The South China Morning Post's offices are to close for the rest of the week, at least, after a Young Post freelancer tested positive for the coronavirus. Staff will work remotely, according to the Apple Daily

Map. History of Epidemics conflict

29 March 2020
Brazilian president says the test for coronavirus he has undergone again was negative
1 week ago
Daegu city reports that 60 patients at one nursing home have been infected
1 week ago
Officials with Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton say a patient has tested positive for COVID19.
Reuters: The US Treasury Secretary warns of unemployment rates of up to 20% if the approval of an anti-Coronavirus aid package fails
Gov. Gavin Newsom said he expects most California schools won't reopen for the remaining school year before summer break; urges parents to prepare
Montenegro recorded the first two cases of infection with coronavirus
City asks New York state for use of Javits Center as 'medical surge facility'
Defense Secretary Esper tells @BretBaier he will deploy Army Corps of Engineers "soonest" to NY. Esper says he spoke to Gov. Cuomo today about "deficit" of hospital beds
Pompeo: "There will come a day when we will go evaluate how the entire world responded. We know this much: We know that the first government to be aware of the Wuhan virus was the Chinese Government..We'll do the after-action when the time is right."
22 coronavirus cases at a nursing home in Willowbrook, Illinois, including 18 residents and 4 staff
The number of cases of the Coronavirus in Israel has risen to 337
1 week ago
Four Nets have tested positive for the coronavirus, team says
Taoiseach is to make Ministerial Broadcast to country at 9pm on COVID19. Being made under Section 112 of Broadcast Act, which allows Government broadcasting time for announcements in the event of major emergency
There are 50 new cases of the coronavirus in LA County according to Barbara Ferrer
The curfew comes into effect in the capital, Baghdad, to limit the spread of the Corona virus
1 week ago
Juventus confirm Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus
A Chicago-area woman in her 60s has died, becoming the first coronavirus-related death in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday
1 week ago
Three of Dallas County's new confirmed Covid19 cases are currently hospitalized in critical condition. And two of those are young: one in their 20's, another in their 30's. The third critical patient is in their 60's. No underlying health conditions.
The Department of Health confirms 73 people have tested positive for coronavirus. Coronavirus COVID19 Tennessee
Coronavirus In Maryland: Positive COVID19 Cases Rise To At Least 60
146 coronavirus cases confirmed in Georgia across 27 different counties
Newark authorities say they have located the woman who tested positive for coronavirus
The first coronavirus case has been confirmed in Broome County. They say patient is doing well
NYC mayor says 'not long' before we hit 10,000 coronavirus cases
1 week ago
1st coronavirus case confirmed in Navajo County
Utah reports 41 confirmed resident cases of COVID19 - commonly called coronavirus - up from 29 Monday
1 week ago
Downing Street says Boris Johnson discussed the COVID19 outbreak in a telephone call with German chancellor Angela Merkel, French president Emmanuel Macron and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Coronavirus In Chicago: Air Traffic Workers At Midway Airport Test Positive For COVID19 – CBS Chicago
The COVID19 case count for Tennessee is 73 as of March 17, 2020.
1 week ago
Wisconsin has 72 positive coronavirus cases. This is 25 more than yesterday. There is evidence of community spread in Dane, Milwaukee and Kenosha counties.
City of Miami Beach Closes Non-Essential Businesses Citywide — In an effort to slow the spread of COVID191 week ago
City of Miami Beach Closes Non-Essential Businesses Citywide — In an effort to slow the spread of COVID19
Belgium to impose lockdown from Wednesday at 1100 GMT, restricting movement of people due to coronavirus
Atlanta VA Medical Center reports 1 confirmed coronavirus case (home quarantined), 7 more presumed positives. (6 HQ, 1 inpatient).1 week ago
Atlanta VA Medical Center reports 1 confirmed coronavirus case (home quarantined), 7 more presumed positives. (6 HQ, 1 inpatient).
