Covid cases fall 18% in biggest weekly drop of 2021

Symptomatic Covid cases drop 18% in biggest weekly drop since summer with 72,000 falling ill every day, says symptom-tracking study King’s College London scientists estimated 72,546 people were catching Covid every day last week Last week cases dropped by their biggest proportion since July just after Freedom Day took place Professor Tim Spector, who leads study, said cases were ‘high’

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Teenager, 18, feared drowned after ‘trying to rescue 10 children’ caught up in rip tide off Poole Harbour

A TEENAGER is feared to have drowned after reportedly trying to rescue ten children that became caught up in a riptide. Callum Osborne-Ward, 18, has not been seen since he entered the water at Rockley Point in Poole Harbour, Dorset, this afternoon. Initial reports stated that Callum had gone into the Harbour to rescue a group of children who were

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India infections top 18 million as gravediggers work round the clock

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India's total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record number of daily infections, as gravediggers worked around the clock to bury victims and hundreds more were cremated in makeshift pyres in parks and parking lots.    India reported 379,257 new infections and 3,645 new deaths on Thursday, health ministry data showed, the highest

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Dad strangles daughter, 18, in ‘honour killing’ after she married boyfriend against his wishes

A DAD strangled his daughter to death in an "honour killing" after she married her boyfriend against his wishes. Shankar Lal Saini, 50, killed 18-year-old Pinki just days after she eloped with her lover, following her forced marriage to another man. Indian police said Pinki was married against her wishes on February 16 but returned to her parent's home three

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