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ARMENIA

204,053

Total Cases

3,775

Total Deaths

183,660

Total Recovered

16,618

Total Active Cases

+22

New Deaths

+726

New Cases


via deccanherald04/13/2021

All you need to know about the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine - Deccan Herald

Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission for the restricted emergency use of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' with certain conditions, paving the way for a third vaccine to be available in the country. First greeted with scepticism, experts have since been convinced of the effectiveness of the Sputnik V, with positive results being published in

via arabnews04/08/2021

Rights activists, opposition politicians demand apology from PM Khan over rape remarks - Arab News

ISLAMABAD: Civil society activists organized a protest at the National Press Club on Thursday, demanding an apology from Prime Minister Imran Khan for his statement on sexual violence against women in Pakistan where he said wearing the veil, the traditional Islamic head covering, will protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. Khan said rising

via mirrorspectator04/08/2021

Nvak — Amplifying the Female Voice in Armenia - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

LOS ANGELES — Even before she founded the nonprofit Nvak Foundation in 2016 and took the helm as CEO of the innovative record label Nvak Collective, Tamar Kaprelian was already a star. In fact, by then this charismatic Armenian-American artist, activist, and music industry veteran had signed major recording contracts with RCA & Interscope Records […]

via armenpress.am04/07/2021

Armenia to receive more Sputnik-V doses soon, says health minister - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, APRIL 7, ARMENPRESS. The batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which was brought to Armenia last week is still in the process of customs clearance and distribution, Minister of Healthcare Anahit Avanesyan told reporters. She said that Armenia will soon receive a new batch of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine as well.


via abc17news04/04/2021

Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back - ABC17NEWS - ABC17News.com

Once one of the world’s most powerful travel documents, the might of the United States passport has been diminished during the pandemic. With US Covid-19 cases past the 30.6 million mark, some nations continue to view vacationers warily. In the end, it’s up to you to decide whether travel to international destinations is a good

via armenpress.am04/02/2021

Travel Without COVID-19 app program now termless - ARMENPRESS

YEREVAN, APRIL 2, ARMENPRESS. The Travel Without COVID-19 program – which was initially a pilot program launched from February 1 to March 1, is extended and will work without timeframe limits, allowing passengers to cross the state border with a view to traveling from Armenia to Russia and in the opposite direction in case of a negative COVID-19 test result.

via armbanks.am03/31/2021

World Bank: Armenia experienced one of region's sharpest GDP contractions of .6 percent - ArmBanks

In 2020, Armenia experienced one of the region’s sharpest GDP contractions—7.6 percent—as a severe COVID-19 outbreak and a military conflict with Azerbaijan late in the year impacted performance, according to World Bank's latest 'Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, Spring 2021 | ArmBanks.am

via mirrorspectator04/09/2021

A Sign of Hope Still Shines in San Francisco: Lighting of Mt. Davidson Cross Tradition Lives On - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

SAN FRANCISCO – On the evening of Saturday, April 3, 2021 a nearly 100-year-old tradition continued with the lighting of Mt. Davidson Cross. What started in 1923 had grown to over 50,000 visitors for an annual Easter Sunrise service. Volunteers have visited this iconic landmark and cross annually to light up the mountainside for Easter, […]

via mirrorspectator04/08/2021

'Songs of Hope' Lift Cleveland-Area Armenian Community - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

CLEVELAND — The Covid-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. Among those who found this time the most difficult have been religious communities whose member were not able to congregate in person, and musicians and music fans who have been unable to experience the joy of live performance, as well as the Armenian communities around […]


via armenpress.am04/07/2021

United States provides additional $1,000,000 to support vaccination efforts in Armenia - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, APRIL 7, ARMENPRESS. The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $1,000,000 to support the efforts of the Government of Armenia to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, bringing USAID’s total funding to date to combat COVID-19 to more than $11 million, the USAID told Armenpress.  

via roi-nj04/05/2021

Founders of WorldFLATS see opportunity with classic concept — Lahmajun flatbread — aimed at healthy eaters (and, by the way, it's vegetarian) - ROI-NJ.com

