The couple Shauna and Travis had planned out their wedding for April 25, 2020, before the pandemic. The couple carried out with the wedding plans despite the outbreak of the COVID-19. Although Shauna had one request, which was to visit her grandma Janis in Sartell, Minnesota.
The individuals, who were stranded in Socotra after visiting the island for tourism, came from countries including the US, UK, France, Germany, South Africa, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.
World-renowned British primatologist Jane Goodall says the coronavirus pandemic was caused by humanity's disregard for nature and disrespect for animals.
Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, an estimated 30,000 weddings took place every weekend in the United States. For wedding planners, the pandemic has also proven devastating, with many bracing for huge losses and fearing they might be forced to shut down.
Around 70 per cent of human pathogens are zoonotic, meaning they at some point make the leap from animals to humans as with COVID-19.
The United States has by far the world’s largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday, with more than 732,197. The US tally of lives lost to COVID-19 has also soared to more than 39,090. New York state accounts for nearly half those deaths.
Only a couple of hundreds among US citizens in the UAE want to go back home as they may have personal commitments, especially during summer time, John Rakolta, the US Ambassador to the UAE, told WAM, in a telephone interview.
ABC News reported about 100 bodies were stored in the vehicles after the owner of the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services funeral home said the freezer that normally stores bodies stopped working.
Police estimated the crowd at 2,500, making it one of the largest protests in US states against lockdowns over the past week. In Olympia, hundreds gathered in close quarters on the steps of the capitol building and around a fountain, contravening state and federal health guidelines during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Cuomo and the governors of six other northeastern states said on Monday they would formulate a regional plan to gradually lift social-distancing restrictions that have shut down nonessential businesses and schools.