United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the donation of 250,000 protective face masks by the organisation to health workers in New York City.
United States President, Donald Trump has called for chloroquine to be approved for use against the coronavirus.
The US is fast-tracking the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth cancelled her annual garden parties and will leave London for Windsor Castle earlier than planned because of the coronavirus outbreak, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s communications chief, who met Donald Trump last weekend at his Florida resort, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the government said Thursday.
Nadine Vanessa Dorries, a UK health minister has confirmed she has contracted the coronavirus. The 62 year-old is the first MP to catch the deadly bug.
The United Nations on Tuesday closed its New York headquarters to the general public to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, a spokesman for UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, said.
The death toll in Europe from the coronavirus topped 500 on Monday, after Italy recorded a sharp rise in fatalities.
Around 70 people were trapped after the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday evening, officials said.