Tuesday, Mar 31 2020 | Time 13:03 Hrs(IST)
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  • Five new cases surface in M'rashtra, toll rises to 225
  • Youth injured by gunmen in Kulgam, dies at SKIMS in Srinagar
  • India calls for affordable access to medicines, easier movement of health specialists across borders
  • COVID-19: 24 tested positive from Nizamuddin Markaz, nine dead
  • Cambodia confirms 2 new COVID-19 cases
  • Mah: 8 doctors, 4 paramedics quarantined as man hides Covid-19 contact details
  • Seven more test positive, TN's corona count increases to 74
  • Over 280 units in SEZs, manufacturing pharmaceuticals, hospital devices operational
  • COVID-19 cases in AP rises to 40 as 17 more tests positive
  • COVID 19: 1,251 confirmed cases, 32 deaths, 101 cured in the country
  • 24 people present at congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz test positive for COVID-19
  • NTA extends last date for online application forms submission for various exams
  • COVID-19 cases in UP crosses three-digit mark
  • Between stress and virus: Psychologists on how to help oneself & others
  • Six from T'gana inflicted with Corona die after attending religious prayer meeting in Delhi
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Mainland China reports 48 new imported COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours

Mainland China reports 48 new imported COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours

31 Mar 2020 | 11:42 AM

Beijing, Mar 31 (UNI) One person has died from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours in mainland China, 48 new cases of infection have been detected, all of them were imported, 282 patients have recovered, China's state health committee said on Tuesday.

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WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services

WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services

31 Mar 2020 | 10:43 AM

Geneva, Mar 31 (UNI) The COVID-19 pandemic is straining health systems worldwide and the rapidly increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers has threatened to leave some health systems overstretched and unable to operate effectively.

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Japan, WHO strengthen emergency response to help vulnerable in Yemen

Japan, WHO strengthen emergency response to help vulnerable in Yemen

31 Mar 2020 | 10:41 AM

Sana'a, Mar 31 (UNI) The government of Japan and WHO has strengthened its ties to ensure more than 7 million Yemenis to have increased access to essential health care, and at the same time, ensure urgent treatment is given to patients suffering from communicable diseases.

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UNSC unanimously adopts resolution on peacekeepers' safety, security

UNSC unanimously adopts resolution on peacekeepers' safety, security

31 Mar 2020 | 10:37 AM

UN, Mar 31 (UNI) United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted Resolution 2518, the first of its kind, vowing to take all-dimensional measures to ensure the safety and security of peacekeepers.

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World Bank urges G20 to eliminate or cut import tariffs on COVID-19 products

World Bank urges G20 to eliminate or cut import tariffs on COVID-19 products

31 Mar 2020 | 10:32 AM

Washington, Mar 31 (UNI) Managing director for development policy and partnerships at the World Bank Mari Pangestu said that trade ministers of the Group of 20 countries should eliminate or cut tariffs on import of COVID-19 products to reduce the financial impact on poor nations.

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US to send medical equipment worth $100Mln to Italy: Trump

US to send medical equipment worth $100Mln to Italy: Trump

31 Mar 2020 | 9:40 AM

Washington, Mar 31 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has said that the United States is sending $100 million worth of protective medical equipment to Italy as the deal with the severe outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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China kick starts manufacturing post COVID-19 shut down

China kick starts manufacturing post COVID-19 shut down

31 Mar 2020 | 9:33 AM

Beijing, Mar 31 (UNI) After becoming the first major market to be completely shut down to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus last month, China has begun manufacturing, South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday.

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Chances for Coronavirus to get to ISS zero: NASA

Chances for Coronavirus to get to ISS zero: NASA

31 Mar 2020 | 9:23 AM

Washington, Mar 31 (UNI) Chances for the novel coronavirus to get into the International Space Station (ISS) are next to zero due to the enhanced security measures undertaken by the space agencies, NASA nurse Raksana Batsmanova said.

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Wildfire takes 19 lives in China

Wildfire takes 19 lives in China

31 Mar 2020 | 9:10 AM

Chengdu, Mar 31 (UNI) Nineteen people died while battling a forest fire in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said on Tuesday.

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US: 1 million tested for COVID-19

US: 1 million tested for COVID-19

31 Mar 2020 | 9:01 AM

Washington, Mar 31 (UNI) United States President Donald Trump has said that one million people in the country have received tests for the novel coronavirus.

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Ukrainian parliament appoints new finance, health ministers

31 Mar 2020 | 4:42 AM

Kiev, Mar 31 (UNI) Ukraine's parliament has dismissed Ihor Umansky and Ilya Yemets from the posts of ministers of finance and health, and appointed Serhiy Marchenko and Maksym Stepanov respectively, the parliament's press service announced on its official website.

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COVID-19: Bangladesh Islamic foundation issues guidelines over Namaz

30 Mar 2020 | 10:49 PM

Dhaka, Mar 30 (UNI) The Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh on Monday issued some guidelines over various issues, including offering namaz and maintaining people’s safety at mosques, and the funeral of coronavirus patients.

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COVID-19: Spain sees another 812 fatalities in single day

COVID-19: Spain sees another 812 fatalities in single day

30 Mar 2020 | 8:02 PM

Madrid, Mar 30 (UNI) High mortality rate due to the deadly coronavirus is continuing unabated in Spain as the country lost another 812 people in past 24 hours, country's Health Ministry confirmed on Monday.

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Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 2,757

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 2,757

30 Mar 2020 | 6:46 PM

Tehran, Mar 30 (UNI) Iran's Health Ministry on Monday confirmed that the death toll due to novel coronavirus has reached to 2,757 while the total number of confirmed cases jumped by 3,186 to a total of 41,495.

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Netanyahu to go in self isolation as close aide contracts coronavirus

Netanyahu to go in self isolation as close aide contracts coronavirus

30 Mar 2020 | 6:37 PM

Tel Aviv, Mar 30 (UNI) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will go into quarantine or self isolation as one of his advisors was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the prime minister's office said on Monday.

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