1 week ago
First case of coronavirus confirmed in Wyoming County
Halifax: Bars closed, restaurants take-out only and gatherings limited to 50, premier announces
2672 COVID19 coronavirus infections in Switzerland. Deaths 29. In Zurich, a ban on gatherings of more than 15 people
France: Corona death toll rises to 175, after 27 new cases were registered within 24 hours
7 new cases in Ukraine: 44yo man in Kyiv returned from abroad, 6 cases in Chernivtsy region. 33 y.o woman infected with COVID19 died. Total: 14 cases confirmed, 2 deaths in Ukraine
1 week ago
814 confirmed coronavirus cases in NYC: 248 in Queens 277 in Manhattan, 157 in Brooklyn, 96 in the Bronx & 36 in Staten Island,
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warns residents to prepare for a possible "shelter in place" order in the next 48 hours
170 MORE cases in NYC just announced by mayor 814 NYC cases total
NJ Governor says all malls, amusement centers & amusement parks will close today "until this emergency ends" - WPVI
2 new cases of COVID19in Arizona. 1 new case in Maricopa County, and 1st case in Navajo County
Two dead from coronavirus at Fort Lauderdale assisted living facility in the 2800 block of West Commercial Blvd, mayor says
1 week ago
Texas Governor Activates National Guard
[email protected] announces county's FIRST hospitalization from coronavirus, and the FIRST community transmission. There are 11 people who have tested positive in @ErieCountyNY
1 week ago
Johnson: Anyone with symptoms of fever should stay at home for 10 days
The US Secretary of State: Two employees of the Ministry were infected with the Coronavirus
Spain's PM Pedro Sanchez says his country is prepared to spend up to two hundred billion euros in its fight against the coronavirus. That sum is equivalent to twenty percent of Spain's total annual economic output coronavirus
1 week ago
100 family doctors have coronavirus in Bergamo, Italy (population 120K)
Italy announces 3526 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 31,506 cases
Dip. Juan Carlos Velazco: "In Venezuela it is an epidemiological problem, it is regrettable that we are not prepared to combat this situation."
GNB in Caracas rounding up and arresting people who aren't wearing face masks. Anyone leaving the house during the quarantine lockdown is required to wear a face mask according to Maduro
@POTUS hits back vs China disinfo on COVID19 coronavirus "China was putting out information which was false that our military gave this to them. That was false & rather than having an argument, I said I have to call it where it came from. It did come from China"
1 week ago
Gatwick Airport has cut 200 jobs and its bosses will take a 20% pay cut in response to COVID19 outbreak
1 week ago
Israeli ambassador to Germany tested positive for #covid19. Israeli Embassy in Berlin was closed, the whole staff is being tested for #covid19 and being quarantined
The South China Morning Post's offices are to close for the rest of the week, at least, after a Young Post freelancer tested positive for the coronavirus. Staff will work remotely, according to the Apple Daily
1 week ago
A further 14 people have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus in England, the Department of Health said, bringing the death toll in the UK to 69
First positive case of COVID19 confirmed in West Bengal. The 18-year-old man has travel history to United Kingdom. He is kept in isolation
"Enjoy your home. Stay," says @POTUS when asked if people should travel to place that aren't host spots, such as Caribbean islands
Trump again says "it's possible" that he'll restrict domestic travel
White House: All cities, states should issue restrictions to promote distancing in line with new federal guidelines
Entry of all Foreign Tourists has been banned in Kashmir as a precautionary measure to combat COVID19. DC Srinagar @listenshahid has confirmed
1 week ago
Dallas County reports nine new COVID19 coronavirus cases. Three of them are in critical care at local hospitals
Dow rises 5%, adding to gains on latest US stimulus measures
FSB closes checkpoints at Crimea-Kherson border until 1st May
Another US military exercise with Africa n partners cancelled due to COVID19 coronavirus @USAfricaCommand announces PhoenixExpress2020, originally scheduled April 5-18 in the Mediterranean will not take place
The Israeli army Home Front Command has been tasked by the @Israel_MOD to contain the spread of COVID19 in Israel by assisting in the facilitation of the Dan Panorama Hotel in TelAviv & the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem for the treatment of coronavirus patients
President Trump: "The Army Corps of Engineers is ready, willing and able, we have to give them the go ahead if we find that it's going to be necessary, we think that we can have quite a few units up very rapidly"
EU Commission launches #COVID19avisory panel: epidemiologists & virologists from Member States to formulate EU guidelines on science-based & coordinated risk management measures.
