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to be useless human rights away from public scrutiny. is the only indigenous groups to the community who's in the tradition russia sees this muslim minority as a sort of. indian locks down more than 1000000000 people ordered to stay home as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases tops 300000 worldwide. i'm convinced this is all just there a lot from doha also coming up the story is prime minister promises to accept the people flocks to a popular beach despite warnings to avoid large gatherings. gaza confirms its 1st coronavirus cases threatening to tax the health system that's already in crisis
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after years under siege plus. not even celebrities are immune to the coronavirus and saying it's a finding new ways to reach their audiences and keep people entertained. and we're following several developments on the coronavirus pandemic this hour in india 1300000000 people and now under lockdown as the country implements a one day curfew people have been told to stay home between 7 am and 9 pm prime minister narendra modi has said the curfew would be a crucial test of india's ability to fight the pandemic so far authorities there have confirmed $315.00 cases australians have been told to cancel all non-essential travel and being warned more draconian measures to combat the pandemic will follow prime minister scott morrison made the announcement calling social distancing the
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best weapon to fight the virus as after thousands of people flock to a sydney beach despite bans on large gatherings. securing the essential medical supplies has been made by dialing task that the health minister has been living together with the industry minister and other ministers across the cabinet. and in forcing the social distancing keeping i feel for the physical distance from one another this is one of our most if not our most important weapon against the spread of the qur'an a virus which means we can save lives and we can save livelihoods let's get a live update now from nicola gators in the australian capital canberra so next leg give us a picture of what's happening and australia what the numbers are and do we have any idea what these draconian measures might look like. well look a lot can change in
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a day but this story of coronavirus in australia is changing by the outlaw morris and the prime minister addressed to the nation at about midday on sunday announcing a wry engine of social and economic measures to try and stop the spread of this virus at the moment more than 1000 people are infected in a stride leon with the highest number more than 500 in the most populous state of new south whilst. morrison did announce that not only should people not be traveling internationally but they should not be traveling domestically adda he said that people should be using their common sense so we don't really know exactly how people will respond but he said that if you travel is not essential if it's not going to the will all going. to you should not be truck pulling all of them into
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lady staying home and socially isolating and on top of that the reason why he's come out so harsh is because many is strongly and have not been following these rules we still thousands of people flocked to a popular beach in sydney on friday really not abiding those a socially oscillating restrictions that the government wants to follow it now only now is off to the prime minister did address the nation south australia has put major restrictions of people entering this state we don't exactly know what that will look like yet because there aren't specific checkpoints at borders between many states in especially oh and then up to that announcement busts out the strategy of the new south wales of crimea gladys berejiklian came out and said that over the next 48 hours new south wales will essentially be shutting down on the known essential services. that's dresses that's
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a that is restaurants and of course that will no doubt lead to many job losses in the short term and she did say that all essential services pitching stations pharmacies. doctors' clinics will stay open but it's really is moving by the hour at the moment schools will remain open in stride as well as in new south wales there is a national government cabinet meeting on sunday night and that could well change thank you for that update then nicholas gage live from canberra palestinian authorities have confirmed the 1st cases of coronavirus in gaza the health ministry says the 2 palestinians returned from pakistan on thursday and were under quarantine all restaurants coffee shops and mosques were ordered to close following the announcement. there are concerns in china that
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a rise in the number of imported cases of corona virus could spark a 2nd wave of infections and shing has reported to 46 new infections all but one arrived from overseas it's the 4th day in a row the number has increased comes off to china reported no new domestic cases for 3 days. and singapore has just announced it's banning all short term visitors from entering the country for more let's go to devika polland who is in hong kong to hear what does this mean for all those people who work in singapore i believe quite a number of people there are nonresidents. that's right as singapore says it banning a people from entering the country mainly due to the fact that their biggest concern like china as you mentioned was imported cases now cases have doubled in singapore in the past week singapore up to now has managed to keep a lid on the infection rate but since people with people coming back from all over the world they've seen those rates rise in fact the health ministry says in the
