The Australian government needs to do more to avoid a repeat of the scores of seats left empty on the first post-ban repatriation flight from virus-ravaged India, one community leader has said.
Taiwan yesterday raised its coronavirus alert level in the capital, Taipei, and the surrounding city, bringing curbs for a period of two weeks that will shut many venues and restrict gatherings in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said the government is actively monitoring the supply of drugs being used to fight Covid-19. He added that the situation with regards to the black fungus infection, mucormycosis, which has affected some Covid-recovered patients was also being monitored.
The government is acting “coolly” and “calmly” to tackle the coronavirus variant first found in India as social distancing measures are further eased on Monday, the Health Minister Edward Argar has said.
The former Labour MP David Miliband is facing criticism after it emerged that the charity he runs, for which he was paid more than £700,000, is offering unpaid internships at its headquarters in New York City.
A day after the top US health agency eased coronavirus (Covid-19) mask restrictions, many people could still be seen walking around the capital Washington wearing face coverings. Among them was a student, Chloe, who said she was fully vaccinated – but was wearing her black face mask anyway.