Houston man sentenced to more than 9 years in prison for getting nearly $1.6M in PPP loans and spending it on Lamborghini, strip clubs

HOUSTON – The Houston man accused of going on a shopping spree after receiving more than $1.6 million from the Small Business Association’s Paycheck Protection Program has been sentenced to 110 months in prison, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. According to court documents, 30-year-old Lee Price III pleaded guilty in September to charges of …

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India conducts over 10 lakh Covid-19 tests in last 24 hours | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Over 10 lakh samples were tested for Covid-19 across the country in the last 24 hours, informed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday. With this, the total number of samples tested for the coronavirus infection in the country so far stands at 64,13,03,848, which includes 10,12,523 samples tested in the …

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New variant may force drug companies to tweak Covid vaccination plans | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The emergence of the Omicron strain could lead drug companies scrambling to the drawing board to tweak their Covid-19 vaccine plans. US firm Novavax and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute said on Monday that they had initiated work on developing new versions of their respective vaccines adapted to the mutant strain. Pfizer and Moderna too said …

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Non-BJP states lagging in disbursing ex-gratia, Supreme Court told | India News – Times of India

New Delhi: Most opposition-ruled states, barring Delhi, have either not disbursed Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to kin of Covid victims or have abysmally low disbursal rate, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Sunday through an affidavit that collated data in this regard from all states and UTs. The SC had in October approved the Centre’s …

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62 test positive, Maharashtra old age home now containment zone | India News – Times of India

THANE: Sixty-two residents of an old age home in Bhiwandi, including 55 inmates, five staffers and two of their relatives, have tested positive for Covid-19, district health officials informed on Sunday. Another five inmates who are suspected to be infected have also been hospitalised. The area has been declared a containment zone. Importantly, 60 of …

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omicron: Amid rapid Omicron spread, India ups travel surveillance | India News – Times of India

With the proposed resumption of international flights on December 15 under review, the government issued fresh guidelines on Sunday, mandating RT-PCR test on arrival for all passengers from Covid at-risk countries. While those testing positive will be isolated and their samples sent for genomic testing, those testing negative will have to home-quarantine for a week …

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covid 19: Cumulative Covid-19 vaccine coverage crosses 122 crore: Govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 122 crore on Sunday, the Union Health Ministry said. Of these, more than 36.5 lakh (36,58,756) doses were administered on Sunday till 7 pm, the ministry said, adding this tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports …

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