coronavirus

Premier League players, staff ordered to get vaccinated

The England Government has ordered the Premier League players and staff to get their vaccinations done with both doses in order to keep the league running, in case there is a winter lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 cases rising. The …

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Russia reports over 23,800 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia confirmed 23,811 COVID-19 cases over the past day, bringing the total case tally to 6,078,522, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday. The number of coronavirus cases in Russia grew by 0.39% in relative …

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Georgia reports 2,460 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 2,460 new cases of coronavirus, 1,082 recoveries and 20 deaths in the past 24 hours.  In total, 38,945 tests have been conducted around the country of which 20,419 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining …

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Israel: Pfizer vaccine 39% effective in halting Delta

Pfizer Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine provided a strong shield against hospitalization and more severe disease in cases caused by the contagious delta variant in Israel in recent weeks, even though it was just 39% effective in preventing …

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Turkey's COVID-19 cases back up to mid-May levels

Turkey's new coronavirus cases have doubled in just over two weeks to 9,586 on Thursday, its highest since May 19, with 52 related deaths according to an official tally that prompted a warning from the health minister. "We have …

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Italy extends state of emergency until December 31st

The Italian government has signed off on an extension to the country's state of emergency, keeping it in place until at the end of 2021. With a return to a steadily rising rate of coronavirus cases after weeks of decline, Italy …

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Gamma coronavirus variant detected in Russia

The Gamma variant of the novel coronavirus, first found in Brazil, has been detected in small quantities in Russia, the developer behind Russia’s EpiVacCorona vaccine said on Thursday. “The Delta variant is widespread …

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Azerbaijan extends special quarantine regime

The special quarantine regime in Azerbaijan has been extended until September 1, 2021. The corresponding decision was signed by Prime Minister Ali Asadov. The special quarantine regime was previously extended until August …

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Russia reports over 24,400 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia confirmed 24,471 COVID-19 cases over the past day, bringing the total case tally to 6,054,711, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday. The number of coronavirus cases grew by 0.41% in relative terms. …

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Biden: getting vaccinated ‘gigantically important’

U.S. President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. and pleaded that it’s “gigantically important” for Americans to step up and get inoculated against the virus as …

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Georgia reports 2,261 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 2,261 new cases of coronavirus, 1,410 recoveries and 18 deaths in the past 24 hours.  In total, 36,656 tests have been conducted around the country of which 20,704 tests were rapid tests, while the remaining …

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Two more Olympic athletes test positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to dog the Tokyo Olympics with only a day to go before the opening ceremony. Two more athletes have tested positive for the virus in the Olympic village, according to Reuters citing the …

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