Lockdown

A lockdown is a requirement for people to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move freely

Top oil producers may freeze output amid Omicron concerns

Major oil producers are due to meet Thursday to decide on output levels from January onwards, which could be frozen as the new Covid variant Omicron sparks turmoil

A 3D-printed oil pump jack is seen in front of displayed OPEC logo in this illustration picture, 14 April 2020.

Fears over new Covid variant hit Asian markets, oil prices

Asian markets and oil prices sank while safe havens rallied on Friday over fears of a new Covid-19 variant that scientists warn could be more infectious than Delta and more resistant to vaccines

Fears over new Covid variant hit Asian markets, oil prices

Delhi shuts schools as government considers 'pollution lockdown'

New Delhi authorities announced Saturday a one-week closure of schools and said they would consider a "pollution lockdown" to protect citizens from toxic smog.

Delhi shuts schools as government considers 'pollution lockdown'

Global Covid-19 cases near 238 million

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 237,515, 633 while the death tally from the virus reached 4,846,717 on Sunday morning

Children wearing protective face masks sit in a classroom at a primary school, as Austrian schools reopen for pupils aged roughly six to 14, during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria 18 May 2020.

Global Covid-19 cases top 228.4 million

The global coronavirus caseload has topped 228.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.69 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.90 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Medical workers administer tests at the Bondi Beach drive-through coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing centre in the wake of new positive cases in Sydney, Australia on 17 June 2021.

Health dept puzzled over alarming Covid cases in Munshiganj

Coronavirus cases have been on a decrease in all districts of the country over the past month, except in Munshiganj

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Australia’s Melbourne extends sixth virus lockdown

A lockdown of Australia’s second-biggest city Melbourne will be extended, authorities announced Sunday as they struggle to quash a stubborn coronavirus Delta variant outbreak

Protesters rally against a lockdown to curb the spread of an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Melbourne, Australiao on 5  August 2021

Ways to mentally support children and adolescents in pandemic

The pandemic-related stressors, are likely to increase the risk for depression, anxiety and behavioural problems in children and adolescent

Ways to mentally support children and adolescents in pandemic

New Zealand announces 3-day lockdown over single suspected Delta case

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern put New Zealand under strict lockdown on Tuesday after the country's first coronavirus case in six months was reported in the largest city of Auckland

New Zealand announces 3-day lockdown over single suspected Delta case

Motivational sessions for youth on 14 August

JAAGO Foundation founder Korvi Rakshand and Avik Anwar, the first Bangladeshi racer to win an international motorsports competition, as guests will take in the event

Motivational sessions for youth on 14 August
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