With millions out of work and economies flatlining – including in the United States, where 20 million people lost their jobs in April – governments are desperate to reopen, but most are choosing a gradual approach.
"After an intensive analysis of the situation, the health authority in Dresden... decided on Saturday that the entire second division squad, including the coaching and support team, must now go into a 14-day quarantine at home," the club said.
Many of the tactics used by authorities more than a hundred years ago to stem the tide of disease may seem familiar to us today.
Death toll from Covid-19 pandemic crosses 250,000 as confirmed cases exceed 3.6 million. Here are the developments on the pandemic for May 4, 2020.
The pressure to 'do more' can be more harmful than the perceived dip in productivity during this pandemic.
The lives versus livelihoods dilemma is stark on the African continent and requires a localised approach.
Health officials in Sri Lanka said there had been a jump in cases, including in a densely populated area in the capital Colombo where 81 people tested positive.
Since Turkish sports facilities are also closed due to coronavirus pandemic, many athletes are exercising at home in hope not to lose touch with the sports.
The Turkish state moves to ensure its older population is safe and well-equipped to combat the coronavirus.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 85-90 percent of the public is self-isolating on weekdays across major cities.
Turkey kicked off an isolation tracking project which aims to reduce spreading of the coronavirus by using patients' location from their mobile devices, the country’s Communications Directorate said Wednesday.
The strict social distancing measures, including a near 11-week travel ban, appear to have paid off, and life is slowly getting back to normal in Wuhan, even as the virus devastates Europe and the US.
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