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past 3 days the surge that seen 80 percent of those for imported cases so what they want to do now is lock down the borders of singapore not allow short term visitors or even transit people in transit to pos through those with work permits will be allowed to come to singapore residents citizens will be allowed to return but they will have to go into a mandatory 14 day quarantine there's also the issue of people with work passes many many of singapore swerd person lived right across the border in malaysia and travel into singapore daily those people will not be allowed into the country unless they work they're called as their dean does essential they work in health care or transportation so very stringent lock down around singapore is borders highlighting their concern saying that they need to save their resources for singaporeans. i'm wondering did if you can bring us up to date on the situation in
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china as well where they perhaps celebrating too soon that they might have seen the worst. that's right for the past 4 days until now they pretty much had a very low number of cases most of them imported but today for the 1st time in 3 days the reports of the 1st domestically transmitted case though that is of great concern because they felt that they had managed to control the situation within the country had a handle on it had put in very strict measures as for people arriving into the country saying that the in court cases were the biggest threat and now this domestic case this is said to be in the southern city or 7 province of juan dong an area which hasn't seen that much of that many cases that's in been affected as much as the rest of the country and according to health officials the person was was
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infected by someone who came in from abroad so once again raising concerns about transmissions from abroad so they put in very strict measures to quarantine passengers flying in to test people coming in from different parts of the world but once again highlighting the fact that china still. needs to remain cautious and it's something that they have been saying all along thanks for that debate the pollen there live from hong kong. now the number of deaths there has reached another daily high almost 800 the latest if it to stop the spread of the virus the government has not ordered all but essential factories and businesses to close for a challenge is in london with the bases developments in europe. this military convoy in northern italy is carrying a grim cargo 30 coffins with the bodies of 30 corona virus victims headed to
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a small village for chromate because there are too many covert 19 dead in the nearby city of berger and with italy recording its deadliest day of the outbreak yet with another nearly 800 deaths that could be more convoys like this needed spain now has the 3rd highest number of infections worldwide with around 25000 the death toll has passed 1300 now to help madrid and barcelona are converting exhibition centers into field hospitals for the sick germany has had a spike in confirmed cases up to more than 16 and a half 1000 and there are now temporary fences on its border with switzerland the german government is considering whether to bring in a full nationwide ban on going outside. where much of europe has already gone with its lockdown and social distancing measures the u.k. is following economically culturally and socially this is a country that has been transformed in just
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a few days. by order of the governments the u.k. is now pretty much closed pubs cafes restaurants gyms museums nursery schools and universities all shut for the foreseeable future the capital's buses and metro system are empty don't use them unless your job is critical people in london are being told this usually teaming metropolis is quiet. i think it's good news that is good news in terms of that they're looking after people that lived out their wages the fact that they're they're stopping hopefully or spreading by closing down the restaurants i think they've done the right thing we went out last night for the last. sort of tipped up a little bit harder than we should have a supposed to sort of people going along and it's sad for the small businesses but hopefully the government to kick in and sort of support people along the government is trying to stop a wave of panic buying that has stripped supermarket shelves bare this week be
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responsible when you shop and think of others buying more than you need means that others may be left without and it is making life more difficult for those frontline workers such as our doctors and nurses and n.h.s. support staff who are working so hard in such difficult circumstances. to prevent total collapse the government will prop up businesses and guarantee 80 percent of all wages it's an unprecedented temporary nationalization of the u.k.'s economy rory chalons al-jazeera london. daily life is changing for more americans with tens of millions across 5 states ordered to stay at home while essential services will remain open other businesses the shah says john hendren calls from chicago. the coronavirus now has one in 4 americans living in lockdown every american has a role to play in defending our nation from this invisible horrible enemy so we
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say stay at home and save lives on saturday new jersey joined california new york illinois and connecticut in ordering residents to stay at home and shuttering non-essential businesses to minimize transmission of the disease orders affecting nearly 85000000 americans we can no longer maintain a sense of business as usual during this emergency and again i repeat just as it is no time to panic but it is time to be smart proactive transparent aggressive in the epicenter of the us viral attack new york 10000 residents have tested positive for the virus but the governor says his state like others has a problem we do have an issue with younger people who are not complying you're not superman and you're not superwoman you can get this virus and you can transfer the virus in california home to 40000000 americans some business
