: The Kremlin says Putin is free from 24/7
corona virus. Users participating in the schedule are being forced to test the virus.
So far, 147 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Russia, and authorities have temporarily barred foreigners from entering the country to prevent further transmission.
"Everything is to protect the president from viruses and other diseases," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "The president's work schedule is public and this is his most Good health proof. "-Holly Ellyatt
7:29 pm: The world's first coronavirus case has exceeded 200,000, and
more than 200,000 coronavirus cases have been diagnosed worldwide. According to Johns Hopkins University, there are now 201,436 confirmed cases of the virus worldwide. Considering the different test systems used in each country, the actual number of cases may be higher. —Holly Elliott
6:54 pm: IKEA will temporarily close stores in Europe and North America.
Swedish IKEA retailer IKEA will temporarily close stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, the United States and Canada. According to Reuters, stores in Denmark have been temporarily closed. Stores in the UK and Ireland are temporarily closed. —Holly Elliott
6:48 pm: Iranian deaths from corona virus have soared to 1,135,
according to Reuters. Ministry of Health officials told National Television on Wednesday that the number of Iranian deaths from coronavirus has increased to 1,135 in the past 24 hours, of which 147 have died. . The total number of infected people nationwide reached 17,361.
"Unfortunately, 1,192 people have been infected in the past 24 hours ... please follow the guidelines and stay at home." Iran's Deputy Minister of Health Allyza Raisi said.
6:09 pm: Toyota will stop production at more plants in Europe
Toyota said Wednesday it plans to stop production at more car plants in Europe. The Japanese automaker said in a statement that it has ceased operations in the UK and Poland since Wednesday and that its Czech plant will cease operations on Thursday. Operation at the French site has been suspended.
The company said the Turkish plant will be shut down on Saturday, but so far the U.S. plant has not been affected. —Holly Elliott
6:02 pm: Celebrities are "touring" social media, fighting
Chris Corton, the superstar John Legend, and French lyricist Chris Chris, who were canceled . Many musicians, including Kristin and Queen, have participated in online tours to boost morale and replace planned performances just in case. The outbreak of the corona virus has severely disrupted the entertainment industry.
As the entertainment industry has been hit hard by a growing coronavirus outbreak, a series of virtual shows have emerged. Karen Gilchrist
5:30 pm: EU closes borders for 30 days to slow coronavirus pandemic
European leaders agreed Tuesday to close the EU's outer border for 30 days, a new initiative aimed at slowing the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic initiative.
Travel restrictions at the border are temporary, with the aim of reducing most unnecessary travel from other countries to the EU. The new rules will apply to 26 EU member states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Ireland has not yet decided whether to impose restrictions. — Silvia Amaro
5:09 pm: Pope Francis tells the Italians: "Don't waste these difficult days."
Pope Francis advised the Italians to rediscover the joy of their families while working hard in the country to make the most of the coronavirus crisis. The worst virus outbreak outside China.
Pope Francis said in an interview with the "Republic of Italy": "In these difficult days, we will find some subtle and specific gestures to maintain intimacy and special care for those closest to us. Grandparents stroked, Kissing our kids and loving our loved ones were released on Wednesday.
As of Tuesday, the coronavirus has claimed 2,550 lives in Italy, an increase of 345 from the previous day. Currently, 31,056 cases of virus have been identified in Italy. —Holly Elliott
4:53 PM: Philippines reports 15 cases of coronavirus news The
Philippines Ministry of Health reported 15 new viruses on Wednesday, bringing the total to 202. The department said 17 people have now died from the virus. —Holly Elliott
4:20 pm: France wants to reduce the rate of coronavirus infections within 8 to 12 days.
Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Wednesday that France may begin research about 8 to 12 days after the government decides to stop France to prevent a slowdown in the rate of coronavirus infection.
"We will intervene when necessary to ensure that people respect the confinement. According to Reuters, as I look out the window, I gradually see people becoming more aware of this.-Holly Eliat
4:00 pm: Despite billions of dollars in stimulus promises, the European market is opening lower.
Although Western governments promised billions of dollars to help businesses and citizens survive the coronavirus pandemic, European markets opened lower on Wednesday.
At the start of the transaction, the pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 2.7%, and tourism and leisure stocks fell 4%, causing all industries and major exchanges to fall to negative numbers. —Holly Elliott
News reference: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-latest-updates.html