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30 June 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • County in E. China placed under urgent lockdown to curb spillover risk after 32 silent COVID-19 carriers spotted Global Times 30 Jun 2022 -- Sixian county in East China's Anhui Province was placed under urgent lockdown on Wednesday after a sudden flare-up with 32 asymptomatic infections reported, which has posed a risk of spillover to neighboring provinces.
  • Hong Kong keeps tracing COVID-19 through sewage surveillance People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Thursday that it will distribute around 300,000 sets of COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) kits as part of a follow-up on the recent detection of the COVID-19 virus in sewage samples.
  • Xi inspects Wuhan, stresses sci-tech innovation, COVID-19 control, community management People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- President Xi Jinping has stressed building up China's strength in the science and technology sector, sticking to the dynamic zero-COVID policy and improving community management.
  • Chinese mainland reports 8 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported eight locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, five of which were in Jiangsu Province, two in Guangdong Province and one in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
  • Shanghai resumes dine-in services at restaurants as COVID-19 wanes People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- China's financial hub Shanghai is gradually resuming dine-in services at restaurants starting from Wednesday as the COVID-19 epidemic has waned in the city.
  • China removes mark for COVID-hit regions on visitors' travel code People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- China has announced that starting Wednesday, the asterisk marking regions with COVID-19 infections will be removed from the online code tracking visitors' travel history.
  • Europe

  • Finland to end COVID-19 border health measures People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- Public health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic are coming to an end at Finland's border crossing points, authorities said.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 197.61 Cr India PIB 30 Jun 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 197.61 Cr (1,97,61,91,554) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,57,19,005 sessions.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 531 India PIB 30 Jun 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 197.60 Crore (1,97,73,33,361) today. More than 10 lakh (10,31,545) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.
  • Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs India PIB 30 Jun 2022 -- The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE India PIB 30 Jun 2022
  • Iran

  • COVID-19 kills 3 more Iranians over past 24 hours IRNA 30 Jun 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,389 with three more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 38,942 new COVID-19 cases, 118 deaths CNA 30 Jun 2022 -- Taiwan reported 38,942 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all but 96 of which were domestic infections, and 118 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • North Korea

  • North Korea Implies South Korean Balloons Caused COVID Outbreak VOA 30 Jun 2022 -- Weeks after acknowledging its first coronavirus infections, North Korea appears to be blaming the outbreak on balloons sent by defector-activists in South Korea.
  • Epidemic Spread and Treatment Results in DPRK KCNA 30 Jun 2022 -- According to information of the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, more than 4 730 fever cases, with over 6 720 recoveries, were reported from 18:00 of June 28 to 18:00 of June 29 throughout the country.
  • Other Countries

  • Singapore reports 9,505 new COVID-19 cases People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- Singapore reported 9,505 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 1,444,068.
  • Canada extending current COVID-19 border measures People's Daily 30 Jun 2022 -- The federal government of Canada is extending current COVID-19 border measures for travellers entering the country, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced Wednesday.

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