Oman will allow entry of nationals and residents only starting April 8, as the Gulf State looks to curb another wave of Covid-19 infections. The sultanate’s coronavirus commission said it would lift a curfew in late March, blocking people and vehicle traffic between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. But the curfew will be restored during the holy Islamic month of fasting of Ramadan, in mid-April.
Boris Johnson said that on Monday further lockdown measures will be lifted in England from April 12, it warned the public against “complacency”. The prime minister said the country will enter the second step of the roadmap on April 12, which will allow non-essential stores to open alongside personal care businesses, such as hair salons and barber shops.
Young people are predominant the increase in the number of Covid-19 infections In parts of the US, public health officials have issued warnings, with the country now reporting about 64,000 new cases per day. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said youth sports and extracurricular activities were partly responsible for a recent rise in the number of people infected with the disease.
In February, a cafe in rural Illinois reopened associated with at least 46 cases of Covid-19, which indirectly led to an outbreak in a care home, the closure of a local school and the hospitalization of one person, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran said the number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 infections is expected to increase keep going up for at least another two to three weeks, and he did not rule out the possibility that intensive care numbers reached the peak of 7,000 reached in the first wave a year ago.
Germany is aiming to speed up its vaccination program give jabs to 20 percent of the population by the end of April, after taking three months to reach 10 percent, the health minister said Monday. Jens Spahn said the country’s vaccination campaign “would accelerate in the second quarter.”
Easter weekend helped highest passenger numbers at US airports. of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday. The Transportation Security Administration said it screened 1.58 million passengers at US airports on Good Friday – the most since March 12, just before the coronavirus blockade began.
The Indian state of Maharashtra, home to the financial capital of Mumbai and over 100 million people, was introduced profound restrictions on the public and businesses while the country’s daily Covid-19 caseload hit a record high. India reported 103,000 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, recording the highest number of daily infections worldwide. It surpassed its previous peak of nearly 100,000 daily cases in September.