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Strictly follow virus safety measures at workplaces: MoPH

Strictly follow virus safety measures at workplaces: MoPH

A designated employee should be appointed as a 'compliance officer' at the workplace to ensure the implementation and monitoring of all guidelines pertaining to the precautionary measures ...

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

Virus-hit India's overwhelmed health workers brace for monsoon

With hospitals already severely stretched, coronavirus-hit India is now bracing for the monsoon and its deadly annual onslaught of mosquito-borne illnesses, with an overwhelmed army of public health workers the only defence.

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

New virus cases in China, New Zealand sound pandemic alarm

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic ...

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China virus cluster grows; European borders reopen

China reported dozens of new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Monday as a growing cluster of infections stoked fears of a second wave, while more borders were opened in Europe ...

Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

Delhi coronavirus fears mount as hospital beds run out

Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital ...

China reports 57 new virus cases as Beijing cluster grows

China reports 57 new virus cases as Beijing cluster grows

China reported 57 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, the highest daily figure since April, as concerns grew about a resurgence of the disease.

Australia heading for recession after economy contracts

Australia heading for recession after economy contracts

Australia is heading for its first recession in nearly three decades after the economy shrunk in the January-March quarter, with a ‘far more severe’ reading expected in the next three months as the effects of the virus shutdown bite.

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.

India evacuates 100,000 from homes, virus hospital ahead of cyclone

India evacuates 100,000 from homes, virus hospital ahead of cyclone

At least 100,000 people, including some coronavirus patients, were being moved to safer locations according to officials Tuesday, as India's west coast braced for a cyclone ...

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

WHO warns of pressure on Latin American health systems

Healthcare systems across Latin America risk being overwhelmed by the coronavirus, the World Health Organisation has said, as the death toll from the disease in hard-hit Brazil nears 30,000.

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown, though some curbs remain

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown, though some curbs remain

Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that ‘do not pose high risk of transmission’ to resume after two months of lockdown, despite reporting the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in East Asia.

Debates rage in Britain as some children go back to school

Debates rage in Britain as some children go back to school

Britain partially reopened schools on Monday and allowed the most vulnerable to venture outdoors despite warnings that the world's second worst-hit country is moving too quickly out of its coronavirus lockdown.