World nations try to balance Omicron restrictions while keeping economies open

ROME/WASHINGTON: Global COVID-19 infections hit a record high over the past seven-day period, Reuters data showed on Wednesday, as the Omicron variant raced out of control and governments tried to contain its spread without paralysing fragile economies. Almost 900,000 cases were detected on average each day worldwide between Dec. 22 and 28. A number of countries posted all-time highs during the previous 24 hours, including … Continue reading World nations try to balance Omicron restrictions while keeping economies open