Coronavirus Latest News and Updates

Significant rise in COVID-19 infections across England, medical chief says (nationalpost.com)

LONDON — England is seeing a significant rate of increase in COVID-19 infections across virtually the whole country, Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Saturday ahead of the expected announcement of new national lockdown measures. ? ...

Published on 2020-10-31 19:03:17

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Cuomo replaces tough NY travel restrictions with COVID-19 testing mandate (foxnews.com)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new rule Saturday that will require people coming to New York to test negative for COVID-19 at least three days before arrival. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:49:22

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Top Turkish officials close to Erdogan test positive for COVID-19 (aljazeera.com)

Turkey's presidential spokesman and interior minister test positive for the coronavirus. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:48:26

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel: Republicans fighting Democratic attempts to steal election victory (foxnews.com)

Democrats have seized on the a global coronavirus pandemic to not just limit our freedom, but to transform Election Day from Nov. 3 into Nov. 3 through Nov. 20, or whenever Democrats dig up enough ballots to declare victory, whichever comes first. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:40:33

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Trump and Biden launch final campaign blitz as pandemic surges (theguardian.com)

President plans 14 rallies in three days after US records biggest single-day total of coronavirus casesAmerica was on edge on Saturday as Donald Trump and Joe Biden launched a final campaign blitz amid a surging pandemic, record early voting and gnaw ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:38:07

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Austria orders curfew and shuts restaurants to fight ‘exploding’ COVID (nationalpost.com)

VIENNA — Austria on Saturday announced a nighttime curfew and the closure of cafes, bars and restaurants to all but take-away service as a surge in coronavirus infections threatens to overwhelm its hospitals. The Alpine country had a swift and ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:32:49

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Coronavirus: ‘Twindemic’ fears as California patient simultaneously tests positive for Covid-19 and flu (independent.co.uk)

The US reported almost 100,000 new Covid-19 cases in a day on Friday ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:32:06

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Coronavirus: UK’s Covid jobs crisis in charts (independent.co.uk)

Unemployment has started to rise and there are signs it is set to spike as employers are hit by new lockdown measures while government support is reduced ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:28:13

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Coronavirus UK: The models that predict up to 4,000 deaths a day from the second wave (dailymail.co.uk)

SAGE has showed Prime Minister Boris Johnson new models at a crunch Cabinet meeting which showed that coronavirus deaths could reach more than 4,000 per day. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:27:02

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As campaign draws to close, Trump criticizes those fighting coronavirus (nationalpost.com)

NEWTON — President Donald Trump is spending the closing days of his re-election campaign criticizing public officials and medical professionals who are trying to combat the coronavirus pandemic even as it surges back across the United States. T ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:26:34

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Film about Bosnia takes top prize at El Gouna Film Festival in Middle East (feedburner.com)

The nine-day event is the first film festival in the Middle East to take place amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:17:37

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AP PHOTOS: Race enters final weekend before Election Day (independent.co.uk)

With coronavirus cases spiking in most of the country millions of Americans are mailing in ballots or lining up at socially distanced intervals at early voting stations to have their say well beforehand. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:16:45

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Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where coronavirus is under control (scmp.com)

A huge and festive crowd marched in Taiwan’s capital on Saturday in an annual LGBT Pride event.Turnout was down from last year, but organisers said it still topped 100,000 on a mostly sunny day in Taipei. Many participants did not wear protective mas ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:15:57

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Brazil health minister hospitalized with COVID-19 (nationalpost.com)

BRASILIA — Brazilian Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello is in stable condition in a hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Pazuello checked into a hospital in Brasilia on Friday for dehydration ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:11:26

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Delhi coronavirus update: 5,062 new cases; positivity rate climbs to 11.42% (business-standard.com)

The national capital recorded 5,062 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the infection tally to over 3.86 lakh, even as the positivity rate jumped to nearly 11.5 per cent amid festivities and rising pollution in the city. These fresh cases came o ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:04:00

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Add vitamin D to bread and milk to help fight Covid, urge scientists (theguardian.com)

Widespread deficiency shows that current government guidance on supplements is failingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists are calling for ministers to add vitamin D to common foods such as bread and milk to help the ...

