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COVID-19: Contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first known case was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The disease has since spread worldwide, leading to an ongoing pandemic.

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Omicron alert: 6 travellers from 'at-risk' nations test Covid positive in Maharashtra |Oneindia News [Video]

Omicron alert: 6 travellers from 'at-risk' nations test Covid positive in Maharashtra |Oneindia News

Today, the Maharashtra Health Department said that six international passengers arriving from 'at-risk' countries have tested Covid positive. #AtRiskCountries #Omicron #Maharashtra

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Covid-19 Update India: 8,954 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update India: 8,954 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News

India reported 8,954 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. 267 deaths were reported in the same period. A total of 10,207 recovered from the deadly virus during this..

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Omicron: What do we know about the new COVID 'variant of concern' [Video]

Omicron: What do we know about the new COVID 'variant of concern'

The World Health Organization says the new Omicron strain of COVID-19 poses a 'very high' risk, but that much is still unknown about it. Here's what we know so far.

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What Covid rules have come into force today? [Video]

What Covid rules have come into force today?

Tighter Covid restrictions came into effect today, in an effort to limit the spread of the Omicron variant. Eight more cases have been identified in England – taking the UK total to 22. Report by..

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COVID in Europe: Greece to fine over-60s for refusing jab, UK to open more vaccination sites [Video]

COVID in Europe: Greece to fine over-60s for refusing jab, UK to open more vaccination sites

Roughly a quarter of Greece’s adult population remains unvaccinated.

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COVID-19: France hit by 5th wave despite having one of the highest vaccination rates worldwide [Video]

COVID-19: France hit by 5th wave despite having one of the highest vaccination rates worldwide

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South Africa returnee from Chandigarh tests Covid positive, 2 in contact test positive|Oneindia News [Video]

South Africa returnee from Chandigarh tests Covid positive, 2 in contact test positive|Oneindia News

Amid fear over the spread of the newly detected Omicron variant, yesterday, a 39-year-old Chandigarh resident who had returned from South Africa a few days ago, tested positive for Covid-19 along with..

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Covid-19 victims’ bodies found after 16 months, could only be identified by tags| Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 victims’ bodies found after 16 months, could only be identified by tags| Oneindia News

Bodies of two Covid-19 victims were found rotting after 16 months inside an abandoned mortuary in Bengaluru. The bodies could only be identified by tags. #Covid-19deaths #Covidvictimbodiesfound..

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Delhi CM Kejriwal urges ban on international flights amid Omicron concerns | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi CM Kejriwal urges ban on international flights amid Omicron concerns | Oneindia News

Taking to Twitter this morning, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the Prime Minister to put a stop to international flights as a new strain of Covid with a concerning no of mutations is reportedly..

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Telangana on high alert, 212 students tested positive for Covid-19| Oneindia News [Video]

Telangana on high alert, 212 students tested positive for Covid-19| Oneindia News

212 students in the state of Telangana are reported positive for Covid-19 in the last month. 42 cases were reported from a residential school on Monday. #Covid-19Telengana #Covid-19Vaccine..

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Covid-19 Update India: 6,990 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update India: 6,990 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News

India reported its lowest ever Covid-19 cases in a single day since March 2020. A total of 6,990 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours. 190 deaths were reported in the same..

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Javid questioned over renewed Covid restrictions [Video]

Javid questioned over renewed Covid restrictions

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has faced questions in the Commons over the government's Covid plan after he announced there are now 11 known cases of the Omicron variant in the UK. Shadow Health..

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Booster programme 'has never been more vital', says Van-Tam [Video]

Booster programme 'has never been more vital', says Van-Tam

The JCVI advised that the Covid booster programme should be extended to include all adults aged 18 and above during a press conference on Monday. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Jonathan..

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Australia delays plan to open international borders amid Omicron emergence| Oneindia News [Video]

Australia delays plan to open international borders amid Omicron emergence| Oneindia News

Australia has planned to delay the opening of its international borders with the emergence of the new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicorn’. Till now the country has reported 5 cases of the new..

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Sturgeon calls for 'four-nations approach' on Covid [Video]

Sturgeon calls for 'four-nations approach' on Covid

The first ministers of Scotland and Wales have written a joint letter to Boris Johnson calling for a "four-nations approach" on tougher travel restrictions, after nine cases of the Omicron variant were..

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WHO warns that Omicron variant of Covid-19 poses 'very high' risk globally | Oneindia News [Video]

WHO warns that Omicron variant of Covid-19 poses 'very high' risk globally | Oneindia News

People arriving in India by flights from countries where a new strain of coronavirus, 'Omicron', has been detected will need to follow certain entry rules. Know all the rules and which nations are..

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'No plan to move to plan B', says health minister [Video]

'No plan to move to plan B', says health minister

The government currently has "no plan to move to plan B" in their Covid response, after nine cases of the Omicron variant were found in England and Scotland. Health Minister Ed Argar said restrictions..

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Labour calls for stricter Covid measures [Video]

Labour calls for stricter Covid measures

Deputy Labour Leader Angela Rayner has urged the government to impose tougher Covid measures as cases of the Omicron variant continue to rise in the UK. She said "there isn't a distinction between in..

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Covid-19 update India: 8,309 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 update India: 8,309 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours| Oneindia News

India reported 8,309 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as the active cases declined to 1,03,859. Meanwhile, 236 fatalities were reported in the same period. #Covid-19updateIndia..

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Maharashtra man traveling to Mumbai from South Africa test Covid-19 positive | Oneindia News [Video]

Maharashtra man traveling to Mumbai from South Africa test Covid-19 positive | Oneindia News

A 32-year-old man traveling from South Africa to Mumbai in Maharashtra has been tested positive for Covid-19. It is not ascertained yet if the man is carrying the new Omicron variant of the..

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Mexico's iconic Los Angeles dance hall reopens as Covid restrictions ease [Video]

Mexico's iconic Los Angeles dance hall reopens as Covid restrictions ease

Mexico City's iconic Los Angeles dance hall reopens after the easing of Covid-19 related restrictions. Revellers return to the dancefloor to the sound of mambo.

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Swiss vote on COVID-19 pass in bid to tackle rise in infections [Video]

Swiss vote on COVID-19 pass in bid to tackle rise in infections

Swiss voters must decide on the future of a controversial COVID certificate and on a pandemic recovery package as the country grapples with a spike in infections.

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‘Omicron’ variant cases of Covid-19 reported from UK, Germany, and Israel | Oneindia News [Video]

‘Omicron’ variant cases of Covid-19 reported from UK, Germany, and Israel | Oneindia News

Even as the world gear-up to fight the new variant of the Covid-19 virus, named Omicron, it has started to spread to different parts of the world. UK, Germany, Israel, and Belgium have reported cases..

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Covid-19 Update India: 8774 fresh cases reported in 24 hours | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update India: 8774 fresh cases reported in 24 hours | Oneindia News

Covid-19 cases are on a decline in India as 8774 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The active cases have declined to 1,05,691 which is the lowest in 543 days. #Covid-19updateIndia..

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Travel limited as UK, other countries confirm Omicron variant cases [Video]

Travel limited as UK, other countries confirm Omicron variant cases

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected in more parts of Europe.

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