1 week ago
Turkish Defense Minister announces disruption of military schools studies, fearing Coronavirus
4 students at the University of Florida have tested positive for coronavirus
Philippines DOH confirms that one of its senior officials has tested positive fir COVID19. The positive case is a Director. It also clarifies that no member if the DOH Executive Committee is positive for the disease.
reporting nine doctors are sick with COVID19. Reports say more may be confirmed, including healthcare workers at @GradyHealth.
1 week ago
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo declare a state of emergency because of the coronavirus
[email protected]: "National Guard members continue to assist state and local authorities responding to COVID19, or the coronavirus. More than 1,560 Guard members in 22 states are on duty."
Austria suspends flights with UK, Ukraine and Russia as part of limiting the spread of Coronavirus
1 week ago
In total 14 Coronavirus cases in Kiryat Yearim
1 week ago
First drive-thru testing in Shelby County for COVID19 opens
A 4th person has died from COVID19 in Louisiana
1 week ago
Mobile COVID19 testing site opens in Dayton
1 week ago
1st case reported in Brazos County northwest of Houston
There are 3 new confirmed COVID19 cases in Monroe County bringing the total to 14, according to the Department of Public Health. Of those 14, 5 people are hospitalized. 79 people are in mandatory quarantine
The Indiana State Department of Health just announced the second person in the state to die from COVID19
Sixth positive case of coronavirus in Tarrant County is first by community spread, officials said
1 week ago
British Horseracing Authority says all horseracing in Britain will be suspended from tomorrow until the end of April
$850 billion sought by @WhiteHouse in emergency stimulus to confront coronavirus economic fallout, reports ⁦@washingtonpost⁩
Relative of Sabres employee tests positive for coronavirus
Northern California teacher dies after contracting coronavirus
Bosnia declares nationwide 'state of disaster' over COVID-19 outbreak
India says total number of CoronaVirus positive cases in the country have risen to 137. 14 people have been discharged/cured while 3 have died till now. 24 of the total cases are of foreign nationals which includes 16 Italians
1 week ago
Baku imposing quarantine in the city
1 week ago
Authorities impose quarantine measures in Nur-Sultan
First COVID-19 coronavirus case in Penza
Third death from COVID19 reported, number of positive cases 136. The victims is identified as an 84-year-old from Lambeth House.
