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Tokyo urges shorter times for bars and restaurants, officials warn of coronavirus spread

By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Tokyo
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 10:47 PM IST
The Japanese capital will urge shorter working hours for bars and restaurants and ask residents to stay indoors as much as possible in “tough, concentrated action” to tame a spike in coronavirus cases, Tokyo’s governor said on Wednesday.
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Greece tightens restrictions, shuts cafes, cinemas, gyms, as coronavirus spreads

By Associated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Greece
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 08:09 PM IST
Greece will shut down restaurants, bars, cafes, cinemas and gyms across a large part of the country, including the capital Athens, after a surge in coronavirus cases.
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The order also applies to the surrounding areas of Lancashire and West Yorkshire counties, affecting more than 4 million people in all.(Bloomberg)
The order also applies to the surrounding areas of Lancashire and West Yorkshire counties, affecting more than 4 million people in all.(Bloomberg)

UK imposes new restrictions for 4 million amid coronavirus spread

By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | London
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Matt Hancock said that while it’s not the “sort of decision that anybody would want to take,’’ the government had no choice.
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From the first outbreak in China, several scientific studies have picked up the clear presence of Covid-19 in patients’ stools.(Reuters image)
From the first outbreak in China, several scientific studies have picked up the clear presence of Covid-19 in patients’ stools.(Reuters image)

How human sewage could be a silver bullet in tracking Covid-19

By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 09:43 AM IST
Testing human sewage could now become a key way of tracking the pandemic’s spread -- and a precious early warning system for a feared second wave.
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Indian Institute of Technology Madras.(HT file)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras.(HT file)

IIT Madras start-up develops smart dustbin system to prevent coronavirus spread

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2020 04:28 PM IST
Called ‘AirBin’, the system developed by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras enables remote monitoring of waste accumulation levels through smart phone.
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Maharashtra, Apr 20 (ANI): Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses media over coronavirus lockdown, in Mumbai on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Maharashtra, Apr 20 (ANI): Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses media over coronavirus lockdown, in Mumbai on Monday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Lockdown helped Maharashtra contain coronavirus spread, says Uddhav Thackeray

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2020 03:30 PM IST
Uddhav Thackeray said that the state government is considering to give further relaxations after May 3 but the decision is yet to be taken.
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People in face masks throng to stock up on groceries amid a coronavirus fuelled panic, at INA Market, in New Delhi (Photo by Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
People in face masks throng to stock up on groceries amid a coronavirus fuelled panic, at INA Market, in New Delhi (Photo by Amal KS / Hindustan Times)

Delhi rushes to check coronavirus spread

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2020 03:42 AM IST
Delhi’s health department has so far reported 20 cases. Of these, 17 have been confirmed by the Union health ministry.
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An NGO, Yuvsatta, in association with Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society (CSACS) and Earth Day Network India organised a ‘Corona Virus (COVID-19) Awareness Walk’ in which 40 volunteers of the NGO participated.(Keshav Singh/HT)
An NGO, Yuvsatta, in association with Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society (CSACS) and Earth Day Network India organised a ‘Corona Virus (COVID-19) Awareness Walk’ in which 40 volunteers of the NGO participated.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Coronavirus spread: Some coaching centres found open in Chandigarh’s Sector 17

By Srishti Jaswal | Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 09:39 PM IST
Most of the coaching centres have suspended classes, however, many students are still visiting them in small groups
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Nitish Kumar said there was no need to impose section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), as had been done in a few districts.(HT Photo)
Nitish Kumar said there was no need to impose section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), as had been done in a few districts.(HT Photo)

No need of prohibitory orders, awareness key to prevent coronavirus spread: Nitish Kumar

By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 02:44 PM IST
In several districts of Bihar, including Sheohar, Banka, Gopalganj, Samastipur and Kishanganj, the concerned administration had earlier issued prohibitory orders to prevent spread of the dangerous virus, which spreads through contact with suspected persons having history of travel to affected countries in the recent past.
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“After closing down schools and colleges, it was decided to shut malls and cinema houses also to discourage students from gathering there,” said UT adviser Manoj Kumar Parida.(HT FILE)
“After closing down schools and colleges, it was decided to shut malls and cinema houses also to discourage students from gathering there,” said UT adviser Manoj Kumar Parida.(HT FILE)

Covid-19: Malls, cinema halls, gyms closed in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Grocery and medicine shops in malls will be allowed to operate; masks and sanitisers under Essential Commodities Act
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Salman Khan and Disha Patani, who worked together in Bharat, are the lead pair in Radhe: Your Mosted Wanted Bhai.
Salman Khan and Disha Patani, who worked together in Bharat, are the lead pair in Radhe: Your Mosted Wanted Bhai.

