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Mamata Banerjee meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut in Mumbai | 7-day institutional quarantine for international travellers from 'at-risk' nations in Maharashtra | India summons Pakistan official over model's photoshoot at Kartarpur Sahib | Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD | No Mamata-Uddhav meeting in Mumbai owing to Maharashtra CM's health condition

COVID: Two families informed about bodies of members succumbed to virus rotting since 2020

Bengaluru/IBNS: Nearly a year and a half after they lost their loved ones to Covid-19, two families in Bengaluru have now come to know that the bodies have been rotting since 2020 in the hospital's mortuary.

EU welcomes WHO’s initiative on new agreement for strengthening pandemic prevention

Geneva/UNI/Sputnik: The European Union has welcomed the proposal of the World Health Organization (WHO) to create a new international treaty with member states in order to better respond to future pandemics, Ursula Von Der Leyen, President of the European Commission said on Monday.

India's Bharat Biotech commences Covaxin exports

Hyderabad/UNI: Bharat Biotech International Limited on Monday announced it has commenced export of its Covid vaccine-Covaxin.

India reports 8,309 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 8,309 new COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 236 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated on Monday.

'Patients showed only mild symptoms': South African doctor who raised 'Omicron' alarm

Pretoria/IBNS: The new covid variant 'Omicron', which has triggered global alarm, has not caused severe Covid-19 in patients so far, according to a South African doctor, who notified the country's authorities about the new strain.

Covid19: Govt issues new guidelines for travellers from 'at risk countries' amid Omicron scare

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid concerns over new coronavirus variant 'Omicron', first identified in South Africa, International passengers have to furnish 14 days' travel history and also upload negative Covid test results, the government announced Sunday.

3 more rain-related deaths in TN, toll rises to 8

Chennai/UNI: Three more people died in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu during the last 24 hours taking the number of deaths to eight on Saturday.

Covid cases in Karnataka medical college reach 306

Dharwad/UNI: The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in SDM College and Medical Sciences has risen to 306 after all the students and staff of the college were tested for coronavirus.

South Africa in contact with WHO, other countries over Omicron, calls for funding: Official

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: South Africa is in communication with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other nations about the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus strain, and is in need of more funding, Dr Saadiq Kariem, Chief of Operations, Western Cape Department of Health, told Sputnik.

First case of Omicron variant confirmed in Italy

Rome/UNI/Xinhua: The Omicron variant of Coronavirus has been identified in a citizen from Italy's southern Campania region, who returned to Milan from Mozambique "some days ago," media reported.

India's Home Ministry takes stock of new Covid-19 variant 'Omicron' at review meet

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday held a high-level review meeting with the officials concerned in the wake of new Covid-19 variant 'Omicron,' here.

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category; in some areas AQI slips to 'severe'

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) Air quality in the national capital continues to remain in the 'very poor' category on Sunday as the Air Quality Index(AQI) recorded 401 today morning, said the India Meteorological department(IMD).

India reports 8,774 new Covid -19 cases in last 24 hrs

New Delhi/UNI: India reported 8,774 new cases of Covid-19 and 621 corona related deaths during the past 24 hours, said the latest update by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Sunday.

India registers 8,774 new COVID-19 cases amid Omicron variant scare

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the fear of the Omicron variant, 8,774 new COVID-19 cases were registered in India in the last 24 hours, the union health ministry stated Sunday.

WHO representative says no need for panic over Omicron Coronavirus strain

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: There are no reasons for panic regarding the new Omicron coronavirus strain, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Russia, Melita Vujnovic, said on Saturday.