India's daily COVID cases hit six-month high

India's Health and Family Welfare Ministry confirmed in its latest update that 58,097 people across the nation tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the past twenty-four hours.

Europe closes mixed as COVID concerns prevail

Major European stock markets finished this week's last trading day mostly higher, as the coronavirus pandemic resurged in several countries across the Eurozone prompting new concerns among investors.

Germany adds record 50,196 COVID cases, 235 deaths

The daily jump in new coronavirus cases in Germany increased to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, with 50,196 people testing positive for the virus during the day on Wednesday, according to Robert Koch Institute's (RKI) tally.

After Pfizer, Moderna also to seek booster approval expansion

American vaccine maker Moderna Inc. will follow Pfizer and BioNTech's footsteps by making a request that the Food and Drug Administration expands the eligibility regarding COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, according to a report published by CNBC on Tuesday.

Germany's daily COVID cases at record 37,120

The number of daily confirmed coronavirus infections in Germany grew at a record pace for the second day in a row, data from the country's Robert Koch Institute showed on Friday.

Germany adds record 33,949 COVID cases

The number of daily confirmed coronavirus infections in Germany grew by a record of 33,949 over the past 24 hours, data the country's Robert Koch Institute showed.

Russia records another 39,008 coronavirus cases, lowest daily number in a week

Russia's coronavirus cases rose by 39,008 to 8,593,200 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday. This is the lowest daily number of cases in a week.

Russia reports record 40,096 new COVID cases

The number of coronavirus infections in Russia jumped by a record 40,096 to reach a total of 8,392,697, the country's health officials unveiled on Thursday.

Ukraine breaks record with 26,071 new COVID cases

Ukraine has posted another record in daily COVID-19 infections after its case count increased by 26,071 during the last 24 hours, the country's health authorities unveiled on Thursday.

Australia to provide 10M vaccine doses to ASEAN

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that Australia will provide 10 million doses from its domestic vaccine supply to countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Israel to accept Sputnik V certificates from Nov.15

Israel could start allowing travelers vaccinated with Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to enter the country from November 15, according to a report published by TASS on Wednesday.

Moderna to supply 110M more COVID shots to AU

Moderna Inc. unveiled on Tuesday that it reached a new agreement with the African Union to supply the bloc with 110 million additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine.

Russia's St. Petersburg goes into lockdown, closing restaurants, malls, public places

Restaurants, cafes and non-essential shops will be closed in St. Petersburg from October 30 until November, according to the decree signed by Governor Alexander Beglov on Saturday, Baku Tribune reports citing TASS.

Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe exceeds 240 mln

More than 810,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide since Friday, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 240 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, according to TASS.

Azerbaijan logs 689 fresh COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths

Azerbaijan has confirmed 689 new coronavirus cases, 1816 recoveries, and 18 deaths over the past 24 hours, Baku Tribune reports.

Azerbaijan logs 1178 fresh COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Azerbaijan has confirmed 1178 new coronavirus cases, 2322 recoveries, and 24 deaths over the past 24 hours, Baku Tribune reports.

Over 2.75 coronavirus vaccine shots given worldwide

Over 2.75 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been given worldwide so far, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency.

Over 1.9B coronavirus vaccine shots given worldwide

Over 1.9 billion coronavirus vaccine shots have so far been administered worldwide, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Monday.

Azerbaijan`s coronavirus death toll nears 5,000

Azerbaijan registered four new coronavirus deaths Sunday, taking the country’s total number of fatalities to 4,907, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC.

EU drugs regulator recommends Pfizer/BioNTech jabs for children 12-15

The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for use in children aged 12 and 15.

NCOC to open COVID-19 vaccination registration for 19 years & above from May 27

In a statement on Twitter, the Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said that now the registration will be open for the entire national population which is approved by health experts for COVID-19 vaccination.

WHO and global faith leaders call for fair access to Covid vaccines

Global faith leaders and senior health and humanitarian figures are calling on countries to ensure the equitable distribution of Covid vaccines, warning that the world is “at a turning point”.

From India, Brazil and beyond: Pandemic refugees at the border

Standing by the hulking border wall, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watched as a car dropped off passengers at the edge of a road on the Mexican side. “Oh, no,” he muttered.

Romania to ease COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday

Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu said the government made a decision on Friday to gradually ease the country's coronavirus-related restrictions starting from Saturday.

COVID variant B.1.617, first detected in India, is forcing UK to rethink its approach

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain said Friday that vaccination protocols would be changed to swiftly deliver second doses to people over 50 years old to combat the spread of a coronavirus variant first detected in India, a warning sign for countries that are easing restrictions even though their own vaccination campaigns are incomplete.

More than 1.37B coronavirus vaccine jabs administered worldwide

More than 1.37 billion coronavirus vaccine jabs have been given worldwide, according to data gathered by the Our World in Data website.

French president backs lifting of patents on COVID-19 vaccines

A day after the US-backed a decision to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, the French president Thursday came out in full support for the lifting of patents to accelerate global production of vaccine doses to fight the pandemic.

WHO, Germany to open global 'pandemic intelligence' hub

The World Health Organization and Germany Wednesday said they will establish a “Global Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence” in Berlin.