Top 5 Global News on 30 March 2020
COVID-19 has affected every corner of the world, be it USA or Australia, impacts can be seen everywhere. Global news in the day revolved around major updates from Australia, India, UAE, and USA where various decisions were taken to help people cope with impact of Coronavirus.
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Let’s take a look at some major highlights from 30 March 2020-
Coronavirus: 6 month moratorium on eviction of tenants in Australia
Tenants in Australia will be offered a moratorium on evictions to deal with the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. The decision will help citizens who pay rent and are under financial distress due to closing down of businesses because of Coronavirus outbreak. Australia has reported over 3,300 cases of virus infection as of 28 March 2020.
Biden, Sanders go 'digital' as COVID-19 freezes US Democratic race
US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are now increasingly hosting online campaigns and speeches. The rivals have opted for online mediums due to the cancellation of their public events in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak. Many states had paused their primaries due to Coronavirus, New York was latest to join the list.
North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea towards Japan
North Korea has fired two short range ballistic missiles off their east coast on 29 March 2020. In the time of battle against the Coronavirus outbreak, North Korea has launched fourth such missile. These projectiles reportedly fell short of Japanese waters and the country’s exclusive economic zone. Earlier this week, it had fired two short range ballistic missiles, termed ‘tactical guided weapons’.
Plane carrying medical crew and supplies crashes in Manila
A medical evacuation flight crashed at Manila airport in Philippines at around 8:00 pm local time on Sunday, 29 March 2020. As per reports, the plane was a chartered jet that was being used by the Philippines government to evacuate a sick patient from Tokyo. It caught fire during the take-off at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Global Coronavirus cases cross 680,000 marks, total death surpasses 32,000
The global tally of Coronavirus confirmed cases touched close to 684,652. The number of deaths around the world also crossed 32,113. The United States crossed 100,000 benchmarks, followed by Italy and China. Global economies continue to tackle with this wide-spreading Coronavirus outbreak, with countries raising funds for the welfare of its citizens.
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