Mist falls on the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Torrential rain damaged cars, garages, basements, attics, stores, roads and factories and interrupted railway services, the regional government said in a statement.
Dust storms engulfed areas of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Motorists were urged to exercise caution in the streets
Mumbai airport experienced issues in flight operations due to heavy rain and poor visibility.
Experts said the findings may change how governments plan for the next phase of the pandemic, including how they fund and organise vaccine research and development.
Individuals whose tourist or visit visas had expired after March 1, 2020, and were not able to leave due to COVID-19, have to leave the country within one month without any fines.
Of the almost 2,000 samples, only 12 had antibodies, said Reinhard Berner from the University Hospital of Dresden, adding the first results gave no evidence that school children play a role in spreading the virus particularly quickly.