Tag Archives: Covid-19 updates

The UK Faces A Fifth Wave Of Coronavirus Infections

  In the midst of political scandals, ministerial resignations, and increasing demands for the resignation of prime minister Boris Johnson, the UK faces an old enemy; rising cases of COVID-19. According to an analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK infection rates have risen by over 30%, the highest level since late April….

China’s Covid Measures

  In China, security measures for Covid were reinforced due to the number of cases. This tightening of restrictions was announced as Shenzhen was considering lifting some of its measures.   This Sunday the country recorded 4053 cases in the province located between North Korea and Russia. The city of Jilin, home to 4.5 million…

Canada’s COVID-19 Update

  Last fall, the number of infections and deaths had been low, but this spring there was a very important increase thanks to Omicron.   This Sunday, March 13, 228 people were reported in Ontario intensive care for Covid-19. Despite this, the plan to lift health restrictions remains in place. The total number recorded is…

The Boyz’ New Tests Positive for COVID-19

  In an article posted on K-Pop boy group The Boyz’ Official Twitter account (@IST_THEBOYZ) on Sunday (13/03), New, also known as Choi Chanhee, was confirmed positive with COVID-19.   In the announcement, it was stated that New experienced symptoms of COVID-19 on March 12, (12/03) a day before the statement was posted. New administered…

End of Covid Restrictions in Hawaii

  One of the best-known tourist spots in the United States is Hawaii, which since Covid-19 required the use of face masks in both open and enclosed spaces.   The last day of this requirement is March 26, as the Covid-19 mask mandate in the United States will end. Hawaii Governor David Ige said that…

UK Covid-19 Update

  Total Covid-19 infections in the UK are more than 19 million, and more than 162,000 people have died from the disease. In the past 24 hours, more than 44,000 new cases and 110 deaths have been registered. Unfortunately, more than 10,000 people are still hospitalized fighting the disease. Between October 2021 and February there…

Canadian Government Advises to Avoid International Travel

Amidst growing concerns posed by the Omicron variant, the Canadian government advises not to travel internationally for non-essential purposes. On Wednesday, Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced after Tuesday’s meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and premiers. Though the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is not dangerous as previously expected by scientists and health experts worldwide, it is…

Austria Commences Lockdown and Vaccine Mandatory after Fourth Pandemic Wave Hit

Austria has commenced lockdown and become the first country in western Europe to take drastic measures against the fourth wave of COVID-19. Just like the previous lockdown, only this time it is done when there is a vaccine. During the lockdown, public places such as bars, restaurants, cafes, barbershops, cinemas, and non-essential shops may not…

Indonesian Citizen Urged The Government To Remove PCR As Requirements For Flight

  As many as 40,000 people signed a petition refusing the mandatory PCR test to travel by air or on an airplane despite having been vaccinated twice. Through two online petitions on the Change.org platform, more than 40,000 people asked the government to change the policy. The first petition was made by Dewangga Pradityo Putra,…