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Shanghai reports 17 new imported COVID-19 cases

Shanghai/Xinhua/UNI: Shanghai reported 17 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from other countries on Thursday, the municipal health commission said on Friday.

Coronavirus : Assam government working to setup two large quarantine centres with capacity of 2000 people

Guwahati/IBNS: To combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Assam government has started works of two large quarantine centres with capacity of 1000 persons each in Guwahati.

China registers 55 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, 5 people died: authorities

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: China has registered 54 new imported cases of COVID-19 and one case of internal transmission within the past 24 hours, with five people having died of the disease, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

COVID 19: US overtakes China with most cases

Washington/IBNS: The US has overtaken China and other countries as the nation with highest number of COVID 19 cases, media reports said.

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 650 as country enters day 2 of lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: The total Novel Coronavirus cases in India increased to 650 as the South Asian country entered into the second day of three-week long lockdown imposed by the central government on Thursday.

West Bengal reports another positive case of Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: A 66-year-old man from Kolkata's Nayabad area has tested positive for Covid-19, taking the tally in West Bengal to 10, reports said on Wednesday midnight. Presently, eight Covid-19 infected patients are undergoing treatment at Beliaghata ID hospital.

Bangladesh registers its fifth COVID 19 death

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh on Wednesday registered its fifth death due to COVID 19 infection as the country continued to fight against the disease which has extended its killer hands to more than 160 nations across the world.

COVID-19 Outbreak: 38 infected in UP, PM to interact with Varanasi electorate

Lucknow/UNI:  The number of Novel Coronavirus-infected patients reached 38 in the state on Wednesday, when a 33-year-old resident of Pilibhit tested positive for the deadly virus.

COVID 19: 562 confirmed cases across India

New Delhi/UNI:  The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 562 in India on Wednesday morning, the Health Ministry said.

COVID-19 Outbreak: 277 evacuees from Iran shifted at Army Wellness facility in Jodhpur

New Delhi/Jodhpur/UNI: A group of 277 Indian nationals evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran were shifted to Jodhpur-based Army Wellness Facility on Wednesday.

India under lockdown as total Coronavirus cases rise to 562

New Delhi/IBNS: India, the country of 1.3 billion people, on Wednesday began the 21-day long lockdown called by its Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the spread of Novel Coronavirus which has so far infected 562 people across the nation.

Coronavirus: Mizoram person tests positive at Guwahati Hospital

Guwahati/IBNS: A person from Mizoram was on Wednesday tested positive for Novel Coronavirus at Guwahati Medical College Hospital, Assam Health department Principal Secretary Samir Sinha confirmed.

Amidst pandemic, now is the time for action to also beat tuberculosis, urges WHO

New York/IBNS: As countries across the world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Health agency reminded everyone on Tuesday, World Tuberculosis Day 2020, that TB remains the world’s most deadly infectious disease.

Death toll of COVID-19 in Indonesia surpasses 50

Jakarta/ Xinhua/UNI:  The total number of deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia surpassed 50 by 1200 hrs local time on Tuesday, according to the Indonesian government.

Laos confirms first 2 COVID-19 cases

Vientiane/Xinhua/UNI:  Laos has detected the first two confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, Lao Health Ministry officials told a press conference on Tuesday.