Posts Tagged 2019 novel coronavirus- acute respiratory disease

The global spread of coronavirus, infections surpass 110,000

UNTV News   •   March 9, 2020

The number of people infected with coronavirus topped 110,000 across the world as of Monday (March 9) and over 3,800 have died as the outbreak reached more countries and caused...

COVID-19 cases outside China reach 10,566

UNTV News   •   March 5, 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases outside of China has reached 10,566 across 72 countries with 166 deaths, statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed Wednesday. As of 0900...

Bali tourists say Coronavirus won’t spoil their holidays

UNTV News   •   March 5, 2020

The idyllic holiday island of Bali has also been hit by the effects of the coronavirus crisis, with 40,000 hotel bookings already having been cancelled and the island’s economy standing...

Facing high demand, Sao Paulo factor ramps up mask production amid coronavirus outbreak

UNTV News   •   March 5, 2020

A Sao Paulo factory found itself ramping up production of protective face masks this week, facing increased demand as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the world. Delta Plus...

New cases reported outside Hubei epicenter drop to single digit as China brings coronavirus epidemic under control

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2020

An encouraging trend that the spread of the virus is under control in China as the country reported just six new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) occurring outside...

South Korea has ‘entered war’ against coronavirus, says president

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2020

 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday (March 3) that the country had ‘entered war’ against the coronavirus, as mass infections among a religious group and rapid spread of...

Public cafes closed amid coronavirus fears in Iraq

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2020

Cafes and other public places were closed in Erbil, Iraq on Monday (March 2) amid fears of the coronavirus. Also, people coming into the northern city from other parts of...

Brazilian scientists decode coronavirus DNA

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2020

Just days after the country’s first coronavirus case was confirmed, scientists in Brazil have sequenced the virus’ DNA to better understand and tackle the feared epidemic. The investigative work was...

South Korea reports 476 new coronavirus cases, raising total to 4,212

UNTV News   •   March 2, 2020

South Korea reported on Monday (March 2) 476 new coronavirus cases, taking its national tally to 4,212, as the government of Seoul sought a murder investigation into a controversial church at the...

China aims to ban wildlife trade completely as death toll over coronavirus exceeds 2,700

UNTV News   •   March 2, 2020

Chinese authorities said the number of new deaths stood at 29 on Thursday (February 27), the lowest daily tally since Jan. 28. The virus has now killed 2,744 people in...


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