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A newborn baby has reportedly been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in London, becoming the global pandemic's youngest confirmed case, according to a report in a section of the British media.
The child's mother was reportedly rushed to the North Middlesex Hospital in the borough of Enfield with suspected pneumonia days earlier.
It is thought that she only learned of her diagnosis right after giving birth. The newborn was thought to have been tested within minutes of being born.
Doctors are now trying to establish how the baby caught the disease - either through the womb or during birth.
The mother was now being treated at a specialist facility while her child has been admitted in another hospital.
As of Saturday, the number of coronavirus cases in the UK were 798 with 10 fatalities.
The British government is still working on the details of how it will implement quarantine measures for people arriving in the country, interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday.
On Saturday, large crowds, carrying placards calling for "freedom" and an end to the "tyranny" of the restrictions, gathered outside the Buckingham Palace before moving on to Trafalgar Square, the BBC reported.
One self-administered test involves a “machine-learning holographic microscope” which, backers including Dell and Intel hope, can identify whether a person is carrying the disease and offer results in less than half a minute.
The deal arrives just in time for a summit of world leaders hosted by the U.S. government on Thursday and Friday, where the EU and other global powers will promote their pledges to protect the planet.
Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Xi and Russia's Vladimir Putin to the meet starting on Earth Day, meant to mark Washington's return to the front lines of the fight against climate change after former president Donald Trump disengaged from the process.
As aviation industry players have become more optimistic on the resumption of international flights worldwide, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with a leading European diagnostic service provider, for more ease to passengers required to secure negative Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) test results.
Sheikh Abdullah affirmed the depth and strength of relations between the UAE and Pakistan, which, he said, are longstanding and based on mutual trust and respect. He stressed the two nations’ determination to grow cooperation across all fields for the common good of both nations’ peoples.