Malaysia reports 16th COVID-19 death

Malaysia reports 16th COVID-19 death

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded another COVID-19-related fatality on Tuesday (Mar 24), bringing the death toll in the country to 16. In a Facebook post, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the 75-year-old Malaysian man with a history of chronic illness was the 1,334th COVID-19 confirmed case. Advertisement Advertisement Explore: Interactive map of all the confirmed cases reported around […]
When will I see you again? COVID-19 keeps couples apart

When will I see you again? COVID-19 keeps couples apart

MADRID: Andrea Chabant Sanchez, a Madrid-based publicist, normally travels to Paris once a month to see his girlfriend. In January he booked his flights through to July. Now those precious reunions are on hold, as ever-tightening travel restrictions prevent him, and...
Enough COVID-19 test kits for Myanmar, says WHO representative

Enough COVID-19 test kits for Myanmar, says WHO representative

SINGAPORE: Myanmar – which announced two COVID-19 positive cases on Monday (Mar 23) – currently has enough test kits to detect suspected cases, says a World Health Organization’s (WHO) official. This assurance came from WHO representative to Myanmar...
Airlines beg for rescue as coronavirus hit soars to US$250b

Airlines beg for rescue as coronavirus hit soars to US$250b

LONDON: Global airlines urged governments on Tuesday (Mar 24) to speed up bailouts to rescue the air transport industry as they doubled their estimate of 2020 revenue losses from the coronavirus crisis to more than US$250 billion. “We clearly need massive action...