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Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported 13 new imported COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,097, the National Health Commission said Saturday. more
COVID-19 virus can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces

Canberra: Researchers at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces i ...

UK records another 17,540 coronavirus cases with 77 deaths

London/Xinhua: Another 17,540 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 561,815, according to official figures ...

Over 2,000 students in UK universities test positive for coronavirus

London/Xinhua: More than 2,000 university students in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19 as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday that his country may face a "bumpy ...

UK to involve military in distributing coronavirus vaccine: senior official

London/Xinhua: The British armed forces will be involved in distributing coronavirus vaccine as the country strives to curb a sharp rise in infections, British Health Secretary Matt Hanco ...

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 ...

COVID-19 illustrates ‘woefully under prepared’ world: UN health chief

New York: Despite efforts to break the global cycle of panic and neglect seen throughout multiple disease outbreaks, the UN health agency chief said on Friday that the new coronavirus has ...

UK coronavirus cases rise by 3,395 amid test shortages

London/Xinhua: The number of coronavirus cases in Britain rose by 3,395 on Thursday with 21 more deaths as the country is struggling to cope with test shortages.

Covid-19: Death toll reaches 4,859 as 36 more die within 24 hours in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Bangladesh has reported another 36 deaths due to covid-19, according to Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Bangladesh: Covid-19 death toll crosses 4,800, 43 more die in 24 hours

Dhaka: The deadly novel coronavirus has claimed 43 more lives in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours, according to official data.