A quasi-state of emergency has been also implemented in parts of Hokkaido, Ishikawa, Kyoto, Hyogo, and Fukuoka until the end of August.
New York: US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in order to make more funds available for fighting the fallout of the disease while reflecting symbolically the seriousness of the situation. Trump said on Friday that upto $50 billion will be available to states and territories to […]
New York: Governor of the US state of New York declared a State of Emergency on Saturday as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the northeastern state rose to 76. At a press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo said that New York City, the most populous metropolis in the country, has seen 11 cases, and […]
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday further extended the state of emergency by a month considering the security situation in the country. The President signed an extraordinary gazette notification which said the emergency was in effect for public security, the preservation of public order and the maintenance of supplies and services essential to […]