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  • 299 people from Assam were present near Nizamuddin congregation: Health Min
  • Germany registers over 4,600 new COVID-19 cases, 128 fatalities over past 24 hours
  • COVID-19: Meghalaya makes home delivery of liquor
  • Aggressive contact tracing of positive cases key to combat Coronavirus: Kansal
  • Thailand reports 127 new COVID-19 cases, 1,651 in total
  • Thunderstorm, lightning likely to struck Telangana
  • Mauritania confirms first death from COVID-19 - Health Minister
  • Rohit Sharma donates Rs 80 lakh to fight pandemic
  • Srinagar-Jammu national highway remains closed for 5th day
  • Corona: People who attended Nizammuddin gathering should come forward, says Muslim cleric
  • Salman Khan’s nephew Abdullah Khan passes away
  • K'taka: 6 commit suicide due to ban on liquor shops amid lockdown
  • 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
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Coronavirus: US becomes nation with most cases

Coronavirus: US becomes nation with most cases

27 Mar 2020 | 7:55 AM

Washington, Mar 27 (UNI) The United States has now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country with at least 82,404 positive tests according to a BBC report.

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Actor Mark Blum dies from complications relating to coronavirus

27 Mar 2020 | 2:03 AM

Washington, Mar 26 (UNI) Well known character actor Mark Blum, known for his role opposite Madonna in the legendary 1985 New York City film “Desperately Seeking Susan,” passed away due to coronavirus complications on Thursday, according to the New York Post.

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G20 leaders pledge over 5 trillion USD to boost global economy

27 Mar 2020 | 12:47 AM

Riyadh, Mar 26 (UNI) Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies on Thursday vowed to inject over 5 trillion US dollars to boost the global economy as part of their joint efforts to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 epidemic amid forecasts of a deep recession.

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COVID-19: Five new positive coronovirus cases in Bangladesh

COVID-19: Five new positive coronovirus cases in Bangladesh

26 Mar 2020 | 11:34 PM

Dhaka, Mar 26 (UNI) Five new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases have been detected raising the total number to 44 while no death has been reported in the last 24 hours, according to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

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After India, China donates testing kits, PPEs to Bangladesh

26 Mar 2020 | 10:45 PM

Dhaka, Mar 26 (UNI) After India handed over 30 thousand surgical masks and 15 thousand head covers to Bangladesh, the second batch of medical logistics, including 10,000 testing kits, 10,000 personal protective equipment and 1,000 infrared thermometers, arrived here from Kunming in China on Thursday afternoon.

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman urges coordinated G20 response

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman urges coordinated G20 response

26 Mar 2020 | 10:32 PM

Riyadh, Mar 26 (UNI) In an effort to combat the ongoing global pandemic, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Thursday urged G20 leaders to take firm measures and 'effective and coordinated' action to stop the spread of coronavirus across the globe.

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COVID-19 kills 23 in Malaysia, infects 2,000

COVID-19 kills 23 in Malaysia, infects 2,000

26 Mar 2020 | 7:02 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26 (UNI) The Novel Coronavirus has so far claimed 23 lives in Malaysia, while infecting 2301 people, with 235 new cases confirmed on Thursday, the country's largest one-day increase so far.

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Coronavirus: Iran confirms 157 fresh fatalities

Coronavirus: Iran confirms 157 fresh fatalities

26 Mar 2020 | 5:21 PM

Tehran, Mar 26 (UNI) Iran on Thursday confirmed 157 fresh deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 2234 due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus, a Health Ministry official confirmed.

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COVID-19 death toll soars to 78 in Indonesia

26 Mar 2020 | 3:53 PM

Jakarta, Mar 26 (UNI) Indonesia on Thursday confirmed that so far 78 people have lost their lives due to the outbreak of pandemic coronavirus in the country while a total of 893 have been infected with the deadly virus.

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Spanish Parliament extends high alert till April 11

Spanish Parliament extends high alert till April 11

26 Mar 2020 | 3:26 PM

Madrid, Mar 26 (UNI) In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spanish parliament on Thursday gave its approval to the government's proposal to extend the high alert till April 11.

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Independence Day events muted by virus in Bangladesh

Independence Day events muted by virus in Bangladesh

26 Mar 2020 | 2:38 PM

Dhaka, Mar 26 (UNI) As Bangladesh on Thursday celebrated its 49th Independence Day, several events across the country were marred by the outbreak of coronavirus.

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WHO urges nations to be more proactive, take supplementary steps besides lock down

26 Mar 2020 | 2:02 PM

Washington, Mar 26(UNI) World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has stressed the need for governments to be more proactive and innovative for effectively tackling the challenge posed by the global Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus - US Senate snag holds up $2tn disaster aid bill

Coronavirus - US Senate snag holds up $2tn disaster aid bill

26 Mar 2020 | 9:08 AM

Washington, Mar 26 (UNI) A last-minute row has delayed a vote in Congress on a $2tn (£1.7tn) coronavirus disaster aid bill that is the largest economic stimulus in US history, according to report by the BBC on Thursday.

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Christchurch shootings - Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to 51 murders

Christchurch shootings - Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to 51 murders

26 Mar 2020 | 9:03 AM

Wellington, Mar 26(UNI) The man accused of carrying out the deadly attacks on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch a year ago pleaded guilty to 51 charges of murder on Thursday.

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US push to include 'Wuhan virus' language in G7 joint statement fractures alliance

US push to include 'Wuhan virus' language in G7 joint statement fractures alliance

26 Mar 2020 | 8:55 AM

Washington, Mar 26(UNI) The inclusion of the phrase "Wuhan virus" by the US State Department in the joint statement with the other G7 members after a meeting between the foreign ministers of these countries over coronavirus has created fissures in the group resulting in separate statements being given out by the members.

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