Search continues for tens of thousands more who attended a gathering of Tablighi Jamaat, Islamic missionary movement, in Lahore city last month, officials say.
Efforts to exhume bodies are challenged by the African nation's coronavirus-related lockdown, as it marks 26th anniversary of genocide that killed around 800,000.
Beijing has encouraged factories to increase the production of medical supplies as pandemic kills over 65,000 globally and parts of the world face protective equipment shortage.
Already under a 21-day lockdown, South Africa is now embarking on the widespread testing and quarantine campaign involving some 10,000 field workers who are being sent out into homes in villages, towns and cities to screen for symptoms.
The inter-island ferry sailed into a severe storm ignoring weather warnings. While a search of the area found plenty of debris, there was no sighting of any bodies, police superintendent Richard Menapi said.
Countries across the world continue to ramp up efforts to fight Covid-19, which has infected more than 1.1 million people and killed around 60,450, a majority of them in Europe. Here are the latest updates for April 4:
Berlin's state minister of the interior, Andreas Geisel, accuses Washington of "modern-day piracy" after 200,000 highly sought-after FFP2 masks destined for use by Berlin police were "confiscated" in Thai capital.
Defence Minister Hulusi Akar says Turkey is also producing 5,000 medical overalls and 5,000 litres of alcohol-based disinfectants every week to combat deadly infection.
"Robots are tireless assistants that can't get infected, that can't get sick," said the Circolo Hospital's intensive care unit director Francesco Dentali.
Health officials eyeing possibility of using smartphones to ascertain with whom someone diagnosed with Covid-19 has been in contact.
Hotels across the country have been converted into medical care centres to free up beds in hospitals which have been flooded with Covid-19 cases.
Antony Terrell, whose brother was one of the 29 abducted and killed between 1979 and 1981 thinks the man convicted for his brother's murder is not the actual perpetrator.
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