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Pakistan reports 582 pandemic cases in one day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday has reported 4 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 306,886. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped...

Boris Johnson advises back into offices, use face masks and 10pm curfew on pubs...

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the UK was at a "perilous turning point" in the battle with coronavirus as he abandoned efforts to get more workers back into offices, ordered...

Having flu doubles risk of coronavirus death: Study

LONDON: Infection with flu and coronavirus at the same time more than doubles a person’s risk of dying than if he or she only had COVID-19, according to research released by England’s highest...

Covid-19 surge has reached critical point; says Chris Whitty

LONDON: Britain stands at a "critical point" in the coronavirus pandemic, Professor Chris Whitty will warn, as he lays the ground for tough new controls in an urgent attempt to halt the...

CanSino Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

ISLAMABAD: Falling COVID-19 infection numbers in Pakistan will not affect a Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential vaccine being developed by China’s CanSino Biologics , which is expected to begin this...

Sir Keir Starmer in corona self-isolation

LONDON: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms. He will continue working from home, but did not take part in Commons...

Many cities in England don’t have facility of tests

LONDON: Coronavirus tests are unavailable in Bolton, Salford, Bradford, Blackburn, Oldham, Preston, Pendle, Rochdale, Tameside or Manchester and people were unable to book tests from the government website which says they are...

Number of corona sufferers in UK hospitals doubled in fortnight

LONDON: The number of people in hospital in England with coronavirus has doubled in the past two weeks alongside a sharp rise in confirmed cases, Yahoo has reported. Government figures published...

Health Secretary warns against threat by Coronavirus still exist

LONDON: Addressing the House of Commons on Monday (September 8), Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock spoke about new measures introduced in Bolton to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

England to launch regional travel quarantine policy

LONDON: England is to start applying a regional approach to its quarantine policy for international arrivals, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said. From 4am on Wednesday, arrivals from seven Greek...