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Tiger at New York zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the US or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday. The 4-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia — and six other tigers and lions that have also fallen ill — are ...

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Italy records lowest daily coronavirus deaths in nearly three weeks

Italy registered 525 coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours, the lowest one-day total since March 19, health officials said Sunday. The country registered its one-day high of 969 fatalities on March 27. The death toll has decreased in five of nine days since then. Still, the coronavirus pandemic that claimed its first life in Italy on Feb. 20 has ...

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3 security personnel, 9 militants killed in Indian Kashmir violence

Nine suspected militants and three soldiers were killed in two separate incidents in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said Sunday, as authorities enforced a lockdown to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Kashmir, a restive region claimed by nuclear rivals India and Pakistan, had already been under a long-running curfew imposed to quell unrest as New Delhi scrapped the Himalayan valley’s ...

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Two killed and others wounded in France knife attack

Two people have been killed and five wounded in a knife attack in south-east France, in what the interior minister described as a terrorist incident. Witnesses said the attacker entered a tobacconist in the town of Romans-sur-Isère, near Grenoble, and stabbed the owners and a customer. He then went to a nearby butcher’s shop and attacked more people.A suspect, described ...

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Coronavirus: Spain ‘close to passing peak’ as deaths fall again

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says the country is “close to passing the peak of infections” as the number of coronavirus deaths fell for the second day in a row. Sánchez also extended lockdown measures until 25 April, saying the restrictions were “saving lives”. The toll of 809 deaths in one day is the lowest in Spain for a week.Meanwhile, ...

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Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs to 64,772

The global death toll of coronavirus has climbed to 64,772 till Sunday. A total of 1,203,459 people have been affected and 247,294 people have recovered worldwide in the disease, worldometer reported.A total of 206 countries and territories and two international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan, and the Holland America’s MS Zaandam cruise ship, have been ...

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Man shot dead for flouting coronavirus rules in Philippines

A 63-year-old man has been shot dead by police in the Philippines after he became enraged for being told to wear a facemask, marking the first reported case of authorities shooting a civilian for breaching coronavirus restrictions. The man was believed to have been drunk when he threatened village authorities with a scythe – a sharp blade – in the ...

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Coronavirus: 3,082 cases, 86 deaths reported in India

The number of total coronavirus cases rose to 3,082 and 86 people died in India till Saturday. India recorded the highest single-day jump with 601 cases of Coronavirus in the past 24 hours today.This explosion of COVID-19 cases has been attributed to the Tablighi Jamaat meeting at the Makaz Nizamuddin in Delhi last month, in which over 2000 foreign and ...

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Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs to 59,201

The global death toll of coronavirus has climbed to 59,201 till Saturday. A total of 1,117,941 people have affected and 229,140 people have recovered worldwide in the disease, worldometer reported. A total of 205 countries and territories and two international conveyances: the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan, and the Holland America’s MS Zaandam cruise ship, have been ...

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