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owners are boarding up shops to prevent looters as hoarders are emptying grocery store shelves the idea of stockpiling is a way to feel in control about a situation that feels out of control it's a way to feel like i know no matter what happens i will not run out of what i am with new transmissions and increased testing the number of us cases is approaching 23000 with nearly 300 deaths more than 80000000 americans have been ordered to stay at home so for about a congress. united states the most common street 2nd is sox to the republic for which it stands on capitol hill congressional leaders hope to approve nearly 2 trillion dollars in aid to businesses and residents is soon as monday but some governors say they are making progress despite a lack of federal help the federal government is like lucy with the football and i feel like charlie brown weeks ago we were promised tests are we seeing more tests
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yes but not even at the numbers that were promised weeks ago with corona virus cases rising rapidly across the u.s. state leaders say time is running out john hendren al-jazeera chicago still ahead on al-jazeera what is it like to be blamed for spreading coronavirus an italian doctor tells us about the devastating impact the pandemic has had. our public health care systems are broken already tense of k. units all full. quarries in south africa that the pandemic could completely overwhelm the country's health care system. welcome back it looks rather stormy around parts the middle east at the moment in
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the forecast a lot of heavy rain kuwait down into iran and this could result in some flash flooding heavy showers across the u.a.e. here in qatar wouldn't entirely rather a chance of a thunderstorm on sunday but the general situation improving here we've got rain also extending across parts of a man down through far south of saudi arabia and into yemen on the other side the potential weather conditions looking fine mecca there at 29 degrees celsius and kweisi conditions around the eastern side of the mediterranean though still quite chilly jerusalem just 12 degrees below the forecast or into monday recovery of temperatures around this region and the rain across the gulf region is clearing away towards the east so brighter conditions expected but eastern parts of iran through into afghanistan likely see some heavy at times of flooding rain moving across into africa it's looking pretty wet across much of d.r. see down towards. some heavy showers also for tanzania may mostly move further towards the south we can see we've got showers expect in the long way and then
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across southern portions of the concert we've got the risk of showers across parts of south africa johannesburg who will pick up wanted to but it is they largely draw in finding cape town. for. the u.n. fact finders accused of bernie's military of genocide this is a political if you think you. do you believe there in the movie is a fascist. a kid don't have all. the recognize that both sides have legitimate grievances against the other climate this is the foundation of climate pac and here's why because my take. on al-jazeera.
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you're watching al-jazeera reminder of our top stories this hour india's 1300000000 people are now under lockdown as the country implements a one day curfew people have been told to stay home between 7 am and 9 pm prime minister narendra modi has said the curfew would be a crucial test of india's ability to fight the pandemic. australians have been told to cancel all non-essential travel and are being warned water quality and measures to combat the pandemic will follow by minister scott morrison made the announcement calling social distancing the best weapon to fight the virus. palestinian authorities have confirmed the 1st cases of coronavirus in gaza the health ministry says the 2 palestinians returned from pakistan on thursday and were under quarantine all restaurants coffee shops and mosques were ordered to close following
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the announcement. hundreds of people have been arrested in jordan for violating a nationwide curfew restriction bans anyone from leaving their homes indefinitely and schapelle has more. sirens blare across the jordanian capital warning residents to stay in their homes. tough new measures have been put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus bringing amman to a standstill. thousands of army troops have been deployed to enforce a nationwide curfew after this warning from the government you are anyone who violates the provisions of this order and the measures issued by the prime minister under a minister of defense shall be liable to immediate imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year i don't know it's been led to scenes like this in one of the city's supermarkets they along with bakeries in every other business have been ordered to close people are waiting to find out how they'll be able to go
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and buy groceries and they can even leave their homes jordan has sealed itself off suspending all flights in and out closing all sea and land crossings entire population of 10000000 is on lockdown and thousands of tourists have already left so that's made one job easier. i mean his apology is taking advantage of the curfew as streets are empty just stop the disinfection of public sites shops roads in a streets and alleys the new measures are meant to keep the number of cases low to make the economic fallout less severe and create conditions for daily life and tourism to return half a 1000000 tourists have already canceled their trips to the kingdom instead of catering to dozens of hotels have been turned into quarantine facilities for citizens who've recently returned from the united states and other places with far more cases and al-jazeera. libya's warning signs have agreed to a cease fire so they can focus on a shared enemy so far no cases of corona virus have been reported there but the
