As cases of Covid-19 cases continue to rise, more than 7,400 and 123 deaths up to now, Bolivia and Colombia became the latest countries to impose total lockdowns.
Here are the latest measures taken in several Latin American countries to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, again pleads for help in dealing with onslaught, attributes cluster to city's role as a gateway to international travellers and sheer density of its population.
More than 430,000 people worldwide have been infected with coronavirus and more than 19,500 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. Here's the latest:
The agreement came after days of often intense haggling and mounting pressure and still needed to be finalised in detailed legislative language.
New York city reports 157 deaths and some 15,000 cases of Covid-19 – nearly one-third of US total – as WHO says US could become next epicentre of global pandemic.
Stocks surge on Wall Street, sending Dow Jones up more than 2,100 points – biggest-ever point gain since 1933 – as Congress nears a deal to mitigate damage from coronavirus outbreak.
More than 18,500 people have died from Covid-19 globally, according to the Johns Hopkins pandemic tracker.
As WHO urges countries to take firm steps in face of accelerating Covid-19 cases, more than one-fifth of the world’s population was ordered or urged to stay in their homes.
Antonio Guterres calls for an immediate cease-fire around the world including the conflicts in Syria, which is in its tenth year, and in Yemen to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Nations are ramping up efforts to fight the deadly novel coronavirus, which has upended societies and sparked economic turmoil as it spreads around the world. Here're the latest developments:
The riot was triggered by an attempted mass breakout from La Modelo prison as the capital Bogota was on a weekend lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic.
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