The UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told a video briefing most experts agree that the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t reached the poorest parts of the world, but may peak in the next three to six months.
The cats, from separate areas of New York state, had mild respiratory illness and are expected to make a full recovery. It is believed that they contracted the virus from people in their households or neighbourhoods, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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.
The interior ministry announced the decision has been taken in view of the outbreak of coronavirus and as part of the government’s measures to mitigate the spread of the deadly virus through "any interaction with the public at large.”
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.