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Coronavirus disease 2019: Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic. As of 22 September 2020, more than 31.3 million cases have been reported across 188 countries and territories with more than 964,000 deaths; more than 21.4 million people have recovered.

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Covid: ‘50 lakh cases but almost 45 lakh recoveries’, says Health Secretary [Video]

Covid: ‘50 lakh cases but almost 45 lakh recoveries’, says Health Secretary

With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new..

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UK faces tighter measures again as COVID spreads [Video]

UK faces tighter measures again as COVID spreads

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and ordered bars and restaurants to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of COVID-19 with..

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Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19 [Video]

Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer questions the Government's latest measures tocurb the rise of coronavirus infections.

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Boris Johnson: Restrictions could remain for six months [Video]

Boris Johnson: Restrictions could remain for six months

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says new Covid restrictions announced in the House of Commons today, could remain in place for six months. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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University of Tampa tops 216 COVID-19 cases in students since classes started in August [Video]

University of Tampa tops 216 COVID-19 cases in students since classes started in August

The University of Tampa reports at least 216 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the fall semester. Story: https://bit.ly/32P5Qff

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USF sees at least 195 positive COVID-19 cases in students since start of fall semester [Video]

USF sees at least 195 positive COVID-19 cases in students since start of fall semester

At least 195 USF students across all campuses have tested positive for COVID-19 so far since the fall semester started on August 24, the university says.

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Argentina: Provincial healthcare strained as COVID cases spread [Video]

Argentina: Provincial healthcare strained as COVID cases spread

From the capital city and into the provinces - the coronavirus makes its way relentlessly across Argentina.

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Sharon Osbourne's granddaughter tests positive for COVID, family is quarantining [Video]

Sharon Osbourne's granddaughter tests positive for COVID, family is quarantining

Sharon Osbourne was forced to sit out a planned studio return to her TV show The Talk on Monday because she's in quarantine.

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COVID-19: India crosses 55-lakh mark with 75,083 new infections [Video]

COVID-19: India crosses 55-lakh mark with 75,083 new infections

India's COVID tally crossed 55-lakh mark on September 22 after the country reported a spike of 75,083 new COVID-19 cases. Total COVID case tally stands at 55, 62,664, including 9,75,861 active cases,..

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Warning over dire consequences of Covid and flu ‘co-infection’ [Video]

Warning over dire consequences of Covid and flu ‘co-infection’

People should “not be complacent” over flu, experts have said as new researchhas shown dire consequences of co-infection of flu and Covid -19. Thoseinfected with both flu and Covid-19 have a..

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Chief medical officers recommend raising Covid alert level [Video]

Chief medical officers recommend raising Covid alert level

The UK’s four chief medical officers recommended raising the Covid alert levelfrom three to four – the second highest – indicating the “epidemic is ingeneral circulation; transmission is high..

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CDC: COVID-19 Is Airborne--Or Is It? [Video]

CDC: COVID-19 Is Airborne--Or Is It?

Over the weekend, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can be airborne. Days later, Gizmodo reports the public health agency took it back. The..

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Back in game! Sports enthusiasts return to playgrounds in Srinagar post COVID lockdown [Video]

Back in game! Sports enthusiasts return to playgrounds in Srinagar post COVID lockdown

As gradually economy has started to open up, young sportsmen are back in game in the Valley. Keeping COVID pandemic in mind, Wushu Association took initiative to train kids in an open field. An open..

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English National Opera begins drive-in performances [Video]

English National Opera begins drive-in performances

As COVID-19 restrictions put a halt to traditional indoor performances, the almost 90-year-old opera company is embracing an open-air alternative: the drive-in.View on euronews

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London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus [Video]

London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the prime minister to invite him to Tuesday's Cobra meeting and "work together" to tackle Covid-19. Boris Johnson will chair a Cobra emergency committee, which..

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Hancock announces £500 payment for people who self-isolate [Video]

Hancock announces £500 payment for people who self-isolate

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told the House of Commons that people on low incomes who need to self-isolate with Covid-19 will be eligible for a £500 payment from next Monday. Report by Blairm...

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GradePower Learning | Morning Blend [Video]

GradePower Learning | Morning Blend

Students are having to learn differently due to Covid-19 and some are having difficulty learning either virtually or in person. GradePower Learning can help.

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COVID-19: Visitors throng to Varanasi's Sarnath Archaeological Museum after over 6 months [Video]

COVID-19: Visitors throng to Varanasi's Sarnath Archaeological Museum after over 6 months

After being shut for tourists for around six months, Sarnath Archaeological Museum reopened for public on September 21. It was closed since March after all heritage monuments protected under the..

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Homemade face masks 'capable of preventing spread of Covid-19' [Video]

Homemade face masks 'capable of preventing spread of Covid-19'

Researchers from the University of Illinois discovered that a variety of different, breathable fabrics found in the home were just as effective at stopping nanoparticles from sneezes escaping into the..

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Salvini votes in Italy's first COVID election [Video]

Salvini votes in Italy's first COVID election

Leader of the far-right League party Matteo Salvini cast his vote on Monday for a constitutional referendum to reduce the number of lawmakers in the lower and upper house.

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COVID-19 halts Eddie Murphy's return to stand-up [Video]

COVID-19 halts Eddie Murphy's return to stand-up

The Nutty Professor star had plans to return with a big show, but when the pandemic hit they had to pull the plug.

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