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Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths

Yangon |Friday, 2021 10:15:07 AM IST

Myanmar reported 787 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the tally to 150,714 on Thursday, the Health and Sports Ministry said.

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Russia's daily Covid-19 cases surge to 5-month high

Moscow |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST

Russia logged 20,182 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the highest daily increase since January 24, taking the nationwide tally to 5,388,695, the official monitoring and response cent

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Chile confirms first case of Covid-19 Delta variant

Santiago |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Chile confirmed the first case of the Delta variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 in the country on Thursday, after analysing the test results from a Chilean patient who came from the US, authorit

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Fiji's reports 308 new Covid cases reported in 24 hours

Suva |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

Fiji recorded 308 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, setting a new record for daily infections, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Covid: US sees sharpest decline in life expectancy since WWII

Washington |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Covid-19 pandemic decreased life expectancy in the US by 1.87 years, between 2018 and 2020, a drop not seen since World War II, according to new research.

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Gurugram cops get Covid vaccines

Gurugram |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Thousands of police personnel have got vaccinated against Covid-19 in Gurugram.

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GST officials asked to ensure consumers benefit from rate cut of Covid-related items

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has directed GST officials to ensure that the reduced tax rates on Covid-related items are passed on to the consumers.

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Global Covid-19 caseload tops 179.9mn

Washington |Friday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 179.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.89 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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Lioness tests Covid positive in SL zoo

Colombo |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Days after a lion tested positive for Covid-19 in Colombo's Dehiwala Zoo, a lioness at the same facility has also been infected with the virus, the State Veterinary Surgeons' Association of Sri Lanka

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Russia records 20,393 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Asia | June 25, 2021 3:14:54 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], June 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 20,393 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, up from 20,182 the day before, taking the cumulative total to 5,409,088, the federal response cent

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COVID-19 cases in Argentina surpass 4.35 million

Others | June 25, 2021 11:45:05 AM IST

Buenos Aires [Argentina], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentina on Thursday reported 24,463 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 4,350,564.

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Public holiday for Covid national prayers in Uganda

Kampala |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has declared Friday as a public holiday for Covid-19 national prayers as a second wave of the pandemic continues to affect the east African country.

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