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17 July 2022 Security News

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  • US Capitol Riot Panel Expects to See Secret Service Texts VOA 17 Jul 2022 -- The U.S. congressional panel probing the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 of last year expects to be able to look at text messages sent by Secret Service agents from the day before the mayhem and as it unfolded, a member of the investigative committee said Sunday.
  • Global heating, human development could drive future waves of disease in east Asia Radio Free Asia 17 Jul 2022 -- Global heating is leading dozens of bat species to migrate to southern China and southeast Asian countries, amid growing concerns that the climate crisis could fuel more zoonotic disease and further deadly pandemics, experts told RFA.

COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • China's daily COVID-19 tally nears 600, highest in July Global Times 17 Jul 2022 -- China on Sunday reported nearly 600 local COVID-19 cases across some 16 provincial-level regions, the highest daily total in July, prompting concerns over a renewed COVID-19 upsurge, especially given the high transmissibility of new Omicron sub-variants.
  • Over 178,000 people in Hong Kong take 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccines People's Daily 17 Jul 2022 -- A total of 178,728 people in Hong Kong have taken the fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines, official data showed Saturday.
  • Chinese mainland reports 106 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 17 Jul 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 106 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 53 in Gansu, 21 in Guangdong, and nine in Guangxi, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 199.98 Cr India PIB 17 Jul 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 199.98 Cr (1,99,98,89,097) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,63,22,345 sessions.
  • India achieves major landmark of '200 Crore' COVID-19 Vaccinations India PIB 17 Jul 2022 -- In a historic achievement, India's cumulative COVID19 vaccination drive has surpassed the 200-Crore milestone today. As per provisional reports till 1 pm today, a total of 2,00,00,15,631 doses have been administered across the country. This has been achieved through 2,63,26,111 sessions.
  • Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs India PIB 17 Jul 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 17 Jul 2022
  • Iran

  • 13 Iranians die due to COVID-19 in past 24 hours IRNA 17 Jul 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,499 with 13 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 24,325 new COVID-19 cases, 73 deaths CNA 17 Jul 2022 -- Taiwan reported 24,325 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, all but 129 of which were domestic infections, and 73 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • North Korea

  • Liaison and Cooperation between Anti-epidemic Sectors and Units Solidified in DPRK KCNA 17 Jul 2022 -- The work to further strengthen the state unified command system of anti-epidemic work and ensure smooth systematic liaison between each sector and unit is waged dynamically on a nationwide scale in the DPRK.
  • Epidemic Spread and Treatment Results in DPRK KCNA 17 Jul 2022 -- According to information of the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, more than 430 fever cases, with over 540 recoveries, were reported from 18:00 of July 15 to 18:00 of July 16 throughout the country.

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