Crypto platforms linked to surge in suspicious activity reports

Crypto platforms linked to surge in suspicious activity reports

The US government’s system for spotting money laundering has received a surge of suspicious activity reports from a set of San Francisco financial companies that includes some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading venues, according to a new report based on federal data.Although known as exchanges, many crypto trading platforms are registered as money services … Read more

US Likely to Issue Executive Orders Around Crypto in National Security Memorandum: Reports

US Likely to Issue Executive Orders Around Crypto in National Security Memorandum: Reports

Cryptocurrency sector is expanding at a rapid pace and has gathered the interest of several governments around the world that wish to regulate it. Under the leadership of US President Joe Biden, the White House may soon pass executive orders around the crypto sector, media reports quoting sources say. The orders are expected to come … Read more

Pakistanis Invest $5 Crore In Crypto In Just Six Months: Reports

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Pakistani nationals have bought cryptocurrencies worth as much as $5 crore within a period of six months, with about 1,064 people carrying out 2,923 transactions through private banks and foreign exchange firms, news agency ANI has reported quoting the country’s vernacular media.With no regulatory framework on cryptocurrency available in the country, the Federal Investigation Agency … Read more

Largest adult sickle cell center in US reports low rates of COVID-19 infection, mortality

Hospitalization among patients with COVID-19 and SCD.

December 11, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: El Rassi F, et al. Abstract 3105. Presented at: ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition; Dec. 11-14, 2021; Atlanta. Disclosures: El Rassi reports research funding from and/or advisory board roles with bluebird bio, Cyclerion, Global Blood Therapeutics, Novartis and Pfizer. Please see the … Read more

University of Florida launches formal investigation after reports of the destruction of Covid-19 research data

University of Florida launches formal investigation after reports of the destruction of Covid-19 research data

Vice President of UF Research David Norton announced the investigation in an email to faculty and staff Friday morning, according to the university. The email indicates the results of the investigation will be made public upon completion, but did not give a timeline.”UF Research became aware of possible violations of the UF Policy on Research … Read more

Mexico reports 199 more deaths from COVID-19

Mexico reports 199 more deaths from COVID-19

People wait for information about their relatives outside a hospital amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Mexico City Mexico September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Gustavo GrafMEXICO CITY, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Friday reported 2,992 new COVID-19 cases and 199 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of infections to 3,914,706 … Read more

N.S. reports 123 COVID-19 cases Friday, mostly connected to St. FX outbreak

N.S. reports 123 COVID-19 cases Friday, mostly connected to St. FX outbreak

Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang reported 55 new cases at St. Francis Xavier University Friday, bringing the total number connected to the school up to 114. The province reported 123 COVID-19 cases on Friday. Fifty-six cases are in the central zone, 60 cases are in the eastern zone (which includes Antigonish), six … Read more

Pakistan reports first suspected case of new COVID-19 variant

Pakistan reports first suspected case of new COVID-19 variant

File photoISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported the first suspected case of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Pechuho said Thursday.”A genomic study is being conducted which will confirm the exact variant but for now getting both doses of the vaccine is the best precaution,” she said in a … Read more

Pakistan reports 310 new Covid cases in single day

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Pakistan recorded as many as 310 new cases of the Covid-19 pandemic in the past 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 1,287,703. A total of 43,503 samples were tested, out of which 310 were declared positive for the virus, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). The positivity rate was recorded at … Read more

Pakistan reports seven COVID-19 deaths, 232 new cases in last 24 hours

Pakistan reports seven COVID-19 deaths, 232 new cases in last 24 hours

On Tuesday, the latest stats released by the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed that the country has reported 7 coronavirus deaths and 232 new cases in the last 24 hours (Monday). After adding the fresh cases the number of total infections now stands at 1,287,393. However, the overall death toll surged 28,784. Moreover, … Read more

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

Singapore reports 552 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths; 1 more imported case tests positive for Omicron variant

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 552 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Sunday (Dec 5). The Ministry of Health (MOH) also reported one more imported COVID-19 case who has tested “preliminarily positive” for the Omicron variant. Case 273611 is a 37-year-old Singapore permanent resident who arrived in Singapore from … Read more

Delhi reports first Omicron COVID-19 case; total cases increases to 5 in India

Till now, 17 people who tested positive for Covid have been admitted to the hospital (Bloomberg)

Delhi on Sunday reported its first case of new COVID-19 variant Omicron, officials said. And with this, a total of 5 cases of the variant has been reported from the country so far.  A 37-year-old man who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania has been found to be infected with Omicron. The patient has mild symptoms … Read more

S.Korea reports record-high COVID-19 cases, deaths

S.Korea reports record-high COVID-19 cases, deaths

A girl waits for his father undergoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at its testing site in central Seoul, South Korea, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterSEOUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – South Korea reported a record daily 5,352 new COVID-19 infections and 70 deaths, while a nationwide total of nine … Read more

