Coronavirus has killed more than 2.4 million people and infected over 110 million globally. Here are virus-related developments for February 19:
Experienced batsman Faf du Plessis says South Africa must master the unfamiliar conditions and home captain Babar Azam when they play their first test in Pakistan since 2007 in the opening match of a two-game series that starts in Karachi on Tuesday.
Women took the streets in various parts of the country for a second day to vent their anger over the police blaming the woman victim for what they called her "mistakes" that led to the sexual assault outside the city of Lahore.
Pakistanis have proposed numerous hypotheses for their country's seeming ability to weather the pandemic, crediting everything from the young population and the hot and humid climate to unproven claims of natural immunity.
Two statues of Ertugrul Gazi have been put up in Pakistani city of Lahore after the immense popularity of the Turkish drama.
As Prime Minister Imran Khan slams coronavirus measures as elitist, experts question why Pakistan's government is taking a risky-all-or-nothing approach towards the lockdown as cases rage and pummel the weak health systems.
Pakistan had resumed domestic flights earlier this week ahead of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan after a countrywide Covid-19 lockdown since mid-March, Airbus says it would provide technical assistance to investigators.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected over five million people, with around 327,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 20:
Maulana Saad Kandhalvi accused of violating social distancing guidelines despite the lockdown orders by Indian PM Narendra Modi. Missionary group says people stayed at its headquarters due to the sudden cancellation of rail and transport services.
Governments in the populous South East Asian region are struggling with a shortage of tests and equipment as millions of people across Pakistan, India and Bangladesh face poverty amid lockdowns.
Health experts have warned of an epidemic in South Asia, home to a fifth of the world's population, that could easily overwhelm its weak public health systems.
Two Muslim architects and a Christian priest are breaking the barriers of hate in Pakistan.
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