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29 September 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

  • Monthly operational update on COVID-19 - September 2022 29 Sep 2022
  • United States

  • Many Americans in No Rush to Get Bivalent COVID-19 Booster VOA 29 Sep 2022 -- For weeks, reformulated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters have been available across the United States that aim to protect against newer omicron variants that have sickened millions of people in recent months.
  • China

  • At least 5 Tibetans in Lhasa end their lives amid harsh Chinese COVID lockdown Radio Free Asia 29 Sep 2022 -- At least five Tibetans in the regional capital Lhasa have taken their lives as a rigid Chinese government zero-COVID lockdown nears its second month, but Beijing is covering up the severity of the situation in Tibet, sources there told RFA.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 218.17 Cr India PIB 29 Sep 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 218.17 Cr (2,18,17,94,748) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 622 India PIB 29 Sep 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 218.46 Crore (2,18,46,34,449) today. More than 27 lakh (27,35,538) 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 29 Sep 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 29 Sep 2022
  • Iran

  • COVID-19 kills 5 more Iranians over past 24 hours IRNA 29 Sep 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,421 with 5 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 44,880 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths CNA 29 Sep 2022 -- Taiwan on Thursday reported 44,880 new COVID-19 infections, including 215 imported cases, and 53 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • Taiwan receives 4th shipment of second-gen COVID-19 vaccine CNA 29 Sep 2022 -- A total of 605,000 doses of the second-generation Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine targeting the original virus from 2020 and the Omicron BA. 1 subvariant arrived in Taiwan early Thursday, the fourth shipment of the vaccine, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Victor Wang (王必勝) announced the same day.
  • Taiwan to lift entry quarantine, reopen to all visitors Oct. 13 CNA 29 Sep 2022 -- Travelers to Taiwan will no longer be required to quarantine on arrival, with effect from Oct. 13, while visitors from all countries will again be allowed to enter, but the number of arrivals will be capped at 150,000 per week, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced Thursday.
  • Measures to lift Taiwan's border controls take effect CNA 29 Sep 2022 -- The first stage of Taiwan's lifting of border controls took effect on Thursday as arriving travelers no longer are required to take saliva-based PCR tests at the airport.
  • North Korea

  • North Korea tells officials that 350,000 people died of diseases this year Radio Free Asia 29 Sep 2022 -- North Korean officials have been told that more than 350,000 people in the country died of illnesses over the past year, many likely related to COVID-19, sources told RFA, as authorities began a new vaccination campaign on the country's border with China more than a month after declaring victory over the coronavirus.

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