Austria declares control of “epidemic”

The largest stores were opened to the public last weekend, and restrictions that prevented citizens from leaving their homes were lifted. Lessons will resume in schools this month, while restaurants are expected to reopen by mid-May.

And Austria, which has a population of more than nine million people, remained relatively untouched by the health crisis, announcing only 15,600 cases so far and 606 deaths. More than 13,400 people have recovered.

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The Austrian Ministry of Health confirmed the stability of the situation in the two countries, with the rate of new infections being decreased to about 0.2%, after it had reached 50% in mid-March.

The ministry pointed out that the first stage of lifting the closure was excellent, but it reminded the citizens of the need to remain vigilant despite the easing of restrictions.

The small shops and garden supplies stores opened their doors in the middle of last month after a month of closure, although putting masks in stores and public transportation has become mandatory in addition to adhering to the rules of social separation.

The largest stores were opened to the public last weekend, and restrictions that prevented citizens from leaving their homes were lifted. Lessons will resume in schools this month, while restaurants are expected to reopen by mid-May.

And Austria, which has a population of more than nine million people, remained relatively untouched by the health crisis, announcing only 15,600 cases so far and 606 deaths. More than 13,400 people have recovered.

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Ethiopia records “zero infection” with the Coronavirus

Currently, 59 patients are undergoing medical treatment centers for Covid-19 patients across the country, according to the Ethiopian News Agency.

Out of a total of 770.20 laboratory examinations of citizens throughout the country, Ethiopia recorded 133 confirmed cases and only three deaths.

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In its daily update of the rate of HIV infections and deaths, the ministry said that the samples examined were all negative.

She added that 3 cases of Covid 19 were cured, bringing the total number of people who recovered from Covid 19 to 69.

Currently, 59 patients are undergoing medical treatment centers for Covid-19 patients across the country, according to the Ethiopian News Agency.

Out of a total of 770.20 laboratory examinations of citizens throughout the country, Ethiopia recorded 133 confirmed cases and only three deaths.

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Cigarette companies “exploit” the Corona crisis … and the “Health Organization” warns

World Health Organization In her post on her Facebook page: “Pro-tobacco pressure groups tried to manipulate decision-making in light of the widespread Sk, In order to list the tobacco stores as necessary. “

“Smoke is not necessary, not during the outbreak of corona or others. As the corona virus preys on the lungs, the smoke industry places people at greater risk,” she noted.

The international organization explained that Cigarette manufacturers It “entices” consumers to continue purchasing by delivering their products to them for free in their homes during the quarantine period.

The World Health Organization said: “Smokers are likely to face more severe symptoms in the case of coronavirus, leading to hospitalization and early death.”

On March 31, the organization said in a post on its Facebook account that smoking of all kinds, whether cigarettes or shisha, increases the chances of a smoker being infected with the Corona virus and transmitting the infection to others.

The organization stated that placing a hand on the mouth during smoking could lead to the transmission of the virus inside the body, noting that the exchange of cigarettes could also transmit the disease among smokers.

She stressed that smoking weakens the respiratory system, which enhances the chances of infection with the Corona virus, especially as the disease specifically attacks the lungs.

The international organization called on smokers to stop smoking immediately in light of the spread of the epidemic, in order to maintain their health and the health of the people around them, and said, “This is the time to get rid of this habit.”

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And she said World Health Organization In her post on her Facebook page: “Pro-tobacco pressure groups tried to manipulate decision-making in light of the widespread Sk, In order to list the tobacco stores as necessary. “

“Smoke is not necessary, not during the outbreak of corona or others. As the corona virus preys on the lungs, the smoke industry places people at greater risk,” she noted.

The international organization explained that Cigarette manufacturers It “entices” consumers to continue purchasing by delivering their products to them for free in their homes during the quarantine period.

The World Health Organization said: “Smokers are likely to face more severe symptoms in the case of coronavirus, leading to hospitalization and early death.”

On March 31, the organization said in a post on its Facebook account that smoking of all kinds, whether it is cigarettes or shisha, increases the chances of a smoker being infected with the Corona virus and transmitting the infection to others.

The organization stated that placing a hand on the mouth during smoking could lead to the transmission of the virus inside the body, noting that the exchange of cigarettes could also transmit the disease among smokers.

She stressed that smoking weakens the respiratory system, which enhances the chances of infection with the Corona virus, especially as the disease specifically attacks the lungs.

The international organization called on smokers to stop smoking immediately in light of the spread of the epidemic, in order to maintain their health and the health of the people around them, and said, “This is the time to get rid of this habit.”

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In the absence of a vaccine .. How are the cases of healing from corona?

In Italy, hundreds of cases recovered completely, and their number reached 589 out of 5,883 Italian patients, according to a statistic released last Sunday.

While China announced, Thursday, that it exceeded the peak of the Corona virus with only eight new cases recorded in Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, which is registered for the first time less than ten cases in one day.

