Plans to fly German vacationers home from Australia in doubt

SYDNEY (AP) — Authorities on Saturday were still hoping to fly 800 cruise ship passengers from Australia to Germany this weekend, but a sharp overnight rise in cases of the new coronavirus on board br...

States impose new restrictions on travelers from New York

BOSTON (AP) — States are pulling back the welcome mat for travelers from the New York area, which is the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, and some say at least one state’s measures are...

Florida orders Louisiana arrivals into quarantine

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered Friday that anyone arriving in the state from Louisiana must self-quarantine like those arriving from New York already must because of th...

EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economies

As the coronavirus claims lives, ruins livelihoods and wreaks economic havoc, tensions are rising between European Union countries over how best to respond as the pandemic overwhelms some member natio...

The Latest: Top Philippine military official tests positive

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cau...

US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

The United States's caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers rec...

The Latest: Australia to isolate arriving travelers 2 weeks

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cau...

US deaths top 1,000 as $2.2 trillion in virus aid approved

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wreaking havoc on economies and established routin...

Croatia's Dubrovnik, home to ancient quarantine facilities

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Just outside the majestic walls of Croatia’s medieval citadel city of Dubrovnik lies a cluster of small stone houses, the Lazarettos of Dubrovnik, best known as an art and cl...

The Latest: Pakistani official says he has coronavirus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 381,000 people and killed over 16,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms ar...

New Taipei woman caught shirking quarantine on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei woman was caught on Sunday (March 22) riding her scooter while she was supposed to be undergoing home quarantine for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Whil...

Romney chides Mormons at airport who greeted missionaries

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday criticized as “irresponsible” a weekend gathering of hundreds at a Salt Lake City airport parking garage to welcome home 900 missionaries with The...

3 Chinese cities begin testing all international arrivals for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Beijing implemented a 14-day quarantine to halt imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen are now testing international arriv...

Hawaii to quarantine all arrivals to the state for 14 days

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronav...

Virus advances around the world as medical supplies dwindle

The virus pandemic advanced Sunday after the U.S. and Europe reported soaring new cases, prompting a scramble in some regions to set up additional hospital beds and replenish much-needed medical suppl...