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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.

CtoI News Desk January 14th 2022 India

China’s new rule houses COVID suspects inside metal boxes

China has unveiled a series of strict measures to control Coronavirus cases spread. One of such laws is to house the suspected COVID...

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India logs over 2 lakh fresh COVID cases in a day

India has recorded 2.47 lakh new coronavirus cases today, the highest single-day jump in the ongoing wave, pushing the tally to 3.63 crore....

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New COVID strain IHU has more mutations than Omicron

France has detected a COVID variant named IHU, which scientists said that it has more mutations than the Omicron variant.

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Amid COVID surge, Delhi imposes curfew on Saturdays, Sundays

As India’s national capital continues to witness rise in COVID-19 cases, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia imposed weekend curfew; ie...

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal self-isolates after testing positive for COVID

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has isolated himself in home after testing positive for COVID-19.

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India begins vaccination for 15-18-year-olds from today

India News: Vaccinations kicked off for teens in the 15 to 18 age group from today across India amid a surge of Covid-19 cases in multiple...

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India sees Omicron tally crossing 1,000 mark

India witnessed its Omicron tally breaching the 1,000 mark for the first time, just two days ahead of the new year. Breaking News

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'Tsunami' of Omicron cases worldwide set to overwhelm healthcare systems: WHO chief

A COVID variant-driven "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world, the WHO said yesterday as data showed cases...

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May see spike in COVID-19 cases in India, according to Cambridge virus tracker

India may see a spurt in the Coronavirus growth rate within days and head into an intense but short-lived virus wave as the...

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India clears two more Covid vaccines, one pill

The Indian government has cleared two more Covid vaccines - Corbevax and Covovax - and one anti-viral pill Molnupiravir

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Too soon to tell if Omicron worse than Delta: WHO

A World Health Organisation official stated that the organisation does not yet have enough data on the new Omicron variant of the...

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UK reports surge of 10,000 Omicron cases

Cases in the United Kingdom of the fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus jumped sharply to almost 25,000.

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Singapore world's second most expensive city to live in; Tel Aviv tops the list

According to the data released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore has become the world's second most expensive city to live...

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Omicron threat: India set to postpone resumption of international flight services

India's announcement about the resumption of commercial international flights scheduled for December 15 is likely to be postponed, with the...

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Singapore reports record 3,577 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths

6 Oct 2021: Singapore reported a record total of 3,577 new cases of COVID-19 infection, including 630 in the migrant worker dormitories and...

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Three deaths, surge in COVID cases lead to ward closures in Singapore hospitals

Singapore Covid Cases- Even as Singapore reported 1,178 new local COVID-19 infections today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced strict...

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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...

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US: 99% Covid deaths in last six months among unvaccinated

The United States is facing "the pandemic of the unvaccinated" amid a nationwide spike in COVID infections. Fuelling by the highly...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Engineer among four Covid community infections; lowest since June 11

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that a PUB engineer and a television installer employed by Best Denki were among four fresh...

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23 new cases push Singapore's COVID tally to 62,493

COVID-19 caseload in Singapore mounted to 62,493 today as 23 more people tested positive for the disease, ministry of health officials said.

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Singapore cuts stay-home period by a week

Covid 19 update - Singapore has reduced the stay-home period from 14 days to a week for those arriving from higher-risk nations and zones,...

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Nine new COVID cases in Singapore today, three local and six imported

In total, MOH reported nine new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore.

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