Covid-19

Third wave of COVID-19 in Delhi worst so far

November 8, 2020
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said the national capital has hit the peak of the third wave of COVID-19 and the number of cases suggests it has been the worst so far. | Read more|

COVID-19 cases in India cross 45-lakh mark

September 11, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload sprinted past 45 lakh and the death toll climbed to 76,271 with a record 96,551 infections and 1,209 fatalities being reported in a day, while the recoveries crossed 35 lakh on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 45,62,414, while the reco | Read more|

COVID-19: Record 86,432 infections reported in a day

September 5, 2020
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India's COVID-19 infection tally sprinted past 40 lakh, just 13 days after it crossed 30 lakh, with a record 86,432 cases being reported in a day, while recoveries have surged to 31,07,223 on Saturday pushing the recovery rate to 77.23 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total coronavirus cases mount | Read more|

78,357 new cases take India's COVID-19 tally past 37 lakh

September 2, 2020
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India's COVID-19 tally of cases galloped past 37 lakh on Wednesday with 78,357 new instances of the disease reported in a day, while the number of recoveries crossed 29 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 76.98 per cent, the Union health ministry data showed. The death toll climbed to 66,333 with 1,045 more fatalities re | Read more|

India will play a major role in a Covid-19 vaccine

April 27, 2020
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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last fortnight that India and the US were working together to develop vaccines against the coronavirus. Pompeo's remark didn't entirely come as a surprise. The two countries have run an internationally recognised joint vaccine development programme for more than three d | Read more|

Covid-19: New York to allow tests in pharmacies

April 26, 2020
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The US state of New York, the epicentre of the country's Covid-19 outbreak, will allow pharmacies to carry out tests for the virus, the governor says. Andrew Cuomo said some 5,000 pharmacies would be able to carry out testing, with the aim to provide 40,000 per day. | Read more|

Coronavirus cases climb to 24,506 in India

April 25, 2020
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According to the Union Health Ministry, the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 775 and the number of cases climbed to 24,506 in India on Saturday. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 18,668 while 5,062 people were cured and discharged, and one patient has migrated, the ministry said. | Read more|

Covid-19: Indonesia banned holiday travel over Ramadan

April 24, 2020
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The world's most-populous Muslim nation Indonesia has temporarily banned domestic road, air and sea travel starting Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as millions of Muslims mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan. | Read more|

“Linear Increase In COVID-19 Cases ", Says Government

April 23, 2020
Newsdesk

As per news report of NDTV, the increase in the number of fresh COVID-19 cases in the country is "more or less linear, not exponential", the government said this evening, adding to data released this morning that showed 1,409 new cases and 41 deaths had been reported over the past 24 hours. | Read more|