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Moscow/Sputnik:  Immunity to COVID-19 may be lost or significantly weakened in several months after recovery and there is a threat for people to become reinfected with the disease on a seasonal basis, the Guardian reported, citing a study by King's College London. more
WHO experts in China for COVID-19 research cooperation: FM spokesperson

Beijing/Xinhua: Two WHO experts have arrived in China for cooperation on researching the origin of the COVID-19 virus, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday.

Global COVID-19 Case Total Rises By Single-Day Record of 230,370: WHO

Moscow/Sputnik: The global single-day record for new COVID-19 cases has been broken once again as 230,370 new positive tests were reported worldwide over the past 24 hours, the World Heal ...

Recovery rate of COVID-19 in Bhutan at over 90 percent

Thimphu/Xinhua: Bhutan's Ministry of Health reported Monday that 76 of the country's total 82 positive COVID-19 patients have been declared recovered as of Sunday, pushing the rec ...

UK Reports 21 New COVID19 Deaths, Sharp Drop Compared to Day Before - Department of Health

London/Sputnik: Over 20 new coronavirus-related deaths were registered in the United Kingdom in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total COVID-19 death toll up to over 44,800 ...

Australia's coronavirus death toll climbs to 108

Canberra/Xinhua: Death toll due to coronavirus in Australia reached 108 on Sunday after a man died in Victoria.

COVID-19 cases worldwide hit 12 million

New York: COVID-19 cases globally have more than doubled in the past six weeks, reaching 12 million on Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported.

New U of T measure calls for non-medical masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces: Study

To further help limit the spread of COVID-19, the University of Toronto is implementing a temporary measure that calls for non-medical masks or face coverings to be worn inside buildings ...

Identify and address ‘real needs’ to recover from COVID-19, UN rights expert urges

New York: There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in “a serious setback” for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an independent UN human rights expert s ...

Russian COVID-19 cases top 700,000

Moscow/Xinhua: Russia registered 6,562 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 700,792, the country's coronavirus response center said in a statement Wednesday.