Dutch coronavirus measures have lowered infection rate: health official
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 Measures to limit the coronavirus outbreak in the Netherlands appear to have halved the rate of infection but need to be continued to be really effective, the country's top official for infectious diseases said on Wednesday.
According to Reuters, coronavirus still has a grip on Spain. The country's COVID-19 death toll rose from 10,935 on Friday to 11,744 on Saturday. The total number of infections also increased from 117,710 on Friday to 124,736 on Saturday. But there is some hope. The Health Ministry said that Saturday...
Wearing a mask, social distancing, and regular handwashing could reduce the spread of COVID-19. In fact, it could reduce the spread by as much as 65%, according to reports at UPI. Researchers from the Netherlands also applaud government-imposed social distancing measures. This includes closure of non-essential businesses and "stay-at-home" orders. These moves could delay the peak of an epidemic by up to seven months.
Charles Michel who chairs the summit is expected to reveal new proposals ahead of Sunday's meeting to bridge the gap between the 'frugal four' countries (Austria, Denmark, Netherlands and Sweden) and other countries who don't want to see big cuts and conditions added to the recovery fund.View on euronews
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European Union leaders may not reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus plan on Sunday (July 19), German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as marathon negotiations ran into a third day. Francis Maguire reports.