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Delta variant challenges China’s costly lockdown strategy

Image Source : AP FILE | A child reacts to a throat swab during mass testing for COVID-19 in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.  The delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy of isolating cities, prompting warnings that Chinese leaders who were confident they could keep the coronavirus out of […]

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COVID: Sydney reports worst day of its current outbreak

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. COVID: Sydney reports worst day of its current outbreak. Australia’s most populous state is reporting the worst day of its outbreak of the coronavirus delta variant, with a record 262 new local infections and five deaths from COVID-19. New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said Thursday that four of […]

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Sri Lanka records highest COVID deaths, hospitals exceed capacity

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Sri Lanka records highest COVID deaths, hospitals exceed capacity. Sri Lanka is to face the worst ever Covid-19 outbreak as the island nation has recorded the highest number of single-day deaths, with hospitals exceeding capacity. The health authorities announced on Wednesday that 82 deaths were reported with 4,727 new cases. […]

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Mob attacks temple in Pakistan’s Punjab, damages idols

Image Source : VIDEO GRAB Mob attacks temple in Pakistan’s Punjab, damages idols A Muslim mob attacked a Hindu temple in Punjab province of Pakistan, burning down parts of it and damaging idols. After the failure of police, the Pakistan Rangers have been called to control the situation. Police said the mob attacked the Hindu temple […]