After Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases, the government has assured people that it is prepared to tackle the situation and urged everyone to adopt safety measures instead of panicking.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines has taken a decision to reduce the number of flights to 10 international destinations due to the growing concern over the outbreak of coronavirus across the world.
The detection of coronavirus in Bangladesh has triggered a panic buying of face masks, toilet paper and hand sanitiser across the country, including the capital, pushing up their prices.
A cruise ship hit by the new coronavirus and headed to the port of Oakland, California, will remain in international waters for at least another day as officials worked on plans to transport passengers to federal facilities around the country and local officials began ordering the closure of schools and public spaces to try and stop the spread of the virus.
Italy's total number known number of COVID-19 cases crept past that of South Korea, becoming the country with the second-highest number of infections Sunday after China.
As cases of the coronavirus surge in Italy, Iran, South Korea, the U.S. and elsewhere, many scientists say it's plain that the world is in the grips of a pandemic — a serious global outbreak.
Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday.
Kuwait has decided to suspend all flights with seven countries for one week as part of the precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Kuwaiti government said Saturday.
A cruise ship on Egypt's Nile River with over 150 tourists and local crew was in quarantine Saturday in the southern city of Luxor, after 12 people tested positive for the new coronavirus.