Tag: Case

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand appears to have completely eradicated the coronavirus — at least for now — after health officials said Monday the last known infected person had recovered. The announcement was greeted with joy around the country and means the nation of 5 million people will be among the first to…

First coronavirus case discovered in Ecuador's indigenous Amazon tribe: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A member of one of Ecuador’s indigenous Amazon tribes has become the first tribesperson in the country to be infected with the coronavirus, health officials announced on Sunday. The infected person was described as a 17-year-old pregnant woman from the Waorani tribe…

End of Russiagate? DOJ drops case against Trump adviser Flynn that started ‘witch hunt’

Charges against US President Donald Trump’s first national security advisor, General Michael Flynn, have been dropped due to new evidence showing they were baseless. Flynn was the first to be targeted in the ‘Russiagate’ probe. The FBI’s interview of Flynn in January 2017 was “untethered to, and unjustified by, the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation” into the…

Nunavut sees 1st COVID case; Ontario deaths top 1,000 on biggest daily toll

COVID-19 has now spread to every region in Canada, with Nunavut reporting its first case on Thursday, as Ontario reported its largest one-day climb in fatalities and the country’s budget officer predicted a flood of red ink. The case in northern Nunavut was identified in the 1,600-strong largely Inuit community of Pond Inlet on Baffin…