COVID-19 the malady brought about by the coronavirus was officially pronounced a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.
The infection has murdered in excess of 21,000 individuals worldwide and keeps on spreading at a fast pace. Endeavours to control the flare-up have prompted the worldwide disturbance of everyday life and the economy, as schools and work environments shade in order to slow transmission.
HuffPost columnists around the globe are following the pandemic and the measures being taken to flatten the curve of transmission.
Peruse the most recent reports on the coronavirus pandemic below. (To see the most recent updates, you may need to revive the page. All occasions are Eastern. For prior updates on the pandemic, go here.)
Day by day Fatalities In Spain Hit New Record As Death Toll Nears 5,000 — 3/27/20, 7:40 a.m. ET
Additional disturbing figures are rising up out of Spain where authorities have reported another 769 passings medium-term, another record in the number of fatalities recorded in 24 hours.
HuffPost Spain reports (in Spanish) that the loss of life in the nation currently remains at 4,858. The absolute number of those contaminated rose to 64,059 from 56,188 on Thursday.
Boris Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus — 3/27/20, 7:20 a.m. ET
U.K. Leader Boris Johnson has tried positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has declared. No.10 had recently said Dominic Raab, the outside secretary, would assume control over Johnson’s duties should the executive has gotten too sick to even think about remaining in control.
“In the course of the most recent 24 hours I have created gentle manifestations and tried positive for coronavirus,” Johnson composed on Twitter. “I am presently self-confining, however, I will keep on driving the administration’s reaction through video-meeting as we battle this infection. Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives.”
COVID-19 ‘Bringing Out Middle-Class India’s Worst Impulses’ — 3/27/20, 7 a.m. ET
Delhi has started setting isolate stickers on the places of individuals associated with being contaminated with coronavirus, prompting badgering and criticism of the city’s residents, HuffPost India reports.
A photograph of a sticker set on an airline steward’s home with her own subtleties has been circled on WhatsApp, and a video wherein she is recognized by her name and dishonestly called COVID-19 positive has been shared via web-based networking media.
“My wellbeing and my picture are enduring an onslaught. Individuals are stating that I’m crown positive and mortifying me. One can’t live like this. Society will blacklist you on the off chance that they think you are crown positive,” she said.
HuffPost India reports that the airline steward is among numerous survivors of open disgracing and alienating happening in the nation as the quantity of coronavirus cases rises.
An Epidemic Inside The Pandemic In Iran — 3/27/20, 7 a.m. ET
Hundreds have passed on and more than 1,000 have been sickened in Iran by ingesting methanol in the mixed up conviction that it secures against the new coronavirus, AP reports.
“Different nations have just a single issue, which is the new coronavirus pandemic. Be that as it may, we are battling on two fronts here,” said Dr. Hossein Hassanian, a counsellor to Iran’s Health Ministry. “We need to both fix the individuals with liquor harming and furthermore battle the coronavirus.”
The Islamic Republic has reported over 32,300 cases and in excess of 2,300 passings from the infection.
Almost Half Of New York City’s Coronavirus Cases In People 44 And Younger — 3/26/20, 10:30 p.m. ET
New York City general wellbeing authorities said Thursday that almost 50% of all coronavirus diseases in the city were in inhabitants 44 and more youthful.
Concurring to data up until 5 p.m., authorities said 44% of diseases were in the 18-to-44 age section, a sum of 10,145 cases. What’s more, 34% percent were in individuals ages 45 to 64, with 19% among those 65 and older. The report adds to developing worry that the coronavirus doesn’t principally influence more seasoned individuals and those with basic wellbeing conditions.
Habitats for Disease Control and Prevention information discharged last week showed about 40% of individuals wiped out enough to be hospitalized were ages 20 to 54.
The danger of kicking the bucket, be that as it may, remains altogether higher in more seasoned individuals and those with basic conditions.