Saudi Arabia announced another two deaths from COVID-19 and 5,628 new infections on Friday.
Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson tested positive for COVID-19, her spokesperson said on Friday, the latest of several high-profile Swedes to catch the virus as a fourth wave of omicron-driven infections sweeps across the country.
There are no plans to make COVID-19 vaccinations in Russia a commercial service, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Friday.
As many as 9,884 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the last 24 hours, 99 more than the previous day, with more than 63,000 tests being carried out, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Friday.
Abuse of elderly people is an increasingly serious problem, partly due to stress caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to a survey released last month by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, there were 17,281 cases of elderly abuse at people’s homes in fiscal 2020, the highe…
A bill on the use of QR codes for visiting public places will be removed from the agenda of the Russian State Duma, or lower parliamentary house, Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Friday.
When it does, the left-wing coalition government of Pedro Sánchez wants to pioneer an approach to coronavirus that stops treating it as a pandemic.
The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday reported 4,051 new coronavirus cases, up 927 from Thursday and up 3,129 down from last Friday.
To mask or not to mask is a question Italy settled early in the COVID-19 outbreak with a vigorous “yes”.
Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers gathered on the banks of India’s Ganges river on Friday for a holy bathe despite a 30-fold rise in coronavirus cases in the past month.