Karachi/IBNS: Pakistan confirmed its seventh confirmed Coronvirus case on Monday.
Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Iran saw the steepest rise in coronavirus-related deaths overnight, with 49 people dying from the COVID-19 disease, the Health Ministry spokesman said Sunday.
Dhaka/IBNS: Three Bangladeshi people have tested positive for Coronavirus in the south Asian nation, media reports said on Sunday.
Beijing/UNI: Chinese health authority on Sunday confirmed 27 more deaths due to the deadly COVID-19, taking the death toll to 3097.
Seoul/UNI: With a total of 50 deaths, South Korea on Sunday confirmed 67 additional cases of the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 7,134.
Rome/UNI: As Italy is all set to quarantine nearly 16 million people, the death toll due to the deadly coronavirus rose to 233 while the total number of infections shot up by a single-day record of 1,247 to hit 5,061.
Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: The number of the COVID-19 infections in Japan rose to 1,137 as of 7:00 pm local time on Saturday, an increase of 63 cases from a day earlier.
Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed another new case of novel coronavirus infection, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 18, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Kuwait City/ Xinhua/UNI: Kuwait has decided to suspend all flights with seven countries for one week as part of the precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Kuwaiti government said Saturday.
Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan on Saturday reported three more confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the number of patients infected by it to four.
San Francisco/Xinhua/UNI: US coffee chain titan Starbucks Corporation said on Friday evening that it has temporarily closed a store for "a deep clean" after an employee was found infected with COVID-19.
Geneva/UNI: The World Health Organisation on Saturday confirmed that a total of 3380 people have so far lost their lives, worldwide, due to the deadly novel coronavirus which was first detected in China's Wuhan in late December and later spread across the world.
Washington/IBNS: The U.S. Government on March 2 announced a commitment of USD 37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries, including Bangladesh, which are either affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread.
Copenhagen/Xinhua/UNI: A further two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed here by both the Danish Patient Safety Authority and the National Health Board in press releases on Tuesday, bringing the total number to six.
Genoa/ Sputnik/UNI: Pope Francis has tested negative for coronavirus, he is simply suffering a minor cold, Il Messaggero newspaper reported on Tuesday.