Coronavirus COVID 19 News

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Country is sixth in the world to cross grim milestone after US, India, Brazil, Russia and Argentina.

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Spain 1st country in western Europe to reach 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, health ministry says

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COVID-19 curve is flattening with a positivity rate of 5.5 per cent since past ten days; deaths under control, says Minister

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Four people died of COVID-19 infection in Hassan district on Wednesday, increasing the total death toll to 404. With the fresh 138 cases reported on the day, the total number of confirmed cases report

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Led to confusion, risk-taking and ultimately mistrust towards governments, public health response, says WHO Chief Scientist

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1,158 people test positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district

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President says Brazilians 'will not be anyone's guinea pig' – just a day after his health minister announced deal to buy millions of doses from ...

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Most voters in the Midwestern state have given broad support to Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Covid-19 restrictions; The pandemic ...

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Test positivity rate of 13.5% marks a rise; Karnataka records 5.42% positivity, Andhra Pradesh 5.03%.

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Mercy Mission, a coalition of NGOs working for COVID-19 relief in Bengaluru, that runs a helpline to meet plasma needs of COVID-19 patients, has sourced 400 units so far. It has partnered with Bangalo

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While demand increases, doctors say there has been poor response from COVID-19 recovered patients to donate

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‘Prices of various grades fell by 10-20%’

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Department of LSG’s guidelines are based on Health Ministry protocol

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Hospital systems are at risk of buckling under the strain of soaring numbers of COVID-19 infections that have put the continent once again at the centre of the global pandemic.

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The United States has seen around 300,000 more deaths than usual since late January, with two-thirds

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Police to launch simultaneous inquiry into similar plaint filed two days ago

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Defender Achraf Hakimi has become the seventh Inter Milan player to test positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Champions League match at home to ...

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The government's strategy so far appears to be arbitrary – even illogical in some cases – as it changes rules week by week in a way that instils ...

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PARIS, Oct 21 — People in Spain eat out an average of 4.3 times a week according to data published by catering industry specialists Gira, coinciding with the publication of a vast report from SIAL, the global food industry trade fair rescheduled for 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fuelled by...

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  malaymail.com •

One aspect of the Cube might be helpful in framing the challenge the coronavirus poses: a Rubik's Cube is engaged individually, but solving it is about human solidarity.

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MP inaugurates arthroscopic surgery unit and ICU ventilator at district hospital

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Number of cases comes down from 61 to 48 in Kanniyakumari district

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — PKR said today it respects Umno’s call for a so-called ‘political ceasefire’ amid the economic situation caused by the Covid-19. However, it insisted that it will continue in its effort to “return the people’s mandate”, amid its president Datuk Seri Anwar...

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Telangana recorded 1579 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Five more COVID-patients died. While 41,475 people were examined, results of 1,120 were awaited.The new cases in the State include 256 from the Great

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SHAH ALAM, Oct 21 — The Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) said a Covid-19 positive case was detected at the Kristal Heights Apartment in Section 7 here on Monday. PKNS said in a statement today that the 31-year-old patient tested positive following a swab test conducted at a private...

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University of Mysore Vice-Chancellor G. Hemantha Kumar on Wednesday said 1.3 billion to 1.5 billion students and youth across the globe had been affected by the closure of schools, colleges and univer

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ISKANDAR PUTERI, Oct 21 — The Johor Darul Ta’zim Football Club (JDT) have suffered losses amounting to about RM35 million this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. JDT owner, the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, however, hopes that the economic recovery expected next year could...

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) Trust Management Committee, chaired by president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria, has approved the setting up of a second Covid-19 fund amounting to RM300,000 today. The OCM said in a statement today that national sports associations (NSAs) would...

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Recovery rate crosses 95% for the first time

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SINGAPORE: Children under the age of five are at “lowest risk” of contracting COVID-19 from adults, according to a Singapore study of household ...

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“Strict punitive actions on SOP violations will be initiated,” an official statement from NCOC said, adding that wearing of face masks and social-distancing must be ensured.

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WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — Amazon said today it would extend the option of working from home for many of its employees until mid-2021 as part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. “The health and safety of our employees is our top priority, and it will be some time before things return to...

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FRANKFURT, Oct 21 — Frankfurt’s banking sector is set to lose thousands of jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic even as it tries to attract bankers fleeing Brexit, a study said today. Frankfurt-based Helaba bank said that it expects there will be some 62,700 bank employees in Frankfurt...

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today refuted a claim that almost 90 per cent of those tested positive for Covid-19 were individuals who visited shopping malls around the Klang Valley. As such, he advised members of the public not to share...

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PUTRAJAYA, Oct 21 — Asean countries have unanimously stated their commitment to improving guaranteed food supplies in the region in an effort to reduce the impact of Covid-19 on the region’s population. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry (MAFI) said in a statement that the commitment...

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — A Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) employee from its Property Management and Valuation Department has been infected with Covid-19, the local authority said today. The case marks the third infected person from DBKL, national news agency Bernama reported. According to Bernama,...

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PARIS, Oct 21 — Uefa has given up on holding its under-19 championships in Northern Ireland and cancelled the tournament, which had already been postponed several times. The governing body of European football issued a statement, dated Tuesday evening, which said that the decision was “due to...

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Three people from Taiwan, including two infants, tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Japan

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It has been developed by researchers at IIT, Kharagpur

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The COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate (CFR) in Mysuru has dropped further from 1.8 per cent to 1.1 per cent, bringing much-needed breather to those combating the pandemic. In the last seven days, 34 patient

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KOTA KINABALU, Oct 21 — The number of Covid-19 cases in Sabah is expected to rise exponentially in the next few days after the return of laboratory test results of all prisoners and staff of the Kepayan Prison quarters. Sabah Covid-19 spokesman Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said that the state is...

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<p>Bathurst 1000 racegoers and locals who live in the area are being urged to monitor for symptoms and get tested as soon as possible after coronavirus traces were detected in sewage.</p>

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Who among us has not battled the thought at least once this year that we, or someone we love, could succumb to COVID-19?

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LABUAN, Oct 21 — All illegal routes, in and out of the two squatter water settlements of Saguking Laut and Sebor Baru, which are now under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO), have been identified and closed with barbed wire. Labuan police chief, Supt Muhamad Farid Ahmad said the illegal...

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MADRID, Oct 21 — When 99-year old Florentina Martin caught the coronavirus in September, her grand-daughter’s greatest fear was not that the disease would kill her, but that she would end up alone on an emergency ward. “I always thought loneliness would finish her off before the virus because...

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DUBAI, Oct 21— Iran’s health ministry today reported 5,616 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, the highest daily number since February, bringing the national tally to 545,286 in the Middle East’s hardest-hit country. Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 312...

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — Lack of education and understanding of Covid-19 and its symptoms as well as failure to cooperate with health officials are the primary reasons the coronavirus continues to spread wildly in Sabah, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today. The Health director-general said...

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After weeks of warnings that cases were again on the rise, a third surge of coronavirus infection threatens to be the worst of the pandemic yet in the country.

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AMSTERDAM, Oct 21 —The Netherlands hit a new record for daily coronavirus cases, with more than 8,500 infections in the 24 hours, data released by the National Institute for Public Health (RIVM) today showed. The daily number of confirmed cases continues to rise in one of Europe’s second-wave...

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Coronavirus COVID 19 and Travel news in 2020

Last updated: October 21, 2020

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