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WHO: China's COVID-19 plan 'unsustainable' due to highly-infectious Omicron variant
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WHO: China's COVID-19 plan 'unsustainable' due to highly-infectious Omicron variant

The ruthless and often chaotic implementation of zero-COVID in China has stirred considerable resentment and food shortages in Shanghai, where some residents have been under lockdown for more than a month

COVID-19: 393 new cases, 2 more deaths in Delhi, positivity rate 3.35 %
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COVID-19: 393 new cases, 2 more deaths in Delhi, positivity rate 3.35 %

Delhi had reported 377 new Covid cases and one more death on Monday, while the positivity rate was 3.37 percent

Ramp up Covid vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years: UP CM to officials
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Ramp up Covid vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years: UP CM to officials

So far, over 2,36,01,148 children in the age group of 15-17 years and over 77,68,203 children in the aged 12-14 have been administered vaccine doses in Uttar Pradesh

With 1,569 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours, India sees less than 2,000 cases after 28 days
India

With 1,569 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours, India sees less than 2,000 cases after 28 days

The health ministry informed that the active cases stand at 0.04 per cent of the total coronavirus infections in the country

North Korea reports 269,510 new fever cases amid surging COVID-19 crisis
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North Korea reports 269,510 new fever cases amid surging COVID-19 crisis

Some experts suspect North Korea is underreporting deaths to soften the blow for authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un with the pandemic further damaging an economy already broken by mismanagement

Hyderabad-based CCMB announces first potential mRNA COVID vaccine
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Hyderabad-based CCMB announces first potential mRNA COVID vaccine

Dr N Madhusudan Rao, CEO of Atal Incubation Centre at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, said the mRNA platform has an advantage of flexibility unlike other vaccine platforms

Biological E's Corbevax price cut to Rs 250 per dose for private centres
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Biological E's Corbevax price cut to Rs 250 per dose for private centres

Earlier, in private vaccination centres the overall cost to end-users of the vaccine was Rs 990 a dose, including taxes and administration charges

North Korea's Kim Jong-un criticises officials over slow medicine delivery as COVID-19 rapidly spreads
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un criticises officials over slow medicine delivery as COVID-19 rapidly spreads

As of Monday, the COVID cases in the country had risen to more than 1.2 million, along with 50 deaths. The North Korean leader has acknowledged that the fast-spreading fever is causing 'great upheaval'

Shanghai authorities say lockdown to ease as COVID-19 spread mostly ends
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Shanghai authorities say lockdown to ease as COVID-19 spread mostly ends

Vice Mayor Zong Ming said 15 out of Shanghai's 16 districts had eliminated virus transmission among those not already in quarantine

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%
India

India logs 2,202 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, down 11.45% from day ago; daily positivity rate up at 0.74%

India now has 17,317 active cases of COVID-19, a decline of 375 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases now comprise of 0.04 per cent of the total infections

From skin lesions to tinnitus, four strange COVID-19 symptoms you might not have heard about
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From skin lesions to tinnitus, four strange COVID-19 symptoms you might not have heard about

Emerging data is increasingly showing us that COVID-19 symptoms can go beyond what you might expect from a regular cold or a flu

India logs 2,487 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, active cases dip to 17,692, according to health ministry data
India

India logs 2,487 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, active cases dip to 17,692, according to health ministry data

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.61 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.62 per cent, according to the ministry

North Korea reports 820,620 COVID-19 cases in three days, 15 more deaths from 'fever'
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North Korea reports 820,620 COVID-19 cases in three days, 15 more deaths from 'fever'

North Korea confirmed on 12 May that the highly contagious Omicron variant had been detected in the capital Pyongyang, with Kim Jong-un ordering nationwide lockdowns

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19
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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19

She has already been in isolation since last Sunday, when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive

After two years of border restrictions and lockdowns, some Chinese citizens contemplate emigration
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After two years of border restrictions and lockdowns, some Chinese citizens contemplate emigration

The planned departures, many of them by middle- or upper-class residents of Shanghai, China’s most prosperous city, come as the country reaffirms its commitment to a stringent COVID-19 policy

China withdraw from hosting the 2023 AFC Asian Cup due to COVID-19 pandemic
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China withdraw from hosting the 2023 AFC Asian Cup due to COVID-19 pandemic

China have relinquished the right to host the AFC Asian Cup 2023 finals due to the COVID-19 situation in the country.

India logs 2,858 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active infections dip to 18,096
India

India logs 2,858 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active infections dip to 18,096

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,201 with 11 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

North Korea confirms 21 new COVID-19 deaths as it scrambles to slow the spread of the virus
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North Korea confirms 21 new COVID-19 deaths as it scrambles to slow the spread of the virus

The country imposed nationwide lockdowns on 12 May, after confirming its first COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic

Shakib Al Hasan cleared to play Sri Lanka Test after recovering from COVID-19
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Shakib Al Hasan cleared to play Sri Lanka Test after recovering from COVID-19

Shakib Al Hasan has been cleared to play in the first Test against Sri Lanka starting Sunday after recovering from COVID-19, the cricket board said on Friday.

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604
India

COVID-19 update: India reports 2,841 new cases, nine deaths in last 24 hours, active cases dip to 18,604

The fresh COVID-19 infections reported on Friday were marginally higher than 2,827 cases logged on Thursday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.69 per cent