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.
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.
The new case will be a setback for Thailand, which has been credited with keeping the highly contagious virus under control, while maintaining months of immigration curbs that have devastated its tourism-reliant economy. It has removed most of its internal coronavirus restrictions.