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The number of COVID-19 cases in India topped 6 million on Monday amid concerns over the country’s upcoming religious festival and polls in a populous state.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare says contact sports will soon resume in the country under strict protocols as recommended by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
India’s Health Ministry reported Sunday that it had recorded 90,632 new COVID-19 infections in the previous 24-hour period, setting a world record for a one-day tally of new cases.
The Ogun State Government says it shut down four out of its six isolation centres for COVID-19 patients because it had only 18 patients on admission.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered Kenya’s health ministry to publish details of all purchases made during the coronavirus pandemic following allegations government officials stole millions of dollars of vital medical supplies.
Brazil expanded its requirements Friday for rape victims seeking an abortion, including a rule that medical staff must tell the woman she can see the embryo or fetus via ultrasound.
Japan is making an aggressive move to grab enough coronavirus vaccine to inoculate its population four times over.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has decided to step down due to health issues, Kyodo News reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source from the premier’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
The government announced the country's first case of the disease on March 13, following its discovery in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019.
India's confirmed coronavirus cases crossed the three million mark Sunday with nearly 70,000 new infections, as the disease continues to surge in the world's second most-populous nation.
Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was battling for his life in a Siberian hospital on Friday after a suspected poisoning as an air ambulance was dispatched to fly him to Germany for treatment.
Vietnam’s health ministry is looking to buy a bulk order of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, state media said on Friday, despite global scepticism over its effectiveness and safety.
A Lebanese prosecutor is to probe several ministers and former ministers over last week’s deadly chemical blast at Beirut port, a judicial official said Wednesday.
Russia may be able to produce five million doses of its new COVID-19 vaccine monthly by December, the Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, said on Wednesday.
The Iranian Health Ministry, on Wednesday, urged caution over the new Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik-V, which has drawn international criticism for not completing phase three clinical trials.
The Gambia has seen over a 70% rise in coronavirus cases last week, and its health sector is crumbling under the weight of the deadly virus.
Pakistan on Monday lifted restrictions imposed to stem the spread of COVID-19, in spite of concerns from medics that infections may increase again in the country.
The Kaduna State Government says it will trace, arrest and prosecute those who looted COVID-19 items in Kaduna on Saturday.
The Taraba State Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in the state following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has given hoodlums, who looted government and private assets in the state 72 hours to return the looted items or face the wrath of the law.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.
The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has beefed up security, following the threat of a planned attack on the teaching hospital by hoodlums.
India has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria towards promoting investment and trade between both countries.
Former Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguaveon is a few details away from becoming the coach of Malian club Stade Malien.
The investigation into the murder of a French teacher for showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in class turned to Syria on Thursday, where the killer was reportedly in contact with a Russian-speaking fighter there.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors has described the recent attack on some journalists and media houses as unwarranted and condemnable.
Tottenham were linked with a move for Campos over the summer but in the end nothing materialised, while Serie A side Roma are also thought to be monitoring his situation to see how things play out at Lille.