- Sri Lanka will be imprisoned for 6 months for hiding signs of coronavirus
- Germany sealed the border with 6 countries including France, freight will continue
- 129 killed in Iran in 24 hours, more than 1000 cases reported
Mar 16, 2020, 08:53 PM IST
Washington. The havoc of coronovirus reached 158 countries. A total of 1 lakh 73 thousand 171 cases were reported till Monday afternoon. The death toll rose to 6,664. It is a matter of relief that 77,789 infected people have also recovered. According to a US government official, the vaccine test to protect against coronavirus has started from Monday. However, no public announcement has been made about the test. Schools in 29 US states were completely closed until further orders. Two thousand highspeed labs started here on Monday. The Trump government called the news of a national lockdown a rumor. Pope Francis prayed for the early end of the epidemic. 129 people died in 24 hours in Iran and more than 1000 new cases of infection were reported.
Coronavirus vaccine test started in America
According to a US government official, the vaccine test to protect against coronavirus has started from Monday. An infected will be vaccinated on Monday. No public announcement has been made about the test. He informed that the Tut of Health has started arranging for the test of coronavirus vaccine in National Institute of America. The test is being held at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Health officials say that confirmation of any vaccine will take from one year to 18 months. The vaccine test will be done on 45 people.
Germany sealed the border of 6 countries including France
After growing cases of coronavirus in Germany, the government here closed its border with 6 countries. Home Minister Horst Sirofer said, “We know that the decision to close the border is very harsh and painful. However, it is necessary to take this step to control the infection. From 3 o’clock on Monday afternoon, the borders with Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and Denmark are being closed till further orders. Freight will not come under the purview of the ban. ”
Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort closed
Florida-based Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort has been closed due to fears of an outbreak. The entire resort will be sanitized. It was here that Trump had a meeting with the Brazilian delegation last week. The press secretary of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who attended the meeting was later found to be Corona positive. After this, Trump and Bolsonaro also did their test, which was reported negative.
Air New Zealand will remove 30 per cent employees
Greg Foran, CEO of New Zealand state-run Air Airlines, issued a statement on Monday. It said, “This is bitter but we have to accept. Most of our international flights are closed due to Coronavirus. In view of this fact we will have to cut the staff of 12,500 employees by 30 percent. ” On Monday itself, New Zealand Prime Minister Jesinda Adorn admitted that coronavirus could have a serious impact on the country’s economy.
6 months in jail if the symptoms of coronavirus virus are hidden in Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, those who hide coronavirus symptoms will be sentenced to 6 months. Those who do not go to quarantine centers from infection affected countries will also have to face this punishment. According to Colombo DIG Ajit Rohana, “such people will be arrested without any warrant.” Police have also warned those who share misleading information on Coronavirus on social media. 23 people have been arrested in this case. The DIG said that 7 officers have been deployed in every police station in the country. These officers will inform people about the Quarantine Center. There have been 22 cases of infection in Sri Lanka till Monday. He is being treated at a hospital in Colombo.
No new corona cases in 13 provinces of China
Coronavirus in 13 provinces in China until Monday afternoon…