Armenia transforms massive concert hall into makeshift hospital (photo)
The Armenian unified infocenter said various spaces have been identified as suitable for isolating citizens if need be.
Armenia approves cell phone tracking to stop coronavirus spread
The government hopes to use phone location data to better respond to the Covid-19 epidemic across the country.
Armenia could start producing coronavirus test kits
The government and one of Armenia’s scientific institutes are discussing the matter, Tigran Avinyan said.
Global coronavirus cases surpass 800,000
Since the beginning of the outbreak, over 39,000 people have died, while more than 172,000 have recovered.
Russia records most new coronavirus cases in a day
Russia confirmed 500 new coronavirus infections, bringing the country’s official number of cases up to 2,337.
Coronavirus: Armenia reports one more recovery
Arsen Torosyan said a further 150 people, including 65 passengers who arrived from Italy, have come out of isolation.
Armenia extends movement curbs by at least 10 days
The measure comes as Armenia reported 50 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total to 532.
Armenia wants Russia to reduce gas price amid coronavirus crisis
Mher Grigoryan has proposed launching a new round of negotiations on reducing the price for natural gas.
Update: Commandant's office annuls town lockdown decision
Turns out the publication of the decision was a technical error in the first place.
Armenia parliament votes down mobile location data bill
The Armenia National Assembly on Tuesday, March 31 voted down a proposal to track mobile location data
Nassim Taleb says Covid-19 pademic is not a "black swan"
Taleb criticized the $2 trillion economic relief package signed into law in the United States.
Armenia's confirmed coronavirus cases rise above 530
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 50 to reach 532 on March 31 morning.
60,000 coronavirus test kits expected in Armenia soon
Torosyan also revealed some details about the condition of those receiving inpatient treatment for Covid-19.
U.S. extends sanction waivers on Iranian nuclear program
Pompeo approved the waiver extensions on March 30 but maintained that the decision restricts Iran's atomic work.
Armenia: Azerbaijan's unprovoked ceasefire violation has no justification
The Foreign Ministry has condemned Azerbaijan's attempts to escalate the situation on the border.
Italy hopes to reach coronavirus peak soon
Authorities announced a daily death toll of 812 deaths in 24 hours, bringing the total to 11,500 fatalities.
Polls open in Artsakh’s presidential, parliamentary elections
The outgoing President, who has been at the helm of the country since 2007, is not seeking a fourth term.
Levon Aronian’s wife, Arianne Caoili, dies aged 33
Caoili got into a car accident on March 14 and underwent several surgeries before being taken back to the intensive care unit.
Armenia prevents sabotage attempt by Azerbaijan
The Defense Ministry said the Armenian side will take retaliatory measures to stabilize the situation on the border.
Armenian school-age child wounded in Azerbaijani shooting
The incident happened in a border village in the province of Tavush, the child was immediately hospitalized.
Armenia and region: Coronavirus updates from March 30
In Russia, health officials reported the largest one-day increase to date with 302 new cases․
Prince Charles ends self-isolation after seven days
Prince Charles spent seven days in self-isolation in Scotland after testing positive and displaying mild symptoms
Media: Mkhitaryan hopes Roma can strike €12m deal with Arsenal
The Armenia international's contract at the Emirates Stadium expires in the summer of 2021.
Olympic Games set for July 23–August 8, 2021
Tokyo organizers say the opening ceremony of the Olymic Games will take place on July 23, 2021.
Georgia declares curfew from March 31 to stop coronavirus spread
Georgia will also close the metro system and ban gatherings of more than three people from March 31.
Covid-19: WHO explains droplet transmission process
Transmission may also occur through fomites in the immediate environment around the infected person, WHO said.
Italian-Armenian doctor dies of coronavirus
He contracted the virus while performing his duties as a doctor in Italy, one of the worst-hit countries in the world.
Coronavirus crisis: Armenia to assist pregnant women, newly unemployed
The government is taking steps to ease the social burden, specifically for the socially disadvantaged persons.
Macron, Sarkozy, Hollande pay homage to Patrick Devedjian's memory
President President Macron hailed the former minister as "a free spirit" a committed politician.
Pope Francis backs UN chief's call for global ceasefire
Saying the disease knows no borders, Francis appealed to everyone to “stop every form of bellicose hostility."
Oxford University recruiting volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial
The trial will recruit up to 510 healthy adults, aged 18 to 55, to test the vaccine called ChAdOx1 nCoV-19.
Armenia confirms 482 coronavirus cases overall
So far, 30 people have recovered, three have died from the coronavirus in the country.
Oil prices fall to 17-year low as OPEC standoff continues
Brent crude prices hit $23.03 a barrel on March 30 morning during Asia hours – the lowest level since Nov 2002.
Armenia could start using cell phone data to track Covid-19 outbreak
Տhe government hopes to better track and respond to the COVID-19 epidemic across the country.
Armenia confirms 14 coronavirus cases among NCDC employees
Health Ministry spokeswoman Alina Nikoghosyan failed to reveal whether all the 14 are health workers.
OSCE lauds Armenia's lifting of media restrictions in state of emergency
Harlem Désir welcomed the swift reaction of the government in addressing his concerns about the State of Emergency.
Celebrated composer Krzysztof Penderecki dies aged 86
Penderecki was known for his film scores, including for William Friedkin’s “The Exorcist”, Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”.
French-Armenian politician Patrick Devedjian dies of Covid-19
Devedjian confirmed he had contracted the virus on March 26 and that was hospitalized in Paris.
Armenia coronavirus cases climb to 424
2054 people have tested negative for the virus since the beginning of the outbreak in the country.
Armenia reports two more deaths from coronavirus
The 55 and 72-year-old patients had preexisting health conditions.
Armenia: Number of coronavirus cases now tops 400
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 35 to reach 407 on March 28 evening.
Russian-Armenian epidemiologist with Covid-19 dies in Moscow
Health professionals are now working to find out whether the coronavirus was the cause of her death.
Spain's coronavirus deaths surge by 832 in 24 hours
A further 8,189 cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 72,248.
Global condom shortage looms as production remains shut down
The factory has not produced a single condom in its three Malaysian factories for more than a week
Quarantine in metropoles
Drone footage reveals deserted streets
More and more cities around the world have opted to quarantine in a bid to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus. And footage from abandoned streets that once bustled with business and passers-by resemble shots from post-apocalyptic movies.
150 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh soldiers continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
China's Wuhan partly reopens after coronavirus lockdown
Wuhan saw more than 50,000 coronavirus cases, and at least 3,000 people in Hubei died from the disease.
Google announces $800 million aid package for SMBs
The commitment will support SMB, health organizations and governments, and health workers.
Covid-19: Germany will increase tests to 500,000 per week
Germany has been heavily hit by the pandemic, with 49,603 confirmed cases, but has counted 308 deaths so far.
Member of Armenian boxing team tests positive for coronavirus
The virus was first confirmed in people who arrived with the delegation but were not its members.