Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Saturday explained his initial decision to not increase the limit on refugee admissions to the United States stating that his administration "couldn't do two things at once".
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 18 (ANI): Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, people were seen, along with corpses, outside a crematorium in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad on Saturday.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 18 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh on Saturday issued an order that patients whose RT-PCR tests are negative but are suspected to be Covid-19 positive will be treated as Covid patients in category of 'Presumptive Covid'.
New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): As India reported its highest-ever single-day spike of COVID-19 cases with over 2.34 lakh new cases and more than 1,300 deaths on Saturday, Dr Shyam Agrawal of Delhi's Sir Gangaram Hospital stressed that only a longer period of lockdown can break the chain of transmission.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 17 (ANI): In wake of a rapid surge in COVID-19 cases in the state, the Chhattisgarh government on Saturday declared Raipur district a containment zone till 6 am on April 26.
London [UK], April 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Another 2,206 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,385,938, according to official figures released Saturday.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 17 (ANI): In order to limit vehicular traffic on Mumbai roads and to allow vehicles related to essential services with more ease, the Mumbai Police has decided to implement a colour code in the city amid COVID-19 restrictions.
According to the new order, only vehicles with colour-coded stickers will be allowed to travel on the roads from April 18, 2021.This will help essential service workers avoid traffic jams at various checkpoints and will help in limiting the number of vehicles plying on roads.