#covid19

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Travelers wait to get tested for COVID-19 at a railway station in Mumbai. (Photo credit: PTI file)

  • India reported 166 new COVID deaths on Monday
  • The country now has 1,89,694  active coronavirus cases
  • 19,582 people recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
People at Dadar market on the eve of Dussehra festival, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai, Oct. 14, 2021.( Photo: PTI)

  • Mumbai reported 367 new COVID cases and zero deaths on Sunday
  • The city reported its first first coronavirus death on March 17, 2020
  • Mumbai's overall caseload stands at 7,50,808, while the death toll at 16,180

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine is a one-shot jab (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The double vaccination rate of Victoria is set to reach 70% this week
  • Following the ease of restrictions, the capacity of hospitality venues and some businesses will be kept limited
  • Victoria, on Sunday, registered 1,838 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths

.Moscow, Russia
Medical workers carry a patient suspected of having coronavirus on a stretcher at a hospital in Kommunarka, outside Moscow, Russia. (Photo: AP)

  • 34,303 new infections were recorded in Russia in the previous day
  • The death toll of 999 was barely lower than the record 1,002 reported on Saturday
  • Russia has reported 7.99 million cases and 223,312 deaths — Europe’s highest death toll

Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease, occurring in the tropical regions. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • At least 341 people were diagnosed with Dengue last month in Delhi
  • The best way to combat dengue is to strengthen one's immunity
  • Here are some home effective remedies for dengue fever

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic takes swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test, in Mumbai. (Photo credit: PTI file)

  • India reported 144 COVID related deaths on Sunday
  • The country now has 1,95,846 active coronavirus cases
  • At least 11,00,123 samples were tested for the virus in the last 24 hours

.Boston, MA, USA
In this Wednesday. Oct. 13, 2021, file photo, audience members gather during a meeting of New Hampshire's Executive Council in Concord, N.H. (Photo: AP)

  • Republican Rep. Ken Weyler from New Hampshire likened COVID-19 vaccines to 'organised mass murder'
  • Republican House Speaker Sherman Packard termed the remarks 'absolute craziness'
  • Surveys show Republicans are less likely to be vaccinated than Democrats

.New York, NY, USA
Robert Durst was having difficulty breathing during Thursday's hearing. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • New York real estate heir Robert Durst has been placed on a ventilator after contracting coronavirus
  • He was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for murdering his close close Susan Berman in 2000
  • The 78-year-old was in “very bad condition” during Thursday's sentencing hearing

.Moscow, Russia
A medical worker administers Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination center in Gostinny Dvor. (Photo: AP)

  • Russia reported record coronavirus deaths and new cases since the start of pandemic
  • Health Minister Mikhail Murashko this week blamed the behaviour of Russians for the recent COVID-19 surge
  • Only 31% of Russians are fully vaccinated against coronavirus 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Ivermectin is a drug used to kill parasites in humans and animals. (Photo Credits: AP)

  • At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the US
  • People are seeing to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin
  • Ivermectin is a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment