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Wuhan/Xinhua: Central China's Hubei Province, the center of COVID-19 outbreak, launched 23 projects on the research of the novel coronavirus, the provincial science and technology department said. more
Mainland China's death toll from coronavirus outbreak rises to 1,868

Moscow/Sputnik: The death toll in mainland China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has increased by 98 over the past 24 hours and has reached 1,868, the Chinese state health committee s ...

Beijing to build mask factory in 6 days

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Beijing will convert an industrial building into a new mask factory in six days to meet the surging demand amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Russian national confirmed infected with COVID-19 on quarantined Diamond Princess: Embassy

Moscow/Sputnik: A Russian national aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Russian embassy in Japan confirmed on Monday. ...

‘This is a time for facts, not fear,’ says WHO chief as COVID-19 virus spreads

New York/IBNS: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday cautioned against panic over COVID-19 but also urged governments to step up their efforts to prepare for the vir ...

Death toll from coronavirus in China’s Hubei province approaching 1,700

Moscow/Sputnik: The number of people who have died from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Chinese province of Hubei has gone up to 1,696, regional health authorities report, ...

UAE Reports 9th Case of Coronavirus Infection

Moscow/Sputnik: The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) on Sunday announced it has detected a ninth case of coronavirus infection in the country.

Taiwan records first coronavirus-related death: Reports

Beijing/Sputnik: Taiwanese health officials announced the first fatality as a result of the coronavirus infection on Sunday, media reported.

Coronavirus: Nepali citizens evacuated from China, sent to quarantine at Bhaktapur

Kathmandu/IBNS: Amid coronavirus outbreak in the neighbouring nation, the Nepal government has evacuated 175 Nepalis people from Hubei Province of China, media reports said on Sunday.

South Korea confirms 29th case of coronavirus infection

Seoul/Sputnik:  South Korea confirmed the 29th case of infection of the new type of coronavirus, the South Korean Health Ministry's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KC ...