The US Department of Defense said on Wednesday that it had recorded the first case of a coronemic epidemic inside the Pentagon building, and President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency in New York, Texas and Florida, while Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro described imposing a quarantine on his country's largest city because of Corona as a crime.
And Defense Secretary Mark Esper ordered the movements of the American forces and Pentagon employees outside the United States to stop for sixty days. New York City Mayor Bill de Palacio said that two hundred people died due to the Corona epidemic in the city, and the number of injuries reached 17 thousand and 856, which is equivalent to 32% of cases. in the United States.
"We have weeks in New York because of the proliferation of Corona, and the situation there is the biggest problem we face so far," Trump said at a news conference on Wednesday, adding that his administration is determined to provide a trillion-dollar aid package to support small and medium-sized companies in order to keep their employees, in light of The implications of the Corona virus.
Johns Hopkins University recorded more than 230 deaths in the United States in the last 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths to 942, and injuries to 65,778, making America the third largest epidemic after China and Italy.
The Brazilian President described the rulers of major cities in his country as criminals because of their imposition of quarantine as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of the Corona epidemic.
Following Trump's approach a few weeks ago, President Bolsonaro downplayed the danger of Corona, saying, "Other viruses have killed people much more than Corona did, and yet no closure measures have been taken," adding in newspaper statements that "what some rulers and mayors have done is a crime, they are destroying Brazil".
Brazil recorded - according to statistics on Wednesday - 57 deaths due to the emerging Corona virus and 2433 cases.
On Wednesday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched a $ 2 billion plan to fund anti-Corona efforts in the world's poorest countries, and he explained - in an interview with the island - that the international organization's plan is a humanitarian appeal to the entire international community to listen to.
In many Arab countries, new infections and deaths were recorded due to the Corona virus. In Saudi Arabia: The Ministry of Interior announced the start of a curfew today, Thursday, in the Riyadh, Makkah and Madinah regions, from three in the afternoon until six in the morning the following day, in addition to preventing movement between the regions of the Kingdom.
Algeria: Two new girls recorded and 38 new injuries.
Tunisia: Minister of Health Abdellatif Mekki announced that 59 people have been infected with the epidemic, bringing the number of cases to 173.
Palestine: The government announced the first death of corona, and the Gaza Ministry of Health said that the number of HIV infections rose to nine.
UAE: The Ministry of Health announced the registration of 85 new infections, the number of cases increased to 333, and the recovery of 52.
Lebanon: Rafic Hariri Governmental Hospital announced the death of one person with the Corona virus, bringing the number of deaths to five.
Egypt: The Ministry of Health announced the registration of 54 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the number of infections to 456, and one death yesterday, bringing the number of deaths to 21, while recovery cases reached 95.
Jordan: The Ministry of Health registered 19 new cases of the epidemic, bringing the total number of people to 172. The governorate of Irbid (in the north of the country) recorded the highest number of HIV infections nationwide, and the authorities decided to isolate the province from the rest of the governorates.
Morocco: The Ministry of Health announced the registration of 55 new cases of the disease, which brings the total number of confirmed cases of the virus in the Kingdom to 255, and recorded one death to the death toll of six people, and the number of cases of recovery seven.
Italy: 683 new deaths were recorded in the epidemic yesterday, which raises the total number of deaths in the epidemic to 7503, and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that European countries are working to establish a mechanism to deal with the epidemic, adding that the impact of the epidemic imposes the development of joint European mechanisms similar to the existing European Union bodies today .
Spain: The authorities said that the disease spent the past 24 hours on 738, bringing the total number of deaths to 3647, and Spain became the second in the world after Italy in terms of the number of deaths, and the Al-Jazeera correspondent in Spain stated that Carmen Calvo, the first deputy prime minister, was infected with the virus.
Britain: The health authorities announced the registration of 28 new deaths in Corona in the country, which brings the total deaths in the Kingdom to 465, and the Queen of Britain Elizabeth II approved yesterday the emergency law to deal with the Corona virus, which gives the government exceptional powers.
Germany: The government announced that the results of the second detection exam for the Corona virus, conducted on Wednesday, by Chancellor Angela Merkel were negative.
Germany is the fifth largest epidemic in the world, with 37,323 cases and 206 deaths recorded as of 37:00.
China: The National Health Committee said today that the country - the cradle of the epidemic - increased the number of new infections by 67, all of them traveling from abroad, bringing the injuries to 81,285, and the committee recorded the death of six people on Wednesday, to almost total deaths 3287.
Iran: The authorities announced yesterday, Wednesday, the suspension of entry and exit operations in the capital, Tehran, as part of measures to combat the spread of the emerging Corona virus. Mohammad Taqi Zadeh, the deputy governor of Tehran, said that the ban includes all vehicles except fuel tanks, police vehicles, the official service and health.
As of yesterday, the number of deaths in Iran had reached 2077, and injuries more than 27,000, while 9,625 had recovered.
Russia: The Corona Virus Control Center has announced the death of two elderly people in Moscow, raising the number of deaths from the virus in Russia to three, and infections to 658.
Turkey: Minister of Health Fakhruddin Kuja stated that the deaths due to the Corona virus rose to 59, after recording 15 new deaths, and injuries to 2433. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that his country will overcome the Corona outbreak within two or three weeks, through good measures with Minimize damages.
Pakistan: The country recorded 79 new infections on Wednesday, bringing the total number to 1041 infected, most of whom are returning from religious visits to Iran, and the government continued to implement partial closures of the country's main cities, stopping the movement of trains and domestic and international flights, to reduce the spread of the virus.