Positive Coronavirus Test? Canadians Worry Their Neighbors Will Find Out

Few victims of public shaming have become as famous as Mr. Cronk, the New Brunswicker who contracted coronavirus on a business trip. He initially had no symptoms, so was not required to self-isolate upon returning, he said. Nine days later, he exhibited a few symptoms and tested positive for the coronavirus, so the health department […]

Family values: parents and their kids present a positive portrayal of Arab Americans

MANILA: Washington will continue to find ways to strengthen and advance security cooperation with the Philippines, its “oldest” ally in the region, the US State Department has told Arab News. It follows the latest demand by President Rodrigo Duterte for the US to pay more if it wants to maintain the two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) […]

‘Positive signals’ needed to save JCPOA, Merkel tells Rouhani

German chancellor calls for diplomatic solution to nuclear dispute during phone call with Iranian president, who insists only way forward is for the US to revoke ‘inhumane’ sanctions. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Iran to take steps ensuring its return to full compliance to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, in a rare phone […]

India, China army commanders’ talks on border dispute ‘positive’

Ninth round of negotiations to defuse tensions came days after Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled again along frontier. India and China have said the latest round of talks between their countries’ army commanders to resolve a border confrontation in the Himalayan region of Ladakh had been “positive, practical and constructive”. “The two sides agreed to […]

Mexico’s president tests positive for COVID-19

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19, but that his symptoms were mild and he felt “optimistic”. “I regret to inform you that I am infected with COVID-19. The symptoms are mild, but I am already undergoing medical treatment,” he said in a Twitter post. “As always, […]

Three lawmakers test positive after being in lockdown at the Capitol.

Three Democratic members of Congress have tested positive for the coronavirus, and say they believe their infections are linked to their time spent in a secure location with colleagues who did not wear masks during last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol. Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat of Illinois, said he received a positive test result […]

Several gorillas at San Diego Zoo in US test positive for COVID

At least two gorillas began coughing last week, while a third is showing symptoms and five others could also be infected, zoo officials said. Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what are believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United […]

Joy Survives: Your Positive Moments From 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 1.3 million people around the world. Millions more have lost their jobs, and governments have offered uneven support. In the United States, a reckoning with race and discrimination poured into the streets during the summer, and its effects have rippled into the fall. The country’s presidential election brought […]

With first positive tests in Antarctica, no continent is untouched by the virus.

Antarctica is no longer the last continent free from the coronavirus after 36 people stationed at a Chilean research base tested positive, local media reported. The virus was detected in 26 members of the Chilean military and 10 maintenance workers stationed at the Base General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme in the Antarctic Peninsula, the authorities said […]

France’s Macron has tested positive for COVID-19

Author:  Reuters article author:  Reuters ID:  1608198443893286800 Thu, 2020-12-17 09:44 PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the French Presidency said on Thursday. “The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 today,” his office said in a statement. “This diagnosis was made following an PCR test performed at the […]

Asian stocks rise on positive growth outlook

Asian stock markets rise on hopes of a better-than-expected regional economic recovery supported by China’s rebound. Most stock markets in emerging Asia gained ground on Thursday, as analysts pointed to investors reshuffling their portfolios amid expectations of a better-than-forecast economic recovery in the region supported by China’s steady rebound. Despite weakness in the broader markets […]

Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19

Formula One world champion to miss Bahrain GP after testing positive for coronavirus. Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. His team, Mercedes, said Hamilton woke with mild symptoms on Monday and returned a positive result at a subsequent test and again at […]

Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan tests positive for COVID-19

The 51-year-old Indonesian politician says he currently has no symptoms and will self-isolate for the next two weeks. The governor of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, has tested positive for COVID-19 as the world’s fourth-most populous country struggles to contain a record spike in the number of infections. Anies Baswedan said on Tuesday that he was currently […]

Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic tests positive for COVID-19

Government statement says 50-year-old ‘feeling well’ and carrying out duties from home as the country hits a new record death toll. Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has tested positive for the coronavirus but is “feeling well”, his cabinet has said, as the country hit a new record COVID-19 death toll. Plenkovic, 50, who has led […]

Six Pakistani cricketers touring New Zealand test COVID positive

Cricket officials in New Zealand say players would be moved into quarantine, throwing preparations for the series into turmoil. Six members of the Pakistan cricket team on a tour of New Zealand have tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s cricket board said on Thursday, throwing preparations for the five-match series into turmoil and causing a […]