Some promising news from the CDC stated that the benefits outweigh the risks when it comes to pregnant women getting vaccinated. Research has shown that mRNA vaccines are safe for preganant and breastfeeding women.
Following an alarming rise in new COVID-19 infections, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a 30% reduction in flights from high-risk countries like India.
Singapore Health Ministry has banned long-term visas and short-term visits from people with recent travel history to India. The move comes after 17 positive cases were found in a migrnat workers’ dormitory, most of whom were from India.
78 year-old Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa was discharged from Manipal Hospital today after 9 days of recovering from COVID-19. “I am healthy now after the treatment. I have called cabinet meeting at 4 pm today,” ANI quotes him saying.
An alarming statement made today by the High Court came after India reported 3 lakh new cases, the highest daily increase recorded so far. Thursday also saw 2,104 deaths, another record for India.