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All Bangladeshi evacuees from Wuhan go home after coronavirus quarantine

Dhaka/Xinhua/UNI: All 312 Bangladeshi evacuees from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, have been released from a 14-day quarantine in the capital of Dhaka.

Number of cruise ship infections in Japan rises to 355 with 70 new cases

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Test results showed that 70 more people on a cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo are infected with the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 355, Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said Sunday.

India to send medical supplies to China as death toll crosses 1,600

Beijing/UNI: India will send a consignment of medical supplies to China to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), India's Ambassador Vikram Misri said, as the death toll from the epidemic jumped past 1,600 on Sunday.

‘This is a time for facts, not fear,’ says WHO chief as COVID-19 virus spreads

New York/IBNS: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday cautioned against panic over COVID-19 but also urged governments to step up their efforts to prepare for the virus, saying “it’s impossible to predict which direction this epidemic will take.”

Chinese hospitals discharge 9,419 coronavirus patients after recovery

Beijing/Xinhua: As many as 9,419 patients infected with the novel coronavirus have been discharged from hospital after they recovered by the end of Saturday, Chinese health authorities announced on Sunday.

France: Chinese tourist dies due to coronavirus in France

Paris/IBNS: Away from China, the first coronavirus death has been reported in the European country of France, media reports said.

Egypt confirms first novel coronavirus case

Cairo/Xinhua/UNI: The first case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Egypt, the health ministry announced on Friday.

World Health Organization: Coronavirus must generate ‘solidarity not stigma’

New York/IBNS: Investing in preparedness is the smartest way to ensure that the coronavirus and other disease outbreaks are “identified and stopped quickly”, the UN health agency said on Friday.

Over 25,000 doctors from all parts of China arrive in Hubei to fight coronavirus –Official

Beijing/Sputnik: More than 25,000 doctors from all parts of China have arrived in the province of Hubei to help their colleagues fight the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Deputy Director of the National Health Commission Wang Hesheng said on Saturday.

China reports 2,641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 143 new deaths

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority Saturday said it received reports of 2,641 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 143 deaths on Friday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

Over 30 countries assisting China to combat novel coronavirus – Foreign Ministry

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China is grateful to more than 30 countries and four international organizations for sending necessary medical supplies to aid the country contain the spread of the new strain of coronavirus, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday.

Full team of WHO experts to arrive in China over weekend

Geneva/Xinhua/UNI: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday that all members of a WHO team of international experts are expected to arrive in China over the weekend to work with their Chinese colleagues against the novel coronavirus pneumonia.

Jack Ma Foundation donates another 1.4 mln USD for coronavirus drug development

Hangzhou/Xinhua/UNI:  The Jack Ma Foundation has announced that it will donate 10 million yuan (1.43 million U.S. dollars) to the research group led by Chinese respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan to support the development of novel coronavirus drugs.

Japan allocates 94 million USD to combat novel Coronavirus

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said it will use reserve funds amounting to 10.3 billion yen (about 93.8 million US dollars) to cover measures to combat the novel coronavirus.

Singapore: Two more Bangladesh nationals infected with coronavirus

Singapore City/IBNS: Two more Bangladeshi migrant workers, who are currently in Singapore, have been infected nu coronavirus, country's officials said.