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6.48pm BST18:48 Kenya has reported seven new confirmed cases of coronavirus. The country’s ministry of health has provided all the information about the latest developments on Twitter. Ministry of Health (@MOH_Kenya) In the last 24 hours, we have tested a total of 305 samples, out of which seven people have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease. All the seven are Kenyans.#KomeshaCorona...

Coronavirus stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders, by state

The governors of the nine states without some form of a stay-at-home order have offered different reasons for their refusal to issue the kind of directives implemented across most of the nation, covering more than 300 million Americans, to combat the coronavirus pandemic.Some say the specific circumstances of their state doesn’t merit such a mandate, others have advocated social responsibility...

Coronavirus: Queen to tell nation to show typical British resolve in rare address

The Queen is to urge the nation to show its traditional “quiet, good-humoured resolve” in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. In a rare televised message to be broadcast on Sunday evening, Elizabeth II will acknowledge the grief and financial hardship experienced by the public as the UK faces a third week on lockdown. She will also personally thank healthcare workers on the front line and...

Government sets target for 100,000 daily coronavirus tests by end of April

The latest headlines in your inbox The Government has set a target of carrying out 100,000 tests for coronavirus every day by the end of April. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced he is "setting the goal" for 100,000 tests as he conducted his first press briefing since leaving self-isolation for Covid-19. Mr Hancock said the UK lacked a large diagnostics industry so was having to build from...

Coronavirus live updates: Need to prepare for ‘battle’ at the apex, Cuomo says

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 823,000 people around the world. Over 174,000 of those patients have recovered from the the new respiratory virus, which causes an illness known officially as COVID-19. More than 40,000 people across the globe have died, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. With more...

Wigan ‘coronavirus’ crash man who hit nurse’s car dies

Image caption Nurse Lucy Duncan stayed with the patient after he had crashed into her car An elderly driver who was suspected of having coronavirus when he crashed into a nurse's car has died.The man was "struggling to breathe" when he hit Lucy Duncan's car as she drove home from a Wigan hospital.Ms Duncan, 24, called an ambulance when she found the man "slumped over the wheel" on Thursday and...

Estranged couples do not have to stick to court orders during coronavirus crisis

The president of the District Court has said estranged couples are free to vary family court orders during the coronavirus crisis as long as both parties agree. District Court president Judge Colin Daly urged parents to communicate with each other and use video technology to facilitate child access as the Family Courts move to dealing almost exclusively with emergency domestic-violence cases...

€4.1 billion can still be mobilized in EU Budget to tackle #Coronavirus crisis  

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the first coronavirus measures during the extraordinary plenary session on 26 March, Siegfried Muresan MEP, the European People’s Party (EPP) vice president and EPP Group vice chairman responsible for EU Budget, proposed to mobilize additional €4.1 billion in the EU Budget. “Unprecedented times require unprecedented actions. The EPP fully...

NRA Cuts Salaries, Prepares For Layoffs As Coronavirus Spreads

The National Rifle Association will cut salaries, lay off employees and cancel planned events due to the group’s floundering financial situation, which has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre told board members on Monday that the “elimination of certain positions” is in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus,...

Liberty University students ‘want to be here’ despite coronavirus pandemic, Falwell says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.Liberty University this week is preparing to welcome students back to campus as other schools across the country are telling them to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.“I think we have a responsibility to our students — who paid to be here, who want to be here, who love it here — to give...