50 F
Ankara
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Japan becomes 2nd to confirm Wuhan virus outside China

ANKARA Japan on Thursday announced that the first case of a new coronavirus had been found in the country, becoming the second nation to report such a case outside of...

China confirms 56 deaths from new coronavirus

ANKARA The death toll in China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has climbed to 56, local media reported on Sunday. “During the past 24 hours, 688 new confirmed cases, 1,309 new...

Pakistan's coronavirus deaths climb to 45

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan reported five more fatalities from coronavirus in the last 24 hours raising the death toll to 45, officials said Sunday. According to the Health Ministry, the new deaths...

WHO Emergency Committee delays decision on China virus

GENEVA A World Health Organization emergency panel met Wednesday to discuss the outbreak of a new virus in China and to decide whether to declare it a public emergency. The meeting...

COVID-19: Bolivia suspends presidential elections

BOGOTA, Colombia  The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced Saturday the suspension of presidential elections after the government declared a 14-day national quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

Over 800,000 children die of pneumonia worldwide

ANKARA Pneumonia claimed the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five last year, or one child every 39 seconds, according to the UN’s children agency. “Every day,...

China: 26 deaths, 881 confirmed cases of new virus

ANKARA  At least 26 people have died in the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, with most cases recorded in the central Hubei province, local media reported Friday. The symptoms of the...

COVID-19: WHO asks Bangladesh to declare lockdown

UN agency also asks country to declare emergency

Newly-found Chinese coronavirus causes 2nd death

ANKARA A newly-discovered virus has claimed a second life in less than a month since it emerged in eastern China, local media reported.

Football: China’s Supercup postponed due to coronavirus

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan  China has postponed its football Supercup following the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the country, local media reported on Sunday. The Chinese football season opener had been scheduled to...

Latest article

COVID-19: Turkey to support workers taking unpaid leave

ANKARA Turkey announced on Tuesday financial support for employees forced to take unpaid leave amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. "Our citizens who are on...

US state heads to polls despite COVID-19 outbreak

WASHINGTON Voters in Wisconsin are turning out to polling stations across the state Tuesday despite being in the midst of a deadly pandemic.  Images...

COVID-19: Indian army takes over quarantine facility

NEW DELHI, India In an unprecedented move, the Indian military has taken over a civil quarantine center for medical screening. Currently serving alongside civilian...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close