Latest News, Events and Happenings in Delta News.en-usAstraZeneca searching for vaccines for virus-hit Southeast Asia AstraZeneca said Saturday it was scouring its supply chain to find more doses of its Covid-19 vaccine for Southeast Asia, which is facing its most serious outbreak yet of the virus.The statement from the Anglo-Swedish company &#8212; which <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Protesters clash with police as thousands march against Australia lockdown A protester, center, is arrested by police at a demonstration at Sydney Town Hall during a &#8216;World Wide Rally For Freedom&#8217; anti-lockdown rally in Sydney, Saturday, July 24, 2021. Thousands marched through Au <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Covid cases surpass 40 million in Latin America and the Caribbean number of Covid-19 cases surpassed 40 million on Saturday in Latin America and the Caribbean.Since the first coronavirus infections were recorded last year, the number of cases in the region has reached 40,073,507, according to an AFP count base <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Nigeria records 317 new cases – NCDC [FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said the country recorded additional 317 COVID-19 cases on July 23, from 187 cases on July 22.The NCDC made this known on its website on Saturday morning.The Ne <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NIHSA DG warns Nigerians to brace up for more floods Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency , Mr Clement Nze, has warned Nigerians to brace up for more floods.He said the country could experience more flooding because of a combination of climate change factors, population g <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Court convicts mother, son, girlfriend for defrauding American of $902,935 Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has convicted and sentenced a woman, Dora Animam; his son, Gift Kenneth and girlfriend, Spice Chimzi Dandy to prison for internet fraud.The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Co <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 An eye over Tokyo 2020 - A daily diary of the Olympics Performers assemble the Olympic Rings during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Stadium, in Tokyo, on July 23, 2021. That was an incredible opening ceremony of the Olympics yesterday in <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 International travel largely on hold despite uptick in May The biggest crisis in the history of tourism continues into a second year. Between January and May, international tourist arrivals were 85 per cent below 2019 levels , UNWTO data shows. Despite a small uptick in May, <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Court jails man, his mother and girlfriend over $902,935 fraud F. A. Olubanjo of the Federal High Court, Asaba, Delta State, has convicted and sentenced Gift Kenneth, Dora Animam and Spice Chimzi Dandy Igwe to prison for internet-related fraud.Kenneth, his biological mother, Animam and girlfriend, Igwe <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: 40,000 persons receive 2nd jab in Cross River – Commissioner for Health [FILES] Ben Ayade. Photo/facebook/SirAyade/Cross River Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, on Friday said that about 40,000 people had received the second jab of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the state before it was exhausted.Edu said this <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Eurozone economy booms at fastest rate in 21 years A return of tourism as pandemic restrictions have eased helped boost Europe&#8217;s economic activity this month. Photo/ Sameer Al-DOUMY/AFPBusiness activity in the eurozone shot ahead at its fastest rate in 21 years in July, a closely watched surve <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Okowa calls for good parental upbringing to curb societal decadence Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Photo/facebook/DSGovernment/Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged parents to rededicate themselves to bringing up their children in a godly manner, to curb the increasing incidence of societal decadence.Okowa <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Philippines orders children back indoors amid fears of virus surge The lockdown for children in the Manila area and four provinces comes as the Philippines struggles to vaccinate its population of 110 million due to tight global supplies and logistical challenges. Photo/ Ted ALJIBE AFP/FileThe Philippines sent mill <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records 184 new cases, discharges 32 – NCDC [ FILES] NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said the country recorded additional 184 COVID-19 infections as of July 22.The NCDC made this known on its website on Friday morning. x <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100 WHO, NCDC alert to 77% rise in COVID-19 cases World Health Organisation and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control have raised the alarm over the rising COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country.WHO Country Representative, Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo, yesterday, stated: &ldquo;Case in <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0100