24 January 2022
China says Omicron will 'lead to challenges' for Winter Olympics
Hong Kong expands travel bans for arrivals from several countries as Australia reports 5 cases of COVID19 omicron variant, delaying reopening of nation's borders for international students, skilled migrants
1 month ago
Japan was investigating a positive covid case in someone who arrived from Namibia on Sunday, and now they've confirmed that it is, indeed, the omicron variant
Karnataka reports 257 new #COVID19 cases, 205 recoveries and 5 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 29,95,857 Total recoveries 29,50,747 Death toll 38,203 Active cases 6878
1 month ago
UK investigating hundreds of suspected Omicron cases, including people who tested positive before the first known cases in Africa - Guardian
1 month ago
Merkel, Scholz to hold talks with German regional leaders on tougher Covid curbs
Duterte meets with cabinet officials, again mulls mandatory vaccinations amid threat of new COVID19 variant. "If this Omicron [is] really deadlier, whether or not we have to invoke the police powers of the state to compel obedience, takutin talaga." via @newsdwight
1 month ago
Portugal detected 13 cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant - all related to the squad and staff members of Lisbon soccer team Belenenses SAD
Australia will "pause" plans to reopen borders to vaccinated visa holders on dec 1 and DELAY date until Dec 15 in response to new Covid strain
1 month ago
WHO warns risk related to Covid variant Omicron 'very high'
1 month ago
AFP: Japan closes its borders to all foreign visitors due to the spread of the "Omicron" variant
The United Kingdom calls an urgent meeting of the G7 Health ministers due to omicron variant1 month ago
The United Kingdom calls an urgent meeting of the G7 Health ministers due to omicron variant
1 month ago
South African president wants travel bans 'urgently' lifted
President Biden, who is returning to the White House shortly, will have an in-person briefing with members of his COVID19 response team and Dr. Fauci to provide an "update on the Omicron variant and the Administration's response
1 month ago
Morocco is suspending all incoming air travel for two weeks in response to the rapidly spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus, the Foreign Ministry announced Sunday
Dutch authorities: 13 cases of the Omicron coronavirus mutant were recorded among travelers from South Africa
Gauteng Province SouthAfrica, infections have gone from 4,471 active COVID cases on November 24 to 10,542 in just 4 days1 month ago
Gauteng Province SouthAfrica, infections have gone from 4,471 active COVID cases on November 24 to 10,542 in just 4 days
Switzerland adds Britain, Netherlands, three others to quarantine list
1 month ago
Israel closes borders to all foreigners over Omicron: official
In some of the 61 COVID19 cases detected among a group of passengers that arrived in the Netherlands from RSA this week "the Omicron variant is presumed to have been found," according to @rivm
According to a @WhiteHouse official, @POTUS has been briefed on the latest on Omicron. "At the same time, senior health officials and the COVID response team have been monitoring the latest updates on Omicron and in regular touch with health officials around the world
Karnataka reports 322 new #COVID19 cases, 176 recoveries and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 29,95,285 Total recoveries 29,50,306 Death toll 38,196 Active cases 6,754
1 month ago
According to @scmpnews, @British_Airways to temporarily suspend passenger flights to/from HongKong from Sunday after more of its aircrew were sent to a government quarantine camp
Dutch officials: 61 cases of coronavirus were recorded at Amsterdam airport among travelers from South Africa
Of the 600 passengers on flights from SA that landed in NL yesterday, 61 have tested positive for COVID19. It is not yet known whether they're infected with new Omicron variant
Statement from @POTUS on the Omicron Variant
The U.S. will impose travel restrictions on eight southern African countries in response to the new Omicron COVID variant, barring most foreign nationals who have been in those countries within the last 14 days
1 month ago
The new variant of concern, dubbed "Omicron," carries a higher rate of re-infection than others, announces @WHO
Karnataka reports 402 new #COVID19 cases, 277 recoveries and 6 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 29,94,963 Total recoveries 29,50,130 Death toll 38,193 Active cases 6,611
National Police say they are prepared for demonstrations and riots after corona measures press conference
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