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Thailand sees biggest daily increase with 35 new COVID-19 cases, 212 in total

Bangkok/Xinhua: Thailand's Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported 35 new COVID-19 cases, its largest one-day increase so far, bringing the total number to 212.

COVID-19: Vietnam registers 67th positive case, says report

Bangkok/Sputnik: Vietnam's Health Ministry has registered another case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which makes the overall number 67, the state-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported on Wednesday.

US: Coronavirus hits 50 states 

Washington/UNI:  The deadly coronavirus has now hit all 50 states in the US as death toll reaches 105.

Pakistan: Number of Coronavirus infected cases touch 193

Islamabad/IBNS: The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan touched 193 on Tuesday.

First human trial for coronavirus vaccine starts in US

Washington/Xinhua/UNI:  A clinical trial to evaluate a vaccine designed against the novel coronavirus started on Monday, a US health official confirmed.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Israel rise to 304

Tel Aviv, Mar 17 (Xinhua) The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Israel has risen to 304, the Israeli Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Austria rises to 1,132

Vienna/Sputnik/UNI:  The number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Austria has increased to 1,132, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong to quarantine all arrivals from outside starting Thursday: chief executive

Hong Kong/Xinhua/UNI: China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday that Hong Kong will quarantine for 14 days all arriving passengers from outside the region starting from Thursday to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

S.Korea to expand tighter immigration procedures to all countries over COVID-19

Seoul/Xinhua/UNI:  South Korea said Tuesday that it will expand tighter immigration procedures to people from all countries around the world to help prevent the imported cases of the COVID-19.

Britain's Houses of Parliament close door to tourists

London/Xinhua: Britain's Houses of Parliament were closed to visitors and tourists on Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak.

New Zealand launches 7.36 bln USD economic stimulus package to fight COVID-19

Wellington/Xinhua/UNI: The New Zealand government on Tuesday launched "the most significant peace-time economic plan in modern New Zealand history" to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 to support Kiwis' jobs and the domestic economy from the virus.

China shows COVID-19 Coronavirus can be ‘stopped in its tracks’

New York/IBNS: China’s experience in containing the spread of the new coronavirus could serve as a lesson for other countries now facing the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official with the World Health Organization (WHO) has told UN News in an in-depth interview.

Pakistan Minister who raised Kashmir issue during SAARC meet is facing FIA probe in masks smuggling case

Islamabad/New Delhi/IBNS: Pakistan's Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza, who tried to make India uncomfortable at the SAARC conference on COVID 19 on Sunday by raising the Kashmir issue, is himself facing an investigation for allegedly smuggling of 20 million face masks abroad, media reports said.

Bangladesh confirms three new coronavirus infected cases

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh government on Monday confirmed three new coronavirus cases, taking the number of infected people in the country to eight, media reports said.

Bahrain reports first coronavirus death

Manama/UNI: Bahrain on Monday confirmed its first death due to the deadly coronavirus, the country's Health Ministry said.