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    2 cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 detected in Lakshmipur

    United News of Bangldeah . Lakshmipur | Updated at 03:54pm on June 15, 2021

    Two mango traders of Lakshmipur district have been infected with the Delta strain of coronavirus, which was first found in India, said civil surgeon Abdul...

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    WHO switches to Greek alphabet for Covid variant names

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:52am on June 01, 2021

    Covid-19 variants are to be known by letters of the Greek alphabet to avoid stigmatising nations where they were first detected, the World Health Organisation...

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    Vietnam finds hybrid of Indian, UK Covid variants

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 06:40pm on May 29, 2021

    Vietnam has discovered a new Covid variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of the Indian and British strains, state media reported...

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    India issues guidelines for travellers amid COVID-19 variants

    Xinhua/UNB . New Delhi | Updated at 06:15pm on February 18, 2021

    The Indian government on Wednesday issued new guidelines for incoming international travellers in the wake of three variants of the COVID-19, which were first detected...

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    Special team in Sylhet to test Corona-affected UK returnees

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 11:00am on January 27, 2021

    A special team from Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research on Tuesday arrived in Sylhet to test twenty- nine UK returnee expatriates who tested...

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    WHO says British virus variant now in 50 countries

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 06:01pm on January 13, 2021

    The coronavirus mutation first found in Britain has now spread to 50 territories, according to the World Health Organisation, while a similar South African-identified strain...

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    Saudi Arabia lifts temporary flight ban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11pm on January 03, 2021

    Saudi Arabia has lifted the temporary travel ban imposed last December as a precautionary measure following the detection of a mutated type of COVID-19 in...

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    JS body for suspending flights from Britain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22am on December 31, 2020

    The parliamentary standing committee on health and family welfare has suggested the ministry concerned to take necessary steps to suspend flights from Britain to prevent...

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    India races to find UK arrivals to halt new COVID-19 strain

    Agence France-Presse  . New Delhi | Updated at 04:44pm on December 30, 2020

    Indian authorities were trying Wednesday to track down tens of thousands of people who entered the country from Britain in recent weeks as cases of...

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    India extends UK flight ban untill Jan 7

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. New Delhi | Updated at 04:40pm on December 30, 2020

    Against the backdrop of fresh cases of coronavirus mutant strain, India has extended temporary suspension of flights to and from the United Kingdom till January...