healthcare in the East

Wuhan reports no new asymptomatic cases for first time

Wuhan, the city in central China's Hubei Province previously hard hit by the novel coronavirus, reported no new asymptomatic cases Sunday, the first time since the provincial capital released figures on the virus carriers showing no …

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Turkey confirms 948 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey confirmed 948 new COVID-19 cases and 28 more deaths in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca tweeted. He said that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Turkey has risen to 158,762, …

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Iran records 34 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Iran confirmed 34 more fatalities from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 7,451. A further 2,023 people have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the overall count to 137,724, Health Ministry …

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Azerbaijani and Turkish Presidents hold phone talks

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, according to the Azerbaijani presidential press service. The Turkish leader congratulated and extended his wishes …

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Turkey reports 1,141 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey's daily COVID-19 death toll reached 32, as new confirmed cases stand at 1,141 with 24,589 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The total death toll in the country now stands at 4,340, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin …

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Civil servants stop working remotely in Iran

The further relaxation of the isolation regime continues in Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed. "Rouhani said that the country has managed to take control of the coronavirus outbreak, and the trend towards a decrease …

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Wuhan to test entire population for coronavirus

Wuhan has ordered officials to test its entire population of 11 million people after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began reported new infections for the first time since its lockdown was lifted. All …

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Turkey reports 1,542 new coronavirus cases in a day

Turkey reported 47 daily deaths from COVID-19 and 1,542 new cases, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. The total number of active coronavirus cases in Turkey has dropped to 42,180, Koca said on Twitter. According to the …

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Turkey's coronavirus death toll rises by 59

The number of people who have died from COVID-19 in Turkey has risen by 59 in the last 24 hours to 3,520, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday, as a slowdown in deaths and ICU patients continued. The overall number of cases rose …

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Iran to export coronavirus test kits

Iran has issued its first permit for the export of serologic test kits used to diagnose patients affected with the new coronavirus disease, the country's vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari said during a …

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Tokayev extending state of emergency in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan will ease some coronavirus-related restrictions in the coming days despite extending its state of emergency until May 11, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said. The Central Asian nation of 19 million will, in particular, …

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