COVID Strain

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Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta Tests COVID Positive Again

Banna Gupta, Jharkhand Health Minister, tested positive for the novel Coronavirus for a second time on January 8. He had contracted the virus for the first time in August 2020. "I was not feeling well for the past few days and got tested, the report came out positive," Gupta tweeted in Hindi. Reportedly, Banna Gupta has been isolated at his home in Jamshedpur.

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 03:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Banna Gupta, Jharkhand, Jamshedpur, Covid-19, Omicron Scare

Former Australian PM

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Former Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Tests Positive For COVID-19

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tested positive for COVID-19 on January 8, amid the COVID-19 cases are rising in the country. Turnbull confirmed his COVID-19 diagnosis on Twitter and said that his symptoms are moderate. However, health officials warned that the real number of cases is likely much higher than testing reports. Turnbull was the PM of the country from 2015 to 2018, reported PTI.

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: COVID, Australia, Minister, Positive, Omicron Scare

Adam Niedzielski

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Poland Mandates 14-Day Quarantine For Non-EU Travelers: Omicron Scare

Poland has imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers from non-European countries. Health minister Adam Niedzielski announced a ban on flights from seven African countries affected by the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The quarantined travelers will be free to leave if they test negative after eight days, he said. Notably, Poland had a 10-day mandatory quarantine rule, which has now become 14 days. 

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Poland, omicron, travel ban, South Africa, Omicron Scare