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Covid-19 pandemic over in US: Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic over in the US, even as the number of Americans who have died from Covid continues to rise.

China: COVID-19 quarantine bus overturns in Guizhou, 27 die

A bus, which was transferring dozens of people to a Covid-19 quarantine facility in China's southwestern province of Guizhou, overturned in a ravine on Sunday that left 27 people dead ...

China: Police detain four in Xinjiang for allegedly spreading rumours about COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing: Police in the Xinjiang region of China have arrested four internet users and accused them of spreading rumours about an outbreak of Covid-19.

Singapore further lifts border measures as Covid situation eases

Singapore: Non-fully vaccinated travelers entering Singapore will no longer be required to undergo a seven-day home quarantine upon arrival starting from 11:59 p.m. local time on August 2 ...

Japan PM Fumio Kishida tests COVID-19 positive 

Tokyo: Japan PM Fumio Kishida has tested COVID-19 positive, media reports said on Sunday.

US: First Lady Jill Biden tests COVID-19 positive

Washington: US first lady Jill Biden has tested COVID-19 positive.

Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labour agency

New York: The number of young people globally who can’t find a job this year is set to reach 73 million – that’s a full six million more than before COVID-19 – the ...

China: Coronavirus lockdown strands 80,000 tourists in Sanya

Beijing/ Sanya: Around  80,000 tourists are believed to be stranded in China's popular resort city Sanya after authorities announced lockdown measures amid COVID-19 outbreak, med ...

China: Yiwu imposes quasi-lockdown amid COVID-19 outbreak

Yiwu: The Chinese city of Yiwu, which is considered as a major source of  manufactured goods for the rest of the world, has now imposed a quasi-lockdown amid COVID-19 outbreak, media ...