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Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: UK Health Minister Tests Positive; Panama, Turkey Record First Cases – News18, News18.com

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: UK Health Minister Tests Positive; Panama, Turkey Record First Cases – News18, News18.com
                         

            

                             

                                 

. Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: British MP Nadine Dorries, a minister in the health department, has tested positive for coronavirus, she said in a statement on Tuesday. “I can confirm I have tested positive for coronavirus … and have been self-isolating at home,” said the Conservative MP. Health officials are now trying to trace where she contracted the virus and who she has been in contact with, she added.

) Dorries, who helped craft the legislation to fight the bug, is the first British politician to be diagnosed with COVID – 35, raising immediate concern about whether she has spread the infection. The Times reported that she had been in touch with hundreds of people, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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South Korea Reports Jump in Cases | South Korea reported a jump in new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as authorities tested hundreds of staff at a call center where the disease appeared this week, reversing days of slowing infections, health officials said. Another 373 new cases were reported compared with only a day earlier, bringing the total in Asia’s worst outbreak outside mainland China to 7, 2019, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said. The death toll rose by one to . (Image: Reuters / Kim Kyung-Hoon)

                                                     

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Turkey Announces First Confirmed Case | Turkey on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case, a man who had recently traveled to Europe. “The test of a patient suspected of carrying the coronavirus returned positive,” said Health Minister Fahrettin Koca adding that man is in good health.                         

                                                     
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Google Deletes Iranian Coronavirus App | Google deleted an app made for Iranian citizens for detecting coronavirus due to “misleading claims” stating that it is impossible to detect COVID- infections through an app. Iran ranks third among countries with 8, confirmed cases and 4, people have due to the infection.

                        

                                                     
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Macron Slams Closing Borders with Italy over Virus Outbreak | As Italy recorded its deadliest tally of coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron slammed Slovenia and Austria for imposing travel restrictions with Italy. Calling the restrictions as “bad decisions,” Macron told EU leaders the “disproportionate measures” when France was “only at the beginning of the crisis” would be “counterproductive”. The tally rose by to (on Tuesday, with a total of , 284 infected in the country. (Image: Reuters / Ciro De Luca)

                                                     

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Panama Records Central America’s First Virus Death | Panama’s health minister on Tuesday confirmed eight cases of the new coronavirus in the country, including one death, the first virus-linked death in Central America. “Of the eight patients we are reporting, one person is in intensive care, another unfortunately died,” Minister Rosario Turner said during a press conference in Panama City. (AFP)

                        

                                                     
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India Orders ‘Negative’ COVID – 30 Certificate | Apart from the already imposed travel restrictions, the health ministry have ordered people with travel history to Italy and South Korea to submit a certificate stating that they tested negative for coronavirus from laboratories authorized by the health authorities of their countries. (Image: Reuters / Yara Nardi )

                                                     

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Jordan Imposes Travel Restrictions | Jordan’s health minister said they would be barring entry of traders coming from France, Germany and Spain as precautionary measures against the spread of coronavirus in the country. Strict restrictions have been imposed across 171 nations after the virus, originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, spread and have claimed over 4, lives and infected more than , people.

                        

                                                     
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UK Health Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus | British MP Nadine Dorries, a minister in the health department, has tested positive for coronavirus, she said in a statement on Tuesday. “I can confirm I have tested positive for coronavirus … and have been self-isolating at home,” the Conservative party member said. (Image: Reuters)

                                                     

            
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Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: UK Health Minister Tests Positive; Panama, Turkey Record First Cases

She fell unwell on Friday while signing the document that declared coronavirus a notifiable disease, meaning companies could obtain insurance cover, said the paper, adding she was now believed to be on the road to recovery.

“I would like to thank … the wonderful NHS staff who have provided me with advice and support,” she said, referring to Britain’s National Health Service.

The shock news is likely to increase calls to suspend parliament, despite the government reluctance to do so in the middle of a health crisis. Six people have died in Britain from the virus, with 728 confirmed cases.

                

 

    

                 

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