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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.

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...

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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...

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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.

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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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Delhi, Maharashtra to do away with masks at public areas

Delhi and Maharashtra have decided to lift the face mask mandate amid a drop in Covid cases, but advised to put on covers at crowded places.

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India Covid tally less than 2,000 for eighth day

COVID cases in India continued to remain below 2,000 cases for the eighth day in a row. In the last 24 hours, 1,421 new cases health...

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India charts COVID codes for 12-14 age group

The central government of India announced Covid guidelines for the children between 12 and 14 years that is set to kick off from today and...

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Indian Home Ministry asks states, Union Territories to lift Covid curbs as cases drop

India’s Home Ministry today asked all its states and union territories to relax Covid restrictions and night curbs amid substantial slump...

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India sees COVID dip, but surge in five states

COVID cases in India is showing a sustained downward trend. But five states have the highest infection count in the last 24 hours.

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Singapore gives nod to Pfizer’s oral drug for treating COVID

In a big boost to health sector, Singapore has finally approved Pfizer's oral antiviral tablet Paxlovid for treating COVID-19, the...

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India’s Covishield, Covaxin jabs may get cheaper after nod from drug regulator

The prices of Covid vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin - are likely to get cheaper in India after regular market nod from the country’s...

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India logs below 3 lakh COVID cases, experts warn Omicron cases on the rise

India on Tuesday has recorded 2,55,874 fresh Covid 19 cases down from 3,06,064 in the previous day, as Union Ministry of Health and Family...

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‘India’s Covid situation will soon reach epidemic level’

India’s COVID pandemic will gradually slide into an epidemic stage, said a senior epidemiologist at All India Institute of Medical...

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‘India’s Omicron is now in community transmission stage’

India’s government body has said that the country’s Omicron variant is in the community transmission stage and is spreading...

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PM Modi chairs COVID review meet with CMs

PM Modi Live: Amid a spike in India’s COVID 19 cases triggered by the Omicron variant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a review...

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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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