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Saudi Arabia reports 357 COVID-19 cases, four deaths Saudi Arabia reports 357 COVID-19 cases, four deaths
Saudi Arabia on Sunday reported 357 new coronavirus cases and 314 recoveries, bringing the total to 379,831 cases and 370,614 recoveries, according to the Ministry of Health.
Coronavirus 1 hours ago
China’s exports jump to highest level in over two decades after COVID-19 hit China’s exports jump to highest level in over two decades after COVID-19 hit
China’s export growth jumped to the highest in over two decades, official data showed Sunday, with imports also surging in a sharp bounce back from the coronavirus outbreak that had brought activity ...
Coronavirus 9 hours ago
New Zealand's Auckland lifts lockdown, Australia starts AstraZeneca vaccinations New Zealand's Auckland lifts lockdown, Australia starts AstraZeneca vaccinations
Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, emerged on Sunday from a strict weeklong lockdown imposed after a community cluster of the more contagious British coronavirus variant.There were no new local ...
Coronavirus 10 hours ago
Reopening England's schools is step towards normality, PM Johnson says Reopening England's schools is step towards normality, PM Johnson says
The reopening of England's schools to all pupils on Monday will mark the first step back towards normality, and is only possible because of the efforts of the public to bring COVID-19 infection rates ...
Coronavirus 14 hours ago
Oral COVID-19 treatment yields promising trial data: Drugmakers Oral COVID-19 treatment yields promising trial data: Drugmakers
German pharmaceutical giant Merck and a US partner reported promising results Saturday in trials of a drug administered orally to fight Covid-19, saying it helps reduce patients' viral load."At a time ...
Coronavirus 15 hours ago
Hundreds protest COVID-19 restrictions in Stockholm Hundreds protest COVID-19 restrictions in Stockholm
Swedish police on Saturday dispersed hundreds of opponents of coronavirus restrictions who staged a protest in the capital Stockholm in defiance of a ban on large gatherings.Police blocked a bridge in ...
Coronavirus 18 hours ago
Venezuela’s Maduro receives first dose of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine Venezuela’s Maduro receives first dose of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores have received their first dose of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Venezuelan state television reported on Saturday, while the ...
Coronavirus 18 hours ago
Paris police clear Seine riverside over lack of social distancing amid COVID-19 Paris police clear Seine riverside over lack of social distancing amid COVID-19
French police cleared the banks of the River Seine in central Paris on Saturday over concerns people were getting too close together and not respecting coronavirus social distancing rules.Hundreds of ...
Coronavirus 18 hours ago
Thousands turn out in Vienna to protest COVID-19 regulations Thousands turn out in Vienna to protest COVID-19 regulations
Thousands turned out Saturday for the latest protest in Vienna against coronavirus restrictions and several arrests were made for breaching public order laws and COVID-19 regulations, police said.Many ...
Coronavirus 19 hours ago
US Senate approves Biden’s massive $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill US Senate approves Biden’s massive $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill
The US Senate approved on Saturday a $1.9 trillion relief package that President Joe Biden vows will revive the country’s coronavirus-hit economy.The bill passed by 50 votes to 49 and it now heads ...
Coronavirus 19 hours ago
Rapid COVID-19 tests sell out in Germany on first day Rapid COVID-19 tests sell out in Germany on first day
Germans flocked to supermarket chain Aldi on Saturday to snap up the first rapid coronavirus tests to go on sale nationwide, with stocks selling out within hours.Rival discounter Lidl meanwhile saw ...
Coronavirus 20 hours ago
AstraZeneca stockpiles COVID-19 vaccine to speed up Biden’s plan AstraZeneca stockpiles COVID-19 vaccine to speed up Biden’s plan
AstraZeneca Plc has begun stockpiling its COVID-19 vaccine for use in the US, providing a potential supply boost that could speed up President Joe Biden’s inoculation timetable, should the company win ...
Coronavirus 20 hours ago
Surge in coronavirus infections postpones Finland’s municipal elections Surge in coronavirus infections postpones Finland’s municipal elections
Finland will postpone municipal elections due next month until mid-June as a surge in coronavirus cases raises concerns about low turnout and a possible spike in infections after polling day, the ...
Coronavirus 20 hours ago
Speedy variants power COVID-19 virus surge sweeping Europe Speedy variants power COVID-19 virus surge sweeping Europe
The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. In a matter of just days, 45 children and 14 staff members had tested ...
Coronavirus 21 hours ago
Malaysia’s AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service amid COVID-19 Malaysia’s AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service amid COVID-19
Malaysia’s AirAsia Group Bhd plans to launch an air taxi service and the country’s first drone delivery service as the budget carrier seeks to diversify amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s ...
Coronavirus 23 hours ago
President Buhari calls for Nigerians to follow his COVID-19 vaccine lead President Buhari calls for Nigerians to follow his COVID-19 vaccine lead
President Muhammadu Buhari had his first COVID-19 vaccine shot on Saturday, part of a bid to boost public confidence as Nigeria attempts to inoculate 80 million people this year.Vaccinating Nigeria’s ...
Coronavirus 23 hours ago
Merck says study shows COVID-19 drug causes quick reduction in coronavirus infections Merck says study shows COVID-19 drug causes quick reduction in coronavirus infections
US drugmaker Merck & Co Inc said on Saturday the experimental antiviral drug molnupiravir it is developing with Ridgeback Bio showed a quicker reduction in infectious virus in its phase 2a study among ...
Coronavirus 1 days ago
Saudi Arabia records 382 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths in 24 hours Saudi Arabia records 382 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths in 24 hours
Saudi Arabia has recorded 382 new cases of COVID-19 and five related deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Saturday.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel ...
Coronavirus 1 days ago
EU urges US to allow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine exports amid supply shortages EU urges US to allow AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine exports amid supply shortages
The European Union will urge the United States to permit the export of millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine as it scrambles to bridge supply shortfalls, the Financial Times reported.For ...
Coronavirus 1 days ago