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Amid Lifting Of Restrictions, Canada Might Face 4th Covid Wave, Say Officials

Jul 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

About 6.3 million Canadians have not received a first dose and over 5 million have not had a second, a Canadian official said

Burundi Government Finally Accepts COVID-19 Vaccines

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana on Wednesday said the vaccines will arrive with the support of the World Bank. It was not immediately clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when.


China Mandates Negative Covid Test For Drivers Leaving Jiangsu Province As Cases Spike

The National Health Commission reported 48 new cases in Jiangsu over the previous 24 hours, bringing its total to 154 over recent days

South Korea PM Apologises For Virus Surge Among Soldiers

Jul 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As per the The Defense Ministry, 247 of the destroyer's 301 crew members have been infected


UK PM Johnson Urges People To Stay Cautious As Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Boris Johnson warns of the Delta variant of coronavirus which is extremely contagious and urges people to stay cautious as lockdown restrictions come to an end soon.

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19 July, 2021

US Hopes New Mask Mandate Will Reverse Virus Spike In LA

Associated Press (AP)

California has seen a steady rise in virus cases since the state fully reopened its economy on June 15 and did away with capacity limits and social distancing


18 July, 2021

UK's PM Johnson Avoids Quarantine After Colleague Catches Covid-19

Associated Press (AP)

On Friday, Boris Johnson attended a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday


16 July, 2021

Canada Could Start Allowing Fully Vaccinated Americans By Mid-August

Associated Press (AP)

Trudeau noted Canada continues to lead G20 countries in vaccination rates with approximately 80% of eligible Canadians vaccinated with their first dose and over 50% of eligible Canadians fully vaccinated.


27 June, 2021

Covid-19: South Africa Battles Rapid Rise Of Infections In Johannesburg

Associated Press (AP)

Johannesburg, a city of 5 million, and the surrounding Gauteng province account for about 60 per cent of the country's new daily infections.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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