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 2021-11-29 03:41 

Hindustan Times

15 countries and spreading: Where has the Omicron variant been spotted...

A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain - later identified as Omicron - said on Sunday that its symptoms were so far mild and could be treated at home....

 2021-11-29 03:12 

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Maharashtra may impose 7-day quarantine for passengers from SA...

Maharashtra Covid Task Force member Dr Shashank Joshi said they are in "vigilant" mode as the Omicron variant is reportedly more infectious than Delta, the variant largely responsible for the deadly second wave of coronavirus infections in India e...

 2021-11-29 02:29 

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Czech President appoints Milos Zeman Petr Fiala as PM in ceremony behind glass...

The new government will have to tackle a new wave of coronavirus infections that is threatening to overwhelm hospitals and an energy crisis, after the collapse of a large electricity provider....

 2021-11-29 01:40 

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Omicron: List of 'at risk' countries and situation in India...

The central government has released revised travel guidelines to check the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. It has also released a list of 'at risk' countries, which Omicron cases have been detected....

 2021-11-28 20:44 

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Maharashtra: Man tests positive for Covid-19 after returning from South Africa...

It is not confirmed whether the patient was carrying the Omicron variant of coronavirus, which was identified as the variant of concern by the WHO, the official said....

 2021-11-28 17:39 

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Omicron: 5 measures by India to contain spread of new variant detected in Africa...

While India has not outrightly imposed travel bans on the south African countries in the wake of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, it has announced a slew of measures to contain its spread....

 2021-11-28 13:47 

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Congress MP writes to Lok Sabha speaker to allow media to cover Parliamentary proceedings again...

Since the budget session of Parliament in 2020, media was barred from covering the Parliament proceedings due to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease...

 2021-11-28 13:21 

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Reviewing decision to resume international flights, SOPs on testing: Centre...

The rising concern over the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, has prompted the government to review the decision. Cases of the new variant have now been reported from Botswana, Hong Kong, South Africa, the UK, Australia, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Is...

 2021-11-28 06:34 

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Omicron coronavirus variant makes its way to Australia, cases detected in Sydney...

Both these passengers, who tested positive for the Omicron variant, were asymptomatic and fully vaccinated. They are currently in isolation at a special health accommodation provided, the federal health department added....

 2021-11-28 01:33 

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After travel bans, South Africa says it's being 'punished' for detecting Omicron coronavirus variant...
 2021-11-28 01:19 

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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi to address 83rd edition of monthly radio programme today...

In his last Mann Ki Baat address to the nation last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had credited India's healthcare workers for making the nationwide inoculation campaign against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) a success...

 2021-11-28 00:36 

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After UK, these countries report cases of omicron variant of coronavirus...

The omicron variant has already been detected in Belgium, Botswana, Hong Kong, Britain and Israel, sparking global concern and a rush to ban travel....

 2021-11-27 23:09 

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UK, Germany and Italy detect Omicron coronavirus variant cases...

The two linked cases of the new variant detected in Britain were connected to travel to southern Africa, British health minister Sajid Javid said....

 2021-11-27 18:59 

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SKM has no plan to enter politics: Tikait...

Tikait said the coronavirus and the three laws were two diseases against which one-and-a-half-year-long battle was fought...

 2021-11-27 11:54 

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Full vaccination or penalty: Maharashtra's new rules to tackle omicron variant. Check details...

Earlier in the day, Mumbai announced various precautionary measures, including quarantine of people arriving from South Africa, in the wake of the spread of the new omicron variant of coronavirus....

 2021-11-27 08:41 

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Shanghai curbs tourism over new Covid-19 cases, Beijing cancels annual marathon...

Shanghai has suspended travel agencies from organising tourism that involves trips between the city and other province-level regions amid fresh Covid-19 cases as as China insists on zero tolerance against letting coronavirus clusters spread...

 2021-11-27 06:18 

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PM Modi chairs key Covid-19 meet, virtually meets top govt officials...

The development comes at a time when concerns are rising all around the world over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which is regarded as faster spreading and capable of undergoing rapid mutations....

 2021-11-27 04:51 

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List of countries which have imposed travel ban in wake of Omicron outbreak...

