New York must allow religious exemptions to Covid-19 vaccine mandate, judge rules
NEW YORK — A federal judge ruled on Tuesday (Oct 12) that New York state cannot impose a Covid-19 vaccine mandate on healthcare workers without allowing their employers to consider religious exemption requests.
Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupts, killing 13 and injuring dozens
JAKARTA: The death toll from Indonesia\u0027s Semeru volcanic eruption on Java island now stands at 13, the spokesperson for the country\u0027s disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) told news channel Kompas TV on Sunday (Dec 5). Abdul Muhari said two of the 13 have been identified. BNPB previously said dozens have
2,976 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore; 11 more deaths bring tally to 183SINGAPORE — In what appeared to be signs that stabilisation measures by the Government’s Covid-19 task force are helping to chip away at the infection wave, 2,976 new cases of Covid-19 were reported on Tuesday (Oct 12), the third day in a row that the number of infections went below the 3,000 mark.
11 COVID deaths, 2,976 new cases in SingaporeThe MOH on 12 October confirmed 2,976 new COVID cases in Singapore, bringing the country's total case count to 132,205, as well as 11 more deaths due to the disease. COVID19 in Singapore appears to be topping out at a very high level. We are forecasting near 600 deaths over the next 4 weeks. Overall CFR=0.8%; CFR for vaxed = 0.3% and 2.2% for unvaxed. Boosters appear to be reducing breakthrough deaths. I THINK IT IS TIME TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION-NEGLIGENCE AGAINST NURSING HOMES/EMPLOYERS FOR PERMITTING THE VIRUS TO AFFECT THE POOR OLD FOLKS/EMPLOYEES. HAVEN'T THEY LEARN A LESSON FROM THE VARIOUS WAVES. THEY NEED TO BE PUNISHED FOR THEIR NEGLIGENCE. PEOPLE DIE AND THEY WALK AWAY.
New Zealand seeks to ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations amid persistent casesNew Zealand expects to administer a record 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses in a single day during a mass immunisation drive on Oct 16, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, as she seeks to accelerate inoculations before easing curbs in Auckland. Ardern on Tuesday (Oct 12) urged the country\u0027s population o New Zealand, which had stayed largely virus-free for most of the pandemic until a Delta outbreak in mid-August, has recorded 4,345 confirmed cases overall and 28 deaths.———it is because of delta or vaccination rate too high? Delta may be an excuse
10 COVID deaths, 2,263 new cases in SingaporeThe Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (11 October) confirmed 2,263 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, bringing the country's total case count to 129,229, as well as ten more deaths due to the disease.
10 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,263 new cases in SingaporeSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 2,263 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Monday (Oct 11) as 10 more people died from complications due to the virus. This is the second day that the caseload has gone below the 3,000 mark. \u0022Due to the 12pm cut-off for reporting of COVID-19 cases for the day, most cases 本地確診個案下降？
Covid-19: 2,263 new cases in S’pore; 10 more deaths bring tally to 172