Coronavirus COVID 19 News

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The number of COVID-19 infections was in single digit in 8 districts; 16 deaths raise the toll to 35,869
Coimbatore district reported 139 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The district had 1,587 active cases and 143 persons recovered on Friday.Six more persons from Coimbatore district died of COVID-19 and
Former US president Bill Clinton was recovering Friday after two days in a California hospital for an infection not related to the coronavirus, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said.
The United States will reopen its land and air borders on November 8 to foreign visitors fully vaccinated against Covid-19 -– ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from much of the globe that separated families, hobbled tourism and strained diplomatic ties.
The United States announced Friday that it will allow entry to foreign travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, by both land and air, starting November 8.
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AUCKLAND, Oct 15 ― New Zealand reported 65 new locally acquired cases of Covid-19, with all in locked-down Auckland, as the country readies for a mass immunisation drive tomorrow when it hopes to administer a record 100,000 vaccine doses. Auckland, the country's largest city, entered into a...
Former President Bill Clinton has been hospitalised for a non-Covid-19-related infection.
US FDA advisers to review Merck's oral COVID-19 drug next month
US FDA advisers back Moderna COVID-19 booster shots for older and high-risk people
KUCHING, Oct 15 — There is no planning and no coordination on the ground on the booster shots and third dose rollout by the state Health Department, Malaysian Medical Association (MMA). Its president Dr Koh Kar Chai said it is heartening to hear from the health minister that Covid-19 third dose...
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President Moon, first lady receive COVID-19 booster shots
LONDON, Oct 15 ― Fully vaccinated passengers arriving in England from low-risk countries from October 24 will no longer have to take expensive Covid-19 tests, the British government said yesterday. Last month the government simplified the rules for international travel to England in a boost to...
NSW residents who are fully vaccinated will be able to enter Victoria without needing to undergo quarantine upon arrival.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — Another 88 people died from Covid-19 in Malaysia over the past 24 hours, bringing the total lives lost in the country to 27,681. Today’s numbers also show a slight increase from yesterday’s 68 deaths, but is the second day straight that deaths have been under 100. Out...
SYDNEY, Oct 15 ― Sydney will end its Covid-19 quarantine for fully vaccinated international travellers from November 1, New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet said today, foreshadowing the full return of overseas travel after more than 19 months. Australia closed its international borders in...
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WASHINGTON, Oct 15 ― The attorneys general of 14 US states sent a letter to Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg asking if the top disseminators of vaccine disinformation on the platform received special treatment from the company. The line of inquiry was generated after Facebook...
Dubbo mayor Stephen Lawrence gives evidence at a Senate committee hearing into the Covid-19 pandemic.
The patient is a Taiwan resident. Meanwhile, five patients were discharged upon recovery.
SINGAPORE, Oct 15 — When Burhanto Rejo contracted Covid-19 from the foreign worker dormitory he worked at, he did not stay home, instead going to a Hougang licensed moneylender to borrow money for the upcoming Hari Raya Puasa festivities. He then lied in a visitor declaration form at moneylender...
The US Navy said Thursday that personnel who refuse to be vaccinated against Covid-19 will be expelled from the force, ahead of the November 28 deadline for the injection.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15 ― An expert committee yesterday recommended a booster dose of Moderna's anti-Covid vaccine in the United States for certain at-risk groups, a month after making a similar decision for the Pfizer shot. The opinion submitted by the advisory committee of the Food and Drug...
WASHINGTON, Oct 15 ― US President Joe Biden yesterday announced a major new Covid vaccine donation for Africa and promised greater commitment to the continent as he welcomed his first African leader, Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta. Meeting at the White House, Biden and the Kenyan president promised to...
A South Australian social worker has been directed not to provide health education or information about Covid-19 vaccines after she allegedly sent out emails making false claims about the jab.
