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Renowned Armenian physicist diagnosed with COVID-19 dies in Moscow

Well-known Armenian physicist, Professor Mishik Ghazaryan, who had tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a Moscow hospital on Monday evening.

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia reached 853

As of 11am on Tuesday, a total of 20 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus have been registered in Armenia. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan mentioned this on his Facebook page, adding that 25 citizens have recovered from this disease.

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as coronavirus symptoms worsen

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms "worsened", BBC News reports, citing Downing Street.

Artsakh President addresses congratulatory message on Motherhood and Beauty Day

President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan addressed a congratulatory message in connection with the Motherhood and Beauty Day, the Presidential Office stated.

Human Rights Watch urges US to ease sanctions on Iran in COVID-19 crisis

Broad US-imposed economic s¬anctions are negatively affecting the Iranian government’s ability to adequately respond to the mounting health consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, HRW's official website reported, according to IRNA.

India closes its railways for first time in 167 years

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25, Indian Railways took the unprecedented move of suspending passenger trains across the country until April 14.

Eduardo Eurnekian to provide $250,000 in aid to Armenian government for fighting COVID-19

Argentine-Armenian businessman, National Hero of Armenia Eduardo Eurnekian will provide 250,000 USD in aid to the government of Armenia for fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID19: Dutch-Armenians follow instructions of health ministry – Armenian community representative

The Armenian community of the Netherlands, which is quite active and law-abiding, follows all the instructions of the Health ministry to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and tries to understand what developments are expecting, Head of a major tourism agency operating in the Netherlands Erik Aghabekyan told Armenpress.

Coronavirus cases reach 188 in Georgia

The number of cases of coronavirus has reached 188 in Georgia as of Monday morning, Agenda.ge reports.

Pashinyan and Putin discuss gas supplies, coronavirus situation

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a phone talk with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, RIA Novosti reported referring to the Kremlin’s press service.

Consultation devoted to fight against COVID-19 convened in Martuni

Head of Martuni region of the Republic of Artsakh A. Melkumyan convened a consultation with the heads of all subdivisions of the territorial administration body, reports the Information Headquarters of Artsakh.

Pope: Real heroes are those who are giving themselves in order to serve others

Pope Francis has begun the first of several Holy Week ceremonies that will be held behind closed doors this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

China reports increase in new coronavirus cases, asymptomatic patients

Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases as of Sunday, up from 30 a day earlier, and the number of asymptomatic cases also surged, as Beijing continued to struggle to extinguish the outbreak despite drastic containment efforts.

Only 11 new coronavirus cases recorded in one day, signaling “unprecedented” dynamics in Armenia

1 new COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed in Armenia in the past 24 hours, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on social media, signaling what appears to be an abrupt decrease of daily new cases, given that the previous daily cases were 52 (April 4).

Inspections conducted at Stepanakert public food facilities

Within the framework of anti-epidemiological work with respect to the spread and prevention of COVID-19, epidemiologists of the Center for Epidemiology and Hygiene have visited Stepanakert’s public food facilities to inspect on-site the compliance with sanitary and hygienic rules.

Artsakh army soldier wounded in Azerbaijan shooting

On Sunday, at around 5:30pm, Artsakh Republic Defense Army serviceman Arayik Shakhpazyan (born in 2000) sustained a gunshot wound at a Defense Army in the military from a shot fired by Azerbaijan.

30 Armenian citizens to arrive today from the Netherlands

About 30 Armenian citizens will arrive from the Netherlands today, news.am reports, citing the Armenian Embassy in the Netherlands.

Coronavirus: Trump voices hope for ‘levelling-off’ in US hotspots

President Donald Trump has expressed hope coronavirus cases were "levelling off" in US hotspots, saying he saw "light at the end of the tunnel".

Boris Johnson hospitalized over COVID-19 symptoms

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, BBC News reports, citing Downing Street sources.

Azerbaijan violated ceasefire over 170 times in passing weekv

The adversary breached the truce at the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces more than 170 times, from March 29 to April 4.