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health system would struggle to cope with any large scale outbreak last week schools were closed flights canceled and borders shops will orderly fov done has spent almost a year fighting to take the capital tripoli from libya's un recognized government in south africa the number of people infected with corona virus has risen sharply to 240 the country's health care system is already struggling people worried the pandemic could overwhelm it entirely for me to miller has this report from johannesburg. doctors detected the 1st case of covert 1000 in south africa earlier this month over the past 2 weeks more than 150 people have been treated for the virus as the government tries to contain the outbreak many are worried 28 year old step on water is one of the $7000000.00 south africans with hiv he says with an already compromised immune system his priority is to keep safe it
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feels like it's another. load of a sort of bad reaction really ill evolute and something that is good a lot of fear and words people living with hiv because in their denial of seeing what if they get infected what's going to happen what are the issues that what's the next steps millions like to pull have no option but to use often overcrowded public transport while private taxi operators have promised to disinfect and provide hand sanitizer many have been slow to implement the new guidelines public hospitals and clinics are normally crowded with people waiting for hours to see a doctor they are concerned for the coronavirus could easily spread when you come to our part of the world our public health care systems are broken our intensive care units are full even before we get to covert 19 so again there's a real danger and this is why i think we need international support for africa we
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need a mobilization of resources poor water and sanitation infrastructure in parts of south africa mean that many may not be able to wash their hands as often as they should increasing the risk of contracting cold 1000 in upmarket suburbs like this one homes in spaces a large streets a wide it's easier for people to keep apart but for millions of others the reality is quite different. thousands of townships across south africa overcrowded dozens of families share one toilet streets aligned with rubbish and people have little if any space to themselves the government is using t.v. radio and the internet to spread awareness as quickly as possible and as promised quarantine spaces for people who don't have their own it's closed schools and banned gatherings of more than 100 people compared to europe and asia african countries have fewer reported cases of the virus but some experts worry that poorly
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equipped public health systems are failing to spot the true total and warn the continent should prepare for the worst for me al-jazeera johannesburg south africa . al-jazeera has spoken to a doctor in southern italy has tested positive for the virus to separate spinner is a new mileage as 2 was working and the only hospital in his area but his wife became on well as town the military nor was now on lockdown the local hospitals being closed and he's in quarantine sought all the cases and links to a school in the area but some have accused dr spinner of spreading the illness has his story we don't know more might tell moliterno in the basilica region has a cluster of coronavirus cases there are not many towns in the south like militant which is in total lockdown there's no movement allowed what looks like life has been extinguished here it's like a ghost town there's no one else side apart from
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a few people at the pharmacy or the local grocery stores and. in the days before my wife contract to the virus a few people visited the house friends and colleagues and people being tested in yoga with my wife it happened all of a sudden she was healthy and then suddenly came down with a fever dry cough it was violent and very strong and what really caught my attention was that her oxygen levels dropped dramatically on top of that is the other symptoms the lung obstruction persistent shaking in cough. tiredness and intense migraine will let if you will die the difficulty in the south of italy is that there's not enough tastes or only a few tests available every day in the entire region but more importantly it's absurd how difficult it is to find protective equipment like the face masks and gowns necessary to fight covert $19000000000.00 and when i treated my wife at 1st i wasn't wearing protective gear because she had a small fever so i didn't think she had covered 19 so that's how i caught the virus
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as well i'd been taking consultations in the hospital and various departments while i was positive but i didn't know it and so the hospital's closed down temporarily to clean and sanitizing entire compound you know my colleagues were tested not just the doctors but also the paramedics and the nurses. from a human point of view 19 has been devastated because my wife was the 1st confirmed case in the whole basilica region it's unleashed an incredible wasp next door on me related to the gossip those who thought that i was the one who brought this virus to our area but covered 19 is a global pandemic it doesn't respect borders doesn't follow rules the virus has reached all corners of the globe in some way i do feel guilty guilty for having a germ even though i don't have any symptoms and even though i'm living with it my life continues normally except i've lost a bit of appetite makes one understand just how incredibly dangerous this virus can be for a human body if you don't have
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a strong immune system to fight it this virus will inflict damage and that's why there of being thousands of deaths in our country. but hundreds of millions of people worldwide forced to stay indoors to entertain is especially musicians are finding it tough to reach the masses so they go online saying they hope they have been scanned is the pressures of isolation and jordan has a story. at a time of contagion and physical isolation. musicians who thrive on the energy of the crowd are feeding that energy back via social media hi my name is chris is this on chris martin of coldplay raising money for the w h o's global pandemic fund so i thought it would be nice to be to check in with some of you out there and see how you're doing and where you are and what i can do for you.