According to the statistic of the number of cases Covid-19 In the Eastern Mediterranean Region, issued by the World Health Organization, last Tuesday, the total number of hospitalizations in the UAE has risen to 17 out of 74 cases.

While Iran recorded 2134 cases of recovery out of 8,042 cases, one case in Pakistan out of 16 cases, 30 cases in Bahrain out of 110 cases, six cases in Iraq out of 61, and nine cases in Oman out of 18.

Kuwait also recorded two cases out of 69, Lebanon 15 cases out of 41 injuries, and Egypt 26 cases out of 59 injuries, according to the World Health Organization statistic.

With regard to some people getting sick after recovering from it, WHO spokesperson Christian Landmyer said in a press briefing in Geneva last month that the organization was studying reports on this, which would include a review of how to conduct the tests.

But Zhong Nanshan, the Chinese government’s medical advisor and epidemiologist who was best known for combating the spread of SARS in 2003, said at a press conference on Thursday that the rate of re-emergence of the infection after recovery is low.

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Last month, WHO officials warned that it might take 18 months to develop a vaccine to prevent the disease, but Jihad Abdullah, an infectious disease consultant, says that China, which started an outbreak at the end of last year, tested antiviral drugs on HIV-positive cases and found Positive results have.

An infectious disease consultant told Sky News Arabia that the antivirals that were tested in China were HIV drugs (HIV), Influenza, and malaria, and that doctors have found their effectiveness in some patients.

But he stressed that the effectiveness of such drugs is linked to more moderate cases that go unnoticed, but they have not achieved any benefit for those who suffer from severe symptoms.

Severe cases can cause pneumonia and death. Many of those killed by the virus originally had diseases, were elderly, or had weak immune systems.

A CT scan detects infection in the lungs, which helps patients receive treatment as quickly as possible, improves chances of recovery, and helps to identify infections and isolate cases faster, according to the Health Committee of Hubei Province, the epicenter of the outbreak.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says those with symptoms of cough and fever should contact a health care professional to determine if they need the new Corona virus test.

The consultant Jihad Abdullah added to “Sky News Arabia” that treatment with antivirals for mild cases lasts from 10 to 14 days.

In Italy, hundreds of cases recovered completely, and their number reached 589 out of 5,883 Italian patients, according to a statistic released last Sunday.

While China announced, Thursday, that it exceeded the peak of the Corona virus with only eight new cases recorded in Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, which is registered for the first time less than ten cases in one day.

According to the statistic of the number of cases Covid-19 In the Eastern Mediterranean Region, issued by the World Health Organization, last Tuesday, the total number of hospitalizations in the UAE has risen to 17 out of 74 cases.

While Iran recorded 2134 cases of recovery out of 8,042 cases, one case in Pakistan out of 16 cases, 30 cases in Bahrain out of 110 cases, six cases in Iraq out of 61, and nine cases in Oman out of 18.

Kuwait also recorded two cases out of 69, Lebanon 15 cases out of 41 injuries, and Egypt 26 cases out of 59 injuries, according to the World Health Organization statistic.

With regard to some people getting sick after recovering from it, WHO spokesperson Christian Landmyer said in a press briefing in Geneva last month that the organization was studying reports on this, which would include a review of how to conduct the tests.

But Zhong Nanshan, the Chinese government’s medical advisor and epidemiologist who was best known for combating the spread of SARS in 2003, said at a press conference on Thursday that the rate of re-emergence of the infection after recovery is low.

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Corona “invades” new countries … and the death toll continues to rise

South Korea, After the increase in the number of cases accelerated there, prompting Asiana Airlines and Korean Air to suspend flights to the city, until March 9 and March 28, respectively.

“If we are not able to stem the spread of the disease in the Daegu area in an effective manner, there is a high possibility that this will lead to infection nationwide,” Kim Kang-lib, Deputy Minister of Health of Korea, told reporters.

And in EuropeFrench Health Minister Olivier Ferrand said that he will hold talks with his European counterparts soon, to discuss how best to deal with a possible epidemic of the disease in Europe after it announced Italia About the third death, and the number of cases reached 150, up from only 3 before Friday.

“Tonight there is no epidemic in France. But there is a standstill on our door in Italy, which we watch with a lot of vigilance,” Ferran told a news conference.

On the Chinese mainland, where the virus first appeared last year, more than 20 regions have announced it Beijing And Shanghai and regions such as Henan and Anhui, no new cases of the disease appeared in it, which is the most number of regions and regions since the disease began to spread.

The Chinese president urged companies to return to work, but said, “At the present time, the epidemic situation remains severe and complex, and prevention and control work is at its most difficult stage.”

Yunnan, Guangdong, Shanxi and Guizhou provinces cut emergency response measures to the highest degree, and joined the Gansu and Liaoning provinces to ease travel restrictions.

With the exception of central Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, only 11 new cases have been detected on the Chinese mainland, the lowest number since the national health authorities began publishing nationwide figures on January 20.

