In a strange pattern, members of Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic proselytizing group, have been found unrestrainedly preaching in large religious gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic restrictions in several countries in Asia, leading to hundreds of infections.
According to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE), there were a total of 164,274 confirmed cases in the US, the current highest in the world, with 3,164 deaths.
The CSSE data showed that at least 2,5506 people have died due to the disease in the country, of which 776 were recorded in New York state, the epicentre of the pandemic in the US, reports Xinhua news agency.
Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the total number of infections in Turkey approached 10,000.
'It's possible. It's entirely possible that would happen if we don't mitigate. What we're trying to do is to not let that happen,' America's top infectious diseases doctor, Anthony Fauci said at a White House briefing in the Rose Garden on Sunday.
'It's not too late but we have to deal with the fact we are already in this now, which means putting emphasis on mobilising funding and (placing) attention on getting the equipment that is needed,' she added.
Princess Maria Teresa, of the Bourbon-Parma Royal Family, was born in Paris, France on July 28, 1933 to Prince Xavier and Madeleine de Bourbon.
A 108-year-old woman, who survived the two World Wars and the outbreak of the Spanish flu, died within hours of testing positive for coronavirus, becoming the UK's oldest fatality due to the disease, a media report said.
Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have revealed that strict and early isolation and other preventative mandates may be really effective in minimising the spread and impact of a disease outbreak.
'The Prime Minister is showing mild symptoms. He continues to lead the government's effort in combatting COVID-19 and this morning he held a video conference call and will continue to lead right from the front on this,' Sharma was quoted as saying by the newspaper.
On March 2 test, the North launched two missiles presumably from the multiple rocket launcher from the Wonsan area toward the East Sea. They flew around 240 km on an apogee of 35 km.
The total number of global coronavirus cases has increased to 601,478, while the death toll stood at 27,862, the latest update by the Washington-based Johns Hopkins University revealed on Saturday.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an emergency grant of $300,000 to aid Bangladeshs fight against the coronavirus pandemic, a media report said on Saturday.
US President Donald Trump has signed the largest economic stimulus package in history worth about $2 trillion to rescue the nation from the clutches of the coronavirus pandemic after Congress in a rare show of unity passed it.
No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city in central China's Hubei Province.
The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in Italy reached 86,498 on Friday, exceeding the total figure registered in China, according to data by the Civil Protection Department coordinating the national emergency response.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen by 13 per cent within a day to reach a total of 32,964 as of Friday, the 11th day of national lockdown imposed to contain the outbreak, Health General Director Jerome Salomon said.
India is ready to dispatch rapid response teams to Nepal for assisting them with the present Covid-19 situation there, Lieutenant General Anup Banerji, DG Armed Forces Medical Services, said on Friday.
The cruise ship, which was originally scheduled to return to San Francisco, was barred from docking at the Port of San Francisco after 21 people, including 19 crew members and two passengers, tested positive for COVID-19.
He becomes the second high-profile British leader to test positive for coronavirus in recent days after Prince Charles, the heir to the throne. Some ministers in the Johnson government and MPs have also tested positive for Covid-19.
Canadian researchers are developing a DNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and has currently infected nearly 5,00,000 people worldwide and crippled the global economy.
The 22 Indian passengers were in transit at the Dubai Airport when New Delhi announced the decision to impose a ban on passenger flights. Some of them have been at the airport since March 18.
While several theories circulate on social media about new coronavirus (COVID-19) being a lab-designed bio-weapon, researchers have developed a tool that can assess if a disease outbreak is of unnatural origin or not.
A 101-year-old man in the coastal Italian city of Rimini has recovered from the novel coronavirus, the disease which has infected a total of 80,589 people in the country and has claimed the lives of 8,215 others.