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India's financial capital, Mumbai, has recorded 51,000 cases of Covid, taking it past the peak in Wuhan, where the virus first emerged.


Coronavirus: Wuhan draws up plans to test all 11 million residents

Wuhan has proposed an ambitious battle plan to test its entire population in just 10 days.

Coronavirus: Chinese Super League team return home to Wuhan after 104 days abroad

Chinese Super League team Wuhan Zall make an emotional homecoming after being unable to return for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Wuhan to ease lockdown as world battles pandemic

The lockdown in the Chinese city where the outbreak began will be partially lifted next month.

Lockdown on COVID-19 cluster in Vinh Phuc lifted

The lockdown placed on Son Loi, a rural commune in the northern province of Vinh Phuc that had been hit by COVID-19, was officially lifted at 0:00 hours on March 4.

Chinese director of Hanoi metro project put in quarantine after arrival

Tang Hong, director of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro project, has been placed in quarantine in accordance with prevailing regulations amid the new coronavirus outbreak after he returned to Vietnam from China for work.

Singapore charges Chinese man with SARS-CoV-2 for lying to health officials

A Chinese man infected with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 and his wife have been charged in Singapore for lying to health authorities investigating whether they had passed the disease to others.

Coronavirus: Pregnant nurse 'propaganda' sparks backlash

The nine-month-pregnant nurse was portrayed as heroic for continuing to work on the frontlines.

Coronavirus: Ukraine protesters attack buses carrying China evacuees

President Volodymyr Zelensky urged people to show solidarity and remember "we are all human".

Coronavirus: The noted victims of the virus in Wuhan

A bodybuilder, a watercolour artist and a film director are amongst those who have died in Wuhan.

Provincial hospitals expected to run tests for coronavirus soon

Tests for the novel coronavirus (nCoV) could be run at provincial hospitals in the near future, said Professor Dang Duc Anh, director of the National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE).

Are coronavirus tests flawed?

Concerns are being raised about the accuracy of the tests for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei

Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.

Vietnam records 16th coronavirus infection case - a man from Vinh Phuc

A 50-year-old man in the northern province of Vinh Phuc has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the health ministry.

Coronavirus poses challenges for tourism manpower

The Wuhan coronavirus, apart from lowering tourist arrivals and tourism revenue, has created chaos for the tourism labor market.


Vietnam localities unhit by nCoV can reopen classes: Ministry

Based on the evolution of the epidemic and weather conditions in each locality, each local government should decide whether students should go back to school or take a longer break.

Vietnam brings 30 citizens home from Wuhan

Vietnam has flown home 30 citizens from Wuhan in China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Coronavirus claims 97 lives in one day - but number of infections stabilises

Some 908 people have now died in China - but the number of new infections has stabilised.

Young people in HCM City call on peers to donate blood

Hundreds of young people in HCM City are calling on their friends via social media and others to donate blood to address a shortage amid the ongoing public health emergency caused by the coronavirus.


Coronavirus patients will receive free treatment: health ministry

People who caught novel coronavirus (nCoV) would be offered free tests, treatment and medicine, according to the Ministry of Health.