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CtoI News Desk August 20th 2021 Covid-19 #Singapore
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Shashi Tharoor among prominent Indians attacking UK's new COVID travel policy for India

Prominent Indian politicians and celebrities have gone on the record condemning the United Kingdom government's newest COVID-19 travel...

Covid-19 #IndiaUKRelations

UAE warns Indian expatriates against fake flight approval letters

The UAE embassy in New Delhi issued an advisory asking Indian expats set to return to the Emirates to be cautious against fake flight...

Covid-19 #Travel

COVID-19 antibodies decrease by 80 per cent six months after second Pfizer vaccine jab, finds US study

A US study has found that a decrease in COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine was found in senior nursing home residents six...

Covid-19 #USANews

Concerned about rate of virus spreading, will take quick action: Singapore Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore's Ministry of Health sounded a warning about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and the COVID-19 multi-ministry...

Covid-19 #Singapore

Singapore now world's most vaccinated state; 80 percent citizens get both doses

Singapore has become the world's most vaccinated state, after fully inoculating 80 per cent of its population against the coronavirus, the...

Covid-19 #Singapore

More US cities requiring inoculation proof in public places

More cities across the United States are requiring people to show proof they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to teach at school, work...

Covid-19 #USANews

Air India announces flights to London after Britain eases curbs

India's national carrier Air India has announced a flight schedule from Mumbai to London following Britain's relaxations to the travel...

Covid-19 #IndiaUKRelations

Singapore set to ease COVID restrictions, open entry to vaccinated foreign workers

Singapore is set to ease COVID restrictions on daily life from today and begin slightly loosening border controls, citing a vaccination rate...

Covid-19 #Singapore

UK eases travel restrictions for travellers from India, moves it to 'amber' list

Travellers from India to the UK will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine at home. They must take a COVID test three days before departure...

Covid-19 #IndiaUKRelations

Singapore's Changi Hospital emerges as new COVID hotspot

Singapore News: The Changi General Hospital in Singapore has emerged as the new Covid cluster, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has said. A...

Covid-19 #Singapore

Singapore citizens aged 18 and over can walk in to get Moderna jabs

All unvaccinated Singapore residents as well as long-term pass holders aged 18 and above, can walk into 11 community centres offering the...

Covid-19 #Singapore

US may impose fresh curbs amid surge in COVID cases: Biden

US President Joe Biden has hinted that new guidelines or restrictions would be imposed in the United States in response to a resurgence of...

Covid-19 #USANews

COVID cases continue to rise in UK, show new figures

COVID-19 cases are still on the rise in most parts of the United Kingdom, though there are signs the rate of increase in Britain might have...

Covid-19 #UKNews

Delta variant has propelled COVID spike in US: Fauci

White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci has said that the recent surge in COVID cases across US was caused by the highly virulent...

Covid-19 #USANews

Singapore planning to allow quarantine-free travel from September

Singapore has tentative plans to relax more virus curbs, including starting to allow quarantine-free travel from September, marking the...

Covid-19 #Singapore

Singapore postpones National Day Parade events amid COVID spike

Singapore, on heightened alert due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, announced it has postponed its National Day Parade from August 9...

Covid-19 #Singapore

UK PM, Chancellor to self-isolate after Health Secretary tests COVID positive

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will self-isolate as they have come in contact with...

Covid-19 #UKNews

US COVID curve on the rise again; authorities wary of another surge in cases

The United States COVID 19 curve is surging again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three...

Covid-19 #USANews

Britain eases norms for amber list countries, UAE still on red list

Fully inoculated British residents returning from amber list countries will no longer need to quarantine. However, anyone vaccinated outside...

Covid-19 #UKNews

Global COVID tally breaches 186.7 mn, deaths over 4.02 mn

University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global Covid caseload, death toll and the total...

Covid-19 #COVID19

Over 80 million vaccine jabs administered across UK: Report

More than 80 million covid vaccines have been administered across the UK through the largest and most successful vaccination programme in...

Covid-19 #UKNews

UAE gives nod to emergency registration of Moderna's vaccine

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the approval of the emergency registration of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine.

Covid-19 #UAENews

Singapore clocks 16 COVID cases, tally at 62,579

Singapore today reported 16 COVID cases, pushing the tally to 62,579, the Health Ministry said. Of these cases, five were locally...

Covid-19 #Singapore

US Congress passes resolution on COVID relief for India

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising the devastating impact of COVID-19 in India and calling for urgent...

Covid-19 #IndiaUSRelations

Singapore begins vaccinations for non-residents from today

Singapore will be opening up vaccination drives for non-residents from June 30, two days earlier than planned, the country’s health...

Covid-19 #Singapore