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Tibet: Lhasa witnesses protest over COVID-19 restrictions

Lhasa: Videos have gone viral on social media which showed hundreds of people could be seen protesting in Lhasa city of Tibet against the Chinese government's strict covid measures and lockdown.

COVID-19: Shanghai Disney Resort stops operation with visitors still present inside

Shanghai:  Shanghai’s Disney Resort stops operation abruptly to comply COVID-19 prevention measures, with visitors still present inside it, media reports said on Monday.

Chinese people upset over CCP's prolonged zero-Covid policy ahead of 20th National Congress

Beijing: The people of China, who were hoping that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) strict zero-Covid policy will be relaxed after the 20th National Congress, were upset to know that the policy will continue.

Nepal: President Bidya Devi Bhandari tests COVID-19 positive

Kathmandu: Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari has tested COVID-19 positive, media reports said on Sunday.

Chinese govt imposes ban on residents from leaving Xinjiang to tackle COVID-19 situation

Xinjiang: The Chinese government has imposed a ban on residents from leaving Xinjiang region amid rise in COVID-19 cases.

Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez tests positive for Covid

Madrid/UNI-IBNS: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said that he tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday morning.

Denmark: Queen Margrethe II tests COVID-19 positive

The Queen of Denmark has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second consecutive time this year.

Fauci not as confident about pandemic end as US President Joe Biden

Washington: US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci does not sound as confident as the American President when it comes to the nation's current Covid status.

Covid-19 pandemic over in US: Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic over in the US, even as the number of Americans who have died from Covid continues to rise.

China: COVID-19 quarantine bus overturns in Guizhou, 27 die

A bus, which was transferring dozens of people to a Covid-19 quarantine facility in China's southwestern province of Guizhou, overturned in a ravine on Sunday that left 27 people dead, media reports said on Monday.

COVID-19 lockdown: China’s smartphone shipments tumble 31% in July

Beijing: China's lack of major smartphone releases and weak consumer sentiment led to a plunge of shipment of the gadget by 31 percent in July, media reports said.

China: Police detain four in Xinjiang for allegedly spreading rumours about COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing: Police in the Xinjiang region of China have arrested four internet users and accused them of spreading rumours about an outbreak of Covid-19.

Singapore further lifts border measures as Covid situation eases

Singapore: Non-fully vaccinated travelers entering Singapore will no longer be required to undergo a seven-day home quarantine upon arrival starting from 11:59 p.m. local time on August 28 after the latest Omicron BA.5 wave has subsided in the city-state, the health authority said on Wednesday.

Japan PM Fumio Kishida tests COVID-19 positive 

Tokyo: Japan PM Fumio Kishida has tested COVID-19 positive, media reports said on Sunday.

US first lady Jill Biden tests COVID-19 positive

Washington: US first lady Jill Biden has tested COVID-19 positive.