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UK says China has questions to answer about the outbreak of coronavirus
2020-05-04
Britain said Monday that China has questions to answer regarding the information it shared about the novel coronavirus outbreak, but declined to comment on reports that a U.S .- led intelligence consortium had a cover-up accused Beijing.
Malaysia reports 55 new cases of coronavirus, with no new deaths
2020-05-04
Malaysian health authorities reported 55 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, raising the total to 6,353 as Malaysians started heading out on the move and businesses under relaxed curbs.
New Zealand's Ardern urges citizens to follow virus-linked curbs even though no new cases have been reported
2020-05-04
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asked citizens to stay the course on social restrictions still in place to contain the coronavirus, and said that no decision had yet been made about whether the measures would be further eased.
Mosques and schools in low-risk areas of Iran to open again
2020-05-03
Iran plans to reopen mosques and schools in areas that have consistently been free of coronavirus, as the government of President Hassan Rouhani begins to ease restrictions that aimed to contain the outbreak.
South Korea to further relax social distance rules, beginning on May 6
2020-05-03
South Korea will further relax the social distancing rules from May 6, allowing for a phased reopening of businesses, as the nation has largely managed to control the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said on Sunday.