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Take Covid test to avoid paid quarantine in India, expats urged (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 10/08/2020 14:56:59

The move was undertaken to relieve the financial pressure of a paid quarantine on passengers.

Take Covid test to avoid paid quarantine in India, UAE expats urged (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 10/08/2020 14:56:59

The move was undertaken to relieve the financial pressure of a paid quarantine on passengers.

Former Indian president tests positive for Covid-19 (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 10/08/2020 13:43:30

The news of the former President testing positive comes on a day when India reported a spike of 62,064 new cases.

Former Indian president Mukherjee tests positive for Covid-19 (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 10/08/2020 13:43:30

The news of the former President testing positive comes on a day when India reported a spike of 62,064 new cases.

Nation records 1007 deaths in 24 hours as fresh infections surge (source — www.9news.com.au) 10/08/2020 13:00:10

India has registered a record 1007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases.

Some kids still have Covid-19 symptoms, months after falling ill (source — www.cnn.com) 10/08/2020 11:55:35

Fourteen-year-old Indiana Evans is a promising dancer from Hertfordshire, southern England, who was doing 16 hours of practice a week on top of school before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

Indian regional health minister tests positive for Covid-19 (source — www.cnn.com) 10/08/2020 11:26:33

Can You Catch Covid-19 In A Swimming Pool? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 10/08/2020 08:00:19

Every Monday we’ll answer your questions on Covid-19 and health in a feature published online. You can submit a question here. This week, HuffPost UK reader Jo asked: As Covid-19 spreads th...

Coronavirus live news: UK daily infections pass 1,000 as Greece posts highest single rise (source — www.theguardian.com) 09/08/2020 19:17:48

British economy to be officially declared in recession this week; fire at Indian hotel used a treatment facility; US passes 5m casesAmerica’s midwest braces for ‘unstoppable’ Covid-19 surgeUS coronavi...

US passes 5m Covid-19 cases amid anger over economic relief impasse – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 09/08/2020 17:19:52

America leads the world by quite some way in cases of the deadly virus‘This is unstoppable’: midwest braces for a Covid-19 surgeDr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? Trum...

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