Belgium puts Leicester on ‘red zone’ list

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Belgium has singled Leicester out for stricter restrictions after the city was placed in a local lockdown Leicester has joined a handful of European cities to be placed on the Belgian government’s “red-zone” list. It means anyone arriving in the country who has recently visited Leicester will be told … Read more

Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro feels ‘really good’ about Disney World’s reopening in Florida

With Minnie and Mickey, Josh D’Amaro waves to guests gathered on Main Street USA, in the Magic Kingdom in the final minutes before the park closed, Sunday night, March 15, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Walt Disney World announced that all their Florida parks will be closed for the rest of March as a … Read more

Demands for Rahul Gandhi to take over as party chief dominate Congress meet on COVID-19

A meeting of Congress Lok Sabha MPs called by party president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and the political situation in the country was dominated by calls for Rahul Gandhi to take over as the party chief on Saturday. The demand was first raised by party chief whip in Lok Sabha K Suresh … Read more

Chinese govt knew about coronavirus, tried to cover it up: Hong Kong scientist who fled to US

Dr Yan claimed a friend of hers told her about human-to-human transmission of Covid-19 in December, much before the Chinese government or the WHO accepted it. Dr Li-Meng Yan (Photo Credits: Fox News) Dr Li-Meng Yan, one of the first scientists to study the novel coronavirus has revealed that the Chinese government refused overseas experts … Read more

Covid-19 recoveries cross 5-lakh mark in India, recovery rate at 62.78%

The number of Covid-19 patients who have recovered in the country crossed the five-lakh mark on Saturday, the Union Health Ministry said and attributed it to a number of measures taken by the Centre and the state governments, including implementation of containment zones and surveillance activities. India’s Covid-19 tally surged to 8,20,916 on Saturday while … Read more