[LIVE-MONDAY, APRIL 20,] All the developments of the pandemic coronavirus

[EN DIRECT LUNDI 20 AVRIL] Tous les développements de la pandémie de coronavirus

The new coronavirus has made more than 165 000 deaths in the world, while more than two million cases of infection have been officially diagnosed in 193 countries and territories.

Don’t miss out on the latest developments of the pandemic COVID-19 in the country and in the world.

LAST BALANCE sheet | 7: 00 am


  • Confirmed cases: 2 416 135
  • Dead: 165 939


  • Confirmed cases: 34 813
  • Died: 1583


  • Confirmed cases: 18 357
  • Deaths: 877


UNITED STATES | Near 760 000 new cases and over 40,000 deaths

ITALY | Nearly 180 000 new cases and nearly 24,000 dead

SPAIN | More than 200 000 cases and over 20,000 deaths

FRANCE, Nearly 150 000 new cases and nearly 20,000 deaths


All the news from Monday 20 April 2020

7: 25 | hair Salons, masseurs, tattooists, dentists, and auto-schools: many small businesses have re-opened their doors this morning after five weeks of closure in a Denmark which lifts gradually the restrictions related to the outbreak of novel coronavirus.



A woman beneficiary of the Montérégie cry every night, because she was afraid to kill his spouse in poor health in relating the COVID-19 to the house.



“She did not tell you, not of herself, but she often cries because she is afraid she will kill me,” said Paul Lupien, a handicapped man of 61 years old.

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Admitted to icu, and immersed for six days in a coma, in France, where he made his life, a born Quebec believes that it is a miracle if he survived to the COVID-19.



At the end of the wire, Frédéric Gaudette, 46, explains that he comes from far away, but it will get better. Now healed, he wants to thank all his heart the medical staff who saved her life, and implore the population to comply with all instructions.

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7h14 | More than a hundred refugees staying in a youth hostel in Lisbon have been infected by the new coronavirus and placed into quarantine, said it learned on Monday from the city council of the Portuguese capital.

6: 30 | Judging coronavirus “under control”, Germany began Monday its déconfinement, a slow and delicate operation in a Europe of cloistered for weeks, still devastated by the pandemic, but eager to revive its economy.

To this day, the european continent has paid the heaviest tribute to the disease, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the 164, 000 deaths recorded in the world. Italy was the country most affected (23 660 deaths), followed by Spain (20 453), France (19 718), and the United Kingdom (16 060), according to the latest report of the outbreak prepared from official sources.

6: 20 am | The balance sheet daily of the new coronavirus in Spain increased Monday to below 400 deaths for the first time in four weeks, to $ 399 deaths, announced Monday the ministry of Health.



4: 50 AM | japanese doctors are sounding the alarm, calling on the authorities to do more to avoid a saturation of the health system of the country where the number of cases of COVID-19 registered has exceeded the 10 000 this weekend

4: 00 am | New Zealand will lift the next week some of the restrictions it ordered to combat the novel coronavirus, the first minister Jacinda Ardern who reported Monday success after “uncontrolled explosion” in the number of cases.

1h30 | A infectiologist japanese, criticism of the management of the pandemic of sars coronavirus by the local authorities, said Monday, “very pessimistic” about the possibility that the Tokyo olympic Games, already deferred one year, to be held in July 2021.

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