Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-03-28 17:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 104,256 1,704 2 Italy 86,498 9,134 3 China 8...

Students provide sanitizers to daily workers to fight virus

JAKARTA (AP) — They toil on the fringes, without any job security or set hours or decent wages. And the coronavirus has made their already difficult lives harder, and more hazardous. ...

Govt under fire after 1st Puerto Rican coronavirus death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Government officials faced heavy criticism for their response to the coronavirus outbreak in Puerto Rico as details trickled out about the newest death reported Friday in ...

Mexico president to continue travel; asks fans to stay away

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he will maintain his busy travel schedule dedicating infrastructure projects around the country in spite of growing restrict...

Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as airlines cancel flights...

Asia tourists troubled by canceled flights, borders closing

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest in Nepal, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into travel nightmares as...

Puerto Rico governor tightens, extends coronavirus curfew

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico announced Thursday that it would extend a two-week curfew to April 12 and warned of new restrictions to help curb coronavirus cases. ...

Tiptoe through Dutch tulips? Not in coronavirus crisis

LISSE, Netherlands (AP) — The manicured lawns and pathways winding the flower beds at the Keukenhof spring garden, normally crowded with thousands of visitors on any given sun-splashed spring day, wer...

Hundreds of tourists stranded in Moroccan lockdown

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of tourists who were traveling in Morocco in motorhomes have found themselves stranded in a parking lot near a Tangier highway that authorities have turned into a makesh...

Ministry of Transportation plans subsidies for hospitality workers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ease the impact of the coronavirus on Taiwan's tourism industry, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) is planning to give subsidies to 140,000 o...

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...

AP Photos: Beijing slowly reopens amid falling virus cases

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing's city zoo and parts of the Great Wall of China have reopened to visitors who book in advance, as the Chinese capital slowly returns to normal amid a sharp fa...

China to lift lockdown in most of virus-hit Hubei province

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside. ...

China to end lockdown of most of virus-hit Hubei province at midnight

Chinese authorities said Tuesday (March 24) they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside. People with...

New coronavirus threatens both rich, poor across Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The new coronavirus continued its spread across some of the most-vulnerable nations of the Mideast on Tuesday as the International Monetary Fund warned that a lack o...