Women took to the streets in peaceful democracies and in countries gripped by conflict, though in far smaller numbers than last year, when the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic had yet to hit the world.
Women and Child Development Minister Piyal Nishantha de Silva was among several politicians who consumed the concoction, but parliamentary officials said he had since tested positive for coronavirus and taken to a treatment centre.
The sealing of high-risk area comes as Pakistan reported 6,472 news cases on Saturday, the country's highest single-day total. Pakistan has confirmed a total of 132,405 cases, including 2,551 deaths.
Omani citizens are required to present a negative PCR test result, provided the pre-examination is from accredited laboratories in their country, and that the validity period of the test does not exceed 48 hours from the date of the test.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that it has conducted 143,991 COVID-19 tests in the past 24 hours.
According to the latest figures released on Monday by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 330 confirmed COVID-19 cases diagnosed in 24 hours and eight more deaths were reported due to the virus.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has affirmed that end of service remuneration is not calculated on the basis of the additional agreement to the contract. An employee is entitled to a gratuity, which is calculated on the basis of the salary mentioned in the contract before it is reduced as per an additional agreement to the contract as stated under Resolution 279 observed during the implementation of the precautionary measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Like millions of other Britons, the prime minister will be able to have a trim and a tipple on Saturday, when the country takes its biggest step yet out of coronavirus lockdown with the reopening in England of restaurants, pubs and hairdressers, along with secular and sacred venues including cinemas and church.
The surge in deaths and number of corona patients also indicate the looming danger, said a research done by Geo News, which is based on experts’ comments and analysis of data collected from four big cities of the country.
Mian Jamshed Uddin Kakakhel, Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, and Shaukat Manzoor Cheema, who was a member of the Punjab assembly, both died on Wednesday. Cheema was elected on a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ticket in 2018 from PP-51 Gujranwala constituency.