Covid-19 News: Live Updates President Emmanuel Macron of France has tested positive for the coronavirus, the French presidency said on Thursday, just as his government was trying to lift lockdown restrictions before Christmas and avoid another wave of infections. “This diagnosis was established after a RT-PCR test that was carried out as soon as the first symptoms appeared,” a statement from the presidency said. It did not reveal what those symptoms were and when they first appeared. Mr.
Yoshihide Suga formally elected as Japan’s new prime minister A chronic illness has caused Japan’s longest-serving prime minister to resign. Buzz60 TOKYO — Japan’s Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister Wednesday, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man. Trump calls GOP coronavirus proposal 'semi-irrelevant' as deal appears far off President Trump on Tuesday called the Senate Republicans' coronavirus relief package "semi-irrelevant" when asked whether he supported the legislation at a news conference, underscoring the deep divides between the White House, congressional Republicans and congressional Democrats as lawmakers scramble to pass something in the coming days. At the end of this week, extra unemployment benefits approved in previous legislation will expire just as millions of Americans will need to pay their rent. Yet Senate Republicans are struggling to rally behind their own $1 trillion proposal, as negotiations with Senate Democrats are set to ramp up.
Trump concedes pandemic to 'get worse before it gets better' Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump has warned the US pandemic may "get worse before it gets better", as he revived his virus briefings with a more scripted tone. Mr Trump also asked all Americans to wear face coverings, saying "they'll have an effect" and show "patriotism". Trump wades further into China Covid-19 row as focus turns to easing lockdowns Donald Trump has again questioned China’s transparency over the coronavirus outbreak, casting doubt on the origins of the virus and number of cases, while signalling the US would soon join countries across Europe in easing its lockdown. “Do you really believe those numbers in this vast country called China?” the US president said, when asked about the severity of the US death toll at a White House press briefing. “We report everything, we’re reporting the cases and our reporting is good. We’re reporting every death.” Worldwide, cases have topped 2 million, with more than 137,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
California doctor calls lockdowns ‘failure of imagination,’ as state becomes epicenter of outbreak Stanford University professor of medicine Dr. Jay Bhattacharya on Thursday criticized California’s lockdowns as a "failure of imagination and creativity in policy." Bhattacharya, who is one of the few health experts to speak out against lockdowns, said the state’s approach should instead focus on those who are the most vulnerable. "The right approach, before the vaccine, is to work to protect the elderly. Those are the people – especially living in nursing homes – are the ones who are at the highest risk of death if they were to get infected by COVID," Bhattacharya said.
Apple Watch 'Family Setup': How it works, what it costs and what it won't do Apple has a new way for families to communicate with their kids without having to spring for iPhones, which could cost anywhere from starting prices of $399 to $1,100. The new "Family Setup" plan, which starts today, lets parents buy editions of the Apple Watch and tie them to their iPhone, something that hadn't been possible before when each watch had to be tied to a unique iPhone. But they don't get access to the highly touted health features of the Watch. And the purchase doesn't come cheap. Not all editions of the Watch are supported – and the most economical, the $199 Series 3 Watch, isn't supported. The new Watch SE works, as does the new Series 6 edition, which will both be available Friday.
Trump campaign considering possible convention acceptance speech from White House lawn The Trump Campaign is considering the possibility of having President Trump deliver his convention acceptance speech from the South Lawn at the White House, a source familiar with the talks told Fox News on Tuesday. The source noted it’s just one of several options the campaign is considering, but told Fox News nothing has been finalized. The discussions come as the convention details remain in flux, and as the campaign and the Republican National Committee continue to adjust their plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump says he has ended preferential economic treatment for Hong Kong Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has signed an order to end preferential economic treatment for Hong Kong, after China enacted a new security law there. "Hong Kong will now be treated the same as mainland China," Mr Trump said. England's Ben Stokes named as leading cricketer in the world by Wisden Wisden has named Ben Stokes as its leading cricketer in the world and urged the government to ensure that at the next global event in the UK all England matches are broadcast on free-to-air television – not only the final. The 157th Almanack lands on Thursday in what should have been a precursor to the opening deliveries of the County Championship this Easter Sunday. However the sport it charts sits in stasis and so this is solely a blast of primrose sunshine from 2019.
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