Tag Archives: COVID

Oil drops on China fuel demand concerns as Delta coronavirus surges

[ad_1] MELBOURNE/SINGAPORE, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as analysts cut their forecasts for fuel demand in China following mobility curbs from the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus, offsetting a bullish outlook for U.S. fuel demand. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude …

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China keeps guard up as COVID outbreak enters 4th week

[ad_1] BEIJING, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China is keeping its guard up as its latest surge of COVID-19 cases entered its fourth week, with calls from officials to close containment loopholes unlikely to see cities easing strict virus control measures. China reported 83 new locally transmitted cases for Aug. 10, …

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Melbourne extends COVID lockdown; ‘no jab, no job’ in Sydney

[ad_1] Healthcare workers administer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at a drive-through testing centre on the first day of a seven-day lockdown, as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of an outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, May 28, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders Melbourne to remain in lockdown until Aug 19 …

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South Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases top 2,200, hit record

[ad_1] SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – South Korea reported more than 2,200 new daily COVID-19 cases, a record since the pandemic began last January, Health Minister Kwon Deok-cheol said on Wednesday, as the country grapples with its most severe coronavirus outbreak. Despite having distancing measures in place for over a …

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Mexico reports 19,555 new coronavirus cases, 786 more deaths

[ad_1] People cross 20 de Noviembre Avenue as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Mexico City, Mexico August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Paola Garcia MEXICO CITY, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Mexico recorded 19,555 more confirmed coronavirus cases and 786 additional deaths on Tuesday, according to health ministry data, bringing the total …

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Maryland Schools Push To Vaccinate Eligible Children As Coronavirus Cases Rise; New School Mask Mandate Starts In Baltimore County Schools

[ad_1] BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The number of children with COVID-19 is rising nationwide with almost 93,824 new pediatric cases reported last week. That is up 143 percent compared to two weeks ago and at the highest level since February. Howard County’s superintendent says teachers have been “very willing” to get …

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Turkey’s daily coronavirus cases close to three month-high

[ad_1] A medic prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in an ambulance parked on a main street as her colleagues make public announcement from it to convince people to get vaccinated amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Diyarbakir, Turkey July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar ISTANBUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) …

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Merkel prods Germans to get COVID-19 vaccine as 4th wave worries mount

[ad_1] Merkel urges Germans to get vaccinated Government to stop offering free tests from Oct. 11 Agrees measures aimed at increasing vaccination rate BERLIN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Germany’s coronavirus vaccination drive has slowed and those people who have not taken up the opportunity to have shots will have to …

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID-19 vaccine trial next month – CEO

[ad_1] A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Aug 10 (Reuters) – Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate next month, …

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Nine Russian coronavirus patients die after oxygen malfunction

[ad_1] MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Nine coronavirus patients died in a Russian hospital in the southern city of Vladikavkaz after an oxygen pipe burst underground, cutting supply to an intensive care ward, Russian news agencies reported on Monday. “Nine patients with coronavirus died due to a lack of oxygen,” …

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