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Murmansk/Sputnik: Denmark's restrictive measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are being extended until January 17, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said at a press conference broadcast by Danish media. more
Joe Biden urges US Congress to provide more funds COVID-19 treatment, reopening efforts

Washington/Sputnik: US President-elect Joe Biden urged Congress to provide additional funds to fund COVID-19 treatment as well as reopening efforts.

Chinese national in Russia forged COVID-19 test results to go home: Chinese Embassy

Moscow/Sputnik: A Chinese national living in Russia changed his COVID-19 test results to board a flight back to China and tested positive upon returning, the Chinese Embassy in Russia sai ...

Bangladesh: 24 die with Covid-19 within 24 hours; death toll nears 7,500 mark

Dhaka: The death toll in the deadly novel coronavirus in Bangladesh has reached 7,452 after 24 people died within 24 hours between Saturday and Sunday, according to an official press rele ...

Donald Trump signs spending bill that includes Coronavirus relief legislation

Moscow/Sputnik: Incumbent US President Donald Trump has signed the coronavirus relief and government spending bill, Trump said in a statement.

Culture in crisis: Arts fighting to survive COVID-19 impact

New York: The culture sector, which employs more than 30 million people globally, has been hit much harder than expected by the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout, the UN Educational, S ...

Turkey quarantines more than 4,600 passengers from UK amid coronavirus mutation concerns

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish authorities have quarantined 4,603 passengers from the United Kingdom, where a new mutation of the coronavirus has been detected, Turkish Heath Minister Fahrettin ...

Countries suspend air traffic with UK over mutated coronavirus strain

Moscow/Sputnik: Countries in the European Union and beyond began suspending travel with the United Kingdom on Sunday due to risks associated with the discovery of a new coronavirus strain ...

Austria plans to impose 3rd strict lockdown over COVID since March from Dec 26 - Reports

Vienna/Sputnik: Austria is planning to introduce the third strict lockdown in 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus starting December 26, national media reported on Friday.

Infamous Italian serial killer Donato Bilancia dies in prison of COVID-19

Rome/Sputnik: Donato Bilancia, one of the most infamous serial killers in Italy, has died in prison of the coronavirus, Italian media reported on Thursday.