The new Corona virus, whose death toll has exceeded 3,300, has resulted in general mobilization and adoption of exceptional measures.
Here are the latest developments in the emerging coronavirus in the world:
– More than three thousand deaths – The number of new corona virus deaths reached 3300, while the number of infected people exceeded 96414 in 84 countries, according to a toll prepared by Agence France-Presse according to official sources until 11:00 GMT Thursday.
Mainland China tops the list of countries most affected by the virus with 80,409 infections and 3,012 deaths, followed by South Korea with 6,088 cases and 35 deaths, then Italy, which has a number of cases of 3089 and the number of deaths 107, and Iran with 3,513 cases and 107 deaths.
France recorded 285 injuries, including 4 deaths.
Air transport is damaged.
The new Corona virus could cost the air transport sector $ 113 billion this year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
British airline “FlyB” suspended its activities after the high cost of declining global air traffic due to the Covid-19 virus.
Activities without audience, closure and postponement – Italy decided to ban the public from attending sports competitions until April 3. Morocco made a similar decision.
Saudi Arabia suspended Umrah “temporarily”, and this ritual is performed by millions of Muslims annually.
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christ in the Christian heritage, was prevented from being closed following the registration of suspected cases of the emerging coronavirus.
The Africa CEO Conference, which was to be held in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast, was postponed on March 9 and 10 and brought together 1,800 economic and political officials.
A stone for travelers in Japan
Japan decided to impose a two-week quarantine on all travelers from China and South Korea due to the virus.
The state visit that Chinese President Xi Jinping was supposed to make to Japan was also postponed in the spring.
Suspected cases off California –
The US state of California, which declared a state of emergency due to the emerging Corona virus, has decided to keep a cruise ship off its coast to conduct tests for its 20 suspected passengers.
– 300 million schoolchildren without studying –
Thirteen countries closed all schools and closed 9 schools in some regions, affecting the education of more than 290 million students in the world, UNESCO announced on Wednesday.
In turn, Thursday, India announced the closure of primary schools in the capital until the end of the month.
An Australian newspaper scoffed at buying toilet paper because of the panic generated by the emerging Corona virus, and published white pages for readers who could not find toilet paper.