The United States is ranked third in the world in terms of the number of people infected with the new coronavirus. According to the online monitoring of the research center for systems science and engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (USA), there are more than 33 thousand of them in the country. Trump is sending the National Guard to the States of New York, California and Washington to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
— The States of New York, California and Washington are confident that the National Guard forces will help effectively fight this crisis. We signed the [documents] that we had to, and it came into force. We work with other States. The government, through the US Federal emergency management Agency (FEMA), will cover one hundred percent of the cost of deploying National Guard units to stop the virus.
In the United States, more than 9 thousand people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in the last 24 hours. 419 patients died, including 117 people in the last 24 hours. 178 recovered. Since March 13, the country has been under a state of emergency.
Italy, Spain (28,768) and Germany (24,873) are also in the top five in terms of the number of infected, in addition to China and the United States. The most deaths from coronavirus were in Italy, China and Spain (1772).
Italy is asking for help from the Pentagon to fight the coronavirus. The Italian authorities count on the assistance of us military medics stationed in the country to deploy field hospitals and assist local residents. The day before, seven Il-76 military transport planes arrived in Italy with Russian military specialists who will help in the fight against coronavirus. There are almost 60 thousand infected people in the country, and 5.5 thousand died. The day before, the first decrease in the number of deaths was recorded.
In China, 39 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered over the past day. All of them are imported. Nine people died in a day, 459 recovered. The total number of infected reached 81,093, 3,270 people died, and 72,703 were treated and discharged from hospitals.
Greece is imposing a curfew to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The country’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced this during a televised address to the nation. There are more than 600 cases in the country, and 15 people have died.
The first deaths from COVID-19 were recorded in the Czech Republic and Montenegro. According to the latest data, 22 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Montenegro, and 5565 people are being monitored. In the Czech Republic, 1,120 cases of infection were registered, five people are in a serious condition, and six people have recovered.
The first case of COVID-19 has been registered in Syria. On March 22, the government decided to suspend international flights.