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Iran: Coronavirus death toll rises to 1,685

ANKARA A total of 129 people in Iran have died of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll up to 1,685, said an Iranian health official on...

Study suggests Chinese virus ‘outbreak may be worse’

ANKARA The outbreak of fatal coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China seems to be spreading fast, suggested a study released on Tuesday. According to the study conducted by the University of Hong Kong’s...

6,000 Iranians get tested daily for coronavirus

ANKARA Approximately 6,000 Iranians get tested per day for the novel coronavirus, an official said on Saturday. Speaking to Iran's official IRNA news agency, Director of Pasteur Institute of Iran Dr....

Death toll from China’s coronavirus outbreak hits 17

ANKARA The death toll from the outbreak of a new respiratory virus in China has climbed to 17, local media reported Thursday. Health authorities have also confirmed that hundreds of others...

Coronavirus worldwide death toll climbs past 13,000

ANKARA The worldwide death toll from coronavirus on Sunday topped 13,000, while the number of confirmed cases also rose to nearly 307,300, according to U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The country with...

Ethiopia: Turkish body offers advanced health training

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Turkey’s organ transplant foundation offered advanced health training to Ethiopian surgeons, physicians, nurses and coordinators. The first of three training programs organized by the Turkish Society of Intensive...

Second case of infectious coronavirus detected in US

WASHINGTON  A second case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in the U.S., health officials said Friday amid China's frenzied push to contain the outbreak. The new case of a...

Rwanda in lockdown to contain coronavirus

KIGALI, Rwanda Rwanda Saturday announced a two-week lockdown in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus, banning unnecessary movement of residents within the Central African country and closing its...

WHO’s emergency panel to meet on China virus

GENEVA A World Health Organization emergency panel will meet on Wednesday to discuss the outbreak of a new virus in China which has claimed six lives, an official said. In a...

Lebanon's coronavirus cases rise to 93

BEIRUT  The total number of coronavirus cases in Lebanon has risen to 93, the Lebanese Health Ministry said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry called on citizens to "adhere to...

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COVID-19: Spain’s lockdown to be extended till April 25

OVIEDO, Spain Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that the country will continue with its strict lockdown measures until at least April...

COVID-19: Death toll in Netherlands surpasses 1,600

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands  The death toll from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands has risen to 1,651, authorities announced Saturday. The overall number of...

UK reports record 708 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

LONDON British health authorities announced on Saturday that the U.K.-wide death toll from coronavirus rose by 708 over the last 24 hours, the record rise...

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