Health experts are warning of a new surge ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations. They say the holiday could fuel a new coronavirus wave as cases in Pakistan are already on the rise.
Residents throughout China face new wave of COVID-19 cases. New measures to stop the spread dash hopes that Beijing will end its strict zero-COVID policy.
Tens of millions of people were under lockdown in China on Wednesday as businesses in a major tourist city were forced to shut their doors and fresh clusters sparked fears of a return to blanket…
One of the five pillars of Islam, the haj must be undertaken by all able-bodied Muslims who have the means at least once in their lives. But pandemic restrictions forced countless would-be pilgrims based outside Saudi Arabia to put their plans on hold.
The fresh cases and the official response to them have deepened fears that China may be set to return to the kinds of strict restrictions seen earlier this year, when Beijing’s hardline zero-Covid policy saw tens of millions locked down for weeks on end. Officials launched a new round of…
Covid cases witnessed a spike in Pakistan from mid of June, with officials fearing that the infections would spread further due to shopping and the celebrations leading up to Eid ul Azha to be observed on Sunday, the Geo News reported.
With infections rising, there is already a shortage of staff in many areas of public service. This is taking a toll on the postal services, public transport, air traffic, and even emergency services.
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China has started permitting international flights after a two-year ban due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is no word yet on the resumption of air services to India.