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Erode district on Thursday reported 76 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 1,05,999. While 67 persons were discharged, 849 persons continue to be under treatment. One person died, raising the toll to 695. In Salem, 43 positive cases were reported. In Namakkal, 48 cases were reported. Portugal, one of the world’s most vaccinated nations,…

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The State reported only one death and 183 COVID-19 infections in the 24 hours ending Thursday morning. Krishna district reported the lone death in the State for the third consecutive day. In other words, the three COVID-19 deaths reported in the State in the past three days were from Krishna district, whose death rate continues…

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Health paused the release of the state’s COVID-19 metrics on Thursday and will do so again Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. The agency will also pause data updates on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Plan To Redevelop Royal Farms Arena Heads To…

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The Department of Health has been notified of a further 4,764 cases of Covid-19. The number of people being treated for the virus in hospital now stands at 598, a reduction of 13 since yesterday. Of those in hospital, 126 people are being treated in intensive care, which is down six since yesterday. Chief Medical…

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Ontario reported 748 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as vaccinations against the illness for children aged five to 11 began to ramp up across the province. The City of Toronto’s pediatric vaccine campaign picked up in earnest with kid-friendly clinics and others happening in schools and communities. Toronto Mayor John Tory said on Twitter that the…

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PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) – France said on Thursday it would make COVID-19 booster shots available to all adults, toughen rules on wearing face masks and ramp up health pass checks as it seeks to curb a fifth wave of infections that risks undermining its economic recovery. The number of infections is doubling every 11…

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Vaccination rates among healthcare workers across 2,000 United States hospitals increased from 36% to 60% between January and April 2021. Rates slowed considerably thereafter, with only 70% of staff fully vaccinated as of September 2021. Healthcare personnel working in children’s hospitals and metropolitan areas have the highest vaccination rates. Following the initial peak of COVID-19…

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The number of COVID cases the UK has seen since the start of the pandemic has passed 10 million, official figures show. According to government data, the number of people to have tested positive in the latest round of daily figures is 47,240. This takes the total number of coronavirus infections to 10,021,497. The data…

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South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications. The variant – called B.1.1.529 – has a “very unusual constellation” of mutations, which are concerning because they could help it evade the body’s immune response and make it more transmissible, scientists told reporters at…

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A new statistical analysis supports beliefs that COVID-19 became more lethal in the U.K. in late 2020, while also suggesting that multiple factors-;not just the alpha variant of the virus that causes COVID-19-;were to blame. Patrick Pietzonka of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on…

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