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Trump Repeatedly Attacks Reporters In Coronavirus Briefing

President Donald Trump repeatedly badgered and vilified members of the journalism during Monday’s White House briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, calling one “horrid” and another a “third-rate reporter.”

McClatchy reporter Francesca Chambers asked Trump a matter about the federal government’s new Paycheck Protection Program for tiny businesses, saying it had gotten off to a “confusing start.”

“I wish you’d ask the question differently,” Trump said, apparently instructing Chambers on the way to do her job. “Why don’t you say it’s gotten dead set an incredible start, but there are some little glitches, which by the way, are worked out? it'd be most nicer if you are doing that. But you’re just incapable of asking a matter in an exceedingly positive way.”

After repeatedly interrupting the reporter as she tried to clarify her question, Trump said, “I wish we had a good media during this country, and that we really don’t.” The president then moved on to the subsequent question, also from…

US coronavirus death surpasses 10,000

The u. s. death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 10,000 on Monday, in keeping with Johns Hopkins University statistics.

The US has the third-highest number of reported deaths from the disease within the world, only exceeded by Italy with 15,887 and Spain with 13,055.

White House health workers have forecast that between 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die as a results of COVID-19, the respiratory disorder caused by the new coronavirus, whether or not sweeping orders to remain home are followed.

The US had entered what a politician called the "peak death week" of the coronavirus on Monday, while a watchdog report said hospitals were struggling to keep up and expand capacity to worry for infected patients.

"It's visiting be the height hospitalisation, peak ICU [intensive care unit] week and unfortunately, peak death week," Admiral Brett Giroir, a physician and member of the White House coronavirus task force, told ABC's greeting America programme on Mond…

Russia Coronavirus Updates: April 5

As the new coronavirus that has killed over 64,000 people worldwide continues to spread, Russia has stepped up its measures to tackle the pandemic and stop its spread within the country.

There are 5,389 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia to this point and 45 deaths.

April 5: 3 stuff you must know today

Russia confirmed 658 new coronavirus infections Sunday, bringing the official number of cases to five,389. Forty-five people are killed by the virus in Russia. the bulk of recent cases were in Moscow, where Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said the chance of the coronavirus spreading is that the highest within the country. The capital accounts for 87% of all confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia.

President national leader announced an extension of the nationwide “non-working week” until April 30 after the country registered a pointy increase in coronavirus cases on Thursday. Speaking during a televised address, he added that he would delegate the decisionmaking power on anti-coronaviru…

Daily Updates on coronavirus cases, deaths in Spain again drop

Spain has reported 4,273 new cases of the coronavirus with 637 new deaths, the fourth day the daily totals have declined from the previous day.

The total deaths within the country from COVID-19 as of Monday stands at 13,055among 135,032 cases. The new numbers offer another glimmer of hope in Europe, after Italy on Sunday saw its price at its lowest in additional than fortnight and its infection curve finally on a downward slope.

Meanwhile, the u. s. entered one in all the foremost critical weeks to date within the coronavirus crisis with officialdom warning the price in states like ny, Michigan and Louisiana was an indication of trouble to come back in other states.

"This goes to be the toughest and also the saddest week of most Americans' lives, quite frankly. this can be visiting be our harbor moment, our 9/11 moment, only it is not visiting be localised," US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on US media network Fox News on Sunday.

In the uk, British Prime Minister Boris J…

Coronavirus: Nigerian actress Funke Akindele arrested for Lagos party amid lockdown

Prominent Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been arrested after holding a celebration during the lockdown imposed to tackle coronavirus.

She was widely criticised online for the party in her Lagos mansion, held to celebrate the birthday of her husband.

Akindele has appeared in a very Nigeria Centre for Disease Control video to boost awareness about coronavirus.

She defended the party, saying that everybody who was there had been living in her house for 2 weeks.

However, her tweet has since been deleted.

Those seen within the video include singer Naira Marley and actress Eniola Badmus, and a few Nigerians have questioned whether or not they are living with Akindele and her husband.

It is not clear what number people attended the event in Lagos, where all gatherings of over 25 people are banned.

Even if the limit wasn't breached, the video, posted online by Akindele's husband Abdul Rasheed Bello, called JJC Skillz, has been widely condemned for setting the incorrect example.

Lagos Sta…