Religious retreat sparks India’s major coronavirus manhunt

It was late on Sunday night when officials in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh received the alert. Federal authorities said they needed to track down more than 1,000 people linked to a ...

China's Hubei reports 4 new coronavirus deaths

Mainland china reported 31 new confirmed coronavirus cases, including two locally transmitted infections, the country's national health commission said on Friday

Global coronavirus cases top one million mark

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world soared past one million on Thursday and deaths topped 50,000 as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported the highest ...

Global COVID-19 deaths top 50,000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 50,000 people worldwide with nearly three-quarters of the deaths in Europe, according to an AFP tally on Thursday using official figures.

UK coronavirus toll up by 24pc in a day

The United Kingdom's coronavirus death toll rose 24 percent to 2,921 as of 1 April

1,000 US sailors from Theodore Roosevelt warship under quarantine

About 1,000 sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt - roughly a fifth of its crew - were under quarantine at a US naval base on Guam on Thursday as the Navy sought to control a ...

Spain virus death toll crosses 10,000

Spain has the world's second-highest death toll after Italy, with the virus so far claiming 10,003 lives although the rate of new infections and deaths continued its downward trend, the health ...

Coronavirus spreads in Latin America as cases pass 20,000

More than 20,000 cases of COVID-19 were registered in Latin America and the Caribbean by Wednesday -- double the figure from five days ago, according to an AFP tally

Thailand to announce nationwide curfew

Thailand is to announce a nationwide curfew between 10:00pm and 4:00am starting Friday to try to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Thursday

N Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

North Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism overseas as confirmed global infections near one million

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