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Health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19, in a latest social media post.

Koca said he tested positive for coronavirus five days ago and affirmed that he will continue to work on the recent regulation on health workers' rights via online meetings.

"Soon, I will be among my friends," the minister said.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1141 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

One thousand and forty-one new cases of coronavirus were registered in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria. 12 confirmed infected have died, according to data from the Unified Information Portal.

The figures are slightly higher than a week ago. Last Saturday, 1,024 new cases of coronavirus and 10 deaths were registered in our country.

Almost 1,600 new Covid cases during extended weekend, nine deaths

Ljubljana – A total of 1,582 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Slovenia during the extended weekend and nine fatalities among Covid-19 patients. Friday included, 11 patients died and 3,156 new infections were confirmed, data released by the Health Ministry shows.

Coronavirus infections keep receding

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 2,402 new cases of coronavirus for Monday, 9% fewer than the same day a week ago as cases kept falling week-on-week for the 12th day running. Six patients with Covid-19 died, fresh data from the Health Ministry shows. The number of patients needing hospital care for Covid-19 dropped by nine from Sunday to 104, of whom 15 require intensive care.

Saudi King Salman enters hospital for ‘examinations’: report

Saudi Arabia's ageing King Salman has been admitted to hospital for unspecified tests, state media reported Sunday.

The kingdom has generally sought to quell speculation over the health of the 86-year-old monarch, who has ruled the top oil exporter and the Arab world's biggest economy since 2015.

Corona Virus Outbreak Had Spread in East Asia 20,000 Years Ago

An international team of scientists say they have found traces of an ancient plague in the ancestral genetic makeup of East Asians.

An international study found that plague corona virus ever spread in East Asia more than 20,000 years ago. In this study, the scientists stated that they found traces of plague in the genetic order of people from that area.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 29 to 30,276

Another 29 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Sunday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force. According to GCS, they are 18 men and 11 women. As many as 28 of the deaths were recorded in patients who had comorbidities, and one death did not have comorbidities.