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publication date: Mar 30, 2020
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Australia grapples with coronavirus case tracing as state border controls bolstered
The Straits Times
The coronavirus pandemic made the entire Earth quieter BGR
Cuba Suspends International Passenger Flights
teleSUR
Disinfo targeting South African Defence Force surges amid COVID-19 lockdown
Digital Forensic Research Lab
In Louisiana, coronavirus death toll mounts
Los Angeles Times
Parliament sat during world war two and Spanish flu, Morrison should not be cancelling it for…
The Guardian
The staff battling coronavirus in a Barcelona ICU BBC
Navy to relieve commander of coronavirus-stricken USS Roosevelt after his public plea for help Daily Mail
More coronavirus cases in U.S. than Italy and Spain combined
Newsweek
Venice's canals remain almost completely empty during the coronavirus lockdown ABC News
Comedy legend Eddie Large dies after contracting coronavirus
Metro.news
Australian Politics Live / How has the Morrison government responded to the coronavirus crisis? …
The Guardian
Texas city orders residents to cover mouth, nose amid virus
Associated Press
Greece quarantines camp as 20 refugees test positive for coronavirus
New Europe
Barotse Royal Establishment appeals to people in Western Province to adhere to the preventive…
LusakaTimes.com
Radio Clyde founder Lord Gordon dies from coronavirus
STV
Sri Lanka reports fourth COVID-19 coronavirus death
ColomboPage.com
Myanmar reports first coronavirus death, braces for major outbreak
New Europe
Philippines ambassador to Lebanon dies of COVID-19
Al Jazeera
Swaziland: More Businesses in Swaziland to Close As Govt Tightens Coronavirus Lockdown
AllAfrica
Malawi records first three cases of coronavirus
Reuters.co.uk
Zoom hijacked by racists targeting Black people
theGrio
Here's The Military's Plan To Provide More Than Just Body Bags As COVID-19 Deaths Mount
The Drive
Scottish airline Loganair converting aircraft to carry COVID-19 patients for Scottish Ambulance …
Air101
Trump has already used five of the six classic authoritarian moves during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Raw Story
US blocks medical aid to Cuba in show of ‘wild west brutality’ Morning Star
Now Suva moves to lockdown NewsRoom
Intelligence agency warns of potential security risks in coronavirus era YLE News
Five more Covid-19 cases in Guam Radio New Zealand
Bougainvilleans assured of travel as MPs stuck in Port Moresby
Radio New Zealand
Georgia Governor Shows Remarkable Ignorance About How the Coronavirus Spreads
New York Magazine
Chris Cuomo tells brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo about coronavirus hallucinations: 'You came to me…
Yahoo! US
Julie Bennett of the Yogi Bear Show Dies from COVID-19 Complications
Comic Book
French market to convert refrigerated hall to hold coffins of coronavirus dead
Deutsche Welle
How Scientology is coping with Covid-19 as chairman David Miscavige declares crisis 'hysteria'
Daily Mail
Coronavirus cases approaching 1 million worldwide
CBS News
Puerto Rico confronts COVID-19 alongside natural disasters and predatory debt
People's World
Coronavirus-infected 78-year old patient dies in Yerevan
Armenpress
'War Doctor' Says Treating COVID-19 Is Like Fighting An Invisible Enemy
New England Public Radio
DNC Postponed Until Mid-August Due To Coronavirus
IBTimes (US)
Nunavut’s Cambridge Bay bans alcohol imports for 2 weeks, citing COVID-19 concerns
Arctic Today
Namibia: Covid-19 Cases Climb to 13
AllAfrica
Romania COVID-19 death toll reaches 107
Agerpres
I'm a doctor in a Melbourne emergency department. One fear keeps me up at night
ABC Online
Brazil's Bolsonaro isolated, weakened by coronavirus denial
Reuters.co.uk
16 dead at Virginia nursing facility with COVID-19 outbreak
Associated Press
Coronavirus – Nigeria: Federal Government confirms 174 cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria
African Press Organization
In Iceland, free coronavirus tests reveal 50% of cases show no symptoms
Ottawa Citizen
Qatar records third Covid-19 death; 114 new cases, one recovery
The Peninsula
Italian foreign minister calls on NATO to cooperate with Russia in fight against COVID-19
TASS
'I Could Barely Move': Sputnik Press Officer Shares His Experience of Contracting COVID-19
Sputnik
