Health


Third coronavirus case confirmed in SA Third coronavirus case confirmed in SA
- March 09, 2020

Mkhize said that the group of 10 people who had travelled to Milan, seven had now tested positive. Mkhize reiterated that all ten members of the travel group had been traced. "However, as part of taking precautions, these children will remain in quarantine until their parents have tested negative", he said. "At that point, they will also be tested to ensure that they remain negative", he continued. (more...)
United Kingdom coronavirus cases leap to 273
- March 09, 2020

He said that contact tracing was already under way. So far, two patients who have tested positive for coronavirus have died in Britain. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed that his country was fully prepared to battle the deadly coronavirus, global media reported. (more...)
Coronavirus : Oregon Declares 60-day Emergency Coronavirus : Oregon Declares 60-day Emergency
- March 09, 2020

OHA also announced actions it is taking to slow the spread of the virus and protect Oregonians, in response to Gov. Kate Brown's emergency declaration. The Douglas County case is being investigated as a community-spread case. Health officials reiterated that older people and those with compromised health are at greater risk from COVID-19. (more...)
Wayne County has one of Pennsylvania's first coronavirus cases Wayne County has one of Pennsylvania's first coronavirus cases
- March 09, 2020

Tom Wolf is taking measures to ensure his state is ready for the inevitable. Wolf issued an emergency disaster declaration for the commonwealth after announcing the two presumed cases earlier today. Rachel Levine said. The Pike County Commissioners say they and the county's Department of Public Safety are in regular contact with PEMA, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and other involved agencies regarding guidance and protocols related to COVID-19. (more...)
Italy announces lockdown as global coronavirus cases surpass 105,000 Italy announces lockdown as global coronavirus cases surpass 105,000
- March 09, 2020

The National Health Commission (NHC) said that outside of the central Hubei Province, there were 25 new confirmed cases reported for March 6, of which 24 came from outside China. It also says the total number of infections in mainland China rose by 44 on Saturday to 80,695. On Sunday, 3,802 people were discharged from medical observation. (more...)
Four more cases of coronavirus confirmed in north and south of Ireland Four more cases of coronavirus confirmed in north and south of Ireland
- March 09, 2020

It's been reported that the female on the east of the country is understood to be seriously ill. The Department of Health confirmed the further five last night, saying in a statement: "Testing of patients in Northern Ireland has resulted in five new presumptive positive results for coronavirus (Covid-19) bringing the total to 12 since testing began". (more...)
Oil Futures Reach Historic Lows After Collapse of OPEC Oil Futures Reach Historic Lows After Collapse of OPEC
- March 09, 2020

Driving the news: The global benchmark Brent crude is down roughly 22% to around $35 per barrel, an approximately $10 fall that follows Friday's decline of almost $5-per-barrel and a broadly downward trend all year. Russia's decision was guided by geo-strategic play in denying the production cut benefits to U.S. shale oil producers. Oil prices crashed in Asia on Monday by more than 20% in what analysts are calling the start of a price war. (more...)
Washington state coronavirus cases top 100, including 16 deaths Washington state coronavirus cases top 100, including 16 deaths
- March 09, 2020

Prior to the outbreak, Killian said there were 180 staff members at the Kirkland facility. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . And of the 13 deaths reported in the state so far, seven of them were Life Care Center residents. (more...)
Biden scores early wins in Super Tuesday's Democratic primaries -- U.S. media Biden scores early wins in Super Tuesday's Democratic primaries -- U.S. media
- March 09, 2020

The farewell rally was an otherwise unusually buoyant event for a departing candidate, with staffers cheering and waving American flags. Biden received a boost the day before voting opened on Tuesday after Sen. In the early weeks of his campaign, he used his vast fortune to introduce himself to voters outside NY on his own terms, and his rivals accused him of trying to buy the party's nomination and the White House . (more...)
CPAC Chair Had Brief Contact With Coronavirus Patient at Conference CPAC Chair Had Brief Contact With Coronavirus Patient at Conference
- March 08, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan's office says that a person confirmed to have Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, was in Maryland from February 27-March 1 attending the Conservative Political Action Conference ( CPAC ) in National Harbor. President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and other administration officials attended the conference, though the ACU says the attendee did not come into contact with the president or vice president, nor did they attend events in the main hall. (more...)
Sanders comes under fire early at South Carolina Democratic debate Sanders comes under fire early at South Carolina Democratic debate
- March 08, 2020

