• Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Total Cases 34,108,996
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Bangladesh Corona Update 
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UK Corona Update 
Total Fatalities 418,480
Total Cases 31,216,337
Today's Fatalities 3,998
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India corona update 
Total Fatalities 452,651
Total Cases 34,108,996
Today's Fatalities 197
Today's Cases 14,623

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Fear of disease in India’s flood-hit Kerala

Rescuers evacuate people from a flooded area to a safer place in Aluva in the southern state of Kerala, India

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIAN health authorities prepared defences against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday (20) as water receded and a huge clean-up gathered pace after the worst floods in a century killed more than 200 people. Incessant rain since early August in the southern state has swelled rivers and triggered landslides. Dozens of people are missing and nearly a million are sheltering in thousands of relief camps, state officials said. “The biggest challenges immediately ahead are cleaning of the flood-hit houses, rehabilitation, and prevention of water-borne diseases,” said Mahesh P., a village-level officer from Rayamangalam, some 45 km…

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