Friday, August 12, 2022

COVID-19: Taiwan Won’t Go Into Shanghai-Like Lockdown — Premier

Su Tseng-chang, Taiwan’s premier, says it will not go into a Shanghai-like lockdown to control a rise in domestic COVID-19 cases. Speaking to reporters, Tseng-chang said the government was confident in the steps being taken and it was “fortunate” more than 99% of cases were either asymptomatic or had mild illness. “We will gradually deal […]

COVID-19: Philippines Rolls Out Second Booster Dose 

    The Philippines has started giving a second COVID-19 booster dose for immunocompromised adults. Nearly 61% of the Philippines’ population have been vaccinated, while about 13...

Shanghai Records 51 COVID-Related Deaths

Shanghai reported 51 new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, up from 39 the day before. The government announced this on Monday. The city also recorded 16,983 new...

Hong Kong Reopens Venues, Extends Dining Hours As COVID Cases Fall

Hong Kong has reopened gyms, beauty parlours, theme parks and cinemas for the first time in more than four months. Many restaurants were reportedly booked...

Philadelphia To Scrap Indoor Mask Mandate

Philadelphia is ending its indoor mask mandate, reversing its decision just three days after imposing the order. The Philadelphia health department said the board of...

Taiwan Approves 2nd COVID Booster Dose

Taiwan’s government has approved a second COVID-19 booster vaccine dose for those 65 and older, and third boosters for the immunocompromised. People with compromised immune...

Vaccines Production: Buhari Directs Minister To Submit Progress Report

  President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, to submit a progress report by the end of May 2022 on...

Shanghai Reports More COVID-19 Deaths

Shanghai has reported seven more COVID deaths amid a lockdown. The deaths on Tuesday bring the total death toll in Shanghai to 10. A city health...

India’s COVID-19 Cases Hit Month-High

India’s tally of daily COVID-19 cases has reached more than 2,000 for the first time in a month. According to the health ministry, 2,183 new...

Omicron BA.2 Makes Up Over 90% Of COVID Variants In US — CDC

The US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) says the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron is estimated to now make up more than 90% of the...

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ECOWAS Directs Suspension Of Staff Recruitment

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  The immediate suspension of staff recruitment has been ordered by Dr. Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament. He then established a panel to look into suspected irregularities in the hiring process. Tunis gave the directive in a statement issued by the parliament’s Communications Division. The suspension follows […]

Paris Club Refund: No Justification To Challenge $418m Deduction — Malami

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  State governors' objections to the $418 million deductions from the Paris Club refund paid to consultants they engaged, according to Attorney General of the...

Flood: Adamawa Community Seeks Construction Of Drain Project

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  The Leader of Samu Naka community in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa, Malam Musa Mohammed, in an interview on Wednesday has called...
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