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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

No need for International travellers to India to declare vaccination status: Government

News: Travellers arriving in India will no longer need to file self-declaration Covid vaccination forms on the Air Suvidha portal, the...

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India's active Covid cases fall below 7,000

News: logged 406 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,46,69,421, while the active cases dipped to 6,402,...

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COVID: India’s active tally decline to 24,043

India reported 2,112 new infections raising the COVID-19 cases to 4,46,40,748, while the number of active cases declined to 24,043,...

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Singapore rings alarm for November peak of new Omicron variant

As alarm increases over the new ‘immunity-evasive’ Omicron variant of Covid-19 called the XBB strain, the health minister of Singapore....

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South Korea lifts all COVID-19 travel restrictions

South Korea lifts all COVID-19 travel restrictions. Starting tomorrow, visitors to South Korea are no longer required to undergo PCR testing...

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India logs 4,043 new Covid cases in a day

India recorded 4,043 new COVID-19 cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health...

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India logs over 9k new COVID cases, 30 deaths

India has recorded 9,436 new COVID cases in a day, taking the cumulative tally to 4,44,08,132, while the count of active cases has declined...

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Singapore health officials extend use of Moderna vaccine for kids

Singapore news: The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) in Singapore has extended the authorisation of Moderna’s Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine for...

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India logs over 11,500 fresh COVID cases

India has recorded 11,539 new COVID cases, pushing the tally to 4,43,39,429, while the number of active cases came down to 99,879, according...

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Delhi logs India's fourth monkeypox case

India News: Delhi yesterday reported first case of Monkeypox. The patient has been admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College, the Union...

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Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

India

Indian government to offer free COVID booster jabs

India@75: The Union government will administer booster doses against the coronavirus disease free of cost to all adults for 75 days to mark...

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Singapore President, Speaker, Minister contract COVID

Singapore President Halimah Yacob, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, and Minister Edwin Tong have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Singapore

COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

Singapore logs over 9,000 fresh Covid cases; death toll hits 1,411

Singapore has reported 9,392 fresh COVID cases, while the cumulative death toll has climbed to 1,411 with another fatality.

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Singapore reports 11,504 COVID cases; highest in three months

Singapore reported 11,504 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in over three months, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung warn people that latest wave of...

Singapore

Meet Indian-American teen Harini Logan, Scripps Bee 2022 champion

Indian-American teen Harini Logan has emerged as the champion of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee and is over the moon.

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Saudi Arabia sets travel curbs for India, 15 other nations amid COVID spike

Saudi Arabia has announced restrictions for those of its citizens travelling to India and 15 other countries after resurgence in COVID...

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Backlash over viral video showing minor driving near Mumbai highway

A video of a minor girl driving a Toyota Fortuner on the Eastern Express Highway near Mumbai has gone viral and prompted a backlash from...

India

WHO charts India with 4.74 million 'excess COVID deaths', highest in the world

News: World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated there were 4.74 million COVID deaths in India in 2020 and 2021, which is the highest in...

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Kamala Harris is the latest in White House to contract Covid

USA News: United States vice-president Kamala Harris has tested positive for Covid, but is asymptomatic, the White House said.

USA

Delhi revives mask mandates after jump in cases, violators to pay fine of INR 500

India News: COVID cases rise in New Delhi, the state government has revived the masks mandate in public places and announced that those...

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UP on toes amid fresh rise in COVID cases

India News: UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all the National Capital Region (NCR) district officials to be vigilant, following rise in...

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India sees 1,150 new COVID cases in a day, four deaths

India has recorded 1,150 fresh COVID cases, taking the country's total tally to 4,30,42,097, while four new deaths pushed the toll to...

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India logs first Omicron sub-variant XE case in Mumbai

India has reported first case of Omicron sub-variant XE in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said in a statement.

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