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Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals. With the death toll nearing 100,000, intensive care units in the hardest-hit regions at …

Grofers to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost for employees, families, contractual staff

Grofers to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost for employees, families, contractual staff

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Online grocery platform Grofers on Tuesday said it will cover the cost of COVID-19 vaccination for its employees, their family members as well as the company”s contractual staff. The company aims to cover vaccination cost for 25,000 people across 38 cities, it added. Grofers will cover the vaccination cost for its …

Serum Institute to export Covid-19 vaccine to 25-30 countries on Tuesday

Serum Institute to export Covid-19 vaccine to 25-30 countries on Tuesday

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The first shipment of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines by Serum Institute of India (SII) will leave for 25-30 countries under the Covax arrangement by Tuesday, said a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official. Speaking at a webinar on Monday, Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist at WHO, said, “By tomorrow (Tuesday), the first shipments from India would …

Oxford University to test COVID-19 vaccine response among children for first time

India see record day high of 152,879 new COVID-19 infections

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The University of Oxford has launched a study to assess the safety and immune response of the COVID-19 vaccine it has developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children for the first time, it said on Saturday. The new mid-stage trial will determine whether the vaccine is effective on people between the ages …

UK PM Boris Johnson says too early to say when national lockdown will end

UK PM Boris Johnson says too early to say when national lockdown will end

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Boris Johnson: The new strain of coronavirus and the fresh set of crises brought forth by it for the United Kingdom apart, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hasn’t been viewed too positively for his handling of the pandemic, if reports are to be believed. In March he had said that he …

Oil Down, With Rising COVID-19 Cases Increasing Fuel Demand Fears

Oil Down, With Rising COVID-19 Cases Increasing Fuel Demand Fears

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil was down Tuesday morning in Asia, with rising numbers of COVID-19 cases globally contributing to rising fuel demand worries. However, expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventory helped to limit losses for the black liquid. Brent oil futures edged down 0.13% to $55.59 by 10:27 PM ET (3:27 AM GMT) and …

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands More Americans were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday than at any time since the pandemic began, as total coronavirus infections crossed the 21 million mark, deaths soared across much of the United States and a historic vaccination effort lagged. U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations reached a record 130,834 late on Tuesday, according to …

New coronavirus variant found in UK is not out of control yet: WHO

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The new coronavirus variant found in UK is not out of control yet, said the World Health Organization. “We have had a much higher (contamination rate) at different points in this pandemic and we’ve got it under control,” WHO’s emergencies chief Michael Ryan told a press conference. “So this situation is not in …

Total COVID-19 Cases In India Reach 96.08 Lakh, Death Toll At 1.39 Lakh

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Coronavirus News LIVE: Today is the 257th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 9,608,211 confirmed COVID- 19 cases, including 139,700 deaths. A total of 9,058,822 people have recuperated from COVID-19 till 8 am on December 5, as per data …

Coronavirus claims 1.5 million lives globally with 10,000 dying each day

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands NEW YORK: Over 1.5 million people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 with one death reported every nine seconds on a weekly average, as vaccinations are set to begin in December in a handful of developed nations. Half a million deaths occurred in just the last two months, indicating that …