Congressman virus fear delays prison stint
Former US congressman Chris Collins, involved in an insider trading scandal involving ASX-listed Innate, will begin his prison sentence in June.
The figure of one million coronavirus cases around the world is thought to be an under-estimate of the scale of the epidemic, with severe economic consequences.
African health officials fear the coronavirus could destroy Africa, with the continent desperately short of medical equipment, and cases growing.
The four men convicted of killing US reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 have been acquitted in a Pakistani court, and are set to be released.
The World Bank has approved $A3.1 billion in emergency funding for operations in 25 countries to help them deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
The EU Commission has admitted it has been too slow to help Italy deal with the coronavirus pandemic, as another 760 people in the country died from COVID-19.
In his first appearance since recovering from coronavirus, Britain’s health minister has promised 100,000 coronavirus tests per day by the end of the month.
India has reported its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus cases as the world’s second most populous nation goes under a three-week lockdown.
China has logged fewer new infections of the coronavirus, with 355 new cases on April 1, all of which were imported.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she is “extraordinarily disappointed” to see a host of magazines closed because of the coronavirus-led downturn.
US President Donald Trump has questioned China’s coronavirus statistics amid claims the country has under-reported the total cases and deaths it has suffered.
The United Nations has warned the coronavirus pandemic could see the global economy contract by almost 1 per cent.
Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Nevada have instituted sweeping stay-at-home directives on a day when the US death toll from COVID-19 passed 4800.
New manufacturing data has reinforced fears the US economy has been pushed into recession by the coronavirus outbreak, prompting a sell-off on Wall Street.
Greater Shepparton has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. The News understands the person was tested at Goulburn Valley Health. Another person has tested positive for the virus in Gannawarr...
Greater Shepparton has its second confirmed case of COVID-19, the state government has said in a statement today. Goulburn Valley Health have confirmed that a second person who tested positive for COVID-19 recently returned from overseas.
Greater Shepparton has reported a third confirmed case of COVID-19.
Covid-19 has arrived in Benalla Rural City with two cases confirmed by the Department of Health and Human Services in the last 24 hours. There is no confirmation on where in the district they occurred at this stage. The total number of Covid-19...