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Published on: Wednesday, January 05, 2022, 09:28 PM IST

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05 January 2022 09:28 PM IST

Night curfew imposed in Himachal Pradesh amid rising Covid cases

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to impose a night curfew in the state from 10 pm to 5 am to check the spread of COVID-19, an official spokesperson said.

05 January 2022 09:28 PM IST

Covid: Delhi cancels driving licence tests, deploys nodal officers on buses to avoid overcrowding

05 January 2022 05:02 PM IST

Over 95% US COVID-19 cases now Omicron: CDC data

With the US shattering a single-day record with over 1 million Covid-19 cases this week, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that the Omicron variant accounted for 95 per cent of new infections last week.

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05 January 2022 04:49 PM IST

Mongolia plans to offer 4th Covid vaccine shot

Mongolia is planning to offer a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine to its citizens on a voluntary basis, Mongolian Health Minister Sereejav Enkhbold said on Wednesday.

05 January 2022 04:48 PM IST

Precautionary dose of Covid vaccine for healthcare, frontline workers, 60+ with comorbidities will be same as the first 2 doses: Govt.

Precautionary dose of Covid vaccine for healthcare, frontline workers, 60+ with comorbidities will be same as the first 2 doses, said the government on Wednesday.

05 January 2022 02:53 PM IST

Amid Covid surge, Goa schools directed to shut Classes 8 to 12

The Goa government's Education Department formally shut down schools and colleges from Class 8 to 12 in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases in the state. The formal directive was issued by the state Education Director Bhushan Savaikar in a circular sent to all heads of educational institutions in the coastal state.

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05 January 2022 02:20 PM IST

Hong Kong bans flights from eight countries after Omicron outbreak

Hong Kong has banned flights from eight countries after Omicron outbreak, news agency AFP reported.

05 January 2022 01:38 PM IST

COVID-19: Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for home isolation mild and asymptomatic patients

Patient under home isolation will stand discharged and end isolation after at least 7 days have passed from testing positive and have no fever for 3 successive days.

Also, patients will not be required to go for re-testing after the home isolation period is over, Union Home Ministry further informed.

05 January 2022 12:43 PM IST

Bihar Deputy CMs, two ministers test positive for COVID-19

Four members of the Nitish Kumar cabinet in Bihar, including both Deputy Chief Ministers Renu Devi and Tar Kishor Prasad, tested positive for COVID 19 Wednesday, officials said.

Besides the two Deputy CMs, those who tested positive are Ashok Choudhary and Sunil Kumar, the ministers for building construction, and prohibition, excise and registration respectively.

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05 January 2022 09:45 AM IST

Rising Omicron cases could increase risk of more dangerous variants, WHO warns

Surging Omicron infections around the world could increase the risk of a newer, more dangerous variant emerging, the World Health Organization in Europe said on Tuesday.

05 January 2022 09:45 AM IST

COVID-19: India reports 58,097 fresh cases, 534 deaths in last 24 hours

India reported 58,097 fresh COVID cases, 15,389 recoveries, and 534 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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