Scotland's official coronavirus death toll has risen sharply to 126
i News
Trump’s tribe of wacko supporters have spiraled out of control — and now they’re a major threat to public health and…
The Raw Story
Top South African scientist Gita Ramjee succumbs to coronavirus
CGTN
Istanbul mayor says time running out to halt coronavirus spread
Reuters
FBI investigating whether suspect in train derailment near ship has ties to extremist groups
Los Angeles Times
Trump regime’s threat to suspend Constitution draws flak
People's World
Putin replaces head of remote Russian region after coronavirus outbreak
Reuters
Trump Replaced White House Pandemic-Response Team With Jared Kushner
New York Magazine
Brazil reports first Indigenous coronavirus case in the Amazon
SBS
Police in Ecuador collect 150 bodies from city streets amid coronavirus pandemic
Daily Mail
Coronavirus: Israeli spies hunt for ventilators
Stuff.co.nz
With 88 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, Maharashtra's tally reaches 423
India Today
Iran's Parliament Speaker Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Goes Into Quarantine
News18.com
France Reports 471 More Coronavirus Hospital Deaths, Toll Tops 4,500
News18.com
Military set to deploy to Indigenous and northern communities to fight outbreak of COVID-19 The Globe and Mail
Jamaica's COVID-19 cases now at 44
Jamaica Gleaner
Brazil's coronavirus toll very worrying - health minister
Reuters.co.uk
Death toll in the U.S. and France exceeds China
The Dong-a Ilbo
Manitoba’s non-essential businesses shuttered as province battles COVID-19
Global News
Navajo leaders worry for already isolated community facing coronavirus
France 24
Health Minister Yaakov Litzman diagnosed with coronavirus
Jerusalem Post
Spain's coronavirus cases soar past 100,000 as masks, sanitiser flown in
WA Today
Pentagon orders body bags for civilians, New York battered by virus
CGTN
Lebanese security men hit by COVID-19
ArabNews
Taliban Ready to Begin Cease-Fires in Virus-Hit Afghan Areas The Diplomat
Coronavirus: Northern Ireland response to pandemic defended as 3,000 deaths are feared
Belfast Telegraph
Victoria records fifth death as confirmed COVID-19 cases top 1000 The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW coronavirus restrictions to last at least 90 days 9News
Six-week old baby becomes 'youngest person in the world' to die from coronavirus Daily Star
Musician Adam Schlesinger dead from COVID-19 symptoms NewsNet5, Ohio
US response to Covid-19 pandemic is a world threat, denounces Cuba Prensa Latina
Russians Risk Fines, Jail Time for Dodging Coronavirus Quarantine
The Moscow Times
Delaware health director bemoans violators, vows crackdown
Associated Press
Mississippi tops 1,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus
Associated Press
British military deploys 80 personnel to help ambulance services cope with surging demand
Daily Mail
Barack Obama Criticizes Donald Trump's Coronavirus and Climate Change Policies in All but Name
People
Coronavirus: 146 Mumbai localities declared containment areas, residents not allowed to step out
India Today
Palestinian tested positive for coronavirus day after freed from Israel
Yeni Şafak
Australia's slow reaction to the coronavirus crisis
Deutsche Welle
Hezbollah asserts role in Lebanon's coronavirus fight
Zaman Alwsl
Coronavirus update: 581 confirmed cases in Lithuania, over 100 medical workers Lithuanian National Radio and Television
Trump Has ‘Blood on His Hands’
Political Wire (Weblog)
Myanmar Church joins nation in fight against Covid-19
Vatican News
David Cameron's tutor dies after contracting virus
BBC
East Africa establishes Coronavirus task force
South Sudan News Agency
Chechnya is Russia's first region to close its boundaries completely because of coronavirus Meduza
Coronavirus UK death toll jumps to 2,352 as disease kills 563 more Daily Star
Roberto Stella, Regional Doctor with a National Presence, Dies at 67 The New York Times
Two Labour councillors die from coronavirus
Gulf Times
Karnataka declares Bengaluru, 4 other dists as red zones
The New Indian Express
Maharashtra coronavirus positive cases surge to 302
Gulf Times
Tibetans Cautious as Virus Restrictions Ease in Some Areas
Radio Free Asia
Some Submarine Crews May Not Know About Pandemic
Popular Mechanics
BBC newsreader George Alagiah confirms coronavirus diagnosis