Punjab reports 70 Covid-19 cases, four deaths in 24 hours

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Punjab reported 70 cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, citing provincial health authorities. Secretary Health Imran Sikandar Baloch has said that four patients of coronavirus died in Punjab in 24 hours. “The health administration has issued special SOPs for different sectors,” health secretary said. “Overall cases of coronavirus in Punjab have reached to 4,42,433 … Read more

S’pore reports 1,723 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.97, Health News & Top Stories

S'pore reports 1,723 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths; weekly infection growth rate at 0.97, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – There were 1,723 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore on Sunday (Nov 14), down from 2,304 a day earlier, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in its daily report. The Covid-19 weekly infection growth rate dipped slightly to 0.97, from 0.98 on Saturday. The number refers to the ratio of community cases in the … Read more

Singapore reports 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

Singapore reports 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths

HOSPITALISATIONS A total of 1,574 cases were warded in hospital, with 253 patients requiring oxygen supplementation in general wards. Fifty-one cases were unstable and under close monitoring in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 72 were critically ill and intubated. The current overall ICU utilisation rate was 66.3 per cent. A total of 2,539 cases were discharged over the past day, of whom 389 were … Read more

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 deaths

Medical specialists wearing protective gear transport a patient at the City Clinical Hospital Number 1, where people suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated, in Volzhsky, Russia October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaMOSCOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday reported a new record one-day death toll of 1,241 from COVID-19 as well as 39,256 … Read more

Oregon reports 20 more COVID-19 related deaths, 2 from Deschutes County; 1,811 new cases

Oregon reports 20 more COVID-19 related deaths, 2 from Deschutes County; 1,811 new cases

New model shows continued slowing in cases, hospitalizations PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 20 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, including two from Deschutes County, raising the state’s death toll to 4,750, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday. OHA also reported 1,811 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, … Read more

New Mexico reports 16 new deaths, 1,611 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 16 new deaths, 1,611 additional COVID-19 cases

A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions. A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions. A second female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. A male in his 50s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying conditions. A male in his 30s from … Read more

S’pore reports 3,635 new Covid-19 cases; weekly infection growth rate down to 0.96, Health News & Top Stories

S'pore reports 3,635 new Covid-19 cases; weekly infection growth rate down to 0.96, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The Covid-19 weekly infection growth rate was at 0.96 on Wednesday (Nov 3), down from 1.09 on Tuesday, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). This refers to the ratio of community cases in the past week over the week before. A weekly infection growth rate that is more than one shows that the … Read more

Singapore reports 3,163 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, Health News & Top Stories

Singapore reports 3,163 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Thirteen people aged between 57 and 89 have died of complications linked to Covid-19, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Sunday (Oct 31). Eleven had various underlying medical conditions, while two people were either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals who had no known medical conditions, said MOH in its daily virus update. … Read more

Ontario reports 340 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Ontario reports 340 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Ontario reported 340 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The province logged two more deaths, pushing the death toll to 9,871. Of the new cases, 223 cases are in individuals who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status while 117 are in fully vaccinated individuals. The seven-day average of new daily cases in the province … Read more

Tonga reports first Covid case since start of pandemic | Coronavirus

The island nation of Tonga has reported its first case of Covid-19 after a traveller from New Zealand tested positive.Tonga has been among the few nations in the world to have avoided an outbreak of the virus. Like many of its neighbours, its isolation has helped keep it safe, but it faces big challenges should … Read more

Sindh reports 342 COVID cases, 133 recoveries in a day

Sindh reports 342 COVID cases, 133 recoveries in a day

KARACHI: The Sindh province has recorded 342 new cases of coronavirus and 133 recoveries in a day. Whereas, the province reported no death during the past 24 hours. The death toll stood at 7,551 in Sindh, whereas the province conducted 14,377 detection tests today. According to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, no … Read more

HSE reports slight increase in Covid-19 vaccine uptake

HSE reports slight increase in Covid-19 vaccine uptake

The head of the Health Service Executive’s Covid-19 vaccination programme has said that, since Thursday, the number of people coming forward for a vaccine has increased from 800-1,000 per day to around 2,000 a day. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, Damien McCallion said a campaign will run over the next ten days to try to … Read more

New Zealand reports second-highest daily COVID-19 cases in pandemic

New Zealand reports second-highest daily COVID-19 cases in pandemic

A member of the public receives a Pfizer vaccine at a drive-through coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination clinic in Otara during a single-day vaccination drive, aimed at significantly increasing the percentage of vaccinated people in the country, in Auckland, New Zealand, October 16, 2021. REUTERS/Simon WattsOct 25 (Reuters) – New Zealand reported 109 new locally acquired … Read more

Ontario reports 370 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Ontario reports 370 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Ontario reported 370 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 597,515. Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the new cases, 247 involve people who are not fully vaccinated or have an unknown vaccination status, while 123 are fully vaccinated individuals.For comparison, last Sunday 443 cases were reported, … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Province reports 1 death, 40 new cases

