Some 12,428 people died from the disease in Italy, the most severely affected country in the world. The U.N. report estimates the pandemic could cause the loss of up to 25 million jobs, the loss of up to $3.4 trillion in labor income and the decline in global arrivals by 30 percent.
The last time Calgarians felt a large natural disaster was in 2017, when a 5.8-magnitude quake shook Montana. The Borah Peak natural disaster, which was a magnitude 6.9, killed two people in Challis near the quake's epicenter, according to the local media.
Iraq had resisted the deployment because it feared its powerful neighbour Iran - the main regional foe to the United States - would see it as a threat and further ramp up tensions. The Trump administration has been criticized for continuing economic sanctions on Iran, which has over 47,000 confirmed coronavirus cases and over 3,000 deaths from the virus, according to the country's health ministry.
More than 1.5 billion around the world have been told to stay in their homes. Meanwhile, in a stark reversal of his previous stance, USA president Donald Trump extended federal guidelines recommending that Americans stay home for another 30 days until the end of April to slow the spread of the virus.
The president said 1,200 Navy medical personnel will be aboard the hospital ship to provide medical care. "I've been honest, I think the weeks ahead will be tougher", de Blasio said. "We will stop at nothing to protect the health of New Yorkers and the health of the people of our country in their hour of need", stated the president.
Muscovites will only be allowed to leave their homes in cases of a medical emergency, to travel to jobs judged essential, and to shop for food or medicines. Twenty-four percent said they "completely" didn't believe them and 35 percent said they believed them only partly, the survey revealed. The pinnacle of Russia's Orthodox Church exhorted believers to wish at house and urged individuals to stick strictly to authorities' directions "earlier than somebody dies in our households".