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US Senate passes $1.9 tn relief bill

Washington |Sunday, 2021 9:15:06 AM IST

The evenly split US Senate narrowly passed a $1.9-trillion Covid-19 relief bill after a marathon overnight session that continued until midday, with lawmakers voting along party lines.

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US continues to see drop in new Covid cases

Washington |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

The United States continues to see a decline in new Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations as more than 85 million vaccine doses have been administered.

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Cases with UK Covid variant found in Indonesia

Jakarta |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

After a year since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, authorities in Indonesia have found two cases infected with the variant of the virus which was first found in the UK late last year.

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Mask mandates tied to fewer Covid cases, deaths

Washington |Sunday, 2021 4:15:07 PM IST

A study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that mask mandates issued by state governments contributed to a decrease in daily Covid-19 case and death growth rates w

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Dengue, malaria danger grips Bhopal

Bhopal |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Amid the increasing number of Covid-19 patients, the threat of dengue and malaria has started looming large in Bhopal. This is the reason that check-up campaigns are being run in various areas in the

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Africa reports nearly 3.95mn Covid cases

Addis Ababa |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa has reached 3,948,029, health authorities said.

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Ebola infects 29 people, kills 13 in Guinea, DRC

Addis Ababa |Sunday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

The two African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 29 Ebola virus cases and 13 deaths so far.

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Hungary registers 7,269 daily Covid-19 cases, a new record

Budapest |Sunday, 2021 12:45:05 PM IST

The Hungarian government reported a record number of 7,269 new Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour span, raising the national total to 459,816.

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Nonagenarian among 7L senior citizens vaccinated in Raj

Jaipur |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Ninety-five-year-old socialist leader and former Bharatpur MP, Pandit Ramkishan, was among those who were administered the Covid-19 vaccine along with others aged above 60 and those above 45 years wit

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France registers 23,306 new coronavirus cases, 170 deaths

Paris |Sunday, 2021 10:45:06 AM IST

France registered 23,306 new coronavirus infection cases and 170 related deaths in the past 24 hours, official data showed.

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'Arthritis drug cuts death risk in severe Covid patients'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Arthritis drug tocilizumab has been found to reduce the risk of death among patients with severe Covid-19 in a phase 3 trial conducted in India.

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Putin's economic adviser contracts Covid-19

Moscow |Sunday, 2021 8:45:06 AM IST

Maxim Oreshkin, an economic adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been infected with the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said.

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