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- Iran's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen to 70,029 on Saturday, with an increase of 1,837 in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figure from Iran's health ministry; Ali Larijani, the country's parliament speaker has been in self-quarantine at home and in stable condition, according to the Tasnim News Agency.

- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided on Saturday to extend a nationwide lockdown to tackle the spread of the coronavirus, local media reported, saying Indian government is likely to extend the lockdown for two weeks.

- Switzerland's death toll from the new coronavirus has reached 831 as of Saturday, said the country's public health ministry. The number of confirmed cases has increased to 24,900.