Glimmer of hope in Europe as US braces for 'hardest week' (8)
World Glimmer of hope in Europe as US braces for 'hardest week' 06 Apr 2020 02:44AM (Updated: 06 Apr 2020 06:23AM) ROME: European nations most ravaged by the new coronavirus on Sunday (Apr 5) reported encouraging signs in their fight against the deadly pandemic, as the United States braced for what may be its "hardest" week in recent memory. While Queen Elizabeth II delivered a rare televised address in a bid to
'Complete collapse of economies' ahead as Africa faces virus (1)
Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press Updated 2:58 am PDT, Sunday, April 5, 2020 A man pushing a shopping cart with food on the street as South African National Defence Forces drive through a densely populated Alexandra township east of Johannesburg, South Africa, Saturday, March 28, 2020. South Africa went into a nationwide lockdown for 21 days in an effort to control the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Ethiopia records first death from Coronavirus (1)
April 5, 2020 Ethiopia has reported its first death of a COVID-19 patient, a 60-year old woman who was in treatment at a hospital in the capital since March 31, the Health Minister Lia Tadesse said on Sunday. The Horn of Africa nation has a total of 43 confirmed cases of the disease, which is caused by the coronavirus, and has reported four recoveries.
South Sudan 51st of 54 African nations to report virus case (1)
April 6, 2020 (Mainichi Japan) A priest wears a mask to prevent the risk of infection by the new coronavirus, as he attends a Sunday morning mass at the Bole Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on April 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene) JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan has announced its first case of COVID- 19, making it the 51st of Africa's 54 countries to report the disease.
Many women from T.N. attended Tablighi meet (1)
S. Vijay Kumar CHENNAI, April 06, 2020 00:00 IST Updated: April 06, 2020 04:23 IST Intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a group of women Islamic preachers, including many from Tamil Nadu, belonging to the women's wing of the Tablighi Jamaat - the Mastooraat Jamaat - who had attended last month's congregation in Delhi.