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Norway: Hurtigruten halts cruises after COVID-19 outbreak aboard

Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten is halting all its so-called expedition cruises until further notice following an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of...

Greece: Face mask made mandatory on ferry decks after rise in coronavirus cases

Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands, extending the requirement beyond indoor public spaces, after...

Covid-19 kills one person every 7 minutes in Iran – state TV

One person is dying from COVID-19 every seven minutes in Iran, state television said on Monday, as the Health Ministry reported 215...

France: Face mask made mandatory amid covid-19 second wave

People will have to wear masks outdoors in many of the major areas of the southern French city of Nice, Mayor Christian...

UK to roll out millions of rapid COVID tests following criticism

Millions of COVID-19 tests able to detect the virus within 90 minutes will be rolled out in Britain, the country’s health minister...

India records 52,972 fresh covid-19 cases

India reported 52,972 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1.8 million, data from the Ministry of...

Australia: Govt close shops, industries, others due to covid-19 spike

Australia’s second most populous state will close retail shops, limit construction projects and curtail manufacturing around the city of Melbourne in order...

Vietnam: Coronavirus spread to factories with thousands of employees

 A novel coronavirus outbreak that began in the Vietnamese city of Danang more than a week ago has spread to at least...

Gambia: 3 cabinet ministers contract coronavirus

Three cabinet ministers in Gambia have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the presidency. President...

Kenya: Nurse succumbs to coronavirus after childbirth

A Kenyan nurse has succumbed to Covid-19 days after delivering a baby while still admitted in hospital. Local media...

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Thousands continue to protest over coronavirus restrictions

Thousands marched in Berlin on Saturday to protest against measures imposed in Germany to stem the coronavirus pandemic, saying they violated people’s...

U.S: New Jersey governor retightens restrictions on indoor gatherings after COVID-19 surge

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Monday announced he was retightening restrictions on indoor gatherings after a recent surge in coronavirus cases...

Final year students with coronavirus to write WASSCE at isolation centres

The Deputy Director for the Ghana Education Service (GES), Dr. Kwabena Tandoh, has revealed that final students who are receiving treatment for...