Among 66 people infected with the new coronavirus who died in Japan by the end of March, at least 70% were 70 or more years old, a Yomiuri Shimbun survey has found.
The total number of cases in Tokyo now exceeds 1,000. More than 130 cases of the new coronavirus were confirmed in Tokyo on Sunday, surpassing the previous record of 118 on Saturday.
The Swedish government is seeking more powers to implement a lockdown or stronger restrictions on public life, Swedish media reported on Saturday.
A new measure of global uncertainty around the coronavirus has surged to a record high.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed on Saturday that he would ask for the State of Alarm to be extended till April 25 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The government will secure enough of the drug Avigan to treat 2 million people as part of its emergency economic measures to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, according to a draft of the measures seen by The Yomiuri Shimbun.
Israel’s Council for Higher Education has approved a $4 million research grant program to tackle the deadly coronavirus pandemic and generate a better understanding of the disease it causes.
The Self-Defense Forces must prepare to smoothly carry out various tasks to deal with infections.
Lucille Ellson understands the fears now gripping the country as coronavirus changes everything. And she has some advice for how to get through it.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed the 1.2 million on April 5 as the pandemic swept across the globe.