HEADLINES • New COVID-19 test could take 5mins • Kim Kardashian donates toward coronavirus relief efforts • Confirmed cases in Germany rise to 48,582 • Spain said 832 people died in the last 24hours..
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Russia is to completely close its borders from March 30 to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, the government says.
New York State will order all hospitals to allow partners in delivery rooms, despite the coronavirus risk. Some hospitals this week had banned support people because of the pandemic.
New York has delayed its presidential primary elections that were scheduled for late April over the coronavirus crisis. Gov. Cuomo said he would order the presidential votes held at the same time as primaries for Congress and other offices on June 23.
Republican Senator Susan Collins calls on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to temporarily defer tariffs for U.S. companies that are suffering economic hardship because of the coronavirus outbreak
The Pentagon is monitoring Chicago, Michigan, Florida and Louisiana as confirmed cases surge past 104,000
Major tech conferences around the world like SXSW, Google I/O and the Mobile World Congress are canceling their events because of the coronavirus pandemic — costing more than $1.1 billion.
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Spain said 832 people died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its deadliest day since the outbreak began
Bloomberg: A new coronavirus test could take just five minutes to give a positive or negative result.
Reuters: The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany has risen to 48,582 and 325 people have died of the disease, statistics from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed on Saturday.
Turkey halted all intercity trains and limited domestic flights on Saturday as part of measures to contain a fast-growing coronavirus outbreak, as the number of cases jumped by a third in a day to 5,698, with 92 dead.
The Nation Nigeria:
Over 50 houses, including a church, have been destroyed by a bomb that exploded at about 12midnight at Eleyewo in Akure North local government.
A Chinese medical team consisting of doctors and nurses from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region left on Saturday to help combat the COVID19 outbreak in Pakistan
Kim Kardashian West has joined in with several others who've pledged massive donations toward coronavirus relief efforts.