A nurse holds the hand of a coronavirus patient inside an ambulance in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. File/Reuters
More than 229,297,085 people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 4,705,586 have died, according to a reputable website https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/.
The coronavirus is affecting 221 countries and territories.
Most people who fall sick with coronavirus disease will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. However, some will become seriously ill and require medical attention.
People wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus walk past a crossing in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Monday. AP
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,087,282 and 673,763, respectively.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,448,163 cases.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,239,783), the UK (7,464,791), Russia (7,170,069), France (7,043,875), Turkey (6,847,229), Iran (5,424,835), Argentina (5,239,232), Colombia (4,941,064), Spain (4,929,546), Italy (4,636,111), Indonesia (4,190,763), Germany (4,149,832) and Mexico (3,564,694), the CSSE figures showed.
Underprivileged women wait after receiving a dose of coronavirus vaccine in Siliguri, India, on Sunday. AFP
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (590,752), India (444,838), Mexico (271,303), Peru (199,069), Russia (194,671), Indonesia (140,468), the UK (135,539), Italy (130,310), Colombia (125,895), Iran (117,182), France (116,696) and Argentina (114,428).
Meanwhile, 43.1 per cent of the world population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, 5.92 billion doses have been administered globally and around 30.04 million are now administered each day.
Only 1.9 per cent of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose.
The world’s Phase III clinical trial of two COVID-19 vaccines, a partnership between the G24 Healthcare in Abu Dhabi and the Sinopharm CNBG (China National Biotec Group) is a silver lining and UAE residents are looking forward to the finality of the pandemic by 2021.
According to AFP tally based on official figures at 0800 GMT on Sunday mentioned that, in total, 80,145,185 cases and 1,756,060 deaths have been recorded. Last week, an average of 580,000 new cases were registered every day.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,087,282 and 673,763, respectively. In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,448,163 cases.
Congress state President Nana Patole said that the new evidence like demands of Rs250m bribe to release Aryan Khan, has raised "big questions on the role of NCB" and sought a high-level enquiry into the matter.
The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6:30pm from Srinagar and landed at Sharjah International Airport at 9:30pm UAE time. The flight revives direct air link between the Kashmir Valley and the UAE after 11 years.
In the first case, which took place at 5:00pm, there were 3 Asians, two of whom were rescued while the third, 29, drowned. In the second case, which took place at 6:00pm, an Arab, 30, drowned and was transported by the national ambulance to the Khalifa Hospital..
According to Colonel Saleh Al Dhanhani, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place around 7:30am on Sunday when a man dropped his son identified as ASA opposite the private school where he was studying.