Turkey on Sunday confirmed 24,792 new COVID-19 cases, raising its total tally of infections to 7,851,805, according to its health ministry.
The Financial Times, citing a scientist at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in Cambridge, Jeffrey Barrett and director of the Institute of Genetics at the University of London, Francois Ballou, reports that AY.4.2 is more contagious than previous variants of infection.
According to preliminary data, none of the missing in an explosion in a powder shop near Ryazan managed to escape, an informed source told Interfax.
India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive has achieved a historic milestone of administering 1 billion vaccine doses. Around 75% of the eligible population (18+) has been given the first dose, while around 30% has been given both doses.
At least 14 people were killed and two others wounded in a bomb attack on an army bus in central Damascus on Wednesday, state news agency SANA reported.
The anti-terrorist military exercises of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) started on 18 October in Tajikistan, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Aso volcano erupted in southwestern Japan in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan’s main meteorological office said.
The number of COVID-19 cases has sharply increased in several European countries, in some states the highest mortality rates have been recorded for the entire pandemic. This is forcing the authorities to reintroduce quarantine measures and actively urge people to get vaccinated, the BBC reported.
A powerful explosion thundered in the capital of Afghanistan. This 2qw reported by the Afghan news agency Aamaj News with reference to eyewitnesses. The web publishes frames that can be seen. that thick gray smoke is rising into the sky over the scene of the incident.