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06 August 2022 Security News

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  • Extradited Russian Suspected Of Bitcoin Fraud Appears In U.S. Court RFE/RL 06 Aug 2022 -- A Russian national wanted by U.S. authorities for allegedly being involved in a massive bitcoin theft scheme was extradited to the United States where he made his first appearance in court, the Department of Justice confirmed on August 5.
  • Canada confirms 957 monkeypox cases People's Daily 06 Aug 2022 -- The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirmed 957 cases of monkeypox in the country as of Friday.
  • Taiwan reports third monkeypox case CNA 06 Aug 2022 -- Taiwan reported on Saturday its third case of viral monkeypox, saying it was an imported case involving a man in his 20s, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

COVID-19 Pandemic News

    United States

  • Secretary Antony J. Blinken At a COVID-19 Assistance Event US Dept. of State 06 Aug 2022
  • U.S. California hits grim milestone of 10 mln confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 06 Aug 2022 -- California hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic as the most populous state in the United States officially reached 10 million confirmed cases, according to data released by the state health authorities on Friday.
  • China

  • Chinese mainland reports 310 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 06 Aug 2022 -- The Chinese mainland Friday reported 310 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 262 were in Hainan, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 205.92 Cr India PIB 06 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 205.92 Cr (2,05,92,20,794) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,73,35,261 sessions.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 568 India PIB 06 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 206.18 Crore (2,06,18,53,774) today. More than 24 lakh (24,78,648) 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 06 Aug 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 06 Aug 2022
  • Iran

  • COVID-19 kills 61 more Iranians over past 24 hours IRNA 06 Aug 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 142,398 with 61 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Saturday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 19,965 new COVID-19 cases, 51 deaths CNA 06 Aug 2022 -- Taiwan on Saturday reported 19,965 new cases of COVID-19, all but 212 of which were domestic infections, and 51 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • North Korea

  • Anti-epidemic Successes and Experience Shared and Stable Phase Maintained in DPRK KCNA 06 Aug 2022 -- While sharing good successes and experience gained in the course of eliminating the malignant virus which made inroads into the country, the work for firmly maintaining the continued stability of the anti-epidemic environment is carried out more actively in the DPRK.
  • Epidemic Spread and Treatment Results in DPRK KCNA 06 Aug 2022 -- According to information of the state emergency anti-epidemic headquarters, no new COVID-19 fever cases were reported from 18:00 of August 4 to 18:00 of August 5 throughout the country.
  • Other Countries

  • ASEAN-9 Summit Includes Plea for Peace in South China Sea VOA 06 Aug 2022 -- Foreign ministers of nine Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members wrapped up their annual summit Saturday with a plea for peace in the South China Sea, warnings to Myanmar's junta and plans to bolster COVID-19-injured economies.

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