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Pakistan: Confirmed coronavirus cases touch 16

Karachi/IBNS: With nine more cases of coronavirus infection being reported from Karachi city, the total number of the cases in Pakistan has touched 16, officials said.

Canada confirms first COVID-19 death

Vancouver/Xinhua/UNI: Canada reported the first COVID-19 death in Vancouver of British Columbia province.

Pakistan confirms seventh Coronavirus case

Karachi/IBNS: Pakistan confirmed its seventh confirmed Coronvirus case on Monday.

Iran sees deadliest day of coronavirus outbreak with 49 fatalities

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.

Coronavirus Spread: Three Bangladeshis test positive

Dhaka/IBNS: Three Bangladeshi people have tested positive for Coronavirus in the south Asian nation, media reports said on Sunday.

Japan reports 63 more cases of COVID-19, 1,137 in total

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.

Vietnam confirms 18th novel coronavirus case

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 suspends flights with 7 countries over coronavirus concerns

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.

Afghanistan: Three more coronavirus cases reported

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan on Saturday reported three more confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the number of patients infected by it to four.

Starbucks closes store in downtown Seattle after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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.

COVID-19 death toll: Over 3300 dead, says WHO

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.

Coronavirus Scare: US to provide USD 37mn for Bangladesh, 24 other nations

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.

Denmark's confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 6

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.

China concerned with health of overseas Chinese: official

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: The Chinese government attaches great importance to the health and safety of overseas Chinese and students in virus-hit countries and regions, said a Chinese diplomat Sunday.

Canadian airline extends suspension of flights to China amid COVID-19 outbreak - reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Air Canada airline has extended its suspension of flights to China until April due to the novel coronavirus epidemic, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported.