A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)
A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that the country’s public health measures are working to slow the spread of COVID-19.

“The measures we have taken so far are working. In fact, in many parts of the country, the curve has flattened. But we are not out of the woods yet,” Trudeau said at his daily press conference in Ottawa.
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KAMPALA — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday said the country would lift lockdown after the ministry of health concludes a rapid assessment of the prevalence of COVID-19 in communities.

Museveni said in a televised address that the outcome of the survey will be announced on Monday and will determine the next step the country would take when the 35-day lockdown ends on May 5.
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YANGON — The total number of COVID-19 infections in Myanmar has risen to 149, with three more confirmed cases reported late Tuesday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

All the newly confirmed cases are from Yangon region and were under quarantine as they were in close contact with previously confirmed cases.
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CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s Western Cape on Tuesday received badly-needed medical supplies from China amid the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the province, the epicenter of the virus in the country.

Albert Fritz, minister for Community Safety for the Western Cape, received the supplies, including masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other materials, at a ceremony held at the Chinese Consulate in Cape Town.
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LOS ANGELES — California Governor Gavin Newsom outlined the plan for a gradual reopening of the economy of the most populous U.S. state on Tuesday.

Newsom announced details on how California plans to modify the stay-at-home order in the future. He noted the modifications, based on science, health and data, will happen in four stages.
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DUBLIN — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Tuesday that the new coronavirus levels in the country are not low enough to allow any easing of restrictions on May 5, the date when the current lockdown measures in Ireland are supposed to end.

Varadkar made the remarks while chairing a cabinet meeting to review the pandemic situation in the country, according to local media reports. Enditem

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