Pandemic

Travellers from 7 African countries must stay in 14-day quarantine: CAAB

People travelling from seven African countries including South Africa must stay in 14-day institutional quarantine, said CAAB

Travellers from 7 African countries must stay in 14-day quarantine: CAAB

Omicron variant

Germany to 'shut off' public life for unjabbed, US to set new travel rules

More than two dozen countries and territories have now detected cases, including India on Thursday and the United States on Wednesday

US President Joe Biden speaks about the administration’s response to Covid-19 and the Omicron variant at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland on 2 December 2021

Global Covid cases surpass 264 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 264 million amid the global scare over the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus

A medical worker inoculates a physician with a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre in Ahmedabad, India on 16 January, 2021

Global Covid cases surpass 263 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 263 million amid the global scare over the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July 2020.

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.

Global Covid cases near 263 million

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 263 million amid the global race to vaccinate masses against the infectious disease

A couple walk past closed shops in a quiet lane in central Sheffield, in northern England on 21 October 2020, prior to further lockdown measures to combat the rise in novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases. More than a million people in northern England will be banned from mixing with other households under tougher new coronavirus rules announced by government minister Robert Jenrick on Wednesday

Phones of all 240 arriving from South Africa are switched off: Health minister

The country is now better prepared with hospital treatment of Covid patients than before, claimed health minister Zahid Maleque

Health minister Zahid Maleque talks to media after a meeting on how to prevent Omicron, a new variant of novel coronavirus, from entering the country and contain its spread on 30 November 2021

Covid-19

Booster dose for above 60: Health minister

The government has decided to administer booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to people above 60 years of age, said health minister Zahid Maleque

Booster dose for above 60: Health minister

Global Covid cases top 262 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surpassed 262 million amid concern of the emergence of a new variant, Omicron, in some countries

First patient dies of coronavirus on 9 January 2020.

Global Covid cases top 261 million

The overall number of Covid cases has surpassed 261 million amid concern after detection of new variant of coronavirus Omicron in several countries

In this file photo taken on 4 October 2020 a couple sit next to thousands of Spanish flags, representing the Spanish victims of COVID-19, on Patacona beach in Valencia. Spain surpassed one million virus cases on October 21, 2020 according to health ministry figures AFP
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