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China’s Guangdong steps up COVID-19 testing as infections mount

Reuters
A medical worker collects a swab from a resident during a mass testing for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a makeshift testing site at a stadium in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China May 30, 2021. cnsphoto via REUTERS China’s southern Guangdong province, spooked by a rise in novel coronavirus infections since......

India reports 100,636 new COVID-19 infections, 2,427 deaths

Reuters
India reported on Monday a daily rise in new coronavirus infections of 100,636 cases over the past 24 hours, while deaths rose by 2,427. The South Asian nation’s tally of infections now stands at 28.9 million, while the death toll has reached 349,186, health ministry data showed. Our Standards: The......

Taiwan says working hard to get vaccines, infections fall

Reuters
Soldiers wear protective suits as they disinfect a street following the recent surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Tucheng district of New Taipei City, Taiwan May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Taiwan is working hard to get the almost 20 million COVID-19 vaccines it has ordered as soon as possible......

India’s coronavirus infections ebb but states struggle for vaccines

Reuters
India’s official tally of daily infections of coronavirus fell to the lowest in nearly six weeks in the past 24 hours, offering hope that a devastating second wave is ebbing, but government leaders said shortages of vaccines were a big concern. Barely 3% of the country’s 1.3 billion people have......

U.S. coronavirus infections steadily declining

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. coronavirus infections steadily declining – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The U.S. continues to make strides in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. More states are preparing to reopen as vaccinations increase and infections go down. Danya Bacchus......

India reports 276,110 new coronavirus infections

Reuters
Patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen inside the ICU ward at Holy Family Hospital in New Delhi, India, April 29, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo India reported on Thursday 276,110 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by 3,874. The South Asian nation’s infection......

Fauci says Covid infections are decreasing in all 50 states

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, delivers remarks during a press briefing with Press Secretary Jen Psaki at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2021. Tom Brenner | Reuters Dr. Anthony......

Oil prices fall on rising COVID-19 infections in Asia, inflation fears

Reuters
Oil prices fell for a second day on Wednesday on renewed demand concerns as coronavirus cases in Asia rise and on fears rising inflation might lead the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, which could limit economic growth. Brent crude futures fell $1.08, or 1.5%, to $67.63 a barrel......

India’s tally of coronavirus infections crosses 25 million

Reuters
BENGALURU, May 18 (Reuters) – India’s total coronavirus cases surged past the 25 million mark on Tuesday, boosted by 263,533 new infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths from COVID-19 rose by a record 4,329. India becomes the world’s second nation, after the United States, to pass the grim......

India reports 281,386 new coronavirus infections

Reuters
India on Monday reported 281,386 new coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by 4,106. The South Asian nation’s total case load is 24.97 million with the death toll at 274,390, health ministry data showed. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source – For more click......

CORRECTED-India adds 311,170 daily coronavirus infections to nearly 24.7 mln

Reuters
(Corrects tally in headline, paragraph 1) BENGALURU, May 16 (Reuters) – India’s tally of coronavirus infections reached nearly 24.7 million on Sunday, boosted by 311,170 new cases over the last 24 hours, while deaths rose by 4,077. The South Asian nation’s tally stands at 24.68 million with the death toll......

India adds 311,170 daily coronavirus infections to nearly 24.7 mln

Reuters
A couple mourns as they stand next to the funeral pyre of a relative who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi India’s tally of coronavirus infections reached nearly 24.7 million on Sunday, boosted by 311,170 new cases......

India reports 362,727 new coronavirus infections

Reuters
India had 362,727 new COVID-19 infections over the last 24 hours while deaths climbed by 4,120, taking the toll to 258,317, health ministry data showed. The South Asian nation’s total caseload now stands at 23.7 million. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source – For more click here To......

England’s coronavirus infections halved since March, study finds

Reuters
The prevalence of coronavirus infections in England has halved since March helped by the swift rollout of vaccines, but new variants remain a threat, according to the findings of a closely watched survey released on Thursday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday gave the green light to hugging and......

COVID spreading in rural India; record daily rises in infections, deaths

Reuters
India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections swamps the health system and spreads from cities into the vast countryside. COVID-19 infections in the world’s second most populous nation have surged past 21 million, with......

Will summer see a ‘travel window’ before fall infections rise? Here’s what medical experts say

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For some homebound travelers yearning for a vacation, the question isn’t whether to book a vacation this year, but when.  Enthusiasm for travel is at its highest point in a year, with 87% of American travelers expected to take a......

Infections are surging among climbers trying to scale Mount Everest.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Nepal’s coronavirus outbreak, which is growing faster than almost anywhere else in the world, has spread to the remote Himalayas, with an increasing number of climbers testing positive after being evacuated from the base camps of Mount Everest......

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