GST officials detect Rs 40 crore evasion by crypto exchange | India News

Crypto transactions should be recognised as asset class, regulated centrally: RSS body | India News

CHENNAI: The GST authorities in Mumbai have detected evasion of Rs 40.5 crore and recovered Rs 49.2 crore in cash linked to GST evaded, interest and penalty while investigating the business activities of cryptocurrency exchange WazirX. WazirX exchange is managed by Zanmai Labs while the cryptocurrency ‘WRX’ it deals with is owned by Seychelles-based Binance … Read more

Winnebago County Officials Issue Disaster Proclamation Amid Surging COVID Cases, Hospitalizations – NBC Chicago

Winnebago County Officials Issue Disaster Proclamation Amid Surging COVID Cases, Hospitalizations – NBC Chicago

Officials in Winnebago County have issued a disaster proclamation amid increasing numbers of COVID cases and hospitalizations in the area. In a press release, Winnebago County Board Chairman Joseph Chiarelli has declared a local disaster for a period of seven days, retroactive to Wednesday. According to the release, the declaration will lend additional support to … Read more

Top UK health officials call for stricter Covid isolation and testing rules | Coronavirus

Senior health officials have drawn up advice saying the UK should bring back stricter isolation and testing rules for contacts of Covid cases, amid concerns that triggering plan B is not enough to stop the spread of Omicron.Top officials at the UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) have given three different options to help contain … Read more

Omicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in Covid cases, say South Africa officials | Coronavirus

The Omicron variant has fuelled a “worrying” surge in coronavirus cases in South Africa and is rapidly becoming the dominant strain, local health officials have said, as more countries including the US detected their first cases.The United Arab Emirates and South Korea – which is already battling a worsening outbreak and record daily infections – … Read more

Covid: two schools tested as health officials battle to contain Omicron variant | Coronavirus

At schools, a church and a branch of KFC, public health officials have been scrambling to track people infected by Omicron, in a stiff new test of the UK’s widely criticised £37bn test-and-trace programme.On Monday, new cases of the Covid “variant of concern” emerged in two London locations, bringing the running UK total to 11, … Read more

Officials asked to expedite Covid-19 vaccination

Covid-19 claims eight more lives, infects 555 others

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakht-unkhwa Chief Secretary Dr Shehzad Bangash on Friday directed the officials of Health and other departments to expedite the coronavirus vaccination drive. An official handout said the chief secretary instructed the officials at a meeting in the Civil Secretariat about the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination campaign.Muhammad Tahir Orakzai, Secretary Health, Fahad Mohmand, Focal Person … Read more

Premier Jason Kenney, health officials to provide COVID-19 update

Premier Jason Kenney, health officials to provide COVID-19 update

Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, will provide an update on the government’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. Health Minister Jason Copping will also speak at Wednesday’s news conference at 3:30 p.m. MT. Watch it live here.  Active cases and hospitalizations from COVID-19 in Alberta continue to decline and on … Read more

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials – World

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials - World

LIMA: Peru, which has the world’s highest Covid-19 death rate per capita, has surpassed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. The ministry announced 25 new deaths over the previous 24 hours, taking the South American country over the symbolic threshold with 200.003 deaths since the pandemic started in March 2020. … Read more

US public health in crisis as Covid prompts curbs on officials’ powers | US healthcare

More than half of US states have introduced new laws to restrict public health actions, including policies requiring quarantine or isolation and mandating vaccines or masks. Between the new laws and the massive workforce departures during the pandemic, public health in America is now in crisis, experts say.The new restrictions and shortages not only affect … Read more

Doctors warn of crisis as officials reject restrictions

Doctors warn of crisis as officials reject restrictions

Firefighter Matt Smither is seen working alongside critical care nurses in the Intensive Care Unit at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, southern England.ADRIAN DENNIS | AFP | Getty ImagesLONDON — An increasing number of doctors in the U.K. are warning that the country, and its health service, are facing a renewed health crisis due to … Read more

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

Health officials say COVID-19 cases are still trending downward nationally but warn that a hard flu season could put more pressure on the health care system. Last week, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that the virus’s reproductive number (Rt) had fallen below one for the first time since mid-July, putting new COVID infections on a downward … Read more

B.C. health officials provide update on COVID-19 in northern B.C.

B.C. health officials provide update on COVID-19 in northern B.C.

B.C.’s minister of health, along with the provincial health officer and Northern Health’s chief medical health officer are providing an update on the situation with COVID-19 in northern B.C. at 3:15 p.m. today. Adrian Dix, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Dr. Jong Kim are hosting an unscheduled briefing, as data from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control … Read more

Hunter records 82 new COVID cases as officials urge ‘Freedom Day’ caution

Men lining outside a barbershop in Newcastle.

The Hunter has recorded 82 new COVID cases on “Freedom Day” as the region continues to post some of the highest numbers in the New South Wales.Key points:There have been 1,768 cases of coronavirus in the Hunter New England Health District since August 5Hairdressers, gyms, and hospitality venues are welcoming back customers todayThe Deputy Prime Minister says Indigenous … Read more