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COVID-19: Maharashtra govt identifies 15 'Hotspots' in Thane

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Thane/UNI:  In the wake of 33 people testing positive for Novel Coronavirus in this Maharashtra city, the state government on Friday has declared 15 places as Quarantine Containment zones or hotspots, to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
UAE hospitals use 3 types of medicines to treat COVID-19 patients – Medic
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  Hospitals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are using three types of medications to treat patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, including drugs against malaria, bacterial infections and HIV, Bassam Mahboob, a consultant pulmonologist and allergist in the Emirates Medical Association, said in an interview with the Dubai-based Al-Bayan newspaper.
Thailand authorities register 50 new COVID-19 cases, 1 fatality over past 24 hours
Bangkok/Sputnik/UNI: The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Thailand increased by 50 over the past 24 hours, which brings the total toll of those infected to 2,473, while the death toll rose by one, Taweesin Wisanuyothin, a spokesman of the national coronavirus response center, said on Friday.
Yemen registers first COVID-19 case
Sanaa/UNI: Yemen registered on Friday its first COVID-19 case in a southern province under the control of the government, the supreme national emergency committee said.
Death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 95,000 worldwide: Johns Hopkins University
New York/UNI: The death toll from COVID-19 exceeded 95,000 worldwide on Friday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Shanghai reports 3 new imported COVID-19 cases
Shanghai/Xinhua: Shanghai reported three newly confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from overseas Thursday, the local health authority said Friday.
New Zealand confirms 2nd death of COVID-19
Wellington/Xinhua/UNI: A second person has died of COVID-19 in New Zealand, the country's Ministry of Health said on Friday.
South Africa extends lockdown for another two weeks to combat COVID-19
Johannesberg/UNI: In order to stem the spread of Covid-19, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday extended the country’s lockdown for another two weeks.
St. Petersburg int'l legal forum opens in online format, to focus on COVID-19 crisis
Moscow/Sputnik:  The annual St. Petersburg International Legal Forum will open on Friday in a virtual format to bring together the world’s leading legal and health professionals discussing legal aspects of life amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: US death toll touches to 16,672
Washington/UNI: As many as 1904 people have lost their lives to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 16,672, Johns Hopkins University said on Friday.
Another man tests positive for Coronavirus in Bokaro
Bokaro/UNI: A 35-year old man has tested positive for Coronavirus in this district, taking the total number of confirmed cases in Jharhand to 14.
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