Many capitals and cities seemed almost deserted as governments took harsh measures to contain the Coronavirus, and the World Health Organization called on all governments to do more, while the virus continued to spread around the world.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tiedros Adhanom, called on countries around the world to take more measures and said that the best way to avoid injuries and save lives is to break the chain of transmission through examination and isolation.
On the other hand, the leaders of the Group of Seven countries stressed that the Coronavirus is a human tragedy and a global health crisis and that its risks are great for the global economy.
The leaders of the group also pointed out that the challenges of spreading the virus require an international approach based on science and evidence, and that their countries will coordinate efforts to limit its spread, including taking measures related to borders.
The leaders of the Group of Seven countries declared their commitment to the stability of the global economy despite the emergency measures that might be required by the current crisis and stressed the importance of cooperation and closer efforts to ensure a strong global response against the spread of Corona.
The President of the World Island Federation said that the countries that failed to announce their cases of infection committed mistakes against their people and that their officials should be held accountable, explaining that these mistakes include underestimating the virus and delaying taking precautionary measures and not preparing requirements to deal with the crisis.
The death toll and injuries worldwide
The death toll from the emerging coronavirus was 168,250 around the world, while the number of deaths was 6,501 in 142 countries.
This toll is based on data compiled by the French News Agency from the national authorities and information issued by the World Health Organization.
China: the situation is under control
The Coronavirus continued to decline in China, where it first appeared last December, and has so far infected 80,860 people and led to the death of 3226, most of them in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province.
But China has controlled the situation, and over the past weeks, the number of injuries and deaths in the country has decreased. Since Monday, 21 new infections and 13 deaths have been recorded there.
This morning, the authorities of Wuhan city, from which the virus was launched, announced that they would compel those arriving from outside the country to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
On the other hand, South Korea announced at dawn today 84 new cases, bringing the number of cases in the country to 8320.
After China recovered, Italy became the country most affected by the virus worldwide.
During the last twenty-four hours, there were 349 additional deaths in Italy, bringing the number of deaths in the country as a result of the virus to 2158. The number of infections reached more than 24 thousand.
Iran .. in the third degree
The death of Ayatollah Hashem Bhattai Gulbayghani, a member of the Assembly of Experts in charge of appointing the Supreme Leader of the Republic in Iran, was announced as a result of his coronary injury.
The number of deaths due to the virus in Iran reached more than 853 people, and the total number of infected people reached at least 15,000.
The number of deaths among the current and former Iranian officials, the disease, at least 12, while 13 others were injured, while some were quarantined, others are being treated.
The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the United States to immediately lift the sanctions on Iran, considering that the current time is “not to settle accounts”, and Moscow accused Washington of deliberately preventing Tehran from fighting the virus.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry also said that the US sanctions against Iran hinder efforts to contain Kurna, and called for the lifting of these sanctions immediately to avoid further unrest and to avoid further damage to the economy and livelihoods of the Iranians.
The Afghan Ministry of Health announced this morning that the number of HIV infections in the country has increased to 22.
In Spain, the number of deaths jumped to 342 and injuries to 9900, and the mayor of Madrid was declared infected with the new Coronavirus.
In France, 127 deaths and 5423 injuries were recorded.
French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised speech that France will impose restrictions on the movement starting today, Tuesday, for a period of at least 15 days, and announced the closure of the external borders of European Union countries.
The French Interior Minister ordered 100,000 members of the security forces to deploy throughout the country to monitor respect for the measures announced by Macron, and said, “We will punish anyone who violates the procedures with financial fines.”
Jerome Salomon, director of the French Public Health Service, said his country was finding it difficult to contain the Corona epidemic at a time when the authorities were considering whether to implement a partial closure.
The Swedish authorities also announced that the number of injuries rose to 1032, while in Denmark it reached 898, and in Belgium, it reached 1058.
In the United States, the number of injuries reached 4464, while the number of deaths reached 78 people.
