The Trades Union Congress is calling for an immediate public inquiry into the handling of the COVID pandemic, insisting it should examine whether workers were kept safe enough after about 15,000 people of working age died from COVID in England and Wales.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged all citizens to take COVID-19 vaccines and exercise caution, saying a "storm" of infections had shaken the country.
During the past one year and four months which has passed since the news on the outbreak of this devastating deadly coronavirus, more than 40 countries in the world have taken steps to know the virus and to find ways for containing it and all inabilities of the mankind in this regard can be attributed to the level of cultural maturation and beliefs of the people.
Dozens have been detained and fined as anti-government protesters held numerous smaller rallies in occupied Palestine in defiance of coronavirus lockdown measures that ban people from gathering more than 1km from home.
Iran on Saturday announced a one-week closure of certain businesses and institutions in Tehran Province to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is seeking to avoid a full national lockdown to prevent unemployment soaring into the millions.
Schools in Iran are preparing to begin the new year as new infections and deaths from the coronavirus have dwindled in recent weeks.
Germany will not need another national lockdown over the winter to keep the coronavirus under control despite rising infections, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Wednesday.
Payroll figures in the UK show 730,000 people have lost their jobs since the start of the coronavirus crisis lockdown.
Two thirds of the UK businesses say they are now ‘fully operational’ after the coronavirus lockdown, up from half in June, according to a survey on Sunday.