The Pentagon has reported 2,000 cases of the new coronavirus among the U.S. military, according to the Associated Press.
High-profile German institutes said today that Europe's largest economy is likely to shrink 9.8% in the second quarter, the largest decline since data registration began in 1970, due to general stay-at-home measures imposed to slow the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, announced the extension of the ban on the movement of citizens and the continuation of the curfew for another two weeks until April 23, starting from eight in the evening instead of seven, and until six in the morning, with all the measures previously taken by the government continuing.
The British Guardian newspaper said that the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in Turkey is increasing by more than 3000 cases per day, to 30,217 since the first case was confirmed four weeks ago.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health recorded two new cases of Coronavirus in the West Bank, bringing the total number of infections in Palestine to 263, while the number of cases in Israel increased to 9,404, and death to 72 cases.
The Turkish government avoids announcement of lockdown to maintain the mainly collapsed economy amid strong criticism from the opposition after the pandemic outbreak in many Turkish cities.
Observers believe that the aim of bringing Russia military equipment to Kobani and Manbij in coordination with the Syrian Democratic Forces is to strengthen the positions of the regime and Russia in the areas adjacent to the places where the Turkish occupation army is stationed, after talking about Ankara's intention to occupy more areas.
Negotiations to form a new Israeli government have stalled between Benjamin Netanyahu, the head of the caretaker government from The Likud party, and the General Benny Gantz, head of White Blue Party.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health recorded 7 new infected in the West Bank and the suburbs of the city of Jerusalem and Gaza, which raised the total number of cases in Palestine to 260, while the total number of cases in Israel rose to more than 9 thousand cases and death to 60.
The British left wing website Canary said that Turkey uses the coronavirus pandemic as a tool to continue its war against the Kurds in Bakur, Kurdistan, north and east Syria.
The Turkish opposition attacked the Turkish President Erdogan because of his failure to pass the Corona pandemic, while observers believe that the opposition has given the Turkish President a certificate in the authorities' inability to overcome the crisis, which is considered in a large part of it as a political being linked to the national security of the state and which suffers of endless crises thanks to Erdogan's irresponsible policies.