Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure, said the CDC.
According to the WHO, more than 1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported, including more than 50,000 deaths.
The UN chief also told reporters at the virtual press briefing that a ceasefire is an opportunity for diplomacy for peace, for political negotiations, and for next steps to lead to permanent peace.
The app titled ‘COVID19’ is based on data from Johns Hopkins University in the US, the Danish National Serum Institute in Denmark, World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations.
The man is identified as John Mignone who posted a video to his Facebook page on Saturday showing him using a drone to deliver two glasses of scotch to a nearby backyard.
It is the bulk of the first package of $1.9 billion fast-track aid that was approved by the Board of Executive Directors under a fast-track programme, the bank said.
On Wednesday, Netanyahu completed a two-day isolation after one of his advisors was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
In February, Chinese authorities banned the trade and consumption of wild animals.
The Minister said that stranded overseas Pakistanis will be brought back to the country in a special Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on April 4.
According to WHO, the US has seen 163,199 cases, including 2,850 deaths, while Italy has reported 105,792 cases, among which 12,430 patients lost their lives.
Markets in south-west China’s Guilin and southern China’s Dongguan are back in business where meats of domesticated animals like cats and dogs are sold, said the report.
However, the coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan city of Hubei province, disrupted supplies of pharmaceutical ingredients from China, resulting in shortages
In India, the Health Ministry has asked citizens to ensure physical distancing of minimum 1 metre or three feet
The problem is how to create the practical ways to do so,” said Guterres, noting that fast action is critical.
Fauci and Birx have cautioned that cases will continue to go up in the “next several days to a week or so” reflecting caseload that came in before states issued stay-at-home orders.
One such story of a dog and its hooman helping out their neighbour in quarantine is going viral and it will leave you overwhelmed.
New York State has both the most cases and the most deaths, with over 67,000 and 1,200 respectively, according to the update.
The rules governing the lockdown have been tightened several times since March 9, and there has been widespread speculation it would be extended beyond the original April 3 deadline.
Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook Kabul and northern region cities of Afghanistan