Tag: Italy

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 5, 2020

As of 8 am, August 5, 2020: World count: 18,445,787 cases, 11,036,083 recoveries, 691,740 deaths There are now a total of 18,445,787 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 4,850,114 infections, followed by Brazil (2,808,076) and India (1,855,745). There...

Karen Mok goes on vacation in Italy with husband

Most of us are dying to go on holiday since the lockdown started. Hong Kong singer-actress Karen Mok recently posted some tempting social media posts showing her on a vacation with her husband, German finance executive Johannes Natterer in Italy. The 50-year-old showed off...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 31, 2020

As of 9 am, July 31, 2020: World count: 17,109,335 cases, 10,000,738 recoveries, 668,801 deaths Six months since the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency over the novel coronavirus, there is now a total of 17,109,335 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 30, 2020

As of 8 am, July 30, 2020: World count: 16,845,602 cases, 9,836,182 recoveries, 662,577 deaths There are now 16,845,602 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 4,491,773 infections, followed by Brazil (2,555,518) and India (1,531,669). There have been 662,577...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for July 22, 2020

As of 8 am, July 22, 2020: World count: 14,774,887 cases, 8,340,042 recoveries, 611,599 deaths There are now 14,774,887 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 3,895,803 infections, followed by Brazil (2,118,646) and India (1,155,191). There have been...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 25, 2020

As of 8 am, April 25, 2020: World count: 2,790,986 cases, 781,382 recoveries There are now 2,790,986 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 911,182 infections, followed by Spain (219,764) and Italy (192,994).  781,382 people worldwide have recovered from...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 22, 2020

As of 8 am, April 22, 2020: World count exceeds 2.5 million There are now 2,546,527 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 819,866 infections, followed by Spain (204,178) and Italy (183,957).  There have been 175,621 deaths worldwide and 678,557...

The Covid-19 outbreak: Italians rise to the occasion

Some of the original opinions expressed in this article can be attributed to Erik Jones, an expert on European and Eurasian Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and contributor for US News & World Report. We are living in harrowing times, and there...

Cruise ship with no Covid-19 infections forbidden to dock in Thailand & Malaysia now on its way to Singapore

The Costa Fortuna, an Italian cruise ship that was denied docking at both Phuket, Thailand, and Penang, Malaysia, is now on its way to Singapore, according to the Agence-France Presse (AFP). Thailand and Malaysia banned the Costa Fortuna from entry over fears of a further...

French, Italians, Swiss told not to kiss on the cheek to prevent spread of Covid-19

In certain cultures, a kiss on the cheek is a time-honoured tradition for greeting one another. But with the spread of Covid-19, this is being put to an end, temporarily at least. Both France and Italy have issued advisories telling people to refrain from kissing...