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Shanghai: China, a nation which is combating a surge in COVID-19 cases, is all set to impose a lockdown on Shanghai city. more
China returns to mass lockdowns, testing after Delta variant detected in several provinces

Beijing: The Delta variant of coronavirus that is responsible for increasing Covid19 caseload across the world and claiming more lives than the initial strains of the pathogen last year h ...

Australia: Lockdown imposed in Brisbane after Delta virus infection cases emerge

Brisbane: Lockdown is back in several Australian regions as  the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread in the nation.

Bangladesh: 166 new death recorded due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh continues to witness the fury of COVID-19 pandemic as 166 people lost their lives in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Friday.

Covid19: Iran enforces six-day lockdown in Tehran ahead of Eid al-Adha as cases surge

Tehran: The authorities in Iran have clamped a six-day curfew in Tehran and neighbouring Alborz starting on Tuesday as COVID-19 jumped ahead of Eid al-Adha holidays.

Bhutan’s capital goes into three-day lockdown amid suspected community transmission

Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, has gone into a three-day lockdown, starting from Sunday evening, as a child tested positive for Covid-19 on an antigen test, raising fear of suspected co ...

Pakistan witnessing third wave of COVID-surge: Lockdown to start in 7 cities

Islamabad: Pakistan's Punjab region on Sunday recorded more than 1,600 Covid-19 cases for the first time since June 2020 as the country is witnessing a third wave of virus resurgence ...

Mental health alert for 332 million children linked to COVID-19 lockdown policies: UNICEF

New York: The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says the mental health of millions of children worldwide has been put at risk, with at least one in seven forced to remain at home under na ...

New Zealand imposes 1st COVID-19 lockdown since October amid community transmission

Moscow/Sputnik: New Zealand is imposing first lockdown restrictions since October on the city of Auckland — its most populous city — for three days after three COVID-19 commun ...

China's Shijiazhuang under lockdown, undergoing mass testing : Official

Moscow/Sputnik: The Chinese city of Shijiazhuang goes into virtual lockdown, a local official told reporters Thursday, as the total number of COVID-19 cases detected in the past five days ...