Covid-19: Maharashtra on alert after passenger from South Africa tests positive

Thackeray directed officials to test international and domestic passengers at airports, and asked them to take necessary steps without waiting for instructions from the Centre.

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No fresh COVID-19 case in Arunachal Pradesh

State Immunisation Officer Dr Dimong Padung said that a total of 14,07,123 people have been inoculated so far in the state including, 403 on Sunday.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Scientists question whether Omicron can outrun globally dominant Delta variant; EU considers virtual summit on Covid-19 situation

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Drone delivers Covid-19 vaccine in Jammu as India amps up vaccination to counter Omicron variant threat – Watch Video

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: Calling the drone a carrier of 'Sanjeevani Booti', Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya stated that the drone delivered 50 vials of COVID vaccines along with syringes to a p

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All govt departments on high alert in view of new COVID-19 variant: Manish Sisodia

Sisodia said that government departments, especially health, have been instructed to again enhance infrastructure and other necessary facilities to tackle any possible threat of the new variant.

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Singapore tracking Omicron COVID-19 variant ‘very closely’: PM Lee

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared Omicron "a variant of concern", putting it in the same category as the Delta variant that has caused waves of infection to sweep across the globe and forcing several Euro

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Covid-19 vaccine: Govt panel seeks additional data from SII, says Covovax not yet been approved in country of origin

The Serum Institute of India (SII) had put in an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) in October for grant of market authorisation of Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations.

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Coronavirus November 28 Highlights: Karnataka requests Centre to impose travel ban amid Omicron scare; Tamil Nadu issues advisories to districts

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West Bengal logs 701 new COVID-19 cases, 11 fresh fatalities

The virus tally and the death toll went up to 16,14,152 and 19,450 respectively. Of the 11 deaths, North 24 Parganas recorded four, while Kolkata and Paschim Bardhaman two each.

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Italy, Germany report cases of omicron COVID-19 variant

The business traveller landed in Rome on November 11 and returned to his home near Naples. Five family members, including two school-age children, have also tested positive.

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Being ‘punished’ for early detecting new COVID-19 variant Omicron: South Africa

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in a statement urged world leaders not to implement ''knee-jerk'' policy decisions in response to the detection of the Omicron variant.

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COVID variant spreads to more countries as world on alert

The UK on Saturday tightened its rules on mask-wearing and on testing of international arrivals after finding two cases.

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New Covid-19 Omicron : कोरोना का नया वैरिएंट Omicron कितना खतरनाक है? जानिए, अपने सभी सवालों के जवाब

इसने दवा कंपनियों को भी चिंतित कर दिया है. अब उन्हें इस बात की भी चिंता सता रही है क्या उ

But it comes as many countries have been scrambling to address the emergence of omicron that has led to travel bans across the world and sent tremors through stock markets on Friday.

Covid-19: Relaxation given in waiting time for arriving passengers at Pune airport, says Maharashtra Deputy CM

He said airline operators check the vaccination or RT-PCR status of all passengers at the time of selling tickets as well as boarding, so the norm of waiting at the airport here for a few hours after arrival has been relaxed.

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Covid-19 Omicron variant update: Families stuck after sudden decision to ban flights to and from South Africa

The UK announced on Thursday that all flights to and from South Africa and five neighbouring countries would be banned from Friday noon following an announcement that the new Omnicron variant of COVID-19 had been detected in

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South Africa President Ramaphosa advances crucial COVID-19 meeting as global concern over new Omicron variant spike

The meeting comes as a growing number of European countries are following UK's lead in banning travel to and from South Africa and neighbouring countries of Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, as well as Lesotho and Eswatini (for

Cyril Ramaphosa

Covid-19 infections at Karnataka’s Dharwad medical college rise to 281; Govt hints at action

The state government has already issued guidelines for those travelling from certain foreign countries, where the new variant is prevalent, aimed at checking its spread.

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Delhi CM urges PM Modi to stop flights from countries affected by new Covid variant

"I urge Hon'ble PM to stop flights from those countries which are affected by new variant. With great difficulty, our country has recovered from Corona. We shud do everything possible to prevent this new variant from entering

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PM Modi briefed about ‘Omicron’; asks officials to review plans to ease international travel restrictions

At a meeting to review the Covid situation, Modi was briefed about the global trends on coronavirus cases and officials highlighted that countries across the world have experienced multiple COVID-19 surges since the onset of

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World races to contain new COVID threat, the omicron variant

.A World Health Organization panel named the variant “omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the same category that includes the predominant delta variant, which is still a scourge driving

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WHO designates new Covid strain as Variant of Concern, names it ‘Omicron’

"The new #COVID19 virus variant - Omicron - has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning. This is why we need to speed up our efforts to deliver on #VaccinEquity ASAP and protect the most vulnerable everywher


Covid-19: This Haryana district is jacking up vaccination rates with free helmets, dinner sets

Earlier in November, the Nuh administration decided to go all out to increase vaccination rates — from door-to-door jabs to a plethora of incentives such as dinner sets, and helmets.

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Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stand on booster doses: Everything to know

The court asked the Centre to submit a timeline of the proposed rollout of booster shots, if such shots were to become necessary.

COVID-19: Six southern African countries added to UK’s travel red list after new variant detected

The countries that have now been added to the UK's Red List include South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, as well as Lesotho and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).

The patients were detected in Chelmsford and Nottingham, Javid was quoted as saying by the BBC.

116 more test COVID positive at Karnataka’s medical college, takes total infected to 182

Two hostels of the institution were sealed on Thursday, after 66 medical students had tested positive.

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Covid-19: New South Africa variant triggers alarm bells in India

The states’ Covid-19 surveillance officers will have to coordinate with INSACOG labs and undertake test-track-treat to prevent the variant’s spread and the formation of case clusters.

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