Assam Reports Record 92 Covid Deaths, Locks Down Travel Within State

[ad_1] The positivity rate in Assam has dropped to 6.99 percent (File) Guwahati: Assam on Monday registered 92 COVID-19 fatalities, its highest so far in a single-day. The state also reported 6,394 new Covid cases, which is also its biggest in a 24-hour period. Of the new cases, 1,100 were from Guwahati. The positivity rate […]

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China’s restive Xinjiang province reports Covid-19 cluster with 16 new cases

[ad_1] China’s Xinjiang reported 16 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases on Friday, health authorities said Saturday as the country readies to battle a new front against the outbreak in the remote northwestern region. The jump in cases on Friday followed one new case, and eight more asymptomatic ones, which were reported on Thursday. All the cases […]

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Google Bans Ads on Coronavirus Conspiracy Theory Content

[ad_1] Alphabet’s Google said on Friday it would prohibit websites and apps that use its advertising technology from running ads on “dangerous content” that goes against scientific consensus during the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s largest search engine updated its policy as the health crisis has continued to rage throughout the United States, and digital advertising […]

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PUBG Mobile Launches New COVID-19 Donation Event For Players

[ad_1] PUBG Mobile will donate funds to fight COVID-19 based on how far players run in the game. This new in-game donation drive has been organised in partnership with humanitarian aid organisation Direct Relief. The “Running Challenge For Donation” in-game challenge will allow individual players to participate and contribute to the worthy cause. The in-game […]

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After dwindling Covid-19 cases, UK PM Johnson hopes for normalcy by Christmas

[ad_1] Pleased with ‘steady progress’ on dealing with the coronavirus challenge, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday hoped that the UK will be able to allow a more significant return to normality from November, “possibly in time for Christmas”. Several restrictions have been eased in recent weeks. Johnson said people could now return to work […]

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Indo-American Philanthropists Support Labourers In Haryana And Gujarat

[ad_1] The couple is working with local NGO’s to provide Dry Ration to the labourers. (Representational image) Ahmedabad: Akash Patel and Navneet Kaur, an Indo-American philanthropist pledges to supports families and daily wage earners from Gujarat and Haryana who are affected with the ongoing pandemic COVID-19. Akash Patel hails from a small village Manund in […]

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“Son Has Fever, Can’t Find Bed”: Man Shouts Outside BS Yediyurappa’s House

[ad_1] An aide of BS Yediyurappa said the man didn’t go to any hospital. (FILE) Bengaluru: Dramatic scenes were witnessed in Bengaluru this afternoon when a man, who claimed to have tested positive for COVID-19, stationed himself outside Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s Official residence after allegedly failing to find a hospital bed for himself. […]

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Shorter walks, bicycle rides: All you need to know about ‘15-minute city’ Covid-19 recovery plan

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged hundreds of cities across the world, upsetting their budgets. Businesses are closing at staggering rates and people losing their jobs equally fast. It is against this backdrop that an international coalition of cities has come forward with a novel plan to not only deal with the Covid-19 crisis but […]

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J&J in talks with Japan, Gates Foundation to lock in deals on Covid-19 vaccine

[ad_1] Johnson & Johnson is in talks with the government of Japan and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation about locking up allocations of its potential Covid-19 vaccine as it prepares to kick off human trials, the company’s Chief Financial Officer Joseph Wolk told Reuters in an interview. More than a hundred vaccines are under […]

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‘Double defence’: Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine’s early trial results raise hopes

[ad_1] Researchers at the University of Oxford believe they may have a breakthrough in their search for a Covid-19 vaccine after the team discovered that the jab could provide “double protection” against the deadly coronavirus following early stage human trials, according to media reports in the UK. Blood samples taken from a group of UK […]

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