Asia Covid19 

Sonam Kapoor ‘very confused’ about COVID-19 vaccination in India, asks netizens to help as she wants to get grandparents and parents vaccinated

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has taken to social media to get more clarity about the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive in India, citing that there are too many different reports going around the internet over the same. Taking to Instagram, she took to her stories section and wrote, ‘Can anyone explain to me how can our grandparents and parents get vaccinated in india and when is it available? I’m very confused? Hearing different things from everyone. I’d really like for them to get it.’ On Twitter, too, she explained her dilemma…

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Covid19 North America 

Mariachi band shows up outside Ted Cruz’s Houston mansion to troll him over Mexico trip

A mariachi band descended on Senator Ted Cruz’s house on Sunday to troll him and his family over their ill-fated trip to Cancun during the Texas energy crisis. The band joined protesters outside the Cruz’s home in Houston and played cheerfully on the sidewalk. It’s unclear who hired them. The Senator was not home at the time. He returned to Texas on Thursday, a day after leaving, after being lambasted for abandoning the state. The Texas Senator flew to Mexico last Wednesday afternoon with his wife Heidi and their two daughters, aged…

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Australasia Covid19 

Fiji Rugby Team Sings from Balconies to Thank Hotel Staff During COVID Quarantine

But, since Australia doesn’t mess around when it comes to COVID, all players were ordered to quarantine at a hotel for 2 weeks before they’re allowed to head into public. The guys have been holed up at the Sofitel Wentworth Hotel in central Sydney — and wanted to show their appreciation to the staff … so they got on their balconies and broke out in song AND IT’S BEAUTIFUL!!! This content was originally published here.

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Covid19 North America 

Coronavirus: Canada-U.S. border shutdown extended to July 21

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the coronavirus border shutdown between Canada and the United States is being extended again, this time until July 21. The 30-day extension comes as U.S. case numbers climb above two million and several states report surges in new cases amid a patchwork response between the federal and state governments there. “I can now confirm that Canada and the U.S. have agreed to extend current border measures by 30 days until July 21,” Trudeau said during his daily briefing on the pandemic response. “This is a…

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Texas county judge’s coronavirus mask order faces court challenge, hundreds of protesters

“Folks have been fantastic, but we did want to make them enforceable,” Hidalgo said of the rules and the possible fines. She said police have discretion regarding enforcement. Assistant Harris County Attorney Seth Hopkins spoke in support of Hidalgo’s order. “There’s no constitutional right not to wash your hands; no constitutional right during a pandemic to be allowed to spread a deadly virus to other people,” Hopkins told Houston’s to KTRK-TV. Robert Soard, the first assistant county attorney, said Texas law gives local judges the authority to “control the movement…

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