.BURLINGTON, April 2, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Workers construct a new modular structure on the grounds of Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Toronto, Canada, April 1, 2020. Called as the Pandemic Response Unit (PRU), Ontario provinces first temporary facility for COVID-19 patients is being built in Burlington and will provide an additional 93 beds. The number of COVID-19 cases has continued to rise in Canada. As of Wednesday afternoon, there were 9,560 confirmed cases, with 101 deaths, across the country.
MOSCOW, April 2, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a video conference with members of the Russian government at Novo-Ogarevo residence, outside Moscow, Russia, April 1, 2020.
PARIS, April 2, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A medical biologist handles a swab to test a mediacal worker for the COVID-19 disease at a COVID-19 drive-in test center in Paris, France, April 1, 2020. A COVID-19 drive-in and screening center has opened at the City Hall of the 17th arrondissement of Paris in partnership with three laboratories in the arrondissement and is dedicated to healthcare professionals.