China reports one confirmed, four asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 07:25 GMT

China does not count asymptomatic patients, those who are infected with the virus but not exhibiting symptoms, as confirmed cases.

China's Wuhan ends its coronavirus lockdown but elsewhere one begins

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 02:16 GMT

The Chinese city where the new coronavirus emerged ended its more-than two-month lockdown on Wednesday, even as a small northern city ordered restrictions on residents amid concern about a second wave of infections.

Japan to offer free anti-flu Avigan drug to 20 virus-hit nations

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 09:42 GMT

Japan plans to provide for free the anti-flu drug Avigan to 20 countries hoping to use it to treat coronavirus patients, Kyodo quoted Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi as saying Tuesday.

Brazilian president denies he tests positive for coronavirus

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 09:07 GMT

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has denied he is infected with coronavirus after reports he tested positive during an initial test.

China: Death toll of coronavirus rises to 2,445

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 09:59 GMT

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now stands at 77,041 and the cumulative death toll is 2445.

China: Confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 74,279, death toll rises to 2007

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 10:56 GMT

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland now stands at 74,279 and the cumulative death toll is 2007.

Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicenter; global economic impact spreads

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 11:15 GMT

The head of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease

Japan to start trials using HIV treatment for coronavirus: Suga

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Japan is aiming to start trials soon using an HIV treatment for the coronavirus, The New York Times reported.

In Pics: Health Min. evacuates 617 people from Matruh quarantine

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 01:07 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed confirmed on Monday that the Egyptians who returned from Wuhan, China are in good health and do not suffer from any diseases.

France announces first coronavirus death outside Asia

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 - 11:57 GMT

France has recorded 11 cases of the virus, out of a global total of 63,851.

Chinese consul lauds Egyptian stance towards his country

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Chinese Consul General here Zhao Liying on Tuesday lauded measures adopted by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in support of China after the spread of Coronavirus.

14 coronavirus cases reported in Germany

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 10:35 GMT

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose from zero to 14 within a week, CNN reported

Taiwan just confirmed its 17th coronavirus case

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 11:12 GMT

Taiwan confirmed its 17th Wuhan coronavirus case Saturday, CNN reported, quoting the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

American dies of coronavirus in China as toll set to surpass SARS

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 10:42 GMT

An American became the first confirmed non-Chinese victim of the new coronavirus, U.S. officials said on Saturday.

No coronavirus cases among Egyptians repatriated from Wuhan: China’s amb.

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 03:17 GMT

Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang on Thursday said no cases of coronavirus were recorded among Egyptians who resided in Wuhan before they were recently repatriated.

Cabinet says Egypt free of coronavirus, denies adjourning academic term

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 12:17 GMT

While coronavirus has killed over 630 people by Friday, according to CNN, since it emerged in December in Central China’s Hubei province, particularly in Wuhan, the Egyptian authorities has reiterated on a daily basis that no cases of the deadly virus wer

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 564: China

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 10:14 GMT

The death toll and number of people infected by the novel coronavirus continues to grow, with no signs of slowing despite severe quarantine and population control methods put in place in central China, according to CNN.

Schools adopt hygiene procedures for 2nd term amid nCoV outbreak

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 03:00 GMT

The students will be subject to a medical examination at the beginning of the second term.

Egypt to dispatch medical equipment to China amid coronavirus crisis

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 05:29 GMT

The shipments are part of Egypt’s support to the people of China, according to the statement.

Egypt to repatriate citizens living in coronavirus-stricken Wuhan

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 07:35 GMT

The state-owned flag carrier of Egypt, EgyptAir will send a private plane on Sunday to China to repatriate Egyptians residing in Wuhan.