The virus has infected more than 77,000 and has killed more than 2,500 in China, most of which are in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

Outside the mainland, the disease has reached nearly 28 countries and regions, according to a Reuters count, and the number of deaths in these countries has reached 24.

Italy closed the most affected towns to public gatherings in most regions of the north, including the cancellation of a festival in Venice in which two cases arose, in an attempt to contain the largest spread of the disease in the European continent.

Austria suspended train services across the Alps from Italy for about four hours, after two passengers showed symptoms of fever, but it allowed the train, which carries about 300 passengers from Italian Venice and heading to Munich, to pass through Germany after their test results were negative.

Austrian Interior Minister Karl Niehamer said a working group on the spread of the virus would meet on Monday to discuss the need for restrictions on movement on the borders with Italy.

New cases in the Middle East

And the authorities in South Korea announced on Monday the seventh death, and 161 confirmed new cases of the Corona virus, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus in South Korea to 763 people.

115 of these new cases are related to a church in Daegu.

More cases appeared in the Middle East, as Bahrain announced the monitoring of its first case, according to the official news agency, while Kuwait also announced 3 cases of injuries to people who were in Iran.

Afghanistan also announced the first infection with the Corona virus on Monday.

Iran, which announced its first two cases last Wednesday, said that it now has 43 confirmed cases and 12 deaths, and most of the injuries came in the city of Qom.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan also imposed restrictions on travel and entry to Iran.

As of late Sunday, the number of cases in Japan had reached 773, most of them on a cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo.

A third passenger, a Japanese, died in the 1980s on Sunday.

The National Health Commission of China said on Monday that the Chinese mainland had registered 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down from 648 on Saturday.

She said the total number of confirmed cases on the mainland has now reached 77,150, while the number of deaths has reached 2,592.

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Daegu, the fourth largest city, has become increasingly isolated South Korea, After the increase in the number of cases accelerated there, prompting Asiana Airlines and Korean Air to suspend flights to the city, until March 9 and March 28, respectively.

“If we are not able to stem the spread of the disease in the Daegu area in an effective manner, there is a high possibility that this will lead to infection nationwide,” Kim Kang-lib, Deputy Minister of Health of Korea, told reporters.

And in EuropeFrench Health Minister Olivier Ferrand said that he will hold talks with his European counterparts soon, to discuss how best to deal with a possible epidemic of the disease in Europe after it announced Italia About the third death, and the number of cases reached 150, up from only 3 before Friday.

“Tonight there is no epidemic in France. But there is a standstill on our door in Italy, which we watch with a lot of vigilance,” Ferran told a news conference.

On the Chinese mainland, where the virus first appeared last year, more than 20 regions have announced it Beijing And Shanghai and regions such as Henan and Anhui, no new cases of the disease appeared in it, which is the most number of regions and regions since the disease began to spread.

The Chinese president urged companies to return to work, but said, “At the present time, the epidemic situation remains severe and complex, and prevention and control work is at its most difficult stage.”

Yunnan, Guangdong, Shanxi and Guizhou provinces cut emergency response measures to the highest degree, and joined the Gansu and Liaoning provinces to ease travel restrictions.

With the exception of central Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, only 11 new cases have been detected on the Chinese mainland, the lowest number since the national health authorities began publishing nationwide figures on January 20.

The virus has infected more than 77,000 and has killed more than 2,500 in China, most of which are in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

Outside the mainland, the disease has reached nearly 28 countries and regions, according to a Reuters count, and the number of deaths in these countries has reached 24.

Italy closed the most affected towns to public gatherings in most regions of the north, including the cancellation of a festival in Venice in which two cases arose, in an attempt to contain the largest spread of the disease in the European continent.

Austria suspended train services across the Alps from Italy for about four hours, after two passengers showed symptoms of fever, but it allowed the train, which carries about 300 passengers from Italian Venice and heading to Munich, to pass through Germany after their test results were negative.

Austrian Interior Minister Karl Niehamer said a working group on the spread of the virus would meet on Monday to discuss the need for restrictions on movement on the borders with Italy.

New cases in the Middle East

And the authorities in South Korea announced on Monday the seventh death, and 161 confirmed new cases of the Corona virus, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus in South Korea to 763 people.

115 of these new cases are related to a church in Daegu.

More cases appeared in the Middle East, as Bahrain announced the monitoring of its first case, according to the official news agency, while Kuwait also announced 3 cases of injuries to people who were in Iran.

Afghanistan also announced the first infection with the Corona virus on Monday.

Iran, which announced its first two cases last Wednesday, said that it now has 43 confirmed cases and 12 deaths, and most of the injuries came in the city of Qom.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan also imposed restrictions on travel and entry to Iran.

As of late Sunday, the number of cases in Japan had reached 773, most of them on a cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo.

A third passenger, a Japanese, died in the 1980s on Sunday.

The National Health Commission of China said on Monday that the Chinese mainland had registered 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down from 648 on Saturday.

She said the total number of confirmed cases on the mainland has now reached 77,150, while the number of deaths has reached 2,592.

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