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PARAGUAY

125,518

Total Cases

2,570

Total Deaths

100,848

Total Recovered

22,100

Total Active Cases

0

New Deaths

0

New Cases


via m.koreaherald10/28/2020

Paraguay airport adopts S. Korean military lab-made coronavirus test kit - The Korea Herald

Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Paraguay will use a coronavirus test kit developed by a South Korean military lab, South Korea’s Armed Forces Medical Command said Wednesday. The command’s medical research lab came up with the technology called the Face Infection Control System in May, and a local firm has commercialized it. The kit is faster and cheaper in screening for the coronavirus than t...

via wmdt07/30/2020

The Latest: Paraguay eases quarantine plans after protest - 47abc - WMDT

ASUNCION, Paraguay -- Paraguay eased plans for tighter quarantine in a city on the Brazilian border on Thursday after roughly 60 people were arrested in a violent protest that included the looting of food, jewelry and electronics. Health Minister Julio Mazzoleni said some businesses would be allowed to operate during the day, although bars, gyms and other sites of mass gathering would be closed as planned. The protests Wednesday night followed the declaration of a strict stay-at-home quarantine in Ciudad de Este, which sits across the border from the Brazilian city of Foz de Yguazú. Much of

via imf.org07/02/2020

Paraguay Beats the Pandemic and Seeks New Growth - International Monetary Fund

Paraguay acted forcefully against COVID-19 and succeeded in containing the pandemic with very few cases and casualties. But the economic impact has been harsh: GDP is forecast to shrink 5 percent this year. As it seeks to revive growth, the country is also undertaking reforms to improve governance and business climate. 


via paho.org05/11/2020

PAHO strengthens water and sanitation systems in institutions for persons deprived of liberty in Paraguay - PAHO/WHO - Pan American Health Organization

Asunción, May 11, 2020 (PAHO / WHO) -- Three educational centers for adolescents and young people deprived of liberty and three penitentiaries under the Ministry of Justice will strengthen their water and sanitation systems as part of Paraguay's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with support from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). PAHO / WHO is working with the Paraguayan Ministry of Justice to improve sanitary conditions for persons deprived of liberty.

via trendinindia.in04/05/2020

Coronavirus has confined 400 crore people to their homes worldwide - Trendinindia

Coronavirus circumstances multiplied 10 instances in lower than a month all over the world. According to the Johns Hopkins University database, Covid-19 circumstances crossed the 1,00,000-mark globally on March 6. By eight pm on April 5, there have been greater than 1.2 million coronavirus circumstances worldwide, with over 65,000 deaths, and roughly a quarter-million recoveries. […]

via voanews03/26/2020

Armenia Reports First Death Related to Coronavirus - VOA News

A 72-year-old woman diagnosed with the coronavirus died in Armenia on Thursday, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman said, reporting the country's first death related to the virus. Armenia, a country of around 3 million people, had reported 290 coronavirus cases as of Thursday, the highest number among countries in the South Caucasus region.

via koreaherald10/28/2020

Paraguay airport adopts S. Korean military lab-made coronavirus test kit - The Korea Herald

Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Paraguay will use a coronavirus test kit developed by a South Korean military lab, South Korea’s Armed Forces Medical Command said Wednesday. The command’s medical research lab came up with the technology called the Face Infection Control System in May, and a local firm has commercialized it. The kit is faster and cheaper in screening for the coronavirus than t...

via amnesty.org10/15/2020

COVID-19 must not be a pretext for human rights violations in the Americas - Amnesty International

States in the Americas must prioritize a human rights-based approach to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, which has exposed widespread inequality and discrimination in the region, Amnesty International said in an open letter to the heads of state attending the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).


via riotimesonline06/15/2020

Paraguay Starts Reopening After Full Month with No Covid-19 Deaths - The Rio Times

So far, Paraguay is one of the countries winning the battle against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). With 1,289 recorded cases and only 11 deaths, the country has not reported any victims for over a month. Yesterday, Paraguayans entered Stage 3 of its "Intelligent Quarantine," a gradual reopening of activities established by the government.

