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Covid: Thousands to revaccinate in Germany after investigations reveal nurse injected saline

The administration in north Germany has asked more than 8,000 people to get Covid vaccine again as a nurse is suspected to have administered saline instead of vaccines in many cases, according to media reports.

Daily Covid cases skyrocket in US, nearly 100,000 infections reported everyday

Baltimore: The US is averaging 100,000 Covid-19 cases daily, returning to the high last seen during winter season, mainly due to the highly transmissible Delta variant and sizable number of people choosing not to get vaccinated, according to media reports.

Pakistan reports 5,661 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad/Xinhua: Pakistan on Wednesday confirmed 5,661 new COVID-19 cases, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Thursday.

Bangladesh registers 9369 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Bangladesh, the country struggling to contain the recent spike in cases, registered 9,369 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Middle East is in fourth wave of Covid-19 triggered by Delta variant: WHO

Geneva/IBNS: The Middle East is in the midst of the fourth wave of Covid-19, triggered by the delta variant of coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

Covid-19: China imposes fresh lockdown after hundreds infected

Beijing/IBNS: China has imposed a lockdown in Jiangsu province, after a cluster of infections in its capital, Nanjing city, spread to Beijing and five provinces by Friday.

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.