, she gets admitted to the hospital. She has been in serious condition at that point, “You are in a poor spot if you have a grasp of emphysema because you’re 82 years old,” said the Governor.
Trump states that there are certain international flight limits
President Trump and Vice president Mike Pence today said that the administration had discussed certain domestic travel restrictions, especially in some places hard hit by the coronavirus. Pence said after the briefing: “We are contemplating a full variety of steps.” External talks conducted on banning access to places in the state of Washington and elsewhere that deemed’ hot spots’ for the virus.
Globally, all people urged to avoid close contact with others, stay at home if sick, cover cough and sneezes, wear a facemask if infected and clean and disinfect windows, doors, keyboards, etc.