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Coronavirus live: Taiwan scrambling for vaccines as cases surge; Netherlands to relax lockdown restrictions

Taiwan posts 333 new cases in worsening outbreak; Netherlands to ease coronavirus lockdown measures this week

11.55am BST

India has found 26 suspected cases of bleeding and clotting among recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine, describing the risk as “minuscule” out of the 164 million doses administered.

This is the first time India has reported any serious reaction to the use of the jab, branded locally as Covishield, Reuters reports.

11.38am BST

The Netherlands will ease its coronavirus lockdown measures this week as the rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations has eased pressure on hospitals, health minister Hugo de Jonge said.

Amusement parks and zoos will be allowed to reopen as of Wednesday, while outdoor service at bars and restaurants will be extended by two hours until 8pm.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Coronavirus live: Taiwan scrambling for vaccines as cases surge; Netherlands to relax lockdown restrictions ———