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New York : Running tracks, gyms and swimming pools may be closed, as part of government-imposed lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is more important than ever to remain physically active. This is the message on this year’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. more
Trump says US has made 'Tremendous' progress on COVID-19 therapeutics

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump during a press briefing said the United States has made progress developing therapeutics for the novel oronavirus (COVID-19).

New Zealand offers COVID-19 mental health support

Wellington/Xinhua: A range of support is being rolled out across New Zealand to help people look after their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Minister David Clark said o ...

Pakistan continues to witness major surge in COVID-19 cases, doctors protest in pockets

Islamabad: Amid reports of improper implementation of policies by PM Imran Khan-led government, Pakistan continues to witness a major surge in the number of COVID-19 patients with the fig ...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Germany exceeds 95,000, Death Toll Tops 1,434 : Koch Institute

Moscow/Sputnik: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has jumped by 3,677 to 95,391, and the death toll has risen by 92 to 1,434 in the past 24 hours, the Robert Koch Insti ...

New Zealand confirms 39 new cases of COVID-19

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand reported 39 confirmed and 28 probable cases of COVID-19 on Monday, lifting the total number of confirmed and probable infections to 1,106 in the country.

Iraq: UN health agency helps beat ‘latest bottleneck’ in COVID-19 battle

New York : With a global shortage of supplies and equipment to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the UN health agency has assisted in successfully producing urgently needed laborator ...

‘Overwhelmed’ health systems have little room for sick refugees, migrants, UN agencies warn

New York : Four prominent United Nations system entities have called on countries to protect refugees, migrants, stateless persons and those forcibly displaced by disasters and conflict & ...

UN chief urges unity in mobilizing ‘every ounce of energy’ to defeat coronavirus pandemic

New York : There should be only one fight in our world today, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Friday, issuing a loud clarion call to join “our shared battle against COV ...

China registers 19 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, 4 people died – authorities

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China has registered 18 new imported cases of COVID-19 and one case of internal transmission within the past 24 hours, with four people having died of the disease, th ...