- Barbados’ Minister of Health informed that the US has seized 20 ventilators that were supposed to go to Barbados by banning the ventilators from exportation.
- UK PM Boris Johnson is now hospitalized for the test after suffering for 10 days with persistent coronavirus symptoms since he was tested positive for the coronavirus.
- A malayan tiger in the US that was looked after by an infected caretaker tested positive for COVID-19 after showing symptoms of dry cough and loss of appetite.
- Spanish PM will ask the parliament to extend the state emergency until April 26 after this coronavirus-worst-hit country shows positive signs in slowing down infection and death.
- Scottish Chief Medical Officer resigns after she twice broke her own plea for citizens to stay home, while she visited her second home on the east coast during COVID-19 outbreak.
- Two people were killed and five injured in a knife attack possibly linked to a terrorist group by a Sudanese refugee in Romans-sur-Isère, the southeast part of France.
- China said they will not restrict the exports of medical supplies despite growing demands across the world that has topped US$1.4bn since the exports started in March.
Source: South China Morning Post
- Hong Kong government is preparing for relief measures to tackle the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and major industries as it starts to weigh down all kinds of industries.
Source: BNN Bloomberg
- Japan will declare a state of emergency if the virus continues to pose a crave threat with its rapid growth in infection rate which has put the economy into recession.
- The National Assembly is expected to have a meeting soon to debate on drafted law of the State of Emergency which is considered as a matter of urgency.
Source: Khmer Times
- In order to ensure fish supply in the domestic market during the new coronavirus outbreak, Cambodian government has suspended fish exports to the international market.
Source: The Phnom Penh Post
- Cambodia reported zero cases of COVID-19 for three consecutive days as patients continue to recover from this disease and the recovery rate is now at almost 50%.
Source: Fresh News