The ad , which launched Tuesday, called out former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Sen. The Sanders campaign insisted the candidate never planned to stand against Obama in 2012. Seven candidates will take part in the debate beginning at 8:00 pm in Charleston, South Carolina, on Tuesday night (0100 GMT Wednesday), the 10th debate of the campaign cycle. (more...)
Alberta confirms 2 new presumptive cases of COVID-19 Alberta confirms 2 new presumptive cases of COVID-19
- March 08, 2020

Kenney says the government will consult with airlines and other affected groups before making any decision. The woman is expected to make a full recovery. The new pair of presumptive cases brings the total number in Alberta to four. She returned to Calgary on February 21 and started to self-isolate at home on February 28. (more...)
Ireland now has 22 coronavirus cases
- March 08, 2020

Four people on the island of Ireland have been diagnosed with Covid-19 this evening. That new case involves a male in the east of the country who had returned from Italy, which has the most serious outbreak in Europe. Dr. Cillian de Gascun, Chair of the Expert Advisory Group, said: "There is a risk to patients of acquiring COVID-19 from an exposed health care worker". (more...)
Alberta woman home after cruise first presumptive case of new coronavirus Alberta woman home after cruise first presumptive case of new coronavirus
- March 08, 2020

The woman appeared to have contracted COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, while on board a Grand Princess cruise ship that is being held for testing off the coast of California. Anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should contact Health Link 811 for follow-up testing. But Canada's first apparent case of community transmission was reported in British Columbia last night, when officials announced eight new cases of the illness. (more...)
Coronavirus in Kerala: 5 of family tested positive for Covid-19 Coronavirus in Kerala: 5 of family tested positive for Covid-19
- March 08, 2020

The other two are close relatives of the returnees. It also said more that 150 people, who had come in contact with two American nationals who tested positive for coronavirus in Bhutan and had toured various places in India, have been put under Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP). (more...)
Coronavirus cases hit 100 000 as cruise ship fears grow Coronavirus cases hit 100 000 as cruise ship fears grow
- March 08, 2020

Johns Hopkins has recorded 3,400 deaths from the virus. On Thursday evening a patient, reported to be a woman in her 70s, was the first person in the United Kingdom to die after being diagnosed with COVID-19 while at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. (more...)
Third coronavirus-related death in Australia after Sydney man dies
- March 08, 2020

The case brings the total number of confirmed virus cases in NSW to 25. ACH Chief Health Officer Dr Kerryn Coleman has confirmed a man who tested positive to COVID-19 travelled to Canberra by plane on 28 February. A close contact is a person who has spent significant time face-to-face (15 minutes) or in an enclosed space (two hours or more). Healthy people visiting hospitals should wash their hands thoroughly prior to and after entering wards. (more...)
Four more cases of Coronavirus confirmed in Ireland Four more cases of Coronavirus confirmed in Ireland
- March 08, 2020

Health Minister Robin Swann said both patients are adults and are receiving appropriate care. There are now nine cases in the country after two other cases were confirmed in Northern Ireland on Wednesday. This case is not associated with the previously identified case. Neither of the people travelled back through the Republic of Ireland on their way to Northern Ireland. (more...)
East of England coronavirus figures to come as United Kingdom cases reach 200
- March 08, 2020

I think that the chances of picking this condition in this country are very low". However, the department also confirmed that the first case of community transmission has occurred, affecting a male in the south of the country. "We must prioritise the protection of our frontline healthcare staff and as part of this the National Public Health Emergency Team has established a sub-group to identify and implement appropriate measures to protect them". (more...)
Coronavirus spreads in Washington as reported deaths hit 16 Coronavirus spreads in Washington as reported deaths hit 16
- March 08, 2020

An Amazon spokesperson on Tuesday said an employee who worked in a building on the company's campus in Seattle had tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus . Of the six, only one has been hospitalised. Three were confirmed to be the flu; others have since recovered; and one person is quarantined, she said. (more...)

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