International Business Times

15-Year-Old Fully Vaccinated Boy Dies Of COVID-19 Just 5 Days After Hospitalization

A 15-year-old boy in India died after contracting COVID-19, authorities said Wednesday. The teenager had received both doses of the coronavirus vaccination before getting infected. Authorities said the teen, identified by his first name Shubham, was admitted to a medical college in Meerut – a city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Outlook India reported.
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Nadal Centre Stage At Wimbledon As Covid Forces Third Withdrawal

Rafael Nadal tops the bill at Wimbledon on Thursday after Roberto Bautista Agut became the third player to withdraw from the Championships following a positive coronavirus test. In early results on the fourth day of the tournament, women's fourth seed Paula Badosa set up a third-round clash against two-time winner...
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Bhutan to Welcome Tourists 'Who Can Spend' for First Time Since COVID

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Bhutan will reopen for international tourists from September for the first time since the pandemic began more than two years ago, officials said on Thursday, as the tiny Himalayan kingdom looks to revive its economy. Wedged between China and India, the country with scenic natural beauty and...

Alibaba Rolls Out Digital Tool To Help Its Overseas Customers Reduce Carbon Footprint

Alibaba Group Holding Limited's BABA cloud business unit launched Energy Expert, a digital platform to help its global customers manage their carbon emissions, the SCMP reports. Companies that use the artificial intelligence-powered platform can measure, analyze and manage their carbon emissions with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool. Energy Expert helps customers...

COVID Hospitalizations are Rising in These States

Health experts are emphatic that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, and COVID has definitely not morphed into something as harmless as the common cold. Case in point: In the last two weeks, COVID-related hospitalizations have risen by double digits in nearly two dozen states. Although Omicron and its subvariants, by and large, are producing less severe disease than earlier forms of the virus, people are still getting seriously ill and dying from COVID. These are five states where COVID hospitalizations are rising the fastest. Read on to find out more—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Tiger at Ohio Zoo Dies After Contracting COVID-19

A 14-year-old Amur tiger at an Ohio zoo died Sunday after developing pneumonia that was caused by COVID-19. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced the death of Jupiter in a Facebook post. The zoo said the tiger had been undergoing treatment for chronic underlying illnesses that made him more susceptible to the virus.

Open Door Health Services ends free COVID testing at 29th Street facility, but testing is still available

Open Door Health Services’ no-cost COVID-19 testing site will offer its final day of testing today (Thursday, June 30). Suzanne Clem, Open Door’s Vice President of Community Engagement, says the testing location at 1651 E. 29th St. in Muncie, near the Open Door Urgent Care site, has operated since last year as a state-contracted community testing site. She says that contract concludes today.

Active COVID-19 cases increase

Active cases of COVID-19 have increased in the state, according to the weekly report provided by the state Department of Health. As of Wednesday, there were just more than 31-hundred active COVID-19 cases. The state reported two additional COVID-19 deaths as well, bringing the overall total to 2938 since the start of the pandemic. Fifty-three people were hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Wednesday.


(SPRINGFIELD) In the latest update from the Illinois Department of Public Health. There were 27,094 new confirmed COVID-19 cases around the state from last week, with 82 new deaths. While the number of Illinois counties in the High Community Level dropped from 25 to 20, the number of counties in the Medium Community Level increased from 39 to 47. With the regional counties of Wayne and Marion now in the High Level, the area counties of Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, and Coles are in the Medium Level. All others, including Richland, Jasper, Effingham, Fayette, Lawrence, Wabash, Edwards, and White remain in the Low Level. The IDPH reports increased COVID-19 numbers in the downstate regions of Illinois over the past week although the state numbers continue to stay at a steady level.