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