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Delhi govt to hike fines for not wearing masks: Kejriwal

The chief minister said the Delhi government was implementing from November 19 its decision to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients.

Pfizer shares surge nearly 4 per cent on vaccine report

Global drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech said on Wednesday that their COVID-19 vaccine was found 95 per cent effective in the final analysis of the Phase 3 trial.

AK Antony tests positive for COVID-19, undergoing treatment at AIIMS

AK Antony's son Anil K Antony shared the news through social media on Thursday and said his parents' condition is stable.

Japan on ‘maximum alert’ after record virus cases

More than 2,000 cases were recorded nationwide on Wednesday, with nearly 500 in Tokyo.

Odisha reports 868 new COVID-19 cases, 17 fresh fatalities

Khurda district, under which Bhubaneswar falls, reported the highest number of new cases at 126, followed by Sundergarh (87) and Cuttack (64).

US virus death toll passes 250,000, New York closes schools

Worldwide, more than 1.3 million people have died of Covid-19 and over 55 million have been reported infected with the virus since it first surfaced in China late last year.

COVID-19: India records 45,576 infections, 585 fatalities

There are 4,43,303 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country as on date which accounts for 4.95 per cent of the total caseload.

Biden knocks Trump as rivals barnstorm heartland in election finale

Even as Covid-19 infections spike, Trump has stuck to his guns, downplaying the dangers and branding Democrats as rampaging "socialists" intent on shuttering the country.

COVID-19 cases in India climb to 76,51, 107

A total of 54,044 fresh infections were reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,15,914 with 717 fatalities being registered in a span of 24 hours.

Germany sees 6,638 daily virus cases, highest since start of pandemic

The highest number of new cases previously recorded in one day was 6,294, on March 28, according to figures from the Robert Koch Institute disease control centre.

Brazil coronavirus cases pass five million

Home to 212 million people, Brazil also counted 734 new deaths Wednesday.

French Open will continue to have reduced crowd

Paris police chief Didier Lallement said bars in Paris will close for two weeks from Tuesday as part of new measures to slow coronavirus infections.

Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

Health authorities are meanwhile drawing up a vaccination programme that prioritises elderly people and at-risk workers.

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