The National
US Marine Corps Halts 2,500-Troop Deployment to Australia Amid COVID-19 Travel Ban
Sputnik
Saudi Arabia urges countries to defer Hajj, Umrah plans amid coronavirus: Minister
Al Arabiya
Latin American countries close borders for COVID-19
CGTN
Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence
The New Arab
Puerto Rico shutters police stations amid Covid-19 outbreak
Daily Mail
Turkmenistan Has Banned Use Of The Word 'Coronavirus' New England Public Radio
Trump admits 100,000 deaths could be a 'very low number'
The Independent
Pentagon holds 2,000 ventilators as they don’t know where to send them
The Independent
Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the…
Business Insider
Iraq Says 65 Cases of Coronavirus Registered in 24 Hours
BasNews
It’s Up to Israel to Stop a Coronavirus Catastrophe Among Palestinians
Carnegie Europe
Victoria eyes 4000 intensive care beds
The Canberra Times
Boris Johnson's official photographer is diagnosed with coronavirus
Daily Mail
Covid-19 the worst global crisis since WWII - UN chief
RTE
'Star Wars' actor Andrew Jack dies of COVID-19 at 76 in Britain
Japan Today
Coronavirus: US Navy to evacuate Pacific aircraft carrier for disinfection
The Defense Post
Trump’s coronavirus tantrums have sunk him to new, reprehensible lows
The Independent
Iranian center publishes book on social, cultural implications of coronavirus pandemic Tehran Times
Tamil Nadu reports 57 new coronavirus cases in a day. 45 attended Delhi event
India Today
Maryland's GOP governor: 'Just not true' when Trump says coronavirus testing problems over
The Hill
Sununu seeks disaster declaration for New Hampshire, extends 'stay at home' order to May 4
Washington Examiner
St John Ambulance running out of cash as charities face £4bn coronavirus crisis
Mirror.co.uk
Roadblocks set up in Sri Lankan capital Colombo to prevent spread of COVID-19
ColomboPage.com
Stormont considering field hospitals as Covid-19 deaths rises to 28 in the North
Irish Examiner
New Greek coronavirus cases include cruise passengers and migrant mum
Reuters.co.uk
Pompeo Says A State Department Official Has Died From Coronavirus
Talking Points Memo
Polish ruling party threatens to remove mayors who are refusing to organise presidential election
Notes from Poland
Rights group warns Burundi on COVID-19 cover up
Anadolu Agency
Lift sanctions on Iran, North Korea, Venezuela in coronavirus crisis: U.N. rights expert Reuters
Prince Albert of Monaco recovers from COVID-19 - see palace statement HELLO! Magazine
Houthi government in Sanaa warns that masks airdropped by Saudis are infected with Covid-19 Middle East Monitor
Coronavirus latest: Nearly 1,400 cases in Finland, school closures extended, Helsinki Mayor addresses city in English YLE News
Italy, Vatican lower flags, observe silence to honor coronavirus dead
Reuters
Ethiopia postpones August elections due to coronavirus
Reuters
Karnataka's tally of positive cases goes up to 101 Deccan Herald
Top Russian doctor who shook Putin’s hand tests positive for coronavirus Al Arabiya
Africa records more than 5,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases Prensa Latina
Nepal Cannot Fight Coronavirus Alone The Diplomat
US Navy captain says carrier faces dire coronavirus threat: reports
France 24
UN begins home food drops for Gaza’s needy to stem virus
Associated Press
Why US case against China’s mishandling of Covid-19 doesn’t hold up
South China Morning Post
Bali declares state of emergency
TravelMole
Greenland temporarily bans alcohol sales in some communities during coronavirus lockdown
Arctic Today
Chris Cuomo, brother of New York Governor, tests positive for coronavirus
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australians now want to be part of New Zealand because of coronavirus
indy100
Councils given emergency powers to support NHS with new field hospitals
Welsh Government (Press Release)
Seaplanes Are Becoming Vital in Transporting Supplies to Hard-to-Reach Islands and Boats
Robb Report
Ramaphosa Pleads With SA To Adhere To Lockdown Regulations After Third Corona Death
iafrica.com
Republicans Are Failing America: Coronavirus Response Mirrors Climate Response
CleanTechnica
Gauteng's first Covid-19 death is a 79-year-old man from Krugersdorp
Times LIVE

Dominic Raab raises eyebrows as he licks his finger as he stands in for sick Boris Johnson Daily Mail
