Italy has reported 712 deaths from the disease in the last 24 hours. The total number of victims has reached 8,215 and the number of infected has reached over 62,000. Attilio Fontana, president of the Lombardy Region, the area with the highest number of cases and deaths in the north of the country, has stated that Europe not only neglected the epidemic in Italy, but also did not take the epidemic seriously from the beginning. The National Institutes of Health warned that the new coronavirus epidemic has not yet reached its peak in the country.
The death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 4,858 in Spain, 769 more than the day before. The confirmed cases are already around 58,000. The state of emergency in this country, initially announced until March 29, has been postponed until April 11.
France has reported 365 deaths from the new coronavirus virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 1,696. Police unions in the country have reacted against the insufficiency of protective masks for patrols that control the progress of the restriction of free circulation, except in mandatory situations, as a measure against the further spread of the epidemic.
In the Netherlands, where the death toll has risen to 434 and the number of infected to 7,431, officials have said the real figures are much higher, as not every citizen who has symptoms of the disease is being tested.
Belgium has recorded 69 more deaths in the last 24 hours. Thus, the losses from coronavirus in this country have gone to 289, with over 7,000 cases confirmed in total.
Austria has 52 dead and 7,040 infected, Poland 16 dead and 1,244 infected, the Czech Republic 9 dead and 2,062 infected, Hungary 10 dead and 300 infected, Croatia 3 dead and 551 infected, Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 dead and 230 infected, Serbia 7 dead and 457 infected, Albania 8 dead and 186 infected, Slovenia 6 dead and 632 infected, Greece at least 25 dead and over 830 infected, Northern Macedonia 3 dead and 219 infected, Kosovo 1 dead and 86 infected, while Montenegro 1 dead and 67 infected.
In the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (RTQV), where the number of cases confirmed by COVID-19 has increased to 61, the curfew regime has started from 14:00 on Friday in 15 villages in the Karpaz area.
The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced with his own mouth that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus tests. He gave this news through a video message from his Twitter account, showing that in the last 24 hours he has shown mild symptoms, after which he was tested and tested positive. Johnson said he had isolated himself and would do government work with video conferencing. The Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, was also positive about COVID-19. Thus, the United Kingdom already has 14,579 confirmed cases, a full 2,749 more than a day earlier. Also the number of victims has increased to 759. The Ministry of Internal Affairs gave the police new powers in the fight against this global pandemic. Police will now be able to arrest or fine people who go outside without any mandatory motive.
Measures against the new type of corona virus have begun to be tightened in Australia, where the epidemic has claimed the lives of 13 people and infected 3,121 others. Anyone entering the country starting Friday will be kept in quarantine for 14 days.
The death toll rose to 1,301 in the United States and 86,012 in COVID-19. Thus, the US has left behind China and Italy in terms of the number of cases and is ranked first. The number of hospitalized patients within a day has reached 6,107 in New York alone. Among the disturbing news for the US is also the spread of infection in the ranks of the army and especially the navy. President Donald Trump has announced that the Comfort Naval Hospital, a US Navy ship, will arrive in the port of New York on Monday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that the current coronavirus outbreak could become cyclical. The top U.S. government expert on infectious diseases noted that the virus is likely to return stronger for a second time if not enough preparation is done to prevent it.
Although at a slow pace currently, the virus is continuing to spread to Mexico, where the death toll has risen to 8 and the number of confirmed cases to 585. In Chihuahua, a Mexican state bordering the United States, immigrants expelled from the United States. because of the epidemic, they will be quarantined for two weeks.
The first death from coronavirus was recorded in Venezuela, which has infected at least 107 people to date.
China, the site where the dangerous virus that has already taken on the dimensions of a global pandemic first appeared last December, has decided to temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners due to the increase in the number of new cases sourced abroad. state. 3,287 deaths and 81,285 COVID-19 cases were reported in the country.
In Iran, the death toll from the new coronavirus type has risen by 144 in the last 24 hours to 2,378 in total. Out of a total of 32,332 confirmed cases, 35% of 11,133 have been completely cured. First Assistant President Eshak Jahangiri warned that the deadline for restrictions and administrative leave in state institutions, which are being applied in the context of the fight against the disease, could be extended to prevent further spread of the epidemic. The latest measure announced in Iran is the closure of all national parks nationwide.
The Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan, where 3 people lost their lives and 104 cases are being treated in hospital due to the disease caused by COVID-19, announced the early release of 200 convicts.
Israel has so far reported 11 dead and 3,035 infected with the new coronavirus, 46 of whom are in serious condition and 70 others ready to leave hospitals after successful treatment.
Gaza Strip authorities, a Palestinian territory under Israeli blockade, have called on international institutions to provide $ 23 million in emergency aid to fight COVID-19, and have called on the United Nations to “act immediately.” meet urgent needs in the health sector and lift the blockade on Gaza ”.
The death toll has risen to 40 in Iraq and 458 to those infected with coronavirus.
The suspension of the teaching process as a measure against the COVID-19 epidemic in areas liberated by terrorists through Turkish military operations “Euphrates Shield”, “Olive Branch” and “Peace Spring” in northern Syria has been postponed until April 30. .
The Council of Ministers in Russia, where the losses from coronavirus are already 3, has sent for approval to the State Duma (the lower house of Parliament) the draft resolution that provides for the declaration of a state of emergency throughout the territories of the federation; while the Ministry of Education and Science announced that all educational institutions in the country will be closed from March 28 to April 5. Meanwhile, Russian authorities have launched an investigation into 500 people for violating the quarantine regime. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a Kremlin employee had tested positive for the test, but that no contact had been made with President Vladimir Putin. He also stressed that all necessary measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the virus.
Moldova, with only one casualty and 149 confirmed cases to date, said schools and universities in the country would remain closed until May 15.
Ukraine has 5 dead and 156 infected with coronavirus.
In Georgia, according to government data, the number of cases has increased by 2 other people to a total of 79.
The first death from COVID-19 was also recorded in Uzbekistan, where 18 other infected people were diagnosed, bringing the balance of cases to 83.
The Lebanese government, a country with 6 victims and 391 infected with the new coronavirus currently, announced a partial curfew from 19:00 to 05:00 local time. The mobilization situation in Lebanon, originally scheduled for March 29, has been postponed until April 12.
In Qatar, 12 new cases were registered between Wednesday and Thursday, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 549, where entertainment centers, cafes, gyms and public swimming pools will be closed until further notice. from Saturday.
In Jordan, meanwhile, there are already 212 infected, 40 more than the day before; in Kuwait 225 and Oman 131.
Tunisia reports that the death toll has risen to 227 and the death toll to five.
The death toll has risen to 25 in Algeria and to 367 in COVID-19.
The governors of Herat, Farah and Nimruz provinces in Afghanistan, where the disease has caused the deaths of three people and affected more than 90 others so far, have announced a curfew until a second order. President Ashraf Ghani has issued an amnesty decree for the release of 10,000 convicts due to the increase in the number of cases in prisons.
Following suspicions of contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus, over 40,000 Indians have been quarantined in the state of Punjab. However in India there are only 861 official cases.
Bangladesh has quarantined 34 camps, home to about 1 million Arakanese refugees.
In Burkina Faso, where at least seven people have died and 152 others have been infected with the new corona virus, eight districts have been quarantined, including the country’s capital.
Indonesia reported that deaths from global pandemics have reached 87 and those infected in 1,045, of which 153 in the last 24 hours. Law enforcement authorities warned that those who violate the ban on rallies and do not respect social distance could be sentenced to 1 year in prison.
In the Philippines deaths from COVID-19 increased to 54 and cases confirmed in 803, with 96 in just one day.
The Ivory Coast said the number of confirmed cases in the country had risen to 96.
In the African continent, deaths from the new coronavirus have risen to 83 and those infected to 3,243. It is known that 24 countries have closed their borders, 10 of which have suspended international flights. Almost all African countries have started the mandatory quarantine regime, and 14 of them have restricted travel to and from several other countries.
Kenya has recorded its first loss from COVID-19. The patient had entered the country from South Africa.
It is on this continent that South Africa is the country with the highest number of cases, over 1,000. Meanwhile, officials have reported the first 2 deaths from the new coronavirus.