Amid the discovery of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' in the nations of South Africa, countries across the globe are now banning or hardening the COVID-19 travel protocols. The Jamaican government has also imposed travel restrictions on the South African nations.
The Canadian high commissioner to the Commonwealth of Dominica - H.E. Lilian Chatterjee met with the islands' Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and discussed the common priorities, including climate change issue and economic resilience.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed that India is all set to supply the COVID-19 vaccines to the region of Latin America and the Caribbean.
World Health Organisation - WHO warns the nations to be more cautious as the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' has been discovered in the region of South Africa on November 24, 2021, calling it a 'variant of concern'.
As the world is witnessing the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', the government of Trinidad and Tobago put a travel restriction on a few nations, which came in effect from November 26, 2021.
At present, Singapore is also witnessing a shortage of healthcare workers in the hospital facilities, which forced a private hospital to hire 12-12 thousand personnel to assist them in finding and recruiting experienced nurses.
World Health Organisation - WHO has issued a warning that more than 700,000 people can die to COVID-19 in Europe and Asia by the month of March 2022.
Pfizer has claimed that its two-dose vaccine has proven to be 100 percent effective among children of age group 12 to 18 years. The company did a survey on more than 2,228 trial participants.
The Bahamas has received a health equipment donation worth - $255,000 from the government of the United States on November 22, 2021. The donation includes 12 specialized ambulance radios and industrial-grade high-capacity laundry equipment.
Cubana de Aviación airlines has resumed its weekly flight service between Cuba and Argentina from Sunday, which was earlier closed following the surging rate of the COVID-19 infections in both nations, at the starting of this year.