November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

Patients with Omicron Covid-19 variant showing 'very mild' symptoms: South African doctor

A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain among patients said on Sunday that symptoms of the Omicron variant were so far mild and could be treated at...

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Indonesia bans holiday leaves to avoid Covid-19 surge

Indonesia has issued a ban on civil servants and workers in state-owned and private companies taking leave around Christmas and New Year, in a strong pre-emptive measure to avoid a Covid-19 flare-up.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

France to announce new Covid-19 measures avoiding lockdown

France is set to announce new Covid-19 containment measures on Thursday (Nov 25) as infection rates surge nationwide, but does not plan a new lockdown like some other European Union countries.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

South Korea sees record 4000+ Covid-19 cases in a day

New coronavirus infections in South Korea exceeded 4,000 in a day for the first time since the start of the pandemic as a delta-driven spread continues to rattle the country after it eased social...

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Despite festivals, India records smallest rise in Covid cases in one and half years

India reported 7,579 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the smallest rise in one-and-a-half-years despite huge festival gatherings in recent weeks, thanks to rising vaccinations and antibodies...

November 22, 2021
November 22, 2021

Get vaccinated or get Covid-19: Health Minister tells Germans

Germany's health minister said Monday that the rapid rise in coronavirus cases means it's likely everyone in the country who isn't vaccinated will have caught Covid-19 by the end of...

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

China confines 1,500 university students to dorms, hotels following Covid outbreak

China has confined nearly 1,500 university students to their dormitories and hotels following an outbreak of COVID-19 in the northeastern city of Dalian.

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Europe could see ‘another half million Covid-19 deaths’ by February: WHO

The rising number of cases of Covid-19 in Europe is of “grave concern” and the region could see another half a million deaths by early next year, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday.

October 29, 2021
October 29, 2021

Vaccinated people easily transmit Delta variant in households: UK study

The Delta coronavirus variant can transmit easily from vaccinated people to their household contacts, a British study found on Thursday, although contacts were less likely to get infected if they...

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

Moscow goes into lockdown as Russia Covid-19 deaths surge

The Russian capital brought in its strictest COVID-19 related lockdown measures in more than a year on Thursday as nationwide one-day pandemic deaths and infections hit new highs amid slow...