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UK PM Johnson cancels trip to India due to COVID-19 worries

UK PM Johnson cancels trip to India due to COVID-19 worries

19/4/2021 12:33:00 PM

UK PM Johnson cancels trip to India due to COVID-19 worries

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (Apr 19) cancelled a planned trip to India , scheduled to take place next week, due to the ...

BookmarkLONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (Apr 19) cancelled a planned trip to India, scheduled to take place next week, due to the current coronavirus situation in India, Johnson's office said.Johnson had already postponed the trip once from January, when COVID-19 infections were high in Britain. Infections in India are currently surging as the country endures a second wave of the virus.

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AdvertisementREAD: India struggles with record COVID-19 count, bed shortage; political rallies continue"In the light of the current coronavirus situation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not be able to travel to India next week," a joint statement from the British and Indian government, released by Johnson's office, said.

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Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster

SINGAPORE: Singapore has learnt 'several important lessons' from the COVID-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), among them - that the ...

Why worry? You got vaccinated

India to waive import duty on COVID-19 vaccines, says government source India will waive its 10% customs duty on imported COVID-19 vaccines, a senior government official told Reuters on Monday, as it tries to boost supplies to counter a dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. Imports of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine are due to arrive soon and the government has also urged Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to sell their products to India . The official, who declined to be named, also said the government was considering allowing private entities to import approved vaccines for sale on the open market without government intervention.

Cricket: ICC confident India can tour England despite being on COVID-19 'red list'The International Cricket Council (ICC) is confident the India n team will be allowed to travel to England this summer despite the country's ...

At least 49 passengers test positive for COVID-19 on India flight to Hong KongHONG KONG: At least 49 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for COVID-19 , authorities said, as the financial ... 47 test positive for Covid on a 188 seat Vistara flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong, after all tested negative 72 hours prior Only 8 detected before began quarantine 39 only identified later during hotel quarantine 22 tested positive at day 12 Thank god for hotel quarantine

13 of 19 new imported COVID cases in Singapore from IndiaThe Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the detection of 20 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Monday (19 April), taking the country's total case count to 60,851.

India reports another record daily rise in COVID-19 infections India reported a record daily increase of 261,500 coronavirus infections over the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Sunday. COVID19 pandemic is increasing In India but, in Mumbai, Vasai and Virar there is lockdown just for name, all shops, office are open and people roaming freely on road breaking rules PMOIndia CMOMaharashtra PawarSpeaks cnni BBCWorld SkyNews ndtv WHO FoxNews ReutersWorld And yet we keep allowing people from India through our border to increase risk here