Asia Today: China sees most monthly infections since March

first_imgBEIJING (AP) — China recorded more than 2,000 new domestic cases of COVID-19 in January, the highest monthly total since the tail end of the initial outbreak in Wuhan in March of last year. The National Health Commission said Sunday that 2,016 cases were reported from Jan. 1-30. That does not include another 435 infected people who arrived from abroad. The tally for Jan. 31 is due to be released Monday. Two people have died in January, the first reported coronavirus deaths in China in several months. The numbers, while low compared to many other countries, have prompted officials to tighten restrictions and strongly discourage people from traveling during the upcoming Lunar New Year.last_img

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Real Madrid stars in quarantine over coronavirus outbreak

first_img Loading… Promoted ContentA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Top 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 African Actresses With Thick Skin Who Got Famous In Hollywood7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A VeganThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made La Liga authorities made the decision after Real Madrid confirmed its senior football team is in quarantine after one of the club’s basketball players tested positive for the virus.Real Madrid’s football and basketball players share facilities at Ciudad Real Madrid, the club’s training ground in Valdebebas.A club statement read: “A player from our basketball first team has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.“Since then, the recommendation has been made to quarantine both the basketball first team and the football first team, given that the two squads share facilities in Ciudad Real Madrid.“Likewise, it has been decided to close the facilities at our training ground and it is also recommended that all Real Madrid personnel who work there remain in quarantine.”La Liga has also followed Italy’s Serie A in suspending its matches, following a meeting on Thursday with the Spanish Football Federation and the Spanish Players Union (AFE). Real Madrid went into quarantine on Thursday as La Liga announced Spain’s top two divisions will be suspended for at least two weeks over the coronavirus.Advertisement Read Also: Just In: Ronaldo quarantined after Rugani’s positive coronavirus testIt means league fixtures over the next two weekends in Spains’ top two divisions will be postponed.A La Liga statement read: “In view of the circumstances known this morning, referring to the quarantine established in Real Madrid and the possible positive tests from players at other clubs, La Liga considers that the circumstances now exist to continue with the next phase of action against COVID-19.”“La Liga agrees to suspend at least the next two matchdays,” the statement added. “This decision will be re-evaluated after the quarantine at affected clubs and other possible situations that could occur have ended.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more