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1.15 Lakh Daily Covid Cases In India, Biggest Rise So Far

April 7, 2021
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India recorded over 1.15 lakh new Covid cases in the last 24 hours for first time since the beginning of the pandemic, setting an unprecedented, grim record during the second wave. The government said the next four weeks are "very, very critical". | Read more|

7 Deaths Among UK AstraZeneca Jab Recipients After Blood Clots: Regulator

April 7, 2021
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The UK medical regulator said Saturday that out of 30 people who suffered rare blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, seven have died. The British acknowledgement of deaths comes as several European countries have paused the use of the AstraZeneca jab over a potential link to blood clots. | Read more|

Delhi 10 pm To 5 am Night Curfew From Today. See Who Is Exempt

April 6, 2021
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Delhi today imposed a night curfew till April 30 to tackle a steep rise in Covid infections and a day after the country reported over 1 lakh cases in a single day. The "sudden increase in Covid-19 cases" and "high positivity rate" meant a night curfew was needed, the Delhi Government said in its order. | Read more|

"Micro Lockdowns, Travel Curbs Necessary To Stop Surge": AIIMS Chief

April 4, 2021
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A new strategy is required to battle the Covid surge in the country that is fueled by laxity in maintaining safety measures and a mutant strain of the Covid, Dr Randeep Guleria - the chief of Delhi's All-India Institute of Medical Sciences and a top member of the government's Covid Task Force - said on Saturday. | Read more|

PM Modi Chairs High-Level Meet Amid Surge In Coronavirus Cases

April 4, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting today to review the Covid-related issues including the ongoing vaccination drive in the country as the infection is seeing a surge. All senior officers -- including the Cabinet Secretary, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, the Health Secretary participated | Read more|

Pune 6 pm-6 am Curfew From Tomorrow For A Week

April 2, 2021
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Faced with an alarming spike in Covid cases, authorities in Maharashtra's Pune have ordered a 12-hour night curfew starting 6 pm tomorrow for a period of at least one week, with a review of the order and coronavirus situation in the district scheduled for next Friday. | Read more|

UK's Richest Woman Gets $648 Million Pay From Betting Empire

April 2, 2021
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Denise Coates has hit the jackpot yet again. The 53-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Bet365 Group Ltd. pocketed 468.9 million pounds ($648 million) in pay and dividends, almost 50% more than a year earlier, according to a filing from the online bookmaker. | Read more|

Two Girls, 3 And 5, Dropped Over 14-Foot Wall At US-Mexico Border

April 1, 2021
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Two small Ecuadoran girls, three and five years old, were hoisted over and dropped from the top of a 14-foot wall marking the US-Mexican border in the middle of the night before being picked up by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers, the agency said Wednesday. | Read more|