Coronavirus COVID 19 News

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Outpatients (OP) services including COVID-19 inoculation in government hospitals in Alappuzha are likely to be affected on Tuesday with government doctors under the banner of the Kerala Government Med

The district administration has barred entry to KRP dam or any other waterbodies along Thenpennai river here on the occasion of Aadi Perukku on Tuesday.In view of the COVID-19 containment measures cur

The district administration has banned the entry of devotees in the following temples on the occasion of Aadi Perukku on Tuesday as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic Collector H. K

Pattali Makkal Katchi has urged the district administration to take effective measures to prevent spread of COVID-19 in the district.In a petition to the Collector here on Monday, party’s State deputy

Non-COVID services are set to resume at Gandhi Hospital here from Tuesday. It had been turned into an exclusive COVID-care facility when the State saw an upsurge in coronavirus infections during the s

Former US president Barack Obama is planning a massive birthday party for himself with hundreds of guests, despite the surge in coronavirus cases across the country.

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 2 ― Sabah recorded 1,166 new Covid-19 positive cases today, with the highest infections being in the 18 to 59 age group, which reached 793 cases. Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said that with today’s new positive cases, the cumulative total of...

IPOH, Aug 2 ― The development of Escape Cameron Highlands, a new world-class tourism destination in Malaysia, will kickstart the revival of the country’s domestic tourism industry which has been greatly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic since last year. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri...

Talks doing the round about possible tightening of lockdown to contain the third wave of COVID-19 has unnerved the MSME sector in Tiruchi region.Several MSME units that are on the verge of slipping in

District Collector Kavitha Ramu on Monday announced a ban on ‘Moi Virandhu’ in the district in an effort to check the spread of COVID-19. In a press release issued here, Ms. Kavitha Ramu said steps we

A surprise visit made by Madurai Collector S. Aneesh Sekhar to the Flower Market at Mattuthavani on Monday brought to the fore serious violations of COVID-19 precautionary norms.The Collector found th

SINGAPORE: Safe distancing enforcement officers can enter, inspect and search "various premises, including residences", without a warrant to check ...

The districts in the central region reported 369 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday keeping with the rising trend in the region over the past few days. The Health Department said that seven more patien

Shops will be sealed if COVID-19 norms are violated: Collector

Active COVID-19 caseload in Kozhikode district inched closed to 25,000 on Monday when 1,772 more people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. As many as 24,798 people are under treatment for the infection h

Hassan Deputy Commissioner R. Girish has said the district administration was taking measures to bring down the number of COVID-19 cases in the district. At present, the test positivity rate stood at

PENAMPANG, Aug 2 ― Police have rearrested the fourth detainee who escaped while being quarantined at the Covid-19 quarantine and low-risk treatment centre (PKRC) of the Native Courts Training Institute here. Penampang district police chief DSP Mohd Haris Ibrahim said the detainee, Mohd Rahman...

The Chikkamagaluru district administration has taken stepped up screening for COVID-19 at district entry points following an increase in the test positivity rate in N.R.Pura taluk. The TPR there is th

LONDON: Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from the US and the European Union on Monday (Aug 2) as travel industry leaders ...

WASHINGTON, Aug 2 — The Covid-19 pandemic reversed a steady decline in global current account imbalances in 2020 as massive deficit aid spending in advanced countries combined with wider trade gaps for medical supplies and plunging demand for oil and travel, the International Monetary Fund said...

Students of odd semesters of degree and PG courses take them in good numbers

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 2 ― After 18 months of uncertainty and spotty income, Tropical Spice Garden (TSG) in Teluk Bahang here is facing permanent closure as its funds run dry. Owner Katharine Joan Chua said the tourism spot has had close to zero income and they have depleted most of the company’s...

Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey and New York all plan to continue to test asymptomatic people who have been exposed to COVID-19

The COVID-19 epicenter in the United States has shown signs of shifting to the Midwest after ravaging New York and Sunbelt states.

