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Singapore mulls issuing wearable virus-tracing device for all citizens

Story by Reuters City state Singapore is mulling to give a earable device to all of its citizens which will allow them to know that if they have interacted with carriers...

Fawad Chaudhry, Parliament, NA, National Assembly, coronavirus,COVID-19

Minister Fawad Chaudhry says will not attend NA session after parliament staffers contracted coronavirus

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has decided to not attend the parliament session in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The federal minister...

Gharidah Farooqi, coronavirus, test, positive

TV anchor Gharidah Farooqi contracts coronavirus, goes into self-quarantine

TV journalist Gharidah Farooqi revealed on Wednesday that she has tested positive for the coronavirus and is now in self-quarantine. The journalist tweeted that she had...

Romania, cobbler, coronavirus, Grigore Lup

Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with size-75 shoes

Story by Reuters Soon after a two-month lockdown to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus eased in Romania in mid-May, Grigore Lup, a Romanian shoemaker from the...

Punjab, covid-19, coronavirus, lockdown, policy

Punjab shopkeepers told to adopt ‘no mask, no service’ policy

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on June 3 said that social distancing is necessary to counter novel coronavirus along with use of mask and sanitizer. The CM...

Jazeera Airways, COVID-19, Coronavirus

This airline is offering free tickets to workers fighting COVID-19

A Kuwaiti airline company has announced to offer free tickets for frontline fighters against the Coronavirus. According to the Arab News agency, the Kuwaiti...

Japan, saliva, coronavirus, detection, tests, covid-19, Japan coronavirus

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Story by Reuters Japan’s government said on June 2 it has approved saliva-based tests for the new coronavirus, offering a safer, simpler way to diagnose infection...

Sindh government, lockdown, covid-19, coronavirus, Sindh lockdown

Cinemas, beauty parlours to remain closed in Sindh till June 30

The Sindh government has decided to keep its educational institutions, gyms, cinemas, wedding halls, beauty parlours, salon and amusement parks closed till June 30 to...

Coronavirus, COVID-19, potency

New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says

Story by Reuters The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said on Sunday. “In reality, the virus...

SBP, State Bank of Pakistan, economy, Pakistan, coronavirus, COVID-19, SBP lockdown, Pakistan, growth target, SBP

State Bank of Pakistan says further lockdown will harm the economy

The State Bank of Pakistan has said national economy faces downside risks, stemming from the virus-induced lockdown due mainly to the country’s multidimensional...