Salman Khan, Disha Patani’s Radhe to continue its Mumbai shoot despite coronavirus spread: report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 09:30 AM IST
Salman Khan’s Radhe: Your Mosted Bhai will continue its shooting in Mumbai, as per schedule, despite coronavirus spread. The makers will take all necessary precautions as per WHO guidelines, a report said.
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Priyanka Chopra posted a new video to warn against coronavirus.
Priyanka Chopra posted a new video to warn against coronavirus.

Priyanka Chopra makes strong pitch for ‘namaste’ amid coronavirus spread. Watch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra has posted a special video making a strong case for people to greet each other with a ‘namaste’ as coronavirus deaths soar.
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The president of the Cannes Film Festival Pierre Lescure poses upon his arrival at the 45th edition of the Cesar Film Awards ceremony at the Salle Pleyel in Paris on February 28, 2020.(AFP)
The president of the Cannes Film Festival Pierre Lescure poses upon his arrival at the 45th edition of the Cesar Film Awards ceremony at the Salle Pleyel in Paris on February 28, 2020.(AFP)

Cannes 2020 may get cancelled if coronavirus situation doesn’t improve, says festival president Pierre Lescure

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 11:02 AM IST
The Cannes International Film Festival 2020 could get cancelled due to coronavirus spread, the festival’s president Pierre Lescure has said.
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Passengers wearing masks as a precaution against coronavirus ride a bus at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, on March 10.(AP Photo)
Passengers wearing masks as a precaution against coronavirus ride a bus at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, on March 10.(AP Photo)

Coronavirus spread: How countries are managing cost of treatment

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 09:42 AM IST
In India, insurance regulator IRDAI had last week asked insurance companies to come out with policies to cover treatment costs for coronavirus infection.
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Globally, the number of those infected with coronavirus has surpassed 113,000, with deaths exceeding 3,900.(AP)
Globally, the number of those infected with coronavirus has surpassed 113,000, with deaths exceeding 3,900.(AP)

Led by Italy lockdown, Europe struggles to limit coronavirus spread

By Naomi Kresge and John Follain | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Schools, employers and cities across the region implemented their own piecemeal lockdowns to slow the spread of the highly infectious virus.
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A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)

The 7 strains of coronavirus and unknowns of Covid-19

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Quarantining a sick person is not enough if precautions are not taken to decontaminate surfaces that the patient came in contact with.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav asked for subdued Holi celebrations to prevent spread of coronavirus and cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s example.(PTI Photo File/ Representative)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav asked for subdued Holi celebrations to prevent spread of coronavirus and cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s example.(PTI Photo File/ Representative)

Uddhav cites Narendra Modi’s example as a tip to contain coronavirus spread

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Uddhav Thackeray was replying to concerns raised by MLAs who asked the government to take the coronavirus outbreak seriously.
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People rest outside houses that are behind barriers blocking the alley in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in China on Wednesday.(Reuters Photo)
People rest outside houses that are behind barriers blocking the alley in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in China on Wednesday.(Reuters Photo)

Seven in 10 people back city lockdowns to contain coronavirus, says poll

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 12:05 PM IST
China has locked down cities to restrict the movement of hundreds of millions of citizens in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, while Italy has also put a string of towns into quarantine.
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Passengers at the IGI international Airport at Delhi wearing masks in view of coronovirus scare in India. (Photo Vipin Kumar/HT)
Passengers at the IGI international Airport at Delhi wearing masks in view of coronovirus scare in India. (Photo Vipin Kumar/HT)

Delhi, Jaipur, Hyderabad: 3 hotspots of coronavirus spread in India

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Coronavirus update: A new case of infection was confirmed in Gurugram, yesterday. The patient is a Paytm employee.
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There have been at least 1,641 cases of the virus in the Gulf region.(AFP)
There have been at least 1,641 cases of the virus in the Gulf region.(AFP)

Concerts, sports events in UAE cancelled, postponed as coronavirus spreads

By Reuters | Dubai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 05:07 PM IST
The UAE, which has reported 21 cases of coronavirus, regularly hosts major conferences, concerts and sporting events.
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News updates from Hindustan Times: Coronavirus spreads to over 60 countries, global toll reaches 3,000 and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Foreign travellers wearing masks walk past a departures information board at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Lee(REUTERS)
Foreign travellers wearing masks walk past a departures information board at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Lee(REUTERS)

Chinese tourists desert Thai resort as coronavirus spreads

By Reuters | Phuket, Thailand
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 03:38 PM IST
The narrow laneways and pastel-coloured shophouses of Phuket Old Town are usually bustling with Chinese tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, but travel bans and local fears about coronavirus have largely emptied the streets this year.
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A traveller wears a facemask as he walks in front of the Beijing Railway Station on Friday.(AP Photo)
A traveller wears a facemask as he walks in front of the Beijing Railway Station on Friday.(AP Photo)

China reports third death as Coronavirus spreads to Beijing, other cities

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 09:11 AM IST
There are fears of a wider outbreak as travel rush for Chinese New Year peaks.
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