Posts Tagged ‘coronavirus’

#COVID19: Spain Extends Its State Of Emergency Until June 21

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
The Spanish government on Wednesday secured parliament’s backing for a final extension to the state of emergency imposed to tackle the coronavirus epidemic and which will now last until June 21. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez sought to extend the state of emergency, which grants his government exceptional powers, to allow greater control over people’s mobility […]

Number Of #COVID19 Deaths In The U.S. Now Officially Above 100,000

by Seun Adeuyion May 28, 2020
According to an updated tally, Just over four months after the government confirmed the first known case, more than 100,000 people who had the coronavirus have died in the United States. The death toll is far higher than in any other nation in the world. The toll exceeds the number of U.S. military combat fatalities in every […]

President Trump Bans Travel To The U.S. From Brazil Over #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion May 25, 2020
President Donald Trump has imposed a ban on people entering the United States from Brazil, with the Latin American country having the second-highest number of registered coronavirus infections in the world. The US president made the move as Brazil’s COVID-19 crisis deepens and its death toll rises sharply. The move suspends entry for anyone trying to come […]

#COVID19: America’s Billionaires Wealth Increase By $434Bn During The Global Pandemic — Report Reveals

by Seun Adeuyion May 22, 2020
America’s billionaires saw their wealth increase by $434 billion during the course of the global pandemic, according to a new report, a staggering figure that coincided with upheaval to the global economy and more than 38 million Americans filing for unemployment. Per the report by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies’ Program for Inequality, […]

Worldwide #COVID19 Deaths Pass 290,000

by Seun Adeuyion May 13, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed more than 290,000 lives worldwide, according to an AFP tally of official sources at 2am UAE on Wednesday. Europe has 159,205 fatalities, while US is worst-affected country with 82,105 dead. In total, 290,477 deaths have been registered, with Europe accounting for 159,205 of them. The United States is the […]

#COVID19: Ex-Barca Player, Keita Donates $50,000 To Mali To Help Fight The Virus

by Seun Adeuyion May 4, 2020
Malian Legend, Seydou Keita has donated food items worth $50 000 to help out families in Mali as they battle the scourge of Coronavirus. The former Barcelona midfielder’s donation comes at a time when the country’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar had called for mobilization of resources to tackle the pandemic. Mali has recorded 544 coronavirus cases […]