via paho.org05/11/2020

PAHO strengthens water and sanitation systems in institutions for persons deprived of liberty in Paraguay - Pan American Health Organization

Asunción, May 11, 2020 (PAHO / WHO) -- Three educational centers for adolescents and young people deprived of liberty and three penitentiaries under the Ministry of Justice will strengthen their water and sanitation systems as part of Paraguay's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with support from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). PAHO / WHO is working with the Paraguayan Ministry of Justice to improve sanitary conditions for persons deprived of liberty.

via ktvl03/28/2020

Local Peace Corp volunteer opens up about evacuation from Paraguay - KTVL

As the spread of the Coronavirus continues, more than 7,000 Peace Corp volunteers were evacuated from their missions due to COVID-19 and the closure of international airports. One Peace Corp volunteer from Medford, Jordan Rogers, was in Paraguay. She told News 10, it never crossed her mind that they would be sent home due to the virus. "It just seemed like such a distant problem, that the thought of it coming to Paraguay never really seemed real to me," said Rogers.

via voanews03/25/2020

Italy's Veneto Region to Test Everyone for Coronavirus - VOA News

In Italy, the Veneto region has initiated mass screening of citizens to find asymptomatic carriers of coronavirus.  The action follows mass screening in a single town that has had no new cases since March 13.     Veneto Governor Luca Zaia has decided to launch large-scale testing of the entire population of the northeast Italian region.


via outbreaknewstoday08/14/2020

Paraguay reports most dengue cases in it's history, COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the situation - Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  In 2020, Paraguay has reported 220,050 dengue fever cases and 73 deaths, the highest number of cases in its history, with the cities of Asunción, Mariano, Roque Alonzo and Capiatá most affected. Since the beginning of the year, a number of actions have been taken to battle the mosquito borne emergency. And then […]

via outbreaknewstoday07/14/2020

Paraguay reports dozens in COVID-19 outbreak linked to Luque supermarket - Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the the Eleventh Sanitary Region have reported 45 COVID-19 cases associated with the Luque supermarket, El Cacique. Health director, Roque Silva said more than 90% of the cases of Covid-19 active in the city of Luque , Central Department, arose from the outbreak at the supermarket. “Inside the supermarket there was a very […]

via insideworldfootball05/29/2020

Coronavirus: Paraguay lead South America with plan to resume play in July - Inside World Football

May 29 – Paraguay has become the first South American country to announce an imminent return of the game with the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) releasing a schedule for the opening of the Paraguayan Championship ‘Apertura’ on July 17 and training sessions allowed from as early as June 10.  The APF and clubs will today present a medical protocol to Paraguay’s ministry of health that outlines the measures football authorities propose to ensure a ‘corona-free’ return. Read more …

via outbreaknewstoday05/20/2020

Paraguay: Dengue, measles vaccines and COVID-19 - Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reports in a recent update that between January and 2 May 2020, a total of 42,710 laboratory confirmed cases of dengue were registered in Paraguay. This recent outbreak has led to the death of 64 people across 19 of the country’s […]

via cpj.org05/06/2020

Hackers steal information from 2 journalists covering COVID-19 and corruption in Paraguay - CPJ Press Freedom Online

Miami, May 6, 2020 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today commended the swift actions by Paraguayan authorities to investigate the hacking of journalists Juan Clari Arias and Jorge Torres’ phones, and urged them to see the investigation to its conclusion and hold those responsible to account.

via cryptodictation03/26/2020

Ronaldinho's lawyer says strike in Paraguay causes 'a lot of uncertainty' - Crypto Dictation

Nathalia Aguilar / EFERonaldinho and Assis leave the Public Ministry of Paraguay Decision announced by the Paraguayan Supreme Court on Wednesday may further complicate the situation of Ronaldinho Gaucho and his brother, Assisi, arrested in Asunción since the last 6 days after using false passports to enter the country. Because of the new coronavirus pandemic, […]