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 65 new cases, and hospitalizations and ICU admissions rise

New Brunswick recorded another death related to COVID-19 and 40 new cases on Saturday. A person in their 70s in the Edmundston region, Zone 4, died “as a result of COVID-19,” according to a news release. The death brings the province’s total to 107. “I want to send heartfelt condolences to those who are grieving … Read more

Alberta reports 770 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 new deaths

Alberta reports 770 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 new deaths

Alberta reported 770 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and eight new deaths. There are 912 patients in hospital being treated for the disease, including 201 in ICU. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, told a news conference that 11,800 tests were completed in the previous 24 hours with a positivity rate of … Read more

Covid-19: Pakistan reports lowest single-day tally in a year – Pakistan

Covid-19: Pakistan reports lowest single-day tally in a year - Pakistan

Pakistan reported 554 cases on October 19, the lowest in a year, as the country continued to witness a steady decline in its daily infections. On October 18 last year, the country had reported 440 positive cases. During the last 24 hours, 42,126 tests were conducted nationwide, taking the total number of tests taken to … Read more

Oregon reports 41 new COVID-19 deaths

Oregon reports 41 new COVID-19 deaths

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon logged 41 new COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday, raising the state’s death toll to 4,226, the Oregon Health Authority said. OHA reported 1,366 new confirmed and presumptive cases, bringing the state total to 353,368. There were 562 COVID hospitalizations on Tuesday, which was an increase of one from Monday, and … Read more

Britain reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since mid-July

Britain reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since mid-July

A health worker administers a dose of the COVID-19 booster vaccine, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at Midland House in Derby, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carl RecineLONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Britain reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in three months on Monday as the number of infections reached levels last seen … Read more

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The logo of Valneva SE is pictured at the company’s headquarters in Saint-Herblain, near Nantes, France, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane MahePARIS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Vaccine company Valneva (VLS.PA) reported positive Phase 3 results on Monday for its inactivated, adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine candidate VLA2001.”These results confirm the advantages often associated with inactivated whole virus vaccines,” … Read more

Ontario reports under 500 new COVID-19 cases for 7th straight day

Ontario reports under 500 new COVID-19 cases for 7th straight day

Ontario reported 443 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 594,862. It also marks a full week where cases were below 500.Of the 443 new cases recorded, the data showed 231 were unvaccinated people, 20 were partially vaccinated people, 155 were fully vaccinated people and for 37 … Read more

Manitoba reports 4 more deaths, 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Manitoba reports 4 more deaths, 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Manitoba has 92 new cases of COVID-19 and four more people have died from the disease, the provincial online data page says. The latest deaths bring the toll in Manitoba since the start of the pandemic to 1,230.  Southern Health reported the highest number of new cases out of all the regions, with 30 new … Read more

New Zealand reports 65 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19

New Zealand reports 65 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19

A vaccination centre sign directs the public during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall/File PhotoOct 15 (Reuters) – New Zealand reported 65 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, with all in locked-down Auckland, as the country readies for a mass … Read more

New Zealand reports biggest rise in COVID-19 cases in six weeks

New Zealand reports biggest rise in COVID-19 cases in six weeks

A vaccination centre sign directs the public during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona GoodallOct 14 (Reuters) – New Zealand reported on Thursday its biggest rise in COVID-19 infections in six weeks, with all cases detected in Auckland, raising prospects of … Read more

N.S. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 over past 2 days

N.S. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 over past 2 days

Nova ScotiaThere have been 77 new cases of COVID-19 discovered in Nova Scotia since the last update on Wednesday.Latest figure includes new cases discovered since last update on WednesdayCBC News · Posted: Oct 01, 2021 4:46 PM AT | Last Updated: October 1Dr. Lisa Barrett discusses Nova Scotia’s proof of vaccination policyInfectious disease expert Dr. … Read more

Oregon reports 21 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,011 new cases; deaths, cases, hospitalizations fall

Oregon reports 21 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,011 new cases; deaths, cases, hospitalizations fall

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — There are 21 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 3,771, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday, also issuing a weekly report showing a decline in deaths, cases and hospitalizations. OHA reported 2,011 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, bringing … Read more

S.Korea reports record daily COVID-19 cases; planning how to live with COVID-19

S.Korea reports record daily COVID-19 cases; planning how to live with COVID-19

People wearing masks take a walk amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at a Hanriver Park in Seoul, South Korea, February 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL, Sept 24 (Reuters) – South Korea has set a record for daily COVID-19 cases at 2,434, breaking the previous record set last month, as the country grapples with a wave … Read more

Quebec reports 821 new COVID-19 cases, 80% of which are inadequately vaccinated

Quebec reports 821 new COVID-19 cases, 80% of which are inadequately vaccinated

*Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Quebec counted 837 new COVID-19 cases and not 821. Quebec reported 821 new COVID-19 infections and three more deaths on Saturday.Health officials say about 80 per cent of new infections involve people who are not adequately vaccinated — which means either not vaccinated … Read more