Chief Exec. Carrie Lam told the press on Sat that placing the neighborhood under Covid19 lockdown is the first time the gov't exercised its powers under cap 599J law, which provides he gov't with power to restrict the movement of individuals
Zimbabwe's Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development Joel Matiza dies of COVID19, becoming the 3rd government minister to die of the virus within a week and the 4th since the virus was first reported in the country in March 2020
Singapore reports 10 new cases of #COVID19 all imported
A total of 221 new #COVID19 cases, 431 discharges and 2 deaths reported in Telangana yesterday, says State Health Department Total positive cases: 2,93,056 Total recoveries: 2,87,899 Active cases: 3,569 Death toll: 1,973
There is emerging evidence to suggest that the recently discovered, highly transmissible COVID19 variant first reported in the United Kingdom is potentially more deadly, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said
Brazil registers 1,096 more deaths from COVID19 in the last 24 hours, bringing death toll to 215,243
China: At least 12 patients with COVID19 during the latest outbreak in Changchun, Jilin, had visited a sauna, raising concerns about cluster infections. Jilin had 194 confirmed cases and 97 asymptomatic cases on Friday.
Hong Kong imposes first lockdown in Covid-hit Jordan – 10,000 residents affected, 3,000 personnel deployed
Egypt records 52 deaths and 748 new cases of Coronavirus
China: Wangkui County in Heilongjiang Classified as High Risk Area for COVID19
Indiana Reports 3,560 New Coronavirus Cases, 49 Additional Deaths Friday
New Jersey is confirming its first 2 cases of the highly-contagious COVID variant, including an Ocean County male, @MatthewArco reports
Romanian authorities today decided that indoor bars, restaurants, theatres, cinemas and betting agencies can reopen their doors starting on Monday. This relaxation of COVID19 measures comes after the capital registered less than 3 infections per every thousand inhabitants
Covid-19: Medical workers urged to maintain social distancing as Yau Ma Tei-Jordan cluster spreads
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China: "Shijiazhuang, Hebei, reported 8 new local confirmed COVID19 cases on Friday, all located in Gaocheng district. (Local health authority) A total of 10,256,424 people were tested in the 3rd round of PCR testing.
Saudi Arabia records 4 deaths, 213 new cases of coronavirus, and 188 recoveries during the past 24 hours
China: "Suspicious [positive] results for COVID19 were found among residents of the Baoshan District residential complex on the outskirts of Shanghai on Friday according to the local health authority. RT-PCR tests were carried out on all residents
Brazil says will receive two million AstraZeneca doses by Friday from India
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A restaurant in Yau Ma Tei informs customers that the business has been suspended due to the epidemic. Other buildings have multi-lingual notices informing residents of compulsory testing
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UK bans passengers from Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo to control spread of COVID variant
Egypt records 54 deaths and 752 new cases of coronavirus
Fauci says goal of 100 million vaccinations within 100 days is "reasonable"
Morocco recorded 33 deaths and 1,164 new cases of Coronavirus during the past 24 hours
Indiana Reports 3,733 New Coronavirus Cases, 64 Additional Deaths Thursday
China: "Six other residential communities in the Tiangongyuan district of Beijing's Daxing district are under sealed management due to the recent resurgence of COVID19 cases"
Manipur reported 19 new #COVID19 cases and 43 recoveries today, says State Health Department. Total cases so far: 28,938 Total recoveries: 28,351 Active cases: 220 Total Deaths: 367 Recovery rate is 97
5 people were killed in a fire, at the largest vaccine production institute in India
Saudi Arabia records 4 deaths and 212 new cases of Coronavirus
Moscow has a serious shortage of labor force, the authorities began to recruit citizens of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan for construction projects, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.
Africa Center for Disease Control: Coronavirus death rate on the continent is higher than the global average