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23 August 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

    United States

  • DAF COVID-19 Statistics - Aug. 23, 2022 US Air Force 23 Aug 2022
  • U.S. government plans to stop paying for COVID-19 shots, treatments: report People's Daily 23 Aug 2022 -- The Biden administration is planning for an end to paying for COVID-19 shots and treatments, shifting the bill to insurers and patients for years to come, according to a report of The Wall Street Journal.
  • China

  • Hundreds of new COVID cases reported in Tibet and Xinjiang Radio Free Asia 23 Aug 2022 -- The number of confirmed coronavirus cases continued to rise in western Tibet and Xinjiang, where Chinese authorities have stepped up mass testing of residents in major cities, sources in the regions said.
  • Chinese mainland reports 308 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 23 Aug 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 308 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 205 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.
  • Urumqi to restore normal production and life after curbing latest spread of COVID-19 Global Times 23 Aug 2022 -- Urumqi, the capital city of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, will gradually restore normal production and living conditions, starting from 8 am on Tuesday, as the number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped in the city for nine consecutive days, according to an official post on Monday.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 210.31 Cr India PIB 23 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 210.31 Cr (2,10,31,65,703) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,79,87,316 sessions.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 585 India PIB 23 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 210 Crore (2,10,55,84,617) landmark milestone today. More than 22 lakh (22,58,434) 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 23 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 23 Aug 2022
  • Iran

  • Iran donates 100K doses of COVID vaccine to Mali IRNA 23 Aug 2022 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Tuesday that Iran donated 100,000 doses of the COV-Iran Barekat vaccines to Mali a day earlier.
  • COVID-19 kills 56 more Iranians over past 24 hours IRNA 23 Aug 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 143,505 with 56 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 26,382 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths CNA 23 Aug 2022 -- Taiwan on Tuesday reported 26,382 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

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