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German Minister Declares Outbreak “A Global Pandemic”; Israel Quarantines Soccer Fans: Virus Updates

German Minister Declares Outbreak “A Global Pandemic”; Israel Quarantines Soccer Fans: Virus Updates

Summary:

  • Italian gov’t denies ANSA report about closing schools & universities
  • German finance minister declares outbreak “a global pandemic”
  • EU reports first coronavirus case at its headquarters in Brussels
  • China reported 119 additional coronavirus cases and 38 additional deaths
  • South Korea reported 809 additional coronavirus cases and 4 additional deaths
  • Israel quarantines group of soccer fans
  • “Official” Iranian death toll hits 92

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Update (0820ET): The Italian education ministry said Wednesday morning that “no decision has yet been made” regarding whether to close schools, or not. The decision has apparently been delayed for a few hours, according to RanSquawk. The headline about the school closures took a little bit of the momentum out of markets earlier, but stock futures in the US have rallied back.

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Update (0800ET): Italian newswire ANSA reports that the Italian government will move ahead with plans to close all schools and colleges in the country for two weeks.


BREAKING: Italy closes all schools and universities nationwide to stop coronavirus


Until now, only schools in Italy’s virus-plagued northern region had been closed due to the outbreak, even as the death toll from the virus nears 80.

Meanwhile, the Global Times can’t help but gloat…

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