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the famous pop stars such as pink. pavement and a local favorite like washington d.c. is just untrue and are reaching out mainly because they want to ease people's minds you know are going to the grocery store and people or people are fighting over you know the last remove toilet paper people are a little bit more worked up and they are normally in life. perhaps the most inspirational. the ordinary women and men taking to their balcony. and to their sidewalks to enjoy a melody or 2 of course at a safe distance. is a professor who studies and practices music therapy she says music helps people
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feel sick and in control jerry writes. human beings need to relate with each other we use e.o.'s to make sense of. so seeing this neat this immediacy and this need to activate and ignite our artistic beings as a way of coming together to. john legend followed who plays chris martin to the online stage to help raise money for covert 19 really i think somebody requested this actually you get my twitter it's a good song it's by stevie wonder it's called love's in the. stretching hands and voices beyond the stage to soothe a worried and anxious world i hope.
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there will. be a. muslim jordan al-jazeera washington good morning and. this is all just there are these are the top stories india's 1300000000 people and now on the lockdown as the country implements a one day care few people have been told to stay home between 7 am and 9 pm prime minister narendra modi has said the curfew would be a crucial test of india's ability to fight the pandemic astray the ins have been told to cancel all nonessential travel and are being warned water carney and measures to combat the pandemic will follow prime minister scott morrison made the announcement during calling sorry calling social distancing the best weapon to fight the virus morris and also announced a $38000000000.00 economic rescue package aimed at helping small businesses weather
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the impacts of securing the essential medical supplies has been made by dialing task that the health minister has been living together with at the industry minister and other ministers across the cabinet. and in forcing the social distancing keeping my healthy physical distance from one another. v.c. is one of our most if not our most important women against the spirit of the crown of ours which means we can side lives and we can save livelihoods palestinian authorities have confirmed the 1st cases of coronavirus in gaza the health ministry says the 2 palestinians returned from pakistan on thursday and were under quarantine all restaurants coffee shops and mosques were ordered to close following the announcement confirmed corona virus cases worldwide have now passed
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300000 the pandemic is taking an increasingly heavy toll in the world's worst affected country is silly there's been almost 800 more deaths and more than 6500 new infections in just one day. nearly one in every 4 americans has been ordered to stay at home as more states roll out restrictions limiting people's movement it's happening as politicians get closer to agreeing on a one trillion dollar package aimed at cushioning the economic fallout there are concerns in china that a rise in the number of imported cases of corona virus could spark a 2nd wave of infections beijing has reported 46 new infections or but one arrived from overseas it's the 4th day in a row the number has increased it comes off to china reported no new domestic cases for 3 days you're up to date up front is coming up next. when the news breaks the word downfall was part of what that means of getting weapons from the
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presentation and economic development when people need to be home to the top leadership were aware of the potential for parity of the virus weeks before the public would pose a danger al-jazeera has teams on the ground the syrian army says determined to defeat the rebels and to use advanced words this is a good bit to bring you the winning documentaries and light news. on up front today it's the biggest story in the world as a coronavirus pandemic keeps spreading how is it that south korea seems to have controlled it and why is the united states so far behind i'll ask a top scientist in seoul and the top republican in the us. south korea has more than 8.

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