1 week ago
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus: today there are two cases of the import of coronavirus from Moscow. And Belarusians haven't "exported" it to anyone yet
Seven airport security officers test positive for COVID19, one in Atlanta. The employee worked in Terminal F at Hartsfield Jackson International Airpor
Florida coronavirus update for Tuesday: Five deaths as state tracks 160 cases; polls open for election day
Second death from coronavirus infection (SARS-CoV-2) in Malaysia. He is a 34-year-old man who has not officially suffered from anything before
'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju tests positive for COVID19. Hivju and his family are now self-quarantined in Norway1 week ago
'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju tests positive for COVID19. Hivju and his family are now self-quarantined in Norway
Adnan Al-Zurfi appointed today as new Iraq's PM
2nd positive Coronavirus case detected in Gurugram
The Jordanian army announces that it will deploy at the entrances to major cities in the Kingdom, in the framework of preventing the spread of the Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Berlusconi donates 10 million euros to the Lombardy Region
France ready to nationalise firms 'if necessary': finance minister
Sri Lanka prohibits all incoming flights for two weeks amid COVID19 threat
In light of coronavirus the MH17 trial will reconvene next Monday before suspension
Iran on Tuesday took delivery of a large consignment of medical supplies –mainly face masks– that it has purchased from China1 week ago
Iran on Tuesday took delivery of a large consignment of medical supplies –mainly face masks– that it has purchased from China
1 week ago
All schools, colleges and universities in Zambia to close indefinitely this Friday in response to COVID19Zambia. The announcement has been made by the country's minister of health, Dr Chitalu Chilufya. Zambia yet to report a confirmed case
1 week ago
Swiss health official: We warn of the collapse of hospitals if the Corona virus continues to spread in the country
The Philippines records 45 new cases of coronavirus
1 week ago
The fifth coronavirus victim in Poland. He is a 57-year-old patient from Wałbrzych
1 week ago
Texas reports first death from COVID19. A man in his late 90s died at Matagorda Regional Medical Center with symptoms consistent with COVID-19
Pakistan reported today that the country has 184 cases of the coronavirus - more than three times the number reported just two days ago
1 week ago
Baliuag, Bulacan Mayor Ferdie Estrella tests positive for COVID19, he announces in a Facebook post
French market regulator bans short-selling on 92 stocks: statement
1 week ago
5 suspected patients tested positive for COVID19 in Punjab so far
1 week ago
14 new cases of coronavirus registered in Kazakhstan - Ministry of Health and Social Development
Iraqi News Agency: 3 new COVID19 cases recorded in Karbala
1 week ago
The Volkswagen Group is to temporarily shut down production at the vast majority of its plants starting Friday in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the German auto giant's works council says
Iran announces the release of 85,000 prisoners, including political prisoners, due to the outbreak of Coronavirus infection
1 week ago
First coronavirus case confirmed in Laredo, believed to be community-spread
Long Island inmate put in isolation after testing positive for COVID19
Texas' first death due to COVID19 reported in Matagorda County
More than 1,350 inmates escape from prisons in São Paulo after tensions over coronavirus restrictions; several guards being held hostage - EFE1 week ago
More than 1,350 inmates escape from prisons in São Paulo after tensions over coronavirus restrictions; several guards being held hostage - EFE
1 week ago
Coronavirus cases rose to 47 in Turkey
State health officials announce 33 new cases of coronavirus in past 24 hours. The source of how 51 patients were infected is unclear, another sign of growing community spread. Coronavirus COVID19
1 week ago
Tunisia: PM @ElyesFakhfakh announces closing of air and land borders and suspension of all commercial trips, except for commodities and cargo trips and some evacuation flights.
Tunisia bans all gatherings, closes public parks and markets to tackle the spread of coronavirus- PM
1 week ago
UEFA will announce on Tuesday on postponement of Euro 2020 Championships in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak: Financial Times
1 week ago
A student at Palos Verdes High School has tested positive for COVID19, it was announced Monday
1 week ago
Lebanese Minister of Health: Number of COVID19 infections in the country increased to 120
1 week ago
Coronavirus: 2 Global News employees in Toronto test positive for COVID19
Orange County confirms 4 cases of COVID19 in the county.
Seven people in New York have died from COVID19, including a Department of Correction officer, Mayor de Blasio said.
1 week ago
Houston, Harris County expected to order bar closures, restrict restaurants over COVID19, sources say
1 week ago
IDPH reports 12 new coronavirus cases in Illinois, bringing state total to 105. Two new counties reporting cases - Peoria and Will. @GovPritzker mandates any gathering of 50 or more be canceled. He says Illinoisans who can stay home should continue to do so
There are 463 confirmed cases of coronavirus in NYC, though likely many more unconfirmed. Seven people have died, says @NYCMayor
Dow closes down 3,000 points (12.9%), largest point drop in history
5 more cases in Lexington County, SC
A third person has tested positive for the coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County
1 week ago
Serbia postpones the general elections because of the Corona virus
Basra is under Coronavirus lockdown. Iraq
This is the District 2 station in Springfield where the Metro Transit Police officer who tested positive for COVID19 works. two people in full hazmat suits in the parking lot. Metro says the whole building is being cleaned
CDC Reports first known employee with COVID19 Infection  This individual was not involved in the COVID19 response, has not been present in the CDC workplace since March 6, and was asymptomatic at that time.1 week ago
"CDC Reports first known employee with COVID19 Infection" "This individual was not involved in the COVID19 response, has not been present in the CDC workplace since March 6, and was asymptomatic at that time."
