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Sobyanin: COVID-19 herd immunity in Moscow down to 25%

The COVID-19 herd immunity in Moscow has dropped from 60% to 25%, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said on Friday, adding that this explains the explosive rise in new cases and hospitalizations. "Now, we can estimate herd immunity …

Estonia gifts 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Georgia

Georgia will receive 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines from Estonia, announces Estonian Foreign Ministry. An official statement of the ministry reads that in addition to Georgia, Estonia will also support to Eastern neighbour Moldova by …

Kremlin explains what is behind fresh COVID-19 surge

The Kremlin on Friday blamed a fresh surge in COVID-19 infections on nihilism among the population, Russia’s low vaccination rate and virus mutations, as Moscow reported a record number of infections. President Vladimir …

People being evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea

A total of 1,387 people have been evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea, including 238 children, the Crimean department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry informed on its website on Friday. "We evacuated the population from …

Moscow’s COVID-19 infections hit record high

Moscow reported its highest-ever number of new coronavirus infections Friday, as the city’s health authorities warned "new, aggressive mutations" of the virus were spreading at an alarming pace. Russia’s national …

Pashinyan rallies voters ahead of tense polls

Armenian Prime Nikol Pashinyan on Thursday urged voters to hand him a new mandate as around 20,000 supporters packed a central square in the capital Yerevan ahead of snap polls. "The moment of truth has arrived," declared …

Delta variant doubles risk of COVID hospitalisation

The Delta coronavirus variant doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the previously dominant variant in Britain, but two doses of vaccine still provide strong protection, a Scottish study found. The study said early evidence …

Georgia reports 671 new COVID-19 cases

\Georgia has reported 671 new cases of coronavirus, 657 recoveries and 17 deaths in the past 24 hours.  28,593 tests were conducted around the country in the past 24 hours. 15,354 of the 28,593 tests were rapid tests, …

Uzbekistan to cancel flights to India

Starting June 18, the national airline Uzbekistan Airways will reduce the number of flights from Tashkent to Delhi. This was reported by the press service of the airline. The corresponding decision was made due to worsening situation …