Occupational safety and health
Turkey has seen a significant drop in the number of critically ill COVID-19 patients.
The number of COVID-19 patients in critical condition in the country dropped to below 2,000 for the first time in three months thanks to strict coronavirus measures in place since Dec.1, 2020, according to country's Health Ministry.
Education Minister Sorin Cimpeanu said on Tuesday that opening schools on February 8 is not conditional upon the teaching staff getting immunised against the COVID-19, but by epidemiological developments.
Greek health authorities reported 842 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the total number of cases to 153,226.
Of these new cases, 13 were reported at the country's entry points.
There were 283 intubated patients on Tuesday, with a median age of 68, according to data from the daily bulletin of the National Organization for Public Health (EODY).
The decision was taken in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and after the recommendation of the special infectious disease committee
Photographer Kai Löffelbein spent years documenting the multibillion-dollar e-waste industry and what he saw was disturbing
Another 65 people infected with the novel coronavirus - 38 men and 27 women - died in the past 24 hours, according to data released Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (CSG), with the total number of deaths reaching 17,841.