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  • Monday April 6th, 2020

Morning News Brief [April 6, 2020]

Morning News Brief [April 6, 2020]

Morning News Brief [April 6, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
  1. 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.

Source: teleSUR 

  1. 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.

Source: Reuters

  1. 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.

Source: RT

  1. 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.

Source: CGTN 

  1. 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. 

Source: Sputnik 

  1. 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. 

Source: BBC


  1. 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 

  1. 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

  1. 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.

Source: CNA


  1. 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 

  1. 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

  1. 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