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India COVID cases shot up by over 90,000 new cases in the last 24 hours

COVID-19 cases in India saw yet another spike with around 90,928 fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours. As per an update of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, this new tally stands at a 56% high over the 58,097 cases logged on Wednesday. India's aggregate COVID count has soared up to the 3,51,09,286 mark, the health ministry bulletin read.

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India updates the list of 'at risk' countries as new COVID strain Omicron raises pandemic concerns

''Omicron', a new COVID strain first traced in South Africa last week, is now becoming a cause of concern for the whole world. WHO on Friday alarmed the siren among countries after the classification of a new strain of COVID-19 in South Africa. The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health released a statement informing the same.

The recently designated variant of coronavirus B.1.1.529 is of concern and has more mutations than science knows about other alarming variants, read the statement. As per WHO, existing coronavirus vaccines may be less effective against the new COVID-19 variant. The FOPH also informed that this new strain is more transmissible than the previous globally dominant 'delta' variant. Spreading fast, the strain has plagued almost all provinces of South Africa and has also been traced in Botswana, Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel.

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Snowman Logistics partners with Dr. Reddy's to supply Sputnik V vaccine across India!

Snowman Logistics has inked a strategic partnership with Hyderabad-based Dr. Reddy's, to supply temperature-controlled end-to-end logistics solutions for the delivery of the two-dose Sputnik V vaccine, across India. This leading logistics service provider will shoulder the delivery task through five of its high-capacity temperature-controlled warehouses in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru. Consequently, Snowman will offer facilities like storage, order processing, shipper packing and secondary transportation, from these sites.

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