A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus latest: India hopes to inoculate 250 million people; Solomon Islands report first case

  • The Solomon Islands has begun contact-tracing after a returnee became the nation’s first person to test positive for Covid-19
  • Meanwhile, some Philippine pets are being blessed in a ‘drive-through’ service to ward off Covid-19, while Indonesia’s president defends his pandemic handling

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A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on a cat at a drive-through pet blessing in Manila on October 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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