Coronavirus deaths in the UK almost double overnight to 21

The UK's coronavirus death rate almost doubled overnight as ten more people died, bringing the country's total to 21. The dramatic rise in deaths comes as Boris Johnson made the decision to ban all mass gatherings and sports events from next weekend.Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, said the ten who died 'were in the at-risk groups'. The total number of cases in the...

Jamaica declares disaster over coronavirus, seeks Cuban nurses

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Friday declared the island a disaster area because of the threat of coronavirus infection and said his country is seeking 100 Cuban nurses to help it to cope, Trend reports citing Reuters. “We are trying as hard as possible to contain the spread of the virus,” Holness said on his Twitter account, adding that he was imposing travel curbs on people...