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World coronavirus dispatch: Second US stimulus, and West Asia's burial woes

From Covid-19 deaths in China coming down to zero, to many West Asian countries facing a disruption in burial rituals, and the US' deal for masks - read these and more in today's international digest

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Coronavirus | Italy | USA

Yuvraj Malik 



Medical workers wearing equipment to protect themselves from coronavirus bring a patient to St Thomas' Hospital in Westminster in London. Photo: PTI
Medical workers wearing equipment to protect themselves from coronavirus bring a patient to St Thomas' Hospital in Westminster in London. Photo: PTI

China on Tuesday reported no new coronarivus-related deaths in 24 hours, and the 32 new reported cases were all in people who returned from overseas. The country from where the outbreak started, has so far recorded 81,740 cases and 3,331 deaths linked to the virus. Its number for daily new deaths has been hovering in single digits for weeks now — just one on many days.

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First Published: Wed, April 08 2020. 08:00 IST

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