During the seven-day period of Feb.3-9, the EU as a whole recorded an average daily of 103,250 new infections, which was 16 per cent down on the previous week. The average number of deaths each day was 3,137, or seven percent fewer.
According to the latest figures released on Monday by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 330 confirmed COVID-19 cases diagnosed in 24 hours and eight more deaths were reported due to the virus.
India reported record jumps in new coronavirus infections and deaths on Thursday, taking its tally of cases past 4.4 million, health ministry figures showed.
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhemi on Sunday suspended Health Minister Hassan Al Tamimi while he is questioned over a fire in a Baghdad COVID-19 hospital that killed 82 people.
In further relaxation of controls imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus, India’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar on Sunday announced that "the restrictions put in place due to COVID-19 are on the verge of ending."
The group was driven to the Jinyintan Hospital, one of the city’s first to deal with patients in early 2020 suffering from a then-unknown virus, as the horrors of the virus emerged in the central Chinese city.
Germany is gripped by a violent third wave of the pandemic, which has brought an increased number of infections of the more contagious British variant and left many younger patients sick.
"The League can today confirm between Dec.20 and Dec.26, 15,186 COVID-19 tests were administered on players and club staff. Of these, there were 103 new positive cases," a Premier League statement said.
The latest decision could send free-spending Chinese tourists to revenue-starved destinations in Asia and Europe for Lunar New Year, which begins on Jan.22 and usually is the country's busiest travel season. But it also presents a danger they might spread COVID-19 as infections surge in China.
Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi stated that the UAE’s leadership is exerting all possible efforts to set up advanced coronavirus testing centres and is keen to protect the health of the country’s citizens and residents.