Omicron survives over 21 hours on skin, more than 8 days on plastic: Study.

A study conducted by the researchers from the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan has now claimed that the Omiron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin and plastic more than the earlier variants of the virus like Alpha, Beta, Delta and Gamma. The study is yet to be peer-reviewed...

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Infection cases jump to 5,742 … Omicron best vaccine?

Kuwait on Tuesday said 5,742 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s caseload to 508,372, according to health ministry data. Some 4,856 more people recovered from the virus to up the number of those to have overcome the disease to 459,655, according to ministry...

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5,176 test positive for COVID-19; 4,337 recover.

Kuwait on Monday said 5,176 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s caseload to 502,630, according to health ministry data. Some 4,337 more people recovered from the virus to up the number of those to have overcome the disease to 454,799, according to ministry...

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Recoveries top new cases in last count.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that 4,148 new COVID-19 infections, 4,991 recoveries and two deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours. The Ministry’s official spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said in a statement to KUNA that the tallies for infections and recoveries hit 493,107...

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Novavax becomes Australia’s 5th approved Covid-19 vaccine.

Novavax's Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday became the fifth coronavirus vaccine approved for use in Australia.The country has ordered 51 million doses of the US-manufactured vaccine, supplied under the brand Nuvaxovid, for its population of 26 million. Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines are already...

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Procedure to end home quarantine for incoming passengers.

For incoming vaccinated arrivals as per the new decision of the Council of ministers, the arrivals can get out of 7 days home quarantine if they undergo a PCR negative result upon arrival in Kuwait.On arrival at Kuwait airport open below appsShlonik app for quarantine, Immune app for vaccination and Kuwait...

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4,825 infected with COVID-19; 4,021 recoveries, two deaths.

The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday 4,825 COVID-19 infections, 4,021 recoveries, and two deaths in the last 24 hours. The Ministry’s official spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said the tallies for infections and recoveries hit respectively 475,303 and 428,666. Deaths went up to 2,479, said the spokesman,...

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Bharat Biotech again urges health staff to be ‘vigilant’ while jabbing teenagers.

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech International Limited on Tuesday urged healthcare workers to be ‘highly vigilant’ while administering jabs to teenagers aged 15 to 18, citing what it said were ‘additional reports’ stating that beneficiaries in the said age group were being jabbed with ‘unapproved...

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5,147 Infected with COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health announced on Monday 5,147 COVID-19 infections, 3,203 recoveries, and one death in the last 24 hours. The Ministry’s official spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said the tallies for infections and recoveries hit respectively 470,478 and 424,645. Deaths went up to 2,477, said the spokesman,...

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South Africa ready to live with Covid, no plan to impose lockdown, quarantine.

South Africa said that it is ready to live with the Covid-19 pandemic and does not plan to impose a lockdown or quarantine rules.A PTI report said the government has decided to take a more pragmatic approach while keeping an eye on severe Covid and whether or not health systems are imminently under threat.Medical...

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