The new coronavirus variant is said to be highly transmissible and the 'most concerning' since the Delta variant outbreak....

 2021-11-27 04:25 

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Omicron: New York declares state of emergency amid threat of new coronavirus variant...

US president Joe Biden on Friday imposed fresh travel restrictions on nations in southern Africa, where the omicron variant was first detected, joining efforts by other countries to try and slow the spread of a potentially potent new Covid-19 variant....

 2021-11-27 03:48 

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Omicron: Why is the new coronavirus variant is so scary? Experts explain...

Omicron was discovered in southern Africa earlier this month. It has more mutations that all the previously known coronavirus variants. However, scientists has said that more studies are needed before concrete results are established about the new variant...

 2021-11-27 02:31 

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'Better to err on side of caution': WTO postpones in-person ministerial conference over Omicron outbreak...

Members of the World Trade Organization discussed alternative arrangements for the ministerial conference in Geneva as Switzerland tightened travel restrictions on discovery of the new strain of coronavirus....

 2021-11-27 02:30 

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Fact check: Should 5- to 11-year-olds be vaccinated against Covid-19?...

As the coronavirus situation worsens by the day and the debate about mandatory vaccination gathers speed, the next controversy is looming: Should young children be vaccinated? DW looks at the facts....

 2021-11-27 00:31 

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Omicron: Everything about new coronavirus variant, 'most concerning' since delta...

Omicron has now been seen in travellers to Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel as well as in southern Africa. Studies are being done to better understand the nature of the variant and the extent of threat it poses....

 2021-11-26 20:27 

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Zero-Covid policy: Curbs in Shanghai over 3 cases...

Beijing has largely succeeded in controlling the spread of the coronavirus within its borders through travel restrictions and snap lockdowns, but frequent domestic flare-ups have tested its no-tolerance strategy in recent months....

 2021-11-26 15:55 

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South Africa ODI called off by rain, rest of Netherlands tour in doubt due to new coronavirus variant...

The rest of the tour is in doubt with the threat of harsh quarantine arrangements as Britain and countries in the European Union imposed travel bans on Friday in reaction to the new coronavirus threat....

 2021-11-26 13:53 

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'Let's listen to scientists and not panic': WHO's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan on new coronavirus variant...

She also urged nations to not panic and focus on the vaccination programmes and strengthen public health measures....

 2021-11-26 09:35 

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New coronavirus variant in South Africa: These countries are banning flights...

Experts have warned about the "unusual mutations" in the new variant B.1.1529 that has been identified in 22 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in South Africa....

 2021-11-26 06:11 

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Govt school in Punjab's Hoshiarpur closed after 13 students test positive for Covid-19...

Punjab health dept steps up sampling after students of second school in the district found infected with coronavirus...

 2021-11-26 04:11 

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Frequent mutations, rapid spread: All about the new coronavirus variant in South Africa...

A recent surge in Covid-19 cases in South Africa seems to have been driven by a new variant of the coronavirus, which shows a high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people....

 2021-11-26 01:17 

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After new Covid strain in South Africa, WHO to call meeting, UK bans flights...

The UK has said the variant found in South Africa has a spike protein that was dramatically different to the one in the original coronavirus that Covid-19 vaccines are based on....

 2021-11-25 22:15 

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UK raises alarm over new Covid variant which could beat vaccines...

The UK Health Security Agency said that the variant - called B.1.1.529 - has a spike protein that was dramatically different to the one in the original coronavirus that Covid-19 vaccines are based on....

 2021-11-25 11:39 

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11 IFS officers & 6 others test Covid-19 positive in Dehradun; 2 areas declared containment zones...

The official also informed that a senior officer of Himachal Pradesh, who came to FRI for mid-term training, has been 'absconding' ever since he tested positive for the coronavirus disease....

 2021-11-25 10:27 

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9 more Army officers at IIM Indore test positive for Covid-19...

With this a total of 11 Army officers who are pursuing the course at IIM Indore have tested positive for coronavirus disease....

 2021-11-25 07:29 

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Moody's says India's GDP to rebound strongly in FY22...

In the new report, Moody's analyst Sweta Patodia said that the rising rate of vaccination against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India will support a sustained recovery in economic activity....

