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Pakistan foreign minister moved to Rawalpindi for Covid-19 treatment, China wishes him speedy recovery

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was admitted to Combined Military Hospital in Rawalpindi for further treatment for coronavirus infection, Geo News reported on Saturday, citing sources. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian has wished him a speedy recovery from the illness. “Please stay safe. I wish you a quick recovery,” he tweeted tagging […]

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US records 43,742 new virus cases in 24 hours

WASHINGTON: The United States notched more than 43,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed Saturday, amid a surge of infections around the country. The Baltimore-based university’s tracker showed 43,742 more cases as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Sunday), bringing the country’s total number of cases since the pandemic […]

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Tokyo Confirms 111 New Covid-19 Cases after Governor Urges Residents to Avoid Non-essential Travel

FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing protective masks get off a subway train at amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Tokyo reported 131 new cases the previous day, prompting Governor Yuriko Koike, who is widely expected to win Sunday’s gubernatorial election, to urge residents to avoid non-urgent trips out of the capital and embrace working […]