SYDNEY, Oct 15 ― Covid-19 cases in Australia's Victoria hovered near record levels today, even as authorities look set to lift lockdown restrictions next week in Melbourne, the state capital, as the state nears a key vaccination milestone. A total of 2,179 new locally acquired cases were reported...
All authorised Victorian workers spanning from retail staff to professional athletes must now be partially vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a booking to go to work.
Victoria has recorded 2179 new cases of Covid-19.
All authorised workers now must be vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to keep attending their workplaces.
The Brazilian Report follows the spread of Covid-19 in Brazil, and the reactions of authorities to the novel coronavirus.
People in NSW will be able to add their digital vaccination certificate to their Service NSW app from Friday, as the state approaches its second stage of reopening.
Rapid home tests are a few weeks away, as Australia recorded its worst-ever day of COVID-19 cases but authorities expressed hope of making lockdowns history.
The recommendation is non-binding but it’s a key step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign to millions more Americans.
NSW is preparing to hit its 80 per cent double-dose vaccination target, Victoria’s restrictions are on track to ease late next week despite record high case numbers and COVID-19 self-testing kits have been approved for use in Australia come November.
A test case on NSW vaccine mandates has been viewed more than one million times on YouTube, according to data from the NSW Supreme Court.
After nine weeks, the ACT's lockdown has lifted as the state approaches 75 per cent double-dose vaccine coverage.
A combination of Brexit and COVID-19 has sparked an exodus of east European workers, leaving some 120,000 pigs waiting to be slaughtered.
Rapid home tests are a few weeks away, as Australia recorded its worst-ever day of COVID-19 cases but authorities expressed hope of making lockdowns history.
All authorised Victorian workers spanning from retail staff to pro sportspeople must now be partially vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a booking to go to work.
Leading Indian epidemiologist among WHO's scientific advisory group for origins of novel pathogens
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 14 — The Sabah government has decided to allow Friday and obligatory prayers with a congregation of 50 per cent capacity of the mosque or surau, starting tomorrow. Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the decision made at the State Disaster...
KUCHING, Oct 14 — The Sarawak government has allocated RM78.5 million under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) Programme 7.0 Plus to assist small and medium as well as micro  adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said...
The Ministry of External Affairs said that the coronavirus vaccines have been sent to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Leading asset management and infrastructure solutions company UEM Edgenta Berhad (UEM Edgenta) has opened a vaccination centre (PPV) for teenagers aged 12 to 15 to help expand the reach of their vaccination programmes. UEM Edgenta managing director and chief executive...
KOTA BARU, Oct 14 — Following its transition to Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan (PPN), Kelantan today announced that the obligatory five times a day and Friday prayers in the state can be performed according to the actual capacity of the mosques beginning tomorrow. Kelantan Islamic...
The WHO released a proposed list of 25 experts to advise it on next steps in the search for the virus’ origins after its earlier efforts were attacked for going too easy on China.
KUCHING, Oct 14 — Only 1.89 per cent or 20 of the 1,061 Covid-19 positive cases in Sarawak today involve lung infection which require oxygen support and use of ventilators. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) in a statement said the other 98.11 per cent or 1,041 cases had mild or no...
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) will heighten all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for a continuous and sustainable recovery in the aviation industry, in anticipation of a surge in passenger movements in the coming months. Group chief executive officer Datuk Mohd...
On Thursday, Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the state’s nurses union had applied to the Supreme Court requesting to have the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of health workers overturned, on grounds that it was unlawful.
IPOH, Oct 14 — About 300 school teachers of the total of 37,590 in Perak have yet to be vaccinated against Covid-19. State Education, Higher Learning and Human Resource Committee chairman, Ahmad Saidi Mohamad Daud said that based on the information received, the unvaccinated teachers were still...
KOTA BARU, Oct 14 — Kelantan today began administering the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine booster dose, with a total of 200,000 individuals targeted to receive the jabs in stages. Kelantan State Health Department (JKNK) director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said that for the initial stage it would be given to...

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