Taking to his official Twitter handle, the PM said that he will address the citizens on vital aspects relating to the menace of COVID-19. There are 307,969 currently-infected patients, of whom 294,544 (96 percent) are in mild condition and 13,425 (four percent) are in serious or critical condition.
Geological Service, which initially rated the quake at Magnitude 7.8 before revising it down slightly. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the Tsunami Watch for the Island and State of Hawaiʻi, civil defense says. A tsunami watch alert was issued for Hawaii earlier. Officials reported no casualties or damage but said residents of Severo-Kurilsk were taken to higher ground.
Asked whether the United States could overtake Europe as the epicenter of COVID-19, Harris said: "We are now seeing a very large acceleration in the number of cases from the U.S., so it does have that potential. The fatality rate globally - the ratio of deaths to confirmed infections - is around 4.3%, though national figures can vary widely according to how much testing is done.
According to the Washington Post , India has now reported 519 coronavirus cases and 10 deaths in total. Defence, Central Armed Police Forces, treasury, public utilities including petroleum, CNG, LPG, PNG, disaster management, power, warning agencies, state police, home guards, fire and emergency services, district administration and treasury, electricity, water, sanitation, and Municipal bodies (only staff required for essential services) have been exempted from lockdown, it said.
They recommended that Australia "without delay implements national stronger social distancing measures, more extensive banning of mass gatherings, school closure or class dismissal". "No-one should be getting on a plane and going overseas, we have been making the point for some time", Mr Morrison said. "The direction is being worked on overnight, a soon as that direction is signed off by the health minister, it will come into force then and that will happen tomorrow".
Mr Cuomo said New York state had surpassed 25,000 known cases of COVID-19, with 14,900 in densely populated New York City. "They can't do that on a voluntary basis", Cuomo said, adding that they need money upfront from the government to hire workers and buy equipment.