COVID-19: over 2 Million people tested positive worldwide
Over 129,000 people killed by the Coronavirus so far globally
The novel coronavirus has infected over 2 Million people worldwide up till now. The COVID-19 has killed over 129,000 people globally with most of the deaths in US, Italy, France and Spain.
The Spanish government will distribute more than 2 million masks to workers in the transportation industry, the Ministry for Transport said in a statement.
With this new shipment, the government will have distributed 3.3 million masks for workers in this area.
“With this we are doubling the distribution of masks and, particularly in the case of public bus transport, we are quadruplicating it. As such, we are now distributing a total of 2,250,644 masks among workers in the transport sector,” the statement says.
The government said the transport sector is doing “an essential service,” including the public transport of goods, bus travel, taxi services and rail travel, as well as the “private transport” of supplies.
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday morning the extension of the District’s public health emergency until May 15.
Bowser says the Washington, DC, government will provide more details on the future of schools and government employees on April 17.