CNN quoted sources in the White House as saying that the administration of President Donald Trump is studying the possibility of imposing a curfew in the United States.
“We will strongly support industries that have been particularly affected by the Chinese virus, such as airlines and others,” Trump said on Twitter.
The Ohio governor decided to postpone the Democratic primary elections due to the risk of corona’s spread.
On the other hand, Mexico announced the registration of 29 new injuries, bringing the number of injuries in the country to 82.
The Colombian President announced the closure of his country’s borders until the end of May to prevent an outbreak of the Coronavirus.
The President of Venezuela also announced the imposition of quarantine measures throughout the country.
New cases in Jordan
The Jordanian Ministry of Health announced that the number of infections with the Coronavirus has risen to 26.
Egypt suspends flying
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced the suspension of air traffic at Egyptian airports as a precaution against the background of the Corona outbreak.
“Air traffic will be suspended from Thursday 19 March to 31 March,” aiming to reduce the possibility of the virus spreading, Madbouly said.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health announced that the number of deaths has increased to 4 and that 40 new cases have been recorded, taking the total number to 166.
She added that 300 families were quarantined in a village in Dakahlia Governorate after the death of a woman from the Coruna virus.
Tunisia … new measures
Prime Minister Elias Al-Fakhfakh announced the closure of air and land borders in front of all commercial flights, the closure of all weekly markets, and the postponement of all sporting events starting on Tuesday.
Morocco and Algeria
The Algerian government announced on Monday the suspension of all air and sea flights to and from all of Europe, according to a statement of the Prime Minister.
On Sunday, the Algerian government decided to suspend flights and sea flights with France, starting on Tuesday.
This “extraordinary comment” will also be accompanied by arrangements to return citizens who are currently visiting Algeria and France.
On the other hand, the Al-Jazeera correspondent said that the Moroccan authorities recorded 9 new infections with the Coruna virus, which brings the total number of people infected in the country to 37.
Corona first death in the Gulf
On Monday, Bahrain reported the first death from the Coronavirus, a 65-year-old woman, according to the Ministry of Health, which is the first death in the Gulf region.
About six thousand cases of HIV were recorded in the six Gulf countries, most of them in Qatar, where it reached 439, while in Kuwait it reached 123.
The Qatar News Agency announced a decision to close mosques and stop the group and Friday prayers in Qatar temporarily to limit the spread of the Coronavirus.
The authorities in the six neighboring countries of Iran have taken strict decisions and measures, including the suspension of flights.
New cases in Turkey
Turkish Health Minister Fakhruddin Kuja said that his country has detected 29 new cases of the corona, which brings the total number of injuries to 47.
Israel .. high toll
The Israeli Ministry of Health confirmed that the number of people infected with the Coronavirus has increased to 298.
New infections in Taiwan
Taiwan announced that it had recorded eight new cases of coronavirus on Monday, in the largest daily increase despite the fact that all new infections arrived in the country from abroad.
The total number of injuries in Taiwan was 67. Among the most recent injured are people returning from Austria and Germany.
125 new infections in Malaysia
Malaysia has announced 125 new cases of coronavirus, most of which are linked to a religious ceremony attended by about 16,000 people.
This brings the number of new infections in the country to 553, to remain the worst affected in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia announced a near-total closure of the country for two weeks to besiege the spread of Corona.
The virus is infiltrating Africa
In Africa, announcements of new cases continue, and to date, the continent has recorded 371 injuries and 8 deaths.
The Somali Health Minister announced today, Monday, the first case of coronavirus infection for a Somali citizen coming from outside the country.
In Rwanda, the Ministry of Health there said that the number of cases of corona in the country increased to five, including a citizen who had not traveled recently.
A Liberian Ministry of Health official announced that the country had reported its first case of corona on Monday.
Several African countries closed their borders, canceled flights, and imposed strict entry and quarantine restrictions, in an effort to contain the outbreak.
Finally, we pray and ask God to stop this disease and heal all the sick, we also ask God to help experts find the right medicine to fight this disease.