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COVID19

Pakistan bans flights from UK in the wake of new coronavirus strain
Pakistan

Pakistan bans flights from UK in the wake of new coronavirus strain

  • Temporary restriction is being placed on inbound travelers from UK (whether direct or indirect) into Pakistan to be effective from midnight 22nd December until midnight 29th of the month, reads the notification.
  • Transit passengers, who have travelled to UK, from destinations other than UK will be allowed to travel into Pakistan.
Updated 22 Dec, 2020 08:03pm
Key facets of the $900 billion U.S coronavirus relief bill
World

Key facets of the $900 billion U.S coronavirus relief bill

  • On Sunday, bipartisan lawmakers in the United States Congress released a long-awaited $900 billion coronavirus relief bill, which is expected to be signed into law by President Trump.
  • This relief package will be combined with an additional $1.4 trillion in federal funding and tax provisions to facilitate federal agencies through the end of September.
Updated 21 Dec, 2020 07:17pm
Saudi Arabia, Oman to close borders for one week over new COVID strain
World

Saudi Arabia, Oman to close borders for one week over new COVID strain

  • Fellow Gulf Arab state Oman will close its land, air and sea borders for one week starting Tuesday, state television reported on Monday.
  • In Kuwait, the civil aviation authority added the United Kingdom to its high-risk list of countries on Sunday, meaning all flights from it are banned.
Published 21 Dec, 2020 06:41pm
More than 40pc of Spaniards willing to get COVID-19 vaccine
World

More than 40pc of Spaniards willing to get COVID-19 vaccine

  • While 28% of respondents in the survey by the Centre for Sociological Studies (CIS) said they would not take the vaccine immediately.
  • The EU drug regulator is expected to decide on Monday on approval for the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech after the shot was authorised in several countries.
Published 21 Dec, 2020 06:39pm
World closes borders to Britain as new coronavirus strain breeds panic
World

World closes borders to Britain as new coronavirus strain breeds panic

  • More countries closed their borders to Britain on Monday over fears of a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, heightening global panic.
  • A slew of countries have already suspended travel, including France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Ireland, Belgium, Israel and Canada.
Published 21 Dec, 2020 06:14pm
U.S. Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 aid package, plans votes for Monday
World

U.S. Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 aid package, plans votes for Monday

  • U.S. congressional leaders reached agreement on Sunday on a $900 billion package to provide the first new aid in months to an economy and individuals battered by the surging coronavirus pandemic.
  • The pandemic will stand as the largest crisis facing Biden’s new administration, although signs of hope have emerged as the United States has begun vaccinating people against the highly contagious respiratory disease.
Published 21 Dec, 2020 11:11am