New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): The Government of India's plan to restart the schedule of international flights this summer is unlikely as various countries have started banning international flights in the wake of rising COVID cases. The latest among these is Bangladesh that has announced a ban on all its international flights, to and from Bangladesh, from April 14 to April 20.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], April 13 (ANI): In a view of a spike in coronavirus cases, the Uttarakhand government has allowed marriage gatherings with up to 200 people outside containment zones in the state.
New York [US], April 13 (ANI): New Phase 3 trial data finds a single shot of Regeneron's Covid-19 antibody cocktail was able to prevent symptomatic Covid-19 among people exposed to the virus, the company said on Monday.
London [UK], April 13 (ANI): The United Kingdom has completed the vaccination of people aged over 50 ahead of schedule, administering first shots of coronavirus vaccines to millions of people, Downing Street said on Monday.
Moscow [Russia], April 13 (ANI): India has become the 60th country to authorize the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus, and the vaccine is now approved in countries with a total population of 3 billion, or 40 percent of the world's population, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Monday.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 13 (ANI): West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday wrote to the Election Commission requesting it instruct 'masses to take necessary precautions during polling, assembling, and processions' during the ongoing elections in the poll-bound West Bengal.
Geneva [Switzerland], April 13 (ANI): There have been now seven consecutive weeks of increasing Covid-19 cases and four weeks of increasing deaths globally, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said on Monday adding that the coronavirus pandemic is 'long from over'.