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UN rights chief urges Iran to release jailed human rights defenders, citing COVID-19 risk

New York: The top UN rights official has called on Iran to release imprisoned human rights defenders, lawyers and political prisoners, citing deep concerns over their situation and heightened risk of contracting COVID-19.

Canada: Quebec joins COVID-19 Alert app, few provinces resist

Quebec/IBNS: Canadian province Quebec's joining in the COVID-19 Alert app, and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (PEI)'s commitment to join it in the coming days, has left British Columbia (B.C.), and Alberta as the only remaining provinces with no immediate plans to activate the digital app, media reports said.

Don't let COVID-19 dominate you: Donald Trump tells Americans 

Washington: After spending three nights in the hospital, US President Donald Trump is back in the  White House to continue his treatment for coronavirus, media reports said.

Canada reports 1,800 average daily COVID-19 cases in past week

Ottawa/Xinhua: Canada's COVID-19 cases continue to increase steeply, with an average of more than 1,800 new cases being reported daily in the most recent 7 days, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada Tuesday.

Doctors say President Donald Trump took steroid dexamethasone after oxygen dip

Washington/UNI: The team of doctors treating Donald Trump said on Monday that the president has “continued to improve” and could return to the White House as soon as Monday while adding that he had been given oxygen and the steroid dexamethasone after his blood oxygen level dipped in recent days.

Fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies at 81 after contracting COVID-19

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, founder of the Kenzo brand, has passed away at age of 81 after contracting COVID-19, media reported Sunday.

Pakistani PM Imran Khan urges public to avoid another wave of COVID-19

Islamabad/Xinhua: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday urged the public to take precautionary measures to avoid another wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina expects speedy recovery of Donald Trump, his wife

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday wished for early recovery of US President Donald J. Trump and his wife Melania Trump from coronavirus.

Trump's aide Nick Luna tests positive for COVID-19: Reports

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump’s personal attendant, Nick Luna, has tested positive for COVID-19, ABC News reported on Sunday, citing informed sources.

Donald Trump making progress in recovering from Covid-19: White House physician

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump is doing well and is fever-free as he continues to make progress in his recovery from COVID-19, White House physician Dr. Sean Conley said in a statement.

Working tirelessly against pandemic: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government has been tirelessly working to face the Covid-19 pandemic and keep running the country’s economy.

Chinese Ambassador to US wishes soon recovery to President Trump diagnosed with COVID-19

Washington/Sputnik: Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai has wished soon recovery to US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, who had been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Trump given remdesivir as treatment for COVID-19 - White House physician

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump, who has tested positive for the coronavirus infection, was given remdesivir as a treatment for the disease, the White House physician, Sean Conley, said in a memo.

Two-thirds of Austrians say no to coronavirus vaccination: online survey

Vienna/Xinhua: Two-thirds of Austrians say that they would not get a coronavirus vaccination if one becomes available, according to a national survey released on Friday.

US President Donald Trump who tested Covid-19 positive hospitalised

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump, who has tested positive for Covid-19, was hospitalised on Friday.