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Pakistan: Rise in COVID-19 cases in Sindh forces authority to impose restrictions from Monday

Islamabad: The Sindh government has decided to impose restrictions from Monday onwards as COVID-19 cases once again started to rise in the Pakistan province.

WHO’s Tedros backs Tokyo Olympic Games ‘power to inspire’

New York: The head of the UN World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has welcomed the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games as a chance to spread “hope to the world”.

France recognises Covishield for its travel pass

Paris/IBNS: France will accept people vaccinated with Covishield, the AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India, for its health pass, Prime Minister Jean Castex said in a statement on Saturday, reported AFP.

Fully vaccinated British health secty Sajid Javid tests Covid+

London/IBNS: British health secretary Sajid Javid has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating.

Only children of fully vaccinated families can attend school, say Chinese authorities

Beijing: Students will not be allowed to attend schools in China unless their entire family is fully vaccinated, some local governments in the country have issued the order, according to media reports.

Bangladesh records 185 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh continues to witness a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as 185 new deaths were recorded due to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Pacific region: Japan offers to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly nations

Tokyo: The Japan government has offered to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific, a move that can leave China irked.

Brazilian Supreme Court approves investigation of Bolsonaro over Covaxin deal - Reports

Brasilia/UNI/Sputnik: The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil has approved a probe into President Jair Bolsonaro regarding alleged overpricing during the purchase of India's coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, the G1 website reported.

Covid19: Emergence of Delta variant may lower acceptance of EU Digital Covid Certificate

Brussels/IBNS: The digital travel pass programme launched with the aim to allow seamless traveling across the European Union during the summer vacation period could fail as the deadlier Delta variant of coronavirus threatens to trigger a fresh wave of the infection.

Report now claims Wuhan virologist who worked on bat coronaviruses tied to military scientists

Wuhan: A top Chinese virologist has been tied to at least two Chinese military scientists who collaborated with her on coronavirus research in the past, including one now listed as deceased, making yet another crucial revelation in the path to trace the origin of the COVID-19 virus which is wreaking havoc across the world.

Delta variant driving the third wave of Covid-19 in South Africa

Cape Town/IBNS: Scientists have attributed the current surge in coronavirus cases in South Africa to the Delta variant, according to media reports.

Thousands of wild animals were sold at Wuhan markets in months before Covid-19 outbreak: Reports

Beijing: A new research has found that thousands of animals were sold in markets in the Chinese city of Wuhan just before the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 in Pakistan: Punjab to block SIM cards of people who decide not to get vaccinated

Islamabad: Pakistan's Punjab government has decided to block the mobile SIM cards of people who refuse to get vaccinated against coronavirus, media reports said.

US Prez Joe Biden orders US agencies to find source of Covid19 virus in China

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday directed the country's intelligence agencies to submit a report to him within the next three months finding if the novel coronavirus first surfaced in China from an animal source or emerged from a laboratory accident, an AFP report said.

Almost one in two Brits may quit job if forced back into office – Poll

Moscow/Sputnik: Nearly a half of Britons polled say they will consider quitting their job if their employers try to force them to go back into the office, a study conducted by the UK apartment sharing website SpareRoom has found.