 2021-11-24 20:17 

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Dip in Covid testing rate in Punjab, J&K worries Centre...

Citing multiple surges in coronavirus cases in several countries, the Union Health Ministry has written to 13 states, including Punjab, West Bengal, Kerala and Maharashtra, expressing concerns over declining weekly testing rates and spiking positivity rat...

 2021-11-24 15:02 

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BLACKPINK's Lisa tests positive for Covid-19, Jisoo, Jennie and Rose await results...

BLACKPINK's Lisa tested positive for coronavirus, as per YG Entertainment's statement. Jennie, Jisoo and Rose are awaiting their test results....

 2021-11-24 10:09 

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Shruti Haasan shares update on Kamal Haasan's health: 'he is recovering well'...

On Monday, actor Kamal Haasan took to Twitter to share that he has tested positive for coronavirus. On Wednesday, Kamal's daughter, Shruti Haasan shared a health update on social media....

 2021-11-24 05:40 

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13 school students among 23 people test Covid positive in Punjab's Muktsar...

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Warring Khera in Muktsar district and residential locality in Bathinda's Rampura Phul town have been declared micro-containment zones after coronavirus cases surface...

 2021-11-23 05:10 

Hindustan Times

Bengal govt freeing up beds reserved for Covid-19 patients as daily cases fall...

West Bengal is now reporting around 600 to 800 fresh daily Covid-19 cases. On Monday, 615 new cases were reported in the state with Kolkata registering 173 new coronavirus infections...

 2021-11-21 13:30 

Hindustan Times

4 crore senior citizens forced to travel on full fare since March 2020: RTI...

During this period, train services remained suspended for several months due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The concessions on the fare, which were suspended from March 2020, have remained in effect to this day....

 2021-11-21 01:40 

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Coronavirus: Will booster shots be the new normal?...

Antibodies tend to decrease about six months after the second shot of a vaccine. Many doctors think that booster shots are the solution, but some researchers are also looking into whether T-cells can help....

 2021-11-20 08:30 

Hindustan Times

This is how the Covid-19 pandemic might have affected your fertility...

These are some stressful times, courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic. And the global havoc caused by coronavirus has been detrimental to reproductive health. Senior infertility specialist, Dr. Anindita Singh, explains how....

 2021-11-20 04:44 

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Covid-19: Bethlehem expects few tourists in upcoming Christmas holiday season...

Biblical Bethlehem has struggled since the start of the coronavirus pandemic almost two years ago. Christmas is normally peak season for tourism in Jesus' traditional birthplace, located in the Israeli-occupied West Bank....

 2021-11-20 01:43 

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Rotterdam police open fire as protest over Covid curbs turns violent, 7 injured...

There is rising anger among the people as a number of European governments have started to reimpose limits on activity due to increasing cases of the coronavirus disease. Austria has already announced a full lockdown, while the Netherlands has resorted to...

 2021-11-19 14:15 

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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne tests positive for coronavirus...

Guardiola said De Bruyne found out on Wednesday that he had tested positive. He is back in England and is vaccinated....

 2021-11-19 13:45 

Hindustan Times

Railways to resume serving cooked meals on trains...

Serving hot cooked meals for passengers was discontinued on trains last year due to the restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-11-19 09:40 

Hindustan Times

Long-distance travel under COVID restrictions...

With the main travel season in Europe over, those who feel drawn to the sun must journey farther. But the ongoing coronavirus pandemic complicates the situation for both tourists and providers....

 2021-11-19 06:14 

Hindustan Times

Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City orders shutdown of bars, spas again over Covid fears...

The return of some curbs in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City comes as the government pushes to reopen factories and bring back more than a million workers who had returned to their home provinces to escape the country's worst coronavirus surge since the...

 2021-11-19 05:55 

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Covid-19 travel: Philippines to reopen 'soon' to vaccinated foreign tourists...

The coronavirus task force of Philippines...

 2021-11-19 01:29 

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'Those who drink don't lie': Madhya Pradesh official on mandatory vaccination to buy liquor...

The district administration has instructed all liquor stores in Khandwa to sell alcohol only to those fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19)....

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