Coronavirus may have infected humans for decades before mutating into killer disease
Daily Mail
Japanese comedian Ken Shimura dies from Covid-19
Pakistan Observer
My Pillow President’s Presence at WH Coronavirus Briefing Stirs up Social Media Controversy
Independent Journal Review
North Bengal’s first Covid patient dies
The Telegraph, Calcutta
Trump Says Coronavirus Travel Ban May Extend to More Countries
BNN Bloomberg
Rep. Velazquez has presumed COVID-19 infection, was near Pelosi, other lawmakers last week
NBC News
New Mexico's governor warns tribal nations could be 'wiped out' by coronavirus
ABC News
Jakarta buries 283 COVID-19 victims, suspected victims in under a month
Jakarta Post
New Jersey Guardsman is the first US service member to die of COVID-19
Task & Purpose
Why Quebec’s coronavirus cases have skyrocketed
The Globe and Mail
Pastor arrested for packing ‘hundreds’ into Florida megachurch amid coronavirus lockdown Global News
Italy coronavirus death toll rises again after two days of decline Metro.co.uk
Van Gogh Masterpiece Stolen From Dutch Museum Shuttered by COVID-19 Smithsonian Magazine
Hogan orders Marylanders to shelter in place Politico
Mizoram home minister cautions people against April Fool’s Day pranks
Imphal Free Press
Pentagon Has Over 1,000 Cases of COVID-19 Among Service Members, Civilians
Sputnik
From Orban to Kaczynski, Wannabe Autocrats Love the Pandemic
BNN Bloomberg
Cuban nurses to the rescue as they arrive in Jamaica to assist in COVID-19 battle
Voice Online
Michigan state lawmaker, Fdny mechanic and college senior are among the latest coronavirus…
Daily Mail
Caribbean Countries Increase COVID-19 Restrictions TravelPulse
Dutch submarine crew returning early after 8 test positive for coronavirus
NL Times
Why Northern Italy Crematoria Are Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Dead
Voice of America
Kentucky mayor defends his explicit viral rant on coronavirus
indy100
Staff at Toronto Public Health HQ ordered home after office hit by COVID-19 outbreak The Globe and Mail
Hungary grants leader Viktor Orban power to rule by decree during pandemic i News

Madhya Pradesh reports fourth coronavirus death India Today
Coronavirus update: Over 50 infected medical workers, five patients in intensive care
Lithuanian National Radio and Television
Bolsonaro threatens to fire health minister over coronavirus criticism
The Independent
US sanctions prevent Iran from helping Americans fight coronavirus
Al Arabiya
Thai king ‘self-isolates’ in luxury German spa hotel with ‘harem of 20 women’
Metro.co.uk
Covid-19 cases in Tanzania rise to 19 as five more cases are confirmed
The Citizen, Tanzania
Belarus president believes vodka and saunas will cure coronavirus
New York Post
Camp Humphreys contractor tests positive for coronavirus, raising USFK infections to 13
Yonhap News Agency
Netanyahu’s Coronavirus Cover-up: Inside Mossad’s Search for Supplies in Saudi Arabia and UAE
Haaretz
Karachi's four graveyards designated to bury coronavirus victims
The News International
Pune reports first Covid-19 death, state toll reaches 9
Hindustan Times
Coronavirus puts world’s religions under pressure
ScienceNordic
Guernsey begins on-island testing for coronavirus
BBC
Number of coronavirus cases in Germany up by 4,700 over past day
TASS
Another person with coronavirus dies in St. Petersburg
TASS
Wisconsin dairy farmers hit hard by coronavirus
Associated Press
Opera singer Plácido Domingo, 79, hospitalised after revealing coronavirus diagnosis
Metro.co.uk
Coronavirus latest: Finland passes 1,300 cases, 13 deaths on record
YLE News
Singapore reports 35 more coronavirus cases, total 879
Reuters
Haredi extremists hurl insults, stones at police enforcing coronavirus rules
Ynet News
Africa's most populous city in coronavirus lockdown
Al Jazeera
Jokowi refuses to impose lockdown on Jakarta
Jakarta Post
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's office says he'll go into quarantine after an aide tested…
ABC News
PM's chief aide Dominic Cummings self-isolates after showing Covid-19 symptoms
Mirror.co.uk
Spike in Tokyo coronavirus infections since Olympic delay raises questions about reporting The Globe and Mail
Alan Merrill, composer of 'I Love Rock ’N’ Roll' dies of coronavirus at 69 Jerusalem Post


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