Mr Donnelly’s condition forced the postponement at short notice of the department’s post-Budget briefing in Government Buildings on Wednesday.
Also, 70% of intensive care facilities are occupied by people aged over 60, while almost 80% of those on ventilators are elderly people.
OPEC+ countries managed to establish efficient interaction and support oil sector stability in pandemic conditions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the plenary session of the Russian Energy Week forum.
As many as 15,733 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 were recorded in the last 24 hours in Romania following almost 70,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday.
Slovenia recorded 1,227 new cases of coronavirus for Tuesday, the second day in a row that the case count increased on a weekly level.
Russia has reported another record number of daily coronavirus deaths amid a slow vaccination rate and authorities’ reluctance to tighten restrictions.
The Russian Health Ministry has issued a permit to the Gamaleya Center to conduct Phase Two clinical trials of a vaccine against coronavirus in the nasal spray form.
In Kyiv hospitals, 1,837 persons are undergoing inpatient treatment for COVID-19, including 1,297 – in grave condition.
2021 General Election Viewpoints / Discuss ways to enhance medical system for living with COVID-19PREMIUM
With official campaigning for the House of Representatives election scheduled to start Oct. 19, The Yomiuri Shimbun asked experts for their thoughts on key issues for the general election.
Tokyo (Jiji Press) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced his intention Tuesday that the third round of COVID-19 vaccinations will be carried out entirely at public expense.