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Kerala records 11,699 new Covid cases, TPR 14.5%

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

Kerala on Monday logged 11,699 people turning Covid positive after only 80,372 samples - as in the norm for weekends - were tested in the past 24 hours.

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New York State rolls out Covid booster doses

New York |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:06 AM IST

New York State announced on Monday that eligible New Yorkers could get Covid-19 booster doses with the launch of a new dedicated website for the purpose.

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Australia surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 cases amid battle against 3rd wave

Pacific | September 28, 2021 11:46:02 AM IST

Canberra [Australia], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia has surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as the country continues to battle the third wave of COVID-19 infections.

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Myanmar reports 1,282 new Covid cases, 56 more deaths

Yangon |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:05 AM IST

Myanmar reported 1,282 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 7.2 per cent, bringing the tally to 459,436 cases in the country on Monday, according to a statement from the Ministry of

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Malaysia reports 10,959 new COVID-19 cases, 258 new deaths

Asia | September 28, 2021 9:46:01 AM IST

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia recorded 10,959 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Monday, bringing the total tally to 2,209,194, according to the health minis

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Biden gets Covid-19 vaccine booster shot

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 AM IST

US President Joe Biden on Monday received his Covid-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the White House.

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Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.27 million

Addis Ababa |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:05 AM IST

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,275,465 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

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Congress stages walkout from Guj Assembly over Covid death obituary

Gandhinagar |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

The opposition Congress in Gujarat staged a walkout from the first day of the state assembly's monsoon session after the ruling party and the Speaker denied them permission to pay obituaries to those

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Turkey confirms 27,188 daily COVID-19 cases

Europe | September 28, 2021 2:46:12 AM IST

Ankara [Turkey], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Monday reported 27,188 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 7,066,688, according to its health ministry.The death toll from the

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118 Covid recoveries, 117 new cases in J&K

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Covid recoveries and new cases almost matched each other in J&K on Monday with 118 recoveries and 117 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.

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Covid-specific antibodies remain in breast milk for 10 months post infection

New York |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Covid infection in breastfeeding women produces virus-neutralising antibodies that remain in their milk for up to 10 months, finds a new study.

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Japan to cut COVID-19 quarantine period to 10 days

Asia | September 28, 2021 1:16:17 AM IST

Tokyo [Japan], September 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Japan will shorten its COVID-19 quarantine period from 14 to 10 days starting October 1, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said on Monday.

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