1 week ago
The Egyptian Ministry of Health announces to take strict preventive measures in the governorates of Dakahlia, Minya, and Damietta
7 Bay Area counties in California order shelter-in-place: San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa, as well as the city of Berkeley.
Public Health announces 25 new cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, bringing county's total up to 94
Indiana Reports First Coronavirus Death The Indiana State Department of Health announced
1 week ago
2 COVID19 cases confirmed in Kyiv, one patient returned from France
The Jordanian Ministry of Health announces that the number of people infected with Coronavirus has increased to 23
Woman with suspected COVID19 infection has died in hospital in Chernivtsy
1 week ago
Pentagon: 8 more service members have contracted coronavirus in past two days, 18 now infected
Trump: We will close the borders with all countries that are exposed to a major spread of the virus
Coronavirus: "We are at war" declares Emmanuel Macron who announces that for at least 15 days, non-essential movements will be prohibited in France
Trump: The epidemic may end in the United States in July or August if we do a good job
The death toll from the Corona virus in France has risen to 148 and total number of infection to 6633
Coronavirus: "The borders of the Schengen zone will be closed for 30 days", announces Macron
Coronavirus: Emmanuel Macron announces the suspension of rents and the bills for water, gas and electricity
US President Trump: My administration is recommending that all Americans work to engage in schooling from home when possible, avoid gathering in groups of more than 10 people, avoid discretionary travel & avoid eating & drinking at bars-restaurants & public food courts. COVID19
White House says 15 days to slow spread of COVID19: advice tonight to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people
Macron on fighting coronavirus: 'We are at war'
I will keep you updated on how I'm doing. No panic. Actor @idriselba announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus1 week ago
"I will keep you updated on how I'm doing. No panic." Actor @idriselba announced on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus
San Francisco Mayor Breed puts city on lockdown, says residents will be required to stay at home except for essential needs
Netanyahu says public services to enter emergency mode - managers will contact workers tonight to tell them if they have to work. Private sector to reduce activities - companies have to reduce workers in office by 70%, ppl can work in shifts or at home
1 week ago
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy: As of today, I am mobilizing the @NJNationalGuard to assist our COVID19 efforts in any way necessary
1 week ago
Russia bans foreign nationals from entering Russia starting 18th March until 1st May
The number of coronavirus infections in Iraq has risen to 133, and deaths to 10
The Pentagon: So far, 18 employees have been infected with the Corona virus
1 week ago
British actor Idris Elba has been infected with the Corona virus
President of Ukraine Zelensky met with Ukrainian oligarchs to discus COVID19 response: Akhmetov, Yaroslavsky, Verevsky, Kolomoysky among them.1 week ago
President of Ukraine Zelensky met with Ukrainian oligarchs to discus COVID19 response: Akhmetov, Yaroslavsky, Verevsky, Kolomoysky among them.
1 week ago
Actor Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus. Met with Sophie Gregoire Trudeau in London before she tested positive
The number of presumptive positive cases of COVID19 in New Jersey has climbed to 178, with two fatalities reported
Coronavirus cases up to 28 in Alabama. Jefferson County has 17 cases
San Antonio doctor tests positive for COVID19 related to travel, quarantining at home
More San Jose firefighters, a communtiy center volunteer test positive for Coronavirus
1 week ago
Canada to close border to those who aren't Canadian citizens or permanent residents, their immediate families, or American citizens
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