China Sees a Rise in Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases As the number of imported and asymptomatic cases rise, China puts restrictions on its borders China has stepped up its border control measures on April 7 as the number of imported cases rose to 951 with a surge in the number of asymptomatic cases, which has raised fears among the
COVID-19 in the UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Admitted to Intensive Care British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was shifted to the intensive care unit(ICU) on April 6, a day after he was admitted to the hospital for further testing for the virus. According to Downing Street, his condition worsened and on the advice of the National Health Services (NHS)
Gunfight in Kashmir: 5 militants and 5 soldiers killed near LoC In an ongoing operation, at least 5 militants have been killed, all of them affiliated to the Lashkar-e-Taiba In the first major operation of the year 2020 in the Valley, the Indian Army gunned down 5 militants in Kupwara district near the Line of Control (LoC) in North
COVID-19 in the UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalised for further tests. Prime Minister Johnson was admitted to the hospital for testing on April 5 after showing persistent symptoms of the virus 10 days after he was tested positive and was in isolation since at Downing Street. His office has announced that this is a “precautionary step” and not an
COVID-19: UNGA adopts resolution, calls for global solidarity. The resolution is named ‘Global solidarity to fight the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)’ The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the first resolution on the coronavirus pandemic co-sponsored by India and 187 other nations on April 2. The Assembly called for global cooperation and unity to fight the outbreak which has claimed almost 60,000 lives worldwide. The resolution
COVID-19 in India: Prime Minister holds video conference with chief ministers. Testing, tracing, isolating and quarantine is the top priority to ensure minimum loss of life Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with chief ministers of all the States and Union Territories to discuss the coronavirus pandemic on April 2. During the conference, the PM emphasised on following the “testing, tracing and isolating and
First UNSC Meeting on COVID-19 Set To Happen Next Week With more than 9,00,000 positive cases and around 46,000 deaths worldwide, the top body plans to discuss the pandemic. The United Nations Security Council is expected to meet “next week or before” to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, Dominican Republic Ambassador Jose Singer, the current president of UNSC announced. The
The US has agreed to lift several crippling sanctions against the country if its leaders side with the power-sharing agreements The Trump administration announced on March 31 that they are willing to lift sanctions against Venezuela if the opposition party led by Juan Guaido and the members of President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialist Party form a transitional government excluding both the leaders.
COVID-19 in Africa: Several countries go under complete lockdown. With more than 5000 positive cases and 175 deaths across the continent, South Africa has imposed a military-patrolled lockdown As the number of positive cases rises in the country, the South African government imposed a complete lockdown for three weeks starting from Mach 27 to fight the coronavirus pandemic.