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UK coronavirus death toll rises to 2,921, up 24% in a day

LONDON: The United Kingdom's coronoavirus death toll rose 24 per cent to 2,921 as of April 1. As of 0800 GMT on April 2, a total of 163,194 people had been tested of which...

Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies to combat coronavirus

WASHINGTON: A Russian cargo plane carrying 60 tonnes of medical supplies, including ventilators, masks and other protection gear, needed to treat the patients with Covid-19 landed in the US as the country wrestles with...

Pakistan’s coronavirus cases jump to 2,119

ISLAMABAD: The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan climbed to 2,119 on Wednesday. So far, 27 people have died from the disease since the first Covid-19 death in the country was reported on March...

Coronavirus in UK: UK government promises more virus tests as criticism grows | World News

LONDON: Britain said on Wednesday it would soon begin testing 25,000 people daily for Covid-19 as criticism of the government grew over low numbers of testing compared to other countries. Housing minister Robert Jenrick...

US Coronavirus deaths pass 4,000;Johns Hopkins University | World News

WASHINGTON: The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000 early Wednesday, more than double the number from three days earlier, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The number of...

Five things we still don’t know about the coronavirus

PARIS: Despite extensive study by doctors and scientists across the world since the new coronavirus first appeared in China three months ago, much about the scourge is still unclear. Here are five key questions...