Bhutan announces seven-day nationwide lockdown

Bhutan will go in lockdown for seven days starting from Wednesday amid rising case of Covid-19 cases, announced Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering. In a statement, Tshering announced that a nationwide lockdown will be enforced for seven days, starting December 23, adding that the lockdown will enable the government to control the spread of the […]

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Tick-borne SFTS virus re-emerges in China

60 people have been infected by a new disease, caused by a tick-borne virus, and 7 people have been killed so far, Chinese media reported on Wednesday. It also warned about its possibility of human-to-human transmission. More than 37 people in East China’s Jiangsu Province contracted with the Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus (SFTSV) […]

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Assam Lockdown: COVID-19 guidelines modified

The Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government in Assam on Sunday issued an order which modified the earlier guidelines in the state with regard to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-necessitated lockdown. The order was passed after due consideration of the COVID-19 situation as it prevails in the state and the latest directives from the Union Ministry of Home […]

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West Bengal Lockdown: State govt revises COVID-19

The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in West Bengal has once again changed the dates for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-necessitated lockdown in the state. The dates were changed after receiving requests from different quarters to relax complete lockdown on certain dates. In line with the earlier notification, West Bengal will now have a complete […]

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