Japan virus cases surge over 10,000 with hospitals stretched

Japanese medics are warning more must be done to prevent the coronavirus from overwhelming the country’s healthcare system as confirmed cases passed 10,000, despite a nationwide state of emergency. Experts have been alarmed by a recent spike in COVID-19 infections, with hundreds detected daily. Japan’s outbreak remains less severe than…

Turkey daily virus death toll jumps over 100

Turkey’s single-day death toll from coronavirus jumped over 100 for the first time on Tuesday, the health minister said, as he assured the speed of the disease’s spread was under control. The country recorded 107 deaths and 4,062 new cases for the past 24 hours, Fahrettin Koca told a televised…

Egypt suspends flights from Thursday over coronavirus

Egypt said on Monday all flights would be suspended until the end of the month to stem the spread of the coronavirus, in a move expected to hit the key tourism industry. “Flights will be suspended from Thursday until March 31,” Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly told a televised news conference….