Google publishes reports showing if coronavirus lockdowns working in 131 countries

OAKLAND: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus. Google’s analysis of location data from billions of users’ phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are...

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Google publishes reports showing if coronavirus lockdowns working in 131 countries

OAKLAND: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus. Google’s analysis of location data from billions of users’ phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are...

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Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in Pakistan rise to 2,458

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Punjab rose to 928 on Friday afternoon after eight more cases were reported across the province, according to Provincial Disaster Management Authority. Five of the new cases were reported from Lahore, the authority added. On Friday morning after new cases were confirmed in Islamabad Capital Territory and Gilgit Baltistan (GB), according...

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Iran, US heat up war of words on Iraq despite virus pandemic

TEHRAN: Iran said on Thursday that it "only acts in self-defence" after President Donald Trump warned it against attacks on United States troops in Iraq, as a new war of words heated up despite the coronavirus pandemic. Tensions between the arch-foes flared in Iraq where the US deployed Patriot air defence missiles prompting neighbouring Iran to warn of consequences and...

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Coronavirus outbreak proves a trial for celebrities

Taylor Swift is sending cash to some of her fans and Rihanna has donated $6 million to support people whose livelihoods have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Movie and record producer David Geffen said he is self-isolating in the Caribbean on his multi-million-dollar yacht, and Madonna posted a now-deleted video of herself in a bathtub filled with rose petals...

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Pakistani business family, conglomerate announce Rs1bn in aid for coronavirus combat

Business giant Engro on Thursday announced it would be pledging Rs1billion to the prime minister’s relief fund. “Mr Hussain Dawood, today, on behalf of Engro, Dawood Hercules and his family pledged a contribution in services, kind and cash of PKR 1 billion for the short, medium and long-term,” a statement read. The statement further said Dawood was committed to helping...

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Coronavirus: Recovered patient donates blood plasma for treatment

Yahya Jafri, a coronavirus survivor, has donated his plasma to doctors to help them in the fight against the novel infection. In a press conference on Thursday, Jafri said that he is ready to help his country in any way and thanked God for his recovery from the illness. “This virus will become history and our efforts will be remembered,”...

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