China reports its biggest one-day record of coronavirus infection.
China reported two Covid deaths - 1st since January 2021, triggering panic in the country. Both deaths occured in the Jilin Province.
In view of rising Covid as well as Omicron cases, the Chhatisa Nijog and SJTA have decided to close the Puri Srimandir for public darshan from January 10 till January 31.
Covid-19 could be entering a stage of endemicity in India, with low to moderate levels of transmission, according to World Health Organization Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan.
In clinical studies, the US pharmaceutical giant says that its vaccine was 85 percent successful in avoiding the medical condition.