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UK lifts quarantine for fully vaccinated EU, US travellers

Vipul Haria /July 28, 2021

London: Fully vaccinated travellers from the US and European Union (EU) countries will be able to avoid a 10-day compulsory quarantine when they arrive in England from next Monday, the UK government said on Wednesday. Currently, only people who received their COVID-19 vaccine in the UK can avoid quarantine when arriving from these “amber list”…

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CDC urges vaccinated people to wear masks again in the United States

Vipul Haria /July 28, 2021

Washington (US): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidance to prevent further spread of the Delta variant in the United States, by mandating vaccinated people to wear masks in certain situations. The recommendation urges fully vaccinated people to wear masks indoors when in areas with “substantial” and “high” transmission of COVID-19,…

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Saudi Arabia threatens 3-year travel ban on citizens who visit ‘red list’ countries as COVID cases surge

Vipul Haria /July 28, 2021

Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has banned travel to or transit at a number of countries including Afghanistan, Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Pakistan, South Africa, Turkey, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. LONDON: Saudi Arabia will impose a three-year travel ban on citizens travelling to countries on the kingdom`s `red list` under efforts…

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UK reports 131 coronavirus deaths, highest since March 17

Vipul Haria /July 27, 2021

COVID 19 The total number of coronavirus cases in the country stands at 57,45,526, while 1,29,303 have succumbed to the coronavirus. London: Britain on Tuesday reported 23,511 coronavirus cases, while 131 deaths have also been reported, which is the highest number of daily deaths since March 17. The total number of coronavirus cases in the…