Portugal halts easing of COVID-19 rules in Lisbon as cases rise
Most of Portugal will move to the next stage of lockdown easing next Monday but stricter rules will remain in place in the capital Lisbon due to a worrying rise in COVID19 infections, the government said on Wednesday.
Haiti fights large COVID-19 spike as it awaits vaccines
Ever since the pandemic began, Haiti had perplexed experts with seemingly low infection and death rates from COVID19 despite its rickety public health system, a total lack of vaccines and a widespread disdain for safety measures like masks and distancing.
Gujarat reports 644 new COVID-19 cases; 10 deaths
Gujarat on Wednesday saw 644 new cases of coronavirus and 10 casualties that raised the tally of infections to 8,18,351 and toll to 9,965, an official from the state health department said. Apart from this, 1,675 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the count of recoveries in the state to 7,94,703, he said.
Biden: Delta variant spreading rapidly among young people, 'if you’re young, haven’t gotten your shot yet, it really is time'
Folks, the Delta variant — a highly infectious COVID-19 strain — is spreading rapidly among young people between 12 and 20 years old in the U.K. If you’re young and haven’t gotten