Tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

(Reuters) – A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the first known case of COVID-19 in... Read more »

U.S. braces for ‘hardest, saddest’ week as some churches defy stay-at-home orders

(Reuters) – The United States enters one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis with the death toll exploding in New York, Michigan and Louisiana, but a few... Read more »

Indians light lamps to heed Modi’s call for coronavirus comradeship

MUMBAI/DHAKA (Reuters) – Millions of Indians turned off their lights and lit up balconies and doorsteps with lamps, candles and flashlights on Sunday, in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to... Read more »

France’s death toll slows but coronavirus still hits hard

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s daily death toll from the novel coronavirus fell in the past 24 hours and admissions into intensive care also slowed, the health ministry said on Sunday, thanking citizens... Read more »

Malta locks down migrants camp, puts 1,000 in quarantine after COVID cluster

FILE PHOTO: Maltese Health Minister Chris Fearne talks to the media after a fire destroyed part of a reception centre for migrants in Marsa, Malta, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo... Read more »

UAE to boost strategic stockpile, waive visa fines over coronavirus

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will reinforce its stockpile of strategic goods and waive residency visa fines for the rest of the year in response to the coronavirus outbreak, its... Read more »

British postman delivers fancy dress joy to isolating residents

Glen Walton, a postman, wears a wrestling outfit at work and raises money for charity, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Mansfield Woodhouse, Britain March 31, 2020. Glen Walton/Handout... Read more »

France’s coronavirus daily death toll slows: health ministry

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s daily death toll from the novel coronavirus fell in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Sunday. The health ministry data showed that 357 people died... Read more »

Indians light lamps to challenge darkness of coronavirus crisis

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Millions of Indians switched off their lights and came out onto their balconies and doorsteps with lamps, candles and flashlights on Sunday, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call... Read more »

U.S. braces for ‘hardest, saddest’ week as coronavirus deaths surpass 9,300

(Reuters) – The United States enters one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis with the death toll exploding in New York, Michigan and Louisiana and some governors... Read more »