Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday told his people they should use gasoline as a disinfectant to clean face masks - and stressed that his advice was not a joke.
Worried South Koreans are putting banknotes in their microwaves and washing machines, damaging the bills in their attempts to cleanse them of the coronavirus.
Saudi Arabia's healthy ministry has confirmed that no COVID-19 cases were recorded among the Haj pilgrims.
Tougher lockdown measures have been introduced in parts of northern England after a rise in the rate of novel coronavirus transmission, raising concerns over a second wave.
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The UAE has pledged urgent humanitarian assistance to those affected by the explosion at Beirut port.