Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said President Donald Trump's Friday tweets calling for several USA states to be "liberated" would provoke Americans to break the law and commit acts of violence in his name. Inslee complained that Trump was ignoring warnings of respected USA officials who have been speaking against mass gatherings. He added: "Some states will be able to open up sooner than others".
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has surpassed the 2.2 million mark worldwide, while more than 150,000 people have succumbed to the disease, according to the latest tally by the Johns Hopkins University. Then again, it could also be a complete coincidence. Trump also entertained - though did not endorse - the theory that the virus did not originate in a wet market but, rather, was accidentally released from a Wuhan laboratory with lax biosecurity standards .
According to Maariv, at least 1,000 people participated in the demonstration against the intention of the Blue and White opposition party to join a coalition with the Likud party. The move drew heavy criticism from Gantz's supporters and tore apart his Blue and White alliance, leaving him with a faction roughly half its original size.
The news comes following initial denials by the secretive state, who in official statements from the capital Pyongyang claimed that it has not had any confirmed COVID-19. The annual report to the UN Security Council by sanctions experts went online and inexplicably disappeared later in the day, with the text itself noting China's reservations about the findings.
The move comes after France on Friday said there was no evidence of a link between the Covid-19 outbreak and the work of the institute's high-security biosafety P4 laboratory , which is equipped to handle unsafe viruses and which France helped to set up.
Spain's coronavirus death toll soared past 19,000 on Thursday (April 16) after another 551 people died of Covid-19, with the numbers reflecting a slowdown after almost five weeks on lockdown, AFP reported. Spain imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in Europe in mid-March that brought economic activity to a near standstill. Mr. Simon said he expected a significant rise in registered coronavirus cases as the number of quick tests conducted has doubled in the past three weeks, but ...