November 29, 2020 12:40 (IST)
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Pakistan witnessing surge in COVID-19 cases, over 3000 cases recorded

Islamabad: Pakistan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases as the nation recorded over 3000 cases for the past three days.

UK Prime Minister Boris Jonson says three-tiered system best way to avoid spike in COVID-19 cases

Moscow/Sputnik: The new COVID-19 alert level tier allocations, which will come into force in the UK once the country's nationwide lockdown expires on December 2, is the best way to prevent a spike in COVID-19, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press briefing on Thursday.

Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto tests positive for Coronavirus

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan's opposition leader and chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

‘Foundational and necessary change’ needed to heal post-COVID world

New York: With the COVID-19 pandemic precipitating one of the world’s worst health, socioeconomic and humanitarian crises in over a century, the UN chief told a high-level discussion on Tuesday to seize the opportunity “to make real, foundational, and necessary change”.

Joe Biden may be more inclined to drop charges against Huawei CFO: Canadian MP

Toronto/Sputnik: The administration of projected US President-elect Joe Biden may be more inclined to drop charges against Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, Canadian Member of Parliament Paul Manly said during a virtual panel assembled to advocate for the executive’s release.

Afghanistan registers 290 fresh nCoV cases

Kabul/UNI: The death toll from the Novel Coronavirus cases in Afghanistan has risen to 1,712, with 17 deaths reported in the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Public Health reported on Tuesday.

US capital re-imposes strict coronavirus measures, limits mass gatherings

Washington/Sputnik: Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued guidance to re-impose strict coronavirus measures, including new limits on mass gathering on Monday, as the number of infection cases in the region continue to grow significantly.

WHO hopes China to facilitate trip of Int'l team probing virus origins as soon as possible

Moscow/Sputnik: The international expert team probing the origins of the novel coronavirus will travel to China, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s senior officials said on Monday, adding that they expect Beijing to facilitate the trip as soon as possible.

Shanghai Pudong Airport shut down as all staff get tested for COVID-19: Reports

Beijing/Sputnik: The Shanghai Pudong International Airport has been closed for massive coronavirus testing of the staff, the Chinese Global Times newspaper reported on Monday.

Bangladesh records 38 new deaths, 2,060 COVID-19 cases

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh on Sunday recorded 2,060 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total to 4,47,343.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan concerned over growing COVID-19 cases 

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday showed concern on the spike in Coronavirus cases across the country, urging opposition parties to avoid public rallies to stop the pandemic.

Poland to open shops from November 28 despite surge in COVID-19 cases - Prime Minister

Warsaw/Sputnik: Trade centers and shops in Poland will resume operations starting November 28 while complying with sanitary rules, despite a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases per day, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday.

Bangladesh registers 28 new COVID-19 cases

Dhaka: Bangladesh registered 28 fresh COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday.

Mexico announces green zones with low risk of COVID-19 in 2 regions for 1st time

Mexico City/Sputnik: The Mexican Health Ministry has updated the levels of epidemiological danger for all regions of the country and announced for the first time a low level of threat in the southern state of Chiapas and neighboring Campeche.

UN agencies uphold human rights considerations in COVID-19 data collection

New York: The United Nations and 15 of its agencies have underlined their support for data collection during the COVID-19 pandemic which respects the right to privacy and promotes development.