1.67 Lakh Fresh Covishield Doses Arrive In Delhi For 18-44 Age Group

Delhi today reported just 35 fresh cases and seven Covid-linked deaths in 24 hours (Representational) New Delhi: Delhi’s stock of the Covishield vaccine for the 18-44 age group has received a major boost with the arrival of additional 1,67,320 doses on Friday. According to the government, the city now has enough doses to vaccinate the … Read more

97% of surveyed major Japan firms plan workplace COVID vaccinations

About 97 percent of 116 major Japanese companies responding to a survey have said they plan to conduct workplace COVID-19 vaccinations, covering at least 2 million people. The outcome of the Kyodo News survey, released Saturday, also showed that 59 percent of the companies either plan or have already decided to allow employees to have … Read more

Telangana Ends Covid Lockdown, Says Schools, Colleges To Reopen From July

Telangana on Friday reported a case positivity of just 1.14 per cent (Representational) Hyderabad: All educational institutions in Telangana will reopen from July 1 for physical classes, the K Chandrashekar Rao government said on Saturday as it announced the complete reopening of the state amid the receding second Covid wave. “The Cabinet has instructed the … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Even as rural Texas lags in vaccinations, COVID-19 has diminished statewide in America

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. Saturday 7:54 a.m.: Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations are at their lowest point in more than a year as the state surpasses more than half of eligible residents vaccinated against the … Read more

UK’s ‘longest-suffering Covid patient’, 49, tragically dies following 14-and-a-half month battle

The UK’s ‘longest-suffering Covid-19 inpatient’ has tragically died following a 14-and-a-half month battle in hospital. Jason Kelk, 49, opted to withdraw all treatment after deciding he could not ‘live like this any more’ in St James’ Hospital in Leeds, West Yorkshire. He was first admitted on March 31 last year – just one day after TV presenter … Read more

Nova Scotia ‘poised for an election very soon,’ says one expert – Halifax

Following a number of new spending announcements, it looks like Nova Scotia’s 41st general election could be on the horizon. “I think we’re poised for an election very soon,” Tom Urbaniak, a political science professor at Cape Breton University, told Global News. “I would not be at all surprised if there is an election call … Read more

All Olympic live viewing events in Tokyo to be canceled: Koike

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Saturday that all live public viewing events during this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital will be canceled, due to the coronavirus pandemic. After holding talks with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the governor told reporters that some of the six venues planned to be used for the screenings … Read more

Coronavirus live news: UK expert says third wave definitely under way; Cambodia reports highest daily deaths | World news

We are now in a situation where if we sort of wind back a month ago we were starting to see signs of cases creeping up, and they have been creeping steadily for the last four weeks, but we haven’t yet seen that reflected in hospital admissions and deaths, which makes me sort of cautiously … Read more

Santa Clara County Mounts Effort to Boost Vaccination Rate to Reach Herd Immunity – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — The Bay Area’s largest county is pulling out all the stops to reach herd immunity and offering its residents incentives if they get the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Friday, Santa Clara County reported that 79.7 percent of its eligible residents have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 70.8 … Read more