For Nvair Beylerian, the goal is simple: Achieve the ultimate in word-of-mouth marketing — and hear it just a few bites into a meal from WorldFLATS. “We want the wife to say to the husband — halfway through the meal — ‘You know there’s no meat in this, right?’” she said. It’s the not-so-secret part […]

via deccanherald04/02/2021

Armenia's PM goes into self-isolation ahead of meeting with Putin - Deccan Herald

Armenia's prime minister has gone into self-isolation as a preventative measure against coronavirus ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, officials said on Friday. It is common for anybody meeting in person with 68-year-old Putin to isolate beforehand to protect him from the contagion. Nikol Pashinyan, who faces backlash at home after the

via mirrorspectator04/01/2021

Recipe Corner: Vegan Tahini Cake - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

This recipe is courtesy of The Art of Armenian and Middle Eastern Cooking at: https://www.facebook.com/armenianandmiddleeasterncooking/photos/a.10150104350190794/10158078829710794/?type=3&theater It was originally posted by Athens-based food blogger, recipe developer and food photographer Evi Skoura on April 15, 2020 at: https://thehealthycook.gr/ “Here I am finally, after a long time, with a fasting vegan tahini cake with walnuts, raisins and chocolate.  I haven’t had […]

via schengenvisainfo03/30/2021

Cyprus Moves UK to Red Category - Self-Isolation No Longer Required for Arrivals From This Country - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Cyprus’ Epidemiological Monitoring Unit of the Ministry of Health, in accordance with the decision of the Council of Ministers, has decided to establish a new categorisation of countries according to the COVID-19 situation prevailing in the countries. The Ministry of Health has decided to move the United Kingdom from the grey category into the red […]


via mirrorspectator04/08/2021

Previous 'Songs of Hope' Lift Cleveland-Area Armenian Community - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

CLEVELAND — The Covid-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. Among those who found this time the most difficult have been religious communities whose member were not able to congregate in person, and musicians and music fans who have been unable to experience the joy of live performance, as well as the Armenian communities around […]

via armenpress.am04/08/2021

‘Quite a great interest among public towards COVID-19 vaccines’, Armenian healthcare minister says - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, APRIL 8, ARMENPRESS. Armenia received the first batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus at night – 15,000 doses for 7500 people, Minister of Healthcare Anahit Avanesyan told reporters after the Cabinet meeting, stating that this vaccine as well like AstraZeneca will be used for the vaccination of people who are at risk.

via armenpress.am04/07/2021

United States provides additional $1,000,000 to support vaccination efforts in Armenia - ARMENPRESS

YEREVAN, APRIL 7, ARMENPRESS. The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $1,000,000 to support the efforts of the Government of Armenia to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, bringing USAID’s total funding to date to combat COVID-19 to more than $11 million, the USAID told Armenpress.  

via armenpress.am04/04/2021

Travel Without COVID-19 app program now termless - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, APRIL 2, ARMENPRESS. The Travel Without COVID-19 program – which was initially a pilot program launched from February 1 to March 1, is extended and will work without timeframe limits, allowing passengers to cross the state border with a view to traveling from Armenia to Russia and in the opposite direction in case of a negative COVID-19 test result.

via wionews04/02/2021

Armenian PM self-isolates ahead of Putin meeting - WION

Armenia's prime minister has gone into self-isolation as a preventative measure against coronavirus ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, officials said on Friday.  It is common for anybody meeting in person with 68-year-old Putin to isolate beforehand to protect him from the contagion. Nikol Pashinyan, who faces backlash at home after the country's humiliating defeat in last year's war with Azerbaijan over control of the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, is expected to meet with Putin next Wednesday.

via devdiscourse03/31/2021

Soccer-Late show delights fans as Armenia stun Romania - Devdiscourse

Eduard Spertsyan put Armenia ahead in the 56th minute but Romania levelled through Alexandru Cicaldau six minutes later. Cicaldau then made it 2-1 with a powerful header in the 72nd minute, which looked to have given the Romanians the three points before a dramatic finale to the game.