Stricken cruise ship granted passage along Panama canal – Covid-19 as it happened

Mali records first death ahead of election and Trump considers New York quarantine. This blog is now closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage11.55pmGMTI ’ll be handing over to my colleagues in Australia shortly, but before I go, here’s a summary of the key coronavirus developments in the last few hours:Related:Coronavirus live news: Trump proposes 'quarantine' of New York and other hotspots11.18pmGMTBritons stranded in New Zealand are facing costs of £40,000 to return home, my colleagueMark Townsend reported.Those stranded say they have been left without guidance or assistance after the UK embassy and consular services in New Zealand abruptly closed their doors last week. Flight prices to return to the UK have hiked, with one Qatari Airlines flight from Auckland to London on 31 March priced at NZ$83,534 ( £40,096).Related:Stranded Britons quoted £40,000 each to fly home from New ZealandContinue reading...
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Boris Johnson backs DominicCummings despite outcry; US bars foreign travellers arriving from Brazil; India resumes domestic flightsGlobal report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of AustraliaSpain enters Phase 1 of eased restrictionsUK adviser Cummings facing possible police investigationUK coronavirus updates - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance9.22amBSTFrom crowded informal settlements to conservation areas teeming with wildlife, cottage industries have popped up around the globe producing and distributing face masks for frontline workers, taxi drivers, market sellers and more, Kate Hodal report...
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Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many confirmed cases have been reported in each of England ’s local authoritiesCoronavirus - live news updatesFind all our coronavirus coverage hereHow to protect yourself from infectionPlease note: these are government figures on numbers of confirmed cases – some people who report symptoms are not being tested, and are not included in these counts.Continue reading...
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[Nation] New York -Convicted drug traffickers Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha are serving long sentences in US prisons hit by outbreaks of the coronavirus.
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The image shows the countries from which remittance flows to Bangladesh, a service that is severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. By Star Online ReportMay 25 2020 (IPS-Partners) The UK and Switzerland are calling for greater global collaboration to ensure access to digital remittance services to support people during the coronavirus outbreak. Such remittance accounts for more than five percent of the GDP in at least sixty developing countries. The World Bank predicts remittances to low- and middle-income countries will fall by 20 percent or $110 billion in 2020. In a joint press statement, the two European countri...
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A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreakFollow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updatesKey developments in the globalcoronavirus outbreak today include:Continue reading...
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Chile ’s president says hospitals are ‘very close to limit’, France records lowest number of daily Covid-19 cases since March, India restarts domestic flightsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePresident Donald Trump has further limited travel to the US from the world ’s coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming fromBrazil, which is second to the US in the number of confirmed cases.Trump had already banned certain travellers from China,Europe, theUnited Kingdom andIreland and, to a lesser extent,Iran. He has not moved to ban travel fromRussia, which has...
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World ’s top drug firms turned down proposals for work on pathogens like coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe world ’s largest pharmaceutical companies rejected an EU proposal three years ago to work on fast-tracking vaccines for pathogens like coronavirus to allow them to be developed before an outbreak, the Guardian can reveal.The plan to speed up the development and approval of vaccines was put forward by European commission representatives sitting on the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) – a public-private partnership whose function is to back cutting-ed...
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The restrictions intended to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak may have made violence in homes more frequent, more dangerous and even deadly. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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France asks citizens to avoid foreign trips; US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000. This blog has closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live updatesAustrian president apologises for breaching curfew12.31amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below - head there for the latest coronavirus news from around the world:Related:Coronavirus live news: US bars travel from Brazil as British PM ’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach12.22amBSTDoctors ’ leaders have condemned ministers and Public Health England (PHE) for throwing a “sh...
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Two billion Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid, the most important religious holiday in the Islamic year. But for many this year, it will be a subdued affair due to the pandemic. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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