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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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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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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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Maha: Covid tally crosses 60L, 4th in global ranking

Mumbai |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

On a day when Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray warned of a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra's tally crossed the 60 lakh-mark, catapulting it to the fourth slot globally, health

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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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Maha targets 3k-MT/day oxygen production before Covid 'third wave'

Mumbai |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

With the threat of a Covid-19 'third wave' looming on the horizon, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday set a target of producing 3,000 tonnes per day liquid medical oxygen.

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K'taka Cong to collect data of Covid-hit families to 'expose' BJP

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

The President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, D.K. Shivakumar, on Thursday directed the party workers to fan out across the state as part of an ‘outreach programme' to collect ‘exact data

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