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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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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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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 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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Indonesian cleric jailed for fake Covid status

Jakarta |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST

An Indonesian court has sentenced a controversial cleric to four years in jail for not supporting the government's efforts to handle the Covid-19 pandemic and lying on his positive status.

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Philippines logs 6,812 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 1,385,053

Asia | June 25, 2021 3:44:44 PM IST

Manila [Philippines], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported Friday 6,812 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asi

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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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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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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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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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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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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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