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  1. Indian doctors fight coronavirus with raincoats, helmets amid lack of equipment

    Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the weak state of the public health system ahead of an anticipated surge in COVID-19 cases.
  2. Tokyo records most new coronavirus cases in a day as pressure for lockdown builds

    Tokyo recorded more than 70 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday for its highest tally in a single day, as pressure built on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to order a lockdown with a minister saying Japan's containment strategy was stretched to the limit.
  3. Russia coronavirus cases jump to 2,337 in record daily rise

    The number of coronavirus cases in Russia jumped to 2,337 on Tuesday, an increase of 500, as the country recorded its biggest daily rise for the seventh day in a row.
  4. UAE imposes first lockdown on historic district to slow coronavirus

    Dubai enforced the UAE's first full lockdown on a district housing the emirate's famous gold and spice markets on Tuesday, to disinfect the normally bustling tourist and trade area as part of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
  5. Indonesia declares emergency over coronavirus, expands social welfare

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared a national public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and announced measures to help people with lower incomes.
  6. Indonesia president announces $25 billion spending to fight coronavirus

    Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Tuesday said he had signed a regulation to let the government significantly raise spending in its fight against the coronavirus and widen the 2020 budget deficit to 5.07% of GDP.
  7. On Oklahoma plains, an island of near normality in a pandemic

    On red cobbled Main Street in Guymon, the biggest town in Oklahoma's panhandle, Jesus Ruiz gives "high and tight" hair cuts as a red, white and blue barber's pole turns lazily outside.
  8. Cabin crew swap aircraft aisles for hospitals in UK's coronavirus fight

    Britain's temporary hospitals are seeking volunteers from airlines, calling on cabin crew members who are currently grounded to use their first-aid skills and calm manner to help get the new Nightingale hospitals up and running.
  9. Indonesia confirms 114 new coronavirus infections, taking total to 1,528

    Indonesia confirmed 114 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, bringing the total to 1,528, a health ministry official said.
  10. Malaysia's reported new coronavirus cases rise by 140 to 2,766

    Malaysia reported 140 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total to 2,766, with 43 deaths.

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