Russia coronavirus cases soar above 5,300
The highest number of confirmed cases has been reported in Moscow, with almost 3,900 infected.
Georgia reports second death from coronavirus
The Director of the First University Clinic said the patient – a woman of 81 – had underlying health conditions.
Coronavirus: Nearly 3,000 released from Sri Lanka prisons
The island nation has stepped up it’s efforts to contain the spreading of the new coronavirus.
Azerbaijan applying movement restrictions amid Covid-19 spread
Restrictions will also be applied to foreigners, stateless persons, everyone else visiting or residing in the country.
U.S. accused of diverting masks meant for Europe
200,000 N95 masks were diverted to the U.S. as they were being transferred between planes in Thailand.
Armenia coronavirus cases reach 822
3844 people have tested negative for the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.
25 out of Armenia’s 770 coronavirus cases have pneumonia
25 out of the 770 confirmed coronavirus cases have pneumonia, three of whom are placed on ventilators.
A digital professional's journey: Finding personal success through repatriation
Artyom Shamtsyan, who is now the Chief Innovation and Digital Officer at Ameriabank, used to live in Boston when he decided to repatriate to Armenia. He knew that he would be a good fit for the company and vice versa, and he was right to think so.
Fitch revises Outlook on Armenia to negative; Affirms at "BB-"
Fitch predicts that the Covid-19 shock will drag down GDP growth from 7.6% in 2019 to 0.5% in 2020.
WHO warns against lifting quarantine restrictions
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on countries to help their citizens by expanding social welfare programs.
Spain’s coronavirus cases surpass Italy as deaths drop for second day
In particular, the number of confirmed infections increased to 124,736, from 117,710 a day earlier.
170 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh troops continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
Georgia reports first death from Covid-19
A 79-year-old woman became the first victim of the novel coronavirus pandemic in Georgia on April 4.
Ambassador: One more Armenian dies from coronavirus in Russia
The Armenian national is also a citizen of Armenia whose family had been living in Russia for the past several days
Armenia: Azerbaijan's disinformation seeks to cover up own violations
The Armenian Foreign Ministry has described Azerbajan's dissemination of disinformation as deplorable.
ADB: Covid-19 expected to slash Armenia GDP growth to 2.2% in 2020
Inflation and the current account deficit are expected to rise slightly in 2020 before moderating in 2021.
Armenia coronavirus cases reach 770
3477 people have tested negative for the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.
ANCA urges Pompeo to reprogram $25m in help Armenia fight Covid-19
ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian shared thanks for the Administration’s $1.1 million emergency allocation.
Armenia and region: Coronavirus updates from April 3
The novel coronavirus has been rapidly spreading worldwide, including in Armenia and the region.
Armenia says not negotiating purchase of Russian flu medicine
A company representative had said earlier that negotiations are underway on supplies to Armenia․
Spain reports 932 new fatalities from Covid-19
For several days, however, Spanish health officials have spoken optimistically of reaching the peak of infection.
Arsenal reportedly reject two Henrikh Mkhitaryan offers from Roma
The Serie A club have had two bids, the last one of around £10 million rejected by the Gunners․
World Bank allocates $3 million to help Armenia combat Covid-19
The funds are supporting the procurement of 50 artificial pulmonary ventilation devices worth $1.35 million
Facebook launches Messenger desktop app
The app lets you message friends and start video calls, just like on the mobile and web versions.
Hubble discovers "missing link" black hole
Astronomers confirmed the observation of an intermediate-mass black hole inside a dense cluster of stars.
Armenia: Law restricts rights to privacy amid Covid-19 crisis
The law allows the authorities access to confidential information related to people exposed to the virus, HW said.
Armenia coronavirus cases climb to 736
3258 people have tested negative for the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.
Global coronavirus cases surpass one million threshold
There are now more than a million cases of the novel coronavirus, with the tally climbing over 1,016,000.
10 more people recover from coronavirus in Armenia
The number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 has reached 43, the Health Minister said.
Armenia: Third person dies from Covid-19 in a single day
Armenia reported its third coronavirus death in a single day, raising the country total to seven.
Armenia reports sixth coronavirus death
The person had preexisting health conditions such as diabetes and arterial hypertension, a health official said.
EU to provide €51 million to Armenia to help combat Covid-19 crisis
The European Union said more is yet to come through access to important regional banking facilities.
Russian crude oil falls to $10.54 per barrel, lowest since 1999
The price of Urals in North-Western Europe and the Mediterranean is now lower than companies' costs.
Philippine President tells police to shoot dead lockdown violators
In a late-night televised national address, Duterte urged the public against challenging the government.
Armenia and region: Coronavirus updates from April 2
The coronavirus has been rapidly spreading worldwide, including in Armenia and neighboring countries.
Viva-MTS offers 30 days of trial period for #LikeU” app
The company said those subscribe to the service by April 14, will get 30 days to try it instead of the previous 14 days.
U.S. confirms death of 6-week-old newborn from coronavirus
The Governor of the U.S. state of Connecticut Ned Lamont has confirmed that the baby has died from Covid-19.
Fifth patient dies from Covid-19 in Armenia
A spokesperson said the patient had preexisting health conditions such as Ischemic heart disease and COPD.
Pope Francis prays for journalists covering coronavirus pandemic
The pope asked for people to pray for all those who work in communications and for the education of children.
Armenia working to increase coronavirus tests to 1500 a day
Arsen Torosyan said the number of Covid-19 tests performed each day will soon reach 400-500 tests each day․
Pentagon seeking 100,000 body bags for civilians in crisis
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has requested 100,000 body bags, known as Human Remains Pouches.
A barrel of Azeri oil is now cheaper than a bottle of Armenian cognac
Azerbaijani oil prices have fallen, which means a barrel of oil is now cheaper than a bottle of Armenian brandy.
Russia's coronavirus cases spike by 771; Country total not at 3,548
In Moscow, patients are considered coronavirus-positive upon a single positive test.
Homo antecessor is close relative to modern humans, Neanderthals: study
For the study, researchers completed a protein analysis by scanning the dental enamel from an H. antecessor specimen.
Armenia coronavirus cases grow by 92 to reach 663 overall
2940 people have tested negative for the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.
Four years have passed since the April War in Karabakh
Clashes that began on April 2, 2016 lasted four days and were later dubbed the Four-Day War or the April War.
Armenia reports fourth death from Covid-19
A Health Ministry spokeswoman said the patient had also been diagnosed with double pneumonia.
Spain coronavirus cases surpass 100,000: Health Ministry
A total number of 9,053 people have now died from the disease in Spain, according to official data.
CSTO chief: Azerbaijan’s wounding of Armenian civilian, soldiers worrying
Stanislav Zas urged the sides to heed the UN Secretary General’s calls on a global ceasefire.
Russia's coronavirus cases rise to 2,777 with 440 new infections
Russia's official tally of coronavirus cases rose to 2,777 on Wednesday, April 1, a one-day increase of 440.