Gaza death toll now 212, including 61 kids

By Ashraf Amra

More than 677K Covid-19 cases detected worldwide over 24 hours

GENEVA: The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide has surpassed 161.51 million, increasing by more than 677,000 over the past 24 hours. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Saturday, the number of fatalities has increased by more than 12,900, surpassing 3.35 million. As of 16:02 … Continue reading More than 677K Covid-19 cases detected worldwide over 24 hours

WHO’s Ghebreyesus gets vaccinated

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus GENEVA: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, he announced on Twitter, urging everyone to get vaccinated against Covid-19, if there is a vaccine available in the country. "Today it was my turn to get vaccinated against #COVID19. Vaccines save lives. It’s critical … Continue reading WHO’s Ghebreyesus gets vaccinated

‘Covid-19 worst crisis in Asia-Pacific since WW II’

KARACHI, Pakistan: The coronavirus pandemic has created the worst crisis in Asia-Pacific since World War II, exposing structural weaknesses and fault lines, and revealing gaps in health services, social protection, and digital connectivity in the region, according to a new study. The study, Beyond The Pandemic - Building back better from crises in Asia, has … Continue reading ‘Covid-19 worst crisis in Asia-Pacific since WW II’