Covid-19 updates: Kerala eases curbs; India vaccinates 17% of population

Coronavirus updates: Kerala ended night curfews restrictions on Sundays as a measure on how quickly the coronavirus is spreading had improved, said its chief minister on Tuesday.

Passengers coming from seven countries will have to take a test for Covid on arrival in India–irrespective of negative medical report before boarding or vaccination status, the health ministry has said. 

World coronavirus updates: Three-quarters of US adults have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. The country hit the 70 per cent threshold in early August, four weeks beyond President Joe Biden’s target, Bloomberg reported.

Philippine authorities have deferred easing restrictions on public movement in the capital region, keeping the current curbs potentially through September 15, said a presidential spokesperson.

Myanmar’s junta said it wants to receive 10 million doses each in September October 4 million in November. The country targeted vaccinating half its population by year-end, said Bloomberg.

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