Reeling under heavy economic losses, Pune traders threaten they would keep shops open till 7 p.m. from August 4

KOTA BARU, Aug 2 ― The Kelantan Health Department (JKNK) believes the Delta variant reported in Pasir Puteh may have spread to several districts such as Bachok and Tanah Merah, causing a surge in Covid-19 infections in the state. Its director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said with the increasing trend...

Collector Kavitha Ramu on Monday inspected a COVID-19 awareness programme organised at the new bus stand here. Awareness on the safety measures to be taken by every individual to prevent themselves fr

JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced on Monday (Aug 2) that the current restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 ...

Three Cambodian dogs had been successfully trained to sniff out COVID-19, Director General of the Ca

Ready to face possible ‘third wave’, says Collector

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― The start of the walk-in initiative at selected vaccination centres (PPVs) here today has been much anticipated by those who have yet to get their appointments. A visit to one of the PPVs — Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre — saw workers and volunteers there explaining...

An airport staff member at the cargo terminal of Pudong airport has tested positive for COVID-19, Sh

Army troops will patrol Sydney’s suburbs today to help enforce health orders, Brisbane residents are awaiting news of a possible lockdown extension while daily case numbers are heading in the right direction in Victoria.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — About 3,600 to 8,000 vaccinations will be administered daily at the KL Convention Centre (KLCC) vaccination centre (PPV) to walk-in recipients in the Klang Valley from today to August 22. KLCC PPV3 manager Dr Zaisuria Azmi said the vaccination capacity depended on the number...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― Five localities in Sabah, Kelantan dan Sarawak will be placed under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) from Wednesday until August 17, said Senior Foreign Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He said in Sabah, the two localities involved are...

Anthony Albanese has proposed a new cash incentive for COVID-19 vaccinations that would help prevent restrictions that come at a huge cost to the economy.

BANGKOK: Thailand will increase the number of people required to isolate at home with COVID-19 to 100,000, health officials said on Monday (Aug ...

ALOR GAJAH, Aug 2 ― Approximately 8,000 workers in the retail sector in Melaka are expected to get vaccinated against Covid-19 through the Retail Industry Vaccination (Rivac) programme starting in the middle of this month. State Unity, Community Relations, Manpower and Consumer Affairs Committee...

Parents have to provide written consent before sending their wards, says Minister

ALOR SETAR, Aug 2 ― The Kedah government will expand and improve its vaccination facilities after the state managed to obtain more vaccine supplies from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti). Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said Kedah received 226,000 doses of the...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's health ministry reported 219 coronavirus deaths on Monday (Aug 2), a daily record, bringing the Southeast Asian country's ...

BEIJING: The Delta variant poses new risks for the world's second-biggest economy as it spreads from the coast to China's inland cities and ...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― The Health Ministry today announced a new record high for both the daily Covid-19 fatality rate and patients being treated in intensive care units (ICU) at 219 and 1,063, respectively. The previous record for the Covid-19 daily death rate stood at 207 on July 26 and 27,...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 ― For Malaysians looking to buy Covid-19 self-test kits online, the Malaysian government’s one-stop app for all things Covid-19 ― MySejahtera ― has been directing them to an e-commerce website called Pharma2u.co. Following a complaint recently from the professional body...

BEIJING, Aug 2 — The Delta variant poses new risks for the world’s second-biggest economy as it spreads from the coast to China’s inland cities and presents fresh challenges to authorities who have for months managed to avert any widespread outbreak of the coronavirus. Barely a month after...

Beijing reported one new locally-transmitted confirmed case of COVID-19 from 12 am to 3 pm Monday, l

TEHRAN, Aug 2 — Iran’s daily Covid caseload crossed 37,000 mark for the first time today, the health ministry said, as the Islamic republic also recorded its highest daily fatalities in three months. In the past 24 hours, Iran registered a record 37,189 positive cases, bringing the total number...

Delay of event set to start August 11 is necessary to prevent gathering of people, said organizer.

Collector warns sealing of shops if COVID-19 norms are violated

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Last updated: August 2, 2021

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