France sees first decrease in ICU patients as virus death toll passes 12,000

France’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 12,210, with care homes accounting for more than a third of all fatalities, health officials said Thursday, though the number of people in intensive care has fallen slightly for the first time since the start of the outbreak. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more France sees first decrease in ICU patients as virus death toll passes 12,000

Coronavirus: how to make sure our relationships survive | FT

Psychotherapist Philippa Perry offers some essential advice to partners, parents and all people in isolation to help them through the stresses of social distancing with relationships intact. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► Check out our Community tab for more stories or … Read more Coronavirus: how to make sure our relationships survive | FT

Ugandan president makes home workout video encouraging citizens to exercise indoors

Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, has released a video of his home workout routine in a bid-to encourage Ugandans to stay indoors during the country’s coronavirus lockdown. The 75-year-old is shown jogging barefoot around his office before completing 30 press-ups. Museveni banned public exercise on Wednesday to limit the spread of the virus UK coronavirus: latest … Read more Ugandan president makes home workout video encouraging citizens to exercise indoors

COVID-19 cases in Russia soar exceeding 10,000

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has passed 10,000 in Russia with 1,400 new infections registered in the past 24 hours, most of them in Moscow. Since the start of the outbreak, a total of 76 people have died. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aei8 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on … Read more COVID-19 cases in Russia soar exceeding 10,000

Nick Saban says college football needs contingency plans amid the pandemic | Get Up

Laura Rutledge joins Get Up and reacts to Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban’s interview with Maria Taylor about the start of the college football season. Bobby Carpenter and Marcus Spears also weigh in on the possibility that the college football season will be conducted without fans. #GetUp #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ … Read more Nick Saban says college football needs contingency plans amid the pandemic | Get Up

COVID-19 | Why are US farmers dumping products amid a coronavirus food crisis?

The USA registered almost 2,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Wednesday. That’s the highest daily figure for any country since the start of the pandemic, bringing the total to almost 15,000, that’s higher than Spain. With unemployment soaring, millions are struggling to put food on the table. But in rural America, produce is going to waste, … Read more COVID-19 | Why are US farmers dumping products amid a coronavirus food crisis?

Global Coronavirus Cases Top 1.5 Million

Apr.09 — Coronavirus has claimed another daily record number of victims in the U.K. as well as in the hard-hit states of New York and New Jersey. The number of new cases in Italy and Spain crept up after several days of declines. The global tally now stands at more than 1.5 million infections and … Read more Global Coronavirus Cases Top 1.5 Million

Bill Gates on the global battle with coronavirus | FT

In the first of an FT video interview series on the impact of the pandemic, the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation speaks to the FT’s Vanessa Kortekaas about how countries need to tackle the virus, why developing countries will be worse affected and how to prevent the world from being caught off … Read more Bill Gates on the global battle with coronavirus | FT

Jewish world observes ‘strange’ and socially distant Passover seder

Jews marked the start of a “strange” Passover holiday on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic prevented the large family gatherings usually organised for the traditional Seder meal.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on … Read more Jewish world observes ‘strange’ and socially distant Passover seder