France expecting to face another wave of UK variant of coronavirus

While France features a 6 am-6 pm curfew for the past few weeks to contain the widespread of the deadly coronavirus within the country, the cases have did not decrease.

Now, with the new variant of coronavirus from the united kingdom , the cases are being expected to ascertain another spike.

The scientific committee advising the govt of France has warned that another massive spike is predicted very soon, and therefore the experts believe the united kingdom variant cases can rise by 50 percent during a week.

Even though the proportion is low, as of now, the doctors expect the united kingdom variant to become more dominant and spread widely by the first weeks of March at max.

After this warning, the France government has, reportedly, also considered a 3rd lockdown within the country, almost like the united kingdom , Ireland, and Portugal.

This has also increased checking for coronavirus on travelers entering the country through international borders. There has been a rise within the elderly patients of COVID-19.

However, experts have also raised concern that there’s an enormous possibility that a lot of elderly are staying home and ying of coronavirus reception , instead of coming to hospitals, resulting in a discrepancy in official figures.

More than 5 lakh stranded Indians returned under Vande Bharat Mission: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs

New Delhi [India], July 3 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said that over 5 lakh stranded Indians have
returned safely to India from 137 countries under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM).
“The VBM operations commenced on May 7, 2020 and in but two months 5,03,990 stranded Indians from 137 countries,
including from remote areas, have returned to their homes. Considering that the initial target to bring stranded Indians with
compelling reasons was only 2 lakh, this is often a big achievement,” MEA said during a release.
According to the discharge , Kerala received the most important number of stranded Indians (94,085), followed by Uttar Pradesh , Bihar,
Tamil Nadu, West Bengal , Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh .
The largest number of stranded Indians returned by VBM flights are from UAE (57,305), followed by Kuwait, Qatar, Oman,
Saudi Arabia and USA and from Nepal (91,193) have returned through land border check posts, the Ministry said.
The mission involved 860 Air India flights; 1256 charter flights and eight Naval Ships. The stranded Indians returned by Air
India were 1,64,121; Indian Navy 3,987 in 8 ships from Maldives, Iran and Colombo; chartered flights – 2,30,832 and foreign
carriers – 3,969; about 60 air ambulances and 95,220 through land border check-posts from neighboring countries.
“This massive operation was administered with the active support and cooperation of Indian Missions abroad, MoCA, MHA,
MoHFW and State Governments. The MEA designated senior officers as State Coordinators were at the forefront of those
operations ensuring smooth coordination in the least levels,” said the MEA release.

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