Seychelles Imposes Severe Covid Measures, Though Vaccinated

  • Seychelles, which has fully vaccinated more of its population against the coronavirus than any other country, has closed schools and canceled sporting activities.
  • This swift action is taken following the rise in Covid 19 cases.
  • The measures include bans on the intermingling of households and the early closure of bars.
  • The ban come even as the country has fully vaccinated more than 60% of its adult population with two doses of Covid 19 vaccines.

A Bloomberg Quint news article published by...

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US Lawmaker Proposes To Send Mercy Ship To India To Help Fight Against Covid Crises

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The US could soon send a mercy ship to India to tackle the covid situation there. The proposition has come at a time when thousands are affected in the country because of lack of oxygen and ICU beds.

Amidst this, the US Congress has started discussing how to organize and collaborate to send aid to India, revealed Sheila Jackson Lee, a Congresswoman.

The idea has been proposed by the lawmaker who suggested that sending a mercy ship could be of help. She had made the comments after the United...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/us-lawmaker-proposes-to-send-mercy-ship-to-india-to-help-fight-against-covid-crises/

14 Filipino Crew Coming From India Found COVID Positive In South Africa

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As many as 14 seafarers coming from India have tested positive for the coronavirus in South Africa. This comes at a time when the country has been reeling under the second wave of the pandemic, adding a record number of new cases every day.

This has forced the global shipping industry to take note of the situation and ban crew changes in India. Amidst this, the coronavirus outbreak has been detected in 14 crew of a cargo ship from India which is likely to isolate the country in the coming days

At...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/14-filipino-crew-coming-from-india-found-covid-positive-in-south-africa/

Sixth Active-Duty Sailor Dies From COVID-19 Complications

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A Navy sailor in Virginia died last week from complications associated with COVID-19, according to the service.
The Navy said Senior Chief Fire Controlman Michael Wilson, 45, had been on a short-term assignment at the Information Warfare Training Command in Virginia Beach when he contracted the virus. Wilson, who was from Suffolk, Va., died on April 29, according to a news release from the service.

“The sailor tested positive for COVID-19 on April 25 and was...

https://news.usni.org/2021/05/04/sixth-active-duty-sailor-dies-from-covid-19-complications

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