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Covid in Scotland: Cases hit record high of 20,000

Covid in Scotland: Cases hit record high of 20,000

A further 20,217 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Scotland, the highest daily figure since the pandemic began. The official figures are the first to be published in 2022, and overtake the previous high of 15,849 positive results reported on 29 December. The...

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Pandemic travel news: Russia and China fight Covid outbreaks

Pandemic travel news: Russia and China fight Covid outbreaks

(CNN) — Russia and China are fighting record Covid outbreaks, US domestic air travel is set to go from bad to worse, but there's good news out of Asia-Pacific. Here are some things we learned in pandemic travel this week. 1. Russia has moved to the CDC's highest-risk...

Psaki tests positive for Covid, last saw Biden Tuesday

Psaki tests positive for Covid, last saw Biden Tuesday

(CNN)White House press secretary Jen Psaki, who dropped off President Joe Biden's international trip shortly before he departed, has tested positive for coronavirus after members of her household did, she said in a statement Sunday. Psaki said she last saw Biden...