Coronavirus Global Latest Updates: Trump halts immigration for 60 days as US reports over 2,750 deaths on single day

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Current Updates: At least 2,553,853 have been diagnosed globally and more than 1,76,000 people have died since the epidemic started, according to John Hopkins count.

by Hari Aditya

Updated: Apr 22, 2020 12:33 IST

Tags: World Corona
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No Immigration for 60 Days in US

On Tuesday alone, the Covid-19 count in the U.S. rose by more than 2,750 deaths to carry over 45,000 deaths in total-by far the world's largest. Worldwide, at least 2,553,853 became contaminated and have died over citizens since the epidemic started. The US also tops the highest number of reported cases of coronavirus with over-cases, nearly four times as many as Spain (200,210), the second-highest number nation. Italy (181,228), France (156,480) and Germany (147,065) went on. 

Late on Tuesday, the World Health Organisation reported that all existing data suggested that the novel coronavirus emerged in animals in China late last year and was not engineered or produced in a laboratory.

Trump said he would be placing a 60-day pause on the issuance of green cards in an effort to limit competition for jobs in a US economy wrecked by the coronavirus. The order would include "certain exemptions," he said, but he declined to outline them, noting the order was still being crafted.

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