How mass pilgrimage at Malaysian mosque became COVID-19 hotspot

How mass pilgrimage at Malaysian mosque became COVID-19 hotspot

KUALA LUMPUR: Worshippers slept in packed tents outside the golden-domed mosque, waking before dawn to kneel on rows of prayer mats laid out in its cavernous central hall. All the while, the coronavirus was passing unnoticed among the guests. Advertisement...
Brazil records first COVID-19 death

Brazil records first COVID-19 death

BRASILIA: Brazil confirmed its first death from the new coronavirus on Tuesday (Mar 17), as Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro declared a state of emergency over the pandemic, restricting public transportation and restaurant service. The South American country’s first...