Iran's Government to Allocate over $23bln to Protect Coronavirus-Hit IndustriesMinister Underlines Iran’s Almost Self-Sufficiency in Production of Agricultural FoodIranian Official: All Needed Commodities for People Supplied by Gov’t for 6 MonthsGovernor: CBI Measures Prevent US Sanctions’ Harsh Damage on Iran’s EconomyPresident Rouhani Elaborates on Supportive Measures for People, Businesses Harmed by Coronavirus Epidemic
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UN, WTO Say World to Face Food Crisis If Coronavirus Pandemic Not Managed Properly

TEHRAN (FNA)- The heads of three global agencies warned on Wednesday of the risk of a worldwide "food shortage" if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.
Palestinian Freed from Israeli Jail Tests Positive for COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Palestinian young man tested positive for coronavirus only one day after his release from an Israeli jail, Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainee Affairs Commission said on Wednesday.
Poll: America’s Rich Work from Home, Poor Lose Jobs or Get Exposed to Coronavirus

TEHRAN (FNA)- Poorer Americans are more likely to have lost their job or be forced to work as usual amid the coronavirus epidemic, but people in the upper classes can work remotely while stressing out about the crisis, according to an Axios/Ipsos poll.
US Nurses Herald Protest over Lack of Safety Gear Putting Them at Risk of Covid-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- National Nurses United accused HCA, a healthcare company that runs a chain of hospitals across the US, of putting members at risk when treating coronavirus patients.
6-Week-Old Dies from Coronavirus in US

TEHRAN (FNA)- The governor of the US state of Connecticut confirmed on Wednesday a six-week-old newborn died from the novel coronavirus, marking the second infant death in the country.
Report: Twenty Trucks Take US Military Equipment Out of Iraq, into Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US has transferred its military equipment from Iraq to an area near the Syrian city of al-Hasakah, a report by Syria’s official news agency announced.
Young Palestinian Wounded by Israeli Soldiers Martyred

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Palestinian youth on Wednesday evening succumbed to his injuries sustained from Israeli military gunfire in late March at Mount Al-Arma, South of the West Bank city of Nablus, announced the health ministry.
UN Says Coronavirus Pandemic to Push 8 Million into Poverty in Arab World

TEHRAN (FNA)- The coronavirus pandemic will plunge 8.3 million people in the Arab region into poverty, the United Nation's Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) announced on Wednesday.
Fewer Coronavirus Deaths in Italy, New Cases Grow

TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll from the outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 727 to 13,155, the civil protection agency confirmed on Wednesday, a significantly smaller increase than seen on Tuesday.
French Union Chief Sounds Alarm on Spike in Violence Against Pharmacy Staff Amid Covid-19 as Death Toll Rises to 4,000

TEHRAN (FNA)- Violent behavior against pharmacy workers has surged since strict quarantine was imposed in France in order to quell Covid-19, the country's pharmacist association chief warned.
Number of NYPD Members with Coronavirus Rises to +1,400

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of New York Police Department (NYPD) officers with the coronavirus rose to more than 1,400 Wednesday, according to the Department’s Commissioner, Dermot Shea.
Leaked Documents Show US Military Knew Years Ago Coronavirus Was Coming

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Pentagon has warned the administration of US President Donald Trump years ago about the threat of coronavirus and the subsequent shortage of medical equipment, according to a 2017 Pentagon plan obtained by The Nation.
Information Minister: Saudi-Led Forces Airdropping Virus-Infected Masks in Yemen

TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemen’s Information Minister Dhaifullah al-Shami raised the possibility of the facemasks airdropped by Saudi-led warplanes in Sana’a and other cities being infected with the new coronavirus, urging media outlets and activists to spread awareness of the danger.
Belgium's Coronavirus Death Toll Surges +1,000

TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of deaths attributed to the coronavirus pandemic in Belgium increased sharply and passed the 1,000 mark, health officials announced on Thursday.
Spain Reports Record Covid-19 Fatalities as Death Toll Tops 10,000

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spain on Thursday set a record in virus-related fatalities, with 950 deaths in 24 hours, even as its infection rate appeared to ease, bringing the nationwide death toll from the coronavirus to over 10,000 people.