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Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Buenos Aires [Argentina], February 9 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentine Health Minister Gines Gonzalez Garcia confirmed on Monday the first cases in the country of the novel coronavirus variants detected in Brazil.
London [UK], February 8 (ANI/Sputnik): The mutated coronavirus variant, which was originally discovered in the United Kingdom and is found to be more contagious, is rapidly spreading across the United States and may become the dominant strain in many states as soon as by March, a new study s
Cape Town [South Africa], February 8 (ANI): South Africa is pausing the country's rollout of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after a study showed it offered reduced protection from the COVID-19 variant first identified there, CNN reported citing South African health officials on Sunday (
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
London [UK], February 3 (ANI): Door-to-door coronavirus testing is being rolled out in parts of England in an attempt to stem the outbreak of a more contagious variant discovered in South Africa.
Bogota [Colombia] February 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Colombia reported 289 more deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to 54,272, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Monday.
Geneva [Switzerland], February 2 (ANI/Sputnik): The UK COVID-19 variant has now spread to 82 countries and the South African strain to nearly 40, Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical Lead of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme, said on Monday.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Ramallah [Palestine], January 30 (ANI/Sputnik): The first two cases of a highly infectious variant of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom have been reported in Palestine, in the province of Bethlehem, governor Kamel Hmeid said on Saturday.
Tashkent [Uzbekistan], January 30 (ANI/Sputnik): A new variant of COVID-19 originating in the United Kingdom was registered for the first time in Uzbekistan, Deputy Health Minister Bakhodir Yusupaliev said on Saturday.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Manila [The Philippines], January 29 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines will relax its ban on travellers, starting next month, from over 30 countries and regions that have confirmed cases of more transmissible COVID-19 variants, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said on Friday.
Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The US state of South Carolina has confirmed the first two known cases in the United States of the South African novel coronavirus strain, the state's Health Department said in a press release on Thursday.
Gaborone [Botswana], January 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) has confirmed the presence of the COVID-19 new variant 501Y.V2 first detected in neighbouring country, South Africa.
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], January 15 (ANI): Uttarakhand has reported the first positive case of the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 from Dehradun district.