Tag Archives: COVID

India reports more than 357,000 new Covid cases as total crosses 20 million

A man with his bicycle on a street in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 19, 2021, as India’s capital will impose a week-long lockdown from tonight, officials said, while the megacity struggles to contain a huge surge in Covid-19 cases with hospitals running out of beds and oxygen supplies low. Sajjad Hussain… Read More »

‘Gasping’: Mass COVID death horror

Authorities are facing outrage after a “shocking incident” in which an oxygen leak led to the deaths of at least 22 COVID-19 patients in a hospital dubbed the “ward of death”. Devastating stories are emerging after frantic family members attempted to help the seriously ill COVID-19 patients who were reportedly “gasping for breath”. Local authorities… Read More »

Covid UK: Boris Johnson to hold 5pm press conference as concerns grow over Indian variant

Now 215 Brits have caught Indian variant: Cases of mutant strain have nearly TRIPLED in week – as scientists warn decision to put India on red list came ‘weeks to late’ with thousands of travellers making last-minute dash to beat Friday’s 4am deadline Data from Government’s official Covid variant tracking scheme show there’ve been 215 cases… Read More »

Biden administration is planning for possible Covid vaccine booster shots

President Joe Biden puts his hand on a man’s shoulder during a visit to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., April 6, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters The Biden administration is preparing for the potential need for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, though nothing is certain, a top… Read More »