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Beijing/Xinhua: Shanghai reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases and no domestically transmitted cases on Sunday, the municipal health commission said Monday. more
Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 1 million-mark

New York: The death toll due to COVID-19 across the globe has touched 1,000,000.

Bangladesh: COVID-19 cases touch 359,148, death toll reaches 5,161

Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh reported 1,275 new COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths on Sunday, making the tally at 359,148 and death toll at 5,161, the Directorate General of Health Services (DG ...

About 1,700 college students in Manchester told to self-isolate after coronavirus outbreak

London/Xinhua: Some 1,700 students at Manchester Metropolitan University have been told to stay in their rooms for 14 days after 127 tested positive for coronavirus, local media reported ...

WHO chief calls for meeting 35-bln-USD financial gap on COVID-19 response

Geneva/Xinhua: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged the international community to help meet a financial gap of 35 billion US dollars for the "Access to COVID-19 Tools ...

Fight against COVID-19: Johnson & Johnson's vaccine shows strong immune response

New Brunswick: US pharmaceutical major Johnson & Johnson's potential COVID-19 vaccine has shown development of a strong neutralizing antibody response in nearly all participants a ...

Pandemic shocks world, reinforces need for multilateralism, says Estonian President

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic gave the world “a thorough shock” and taught several lessons on the realities of climate change, the President of Estonia said to the UN Genera ...

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: No new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Sri Lankan President calls on WHO to facilitate ‘universal access’ to COVID vaccine

New York: The President of Sri Lanka has highlighted the success of his country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, underscoring the importance of a well-coordinated approach, unde ...

Pandemic has exposed need for better cooperation mechanisms in crisis situations, Colombian President tells UN

New York: Facing the coronavirus pandemic, the global community is at an inflection point, which should spur fresh thinking about broader international cooperation and way to ensure a sus ...