Death Count of Coronavirus affected people has Crossed 20,000, 3 Billion People are under Lockdown
More than 3 billion across the world are living under lockdown. Government has stepped up their endeavor to fight against Coronavirus Pandemic. Around 20,000 people have died till now. The number of cases has soared up to 450,000. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General warned that only global effort can stop the spread of Virus.
Spain has crossed the death toll of china, one of the hardest-hit countries after Italy. 182, countries are territories are affected by Coronavirus according to AFP tally.
India has announced stay-at-home for 1.3 billion and it is the biggest number of individuals facing daily life restriction.
Russia announced 2 deaths that were Covid-19 positive, this Wednesday. Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia has declared a one-week public holiday and delayed public vote and has urged all the people to follow every instructions laid by the authorities.
In Britain Prince Charles is the latest high profile individual to be infected by Coronavirus. He has mild symptoms as of now.
An emergency Video conference will be held on 16th march by G20 major economies for the discussion of global crisis.
China has relaxed the restrictions as no new case has been reported since a long time. Spain has seen a surge in the number of deaths, 738 people died in the last 24 hours and have made a 432 million-euro deal with Beijing to buy medical supplies.
In Italy, the death count has reached to 7,503 within 24 hours and is the highest record so far. Rail and metro services are suspended in Paris and more than 1,330 deaths have been recorded till now.
“It is really hard, we had feverish people for many hours in the waiting room,” “Many of my colleagues were crying because there were people who are dying alone, without seeing their family for the last time.”30-year-old nurse At La Paz hospital in Madrid told AFP.
Coronavirus has spread to Middle East Countries as well. Iran’s Death count has reached 2,000 and Africa also declared its first case weeks before. Many nations have Declared State of Emergency.
Japan has postponed the 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo’s Governor has asked the people to stay inside this weekend, as there is a chance of a Coronavirus explosion in the city.
Israel has tightened the restriction on people’s movement and shut down Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The church is believed to be housed by Christ’s tomb.
Coronavirus Pandemic also impacted the European Football, leagues and tournaments are being canceled. Wimbledon Tennis Tournament’s fate will be decided in the upcoming week.
There is a risk of worldwide recession because of these lockdowns across the globe. The United States has more than 65,000 cases and 942 people have died in this Virus outbreak. People in California are told to stay at home. As of now, no Lockdown has been declared in the United States.
“We want to get our country going again. I’m not going to do anything rash or hastily. By Easter, we’ll have a recommendation and maybe before Easter. COVID-19 is threatening the whole of humanity – and the whole of humanity must fight back. Global action and solidarity are crucial, Individual country responses are not going to be enough.” Said, President Donald Trump