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RT News - March 27, 2020 (16:00 MSK)

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the first world leader to contract Covid-19. He is now in self-isolation. The US finds itself at the center of the Covid-19 pandemic, with more confirmed cases than any other country. New York accounts for half of the national total, with a 40 percent surge in hospital admissions in a single day. Despite dealing with a health crisis on home soil, the US has ramped up the pressure on Venezuela accusing President Maduro of narcoterrorism and offering a 15-million-dollar reward for his capture. Coffins pile up in crematoriums with hospitals also overwhelmed as Italy struggles to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.