6 June 2021

Bahraini officials announce that they are offering the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to people who are over 50 and have a chronic illness and/or obesity although they have already been fully vaccinated with Sinopharm‘s BBIBP-CorV. The country is currently facing its worst outbreak of coronavirus, although half of its residents are fully vaccinated. Source

The Sunday Times reports that the U.K. government will donate over 100 million doses of  coronavirus vaccines to developing countries. Source

As India’s coronavirus cases decline, Delhi and Mumbai are partially opening up while Rajasthan Karnataka, Kerala Tamil Nadu and Telangana have extended lockdowns until the middle or end of this week. Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Haryana are opening cautiously, in phases. Nonetheless, public health experts advise caution amidst the country’s lagging vaccine drive. Source

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