Published on 2020-10-31 18:00:57

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Social mobility will become ‘much harder’ in Britain due to pandemic, government commissioner warns (independent.co.uk)

Exclusive: Coronavirus crisis will exacerbate issues, experts say ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:57:57

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Schools and colleges must be shut in another UK lockdown, teaching unions say (dailymail.co.uk)

Boris Johnson is expected to outline fresh measures to control the spread of coronavirus at a Downing Street press conference this evening. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:51:48

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Coronavirus: Police break up ‘reckless’ party of 40 people in Cleethorpes (independent.co.uk)

Household served with breach of Covid-19 restrictions penalty notice ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:46:37

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New York Gov. Cuomo ends coronavirus quarantine list, requires travelers to get tested instead (cnbc.com)

Instead, New York will require travelers to get tested for Covid-19 before traveling, and again within three days of entering the state. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:44:01

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New York is requiring most travelers to get a negative Covid-19 test three days before arrival (cnn.com)

With coronavirus cases surging throughout the United States, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that most travelers must now get Covid-19 tests before and after arrival in the state. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:43:16

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Researchers Estimate Trump Rallies Led To 30,000 Coronavirus Cases And 700 Deaths (huffpost.com)

A working paper from Stanford University researchers concludes that the communities that hosted Trump rallies "paid a high price in terms of disease and death." ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:32:00

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Thousands mourn death of Montenegro bishop amid virus fears (independent.co.uk)

Thousands of people have poured into the streets in Montenegro despite soaring coronavirus infections to mourn the death of the top Serbian Orthodox Church bishop in the country ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:31:44

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Hugs, sequins and rainbows as Taiwan enjoys victory over coronavirus (theguardian.com)

Pride march follows national success story in curbing pandemicAt the entrance to Taipei’s Pride march on Saturday, Pearl Jain and Lance Xie held up a sign offering free hugs. Similar placards were waved above the pulsating crowd of 100,000 sweaty and ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:27:17

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Halloween revellers in fancy dress fill streets ahead of lockdown announcement (mirror.co.uk)

There was little sign of fear among the people of Newcastle and Leeds as party animals donned fancy dress for what could be one final knees-up before a new national coronavirus lockdown ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:25:17

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US Congress hopeful Nancy Goroff: 'We need more scientists in public office' (theguardian.com)

The research scientist and Democratic candidate on the Green New Deal, the importance of facts and why Trump’s stance on masks is ‘unconscionable’Nancy Goroff will be the first female research scientist to serve in the US Congress if she is elected t ...

Published on 2020-10-31 17:00:56

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US sets world record with more than 100k new coronavirus cases in just 24 hours (mirror.co.uk)

The United States hit a new single-day record of 100,233 coronavirus cases on Friday, meaning it is seeing more than one new case every second. It's a world record for the global pandemic ...

Published on 2020-10-31 16:56:32

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Million line up as Slovakia launches unique nationwide COVID-19 test (nationalpost.com)

TRENCIN — Over a million Slovaks took a coronavirus swab on Saturday as the country launched a huge logistical operation to test most of its population over the weekend to reverse a rise in the pandemic. Authorities say the ambitious plan to te ...

Published on 2020-10-31 16:54:04

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Little Mix: The Search live show cancelled at last minute due to Boris Johnson’s Covid-19 press conference (metro.co.uk)

It is understood that the show will now air on Friday. ...

Published on 2020-10-31 16:53:01

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Nagpur coronavirus update: 236 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths reported (business-standard.com)

The Nagpur district on Saturday recorded 236 new coronavirus cases, taking the number of cases in the district to 102,786 ...

Published on 2020-10-31 16:52:00

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