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Covid-19 update: After Manipur, THIS state becomes coronavirus-free after two years

Covid-19 update: After Manipur, THIS state becomes coronavirus-free after two years

On May 23, 2020, the state reported its first case after a 25-year-old student who returned from Delhi had tested positive for coronavirus.

May 28, 2022, 16:19 PM IST
Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,685 new cases, 33 deaths in last 24 hours

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,685 new cases, 33 deaths in last 24 hours

An increase of 494 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

May 28, 2022, 09:52 AM IST
Covid-19 infection may induce severe bone loss, suggests study

Covid-19 infection may induce severe bone loss, suggests study

In addition to lung infection, complications of different organ systems in the long-term Covid-19 infection have been increasingly recognised in patients with disease, the researchers said. 

May 27, 2022, 13:56 PM IST
Centre to repurpose CoWIN for Universal Immunization Program

Centre to repurpose CoWIN for Universal Immunization Program

Once CoWIN is repurposed, the entire vaccination system will become digitised, thus easing tracking beneficiaries and facilitating real-time monitoring.

May 27, 2022, 11:27 AM IST
Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,710 new cases, 14 deaths in last 24 hours

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,710 new cases, 14 deaths in last 24 hours

An increase of 400 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

May 27, 2022, 10:12 AM IST
Not Covid-19, but THIS caused highest number of deaths in India in 2020: Report

Not Covid-19, but THIS caused highest number of deaths in India in 2020: Report

Male and females constituted 64 per cent and 36 per cent respectively of the total medically certified deaths in 2020 in India, reported PTI.

May 26, 2022, 17:45 PM IST
Covid-19 not over yet, continue wearing masks: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s appeal amid spike in cases

Covid-19 not over yet, continue wearing masks: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s appeal amid spike in cases

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said, “Although the number of hospitalisation (on account of coronavirus) is low, everyone should be alert and cautious as the virus has not gone away completely as

May 26, 2022, 16:12 PM IST
Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,628 new cases, 18 deaths in last 24 hours

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,628 new cases, 18 deaths in last 24 hours

An increase of 443 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

May 26, 2022, 10:15 AM IST
'Never been a better time to be vaccine manufacturer': Serum Institute planning to set up its 1st plant in Africa

'Never been a better time to be vaccine manufacturer': Serum Institute planning to set up its 1st plant in Africa

Asked about concerns over the rise of monkeypox cases, Serum Institute of India Chief Executive Adar Poonawalla said he believed the "disease was not so infectious", Reuters reported.

May 24, 2022, 12:15 PM IST
Fourth wave scare: India logs 1,675 new Covid-19 infections, active caseload climbs to 14,841

Fourth wave scare: India logs 1,675 new Covid-19 infections, active caseload climbs to 14,841

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday reiterated that the Covid-19 pandemic "is far from over".

May 24, 2022, 11:46 AM IST
Covid-19 pandemic 'far from over': WHO chief issues fresh warning

Covid-19 pandemic 'far from over': WHO chief issues fresh warning

Addressing the 75th World Health Assembly, Ghebreyesus said the Covid-19 pandemic had demonstrated why the world needed the WHO.

May 24, 2022, 07:43 AM IST
Covid-19 pandemic created one new billionaire every 30 hours, finds Oxfam's 'Profiting from Pain' report

Covid-19 pandemic created one new billionaire every 30 hours, finds Oxfam's 'Profiting from Pain' report

The Oxfam report also stated that billionaires’ wealth has risen more in the first 24 months of Covid-19 than in 23 years combined.

May 23, 2022, 13:35 PM IST
Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,022 new cases, 46 deaths in last 24 hours

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: India logs 2,022 new cases, 46 deaths in last 24 hours

A decrease of 123 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. 

May 23, 2022, 09:44 AM IST
WHO honours India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers for ‘outstanding’ work in advancing global health

WHO honours India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers for ‘outstanding’ work in advancing global health

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, “Among the honourees is ASHA, which means hope in Hindi. The more than 1 million female volunteers in India were honoured for their crucial

May 22, 2022, 23:42 PM IST
Covid-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over': WHO chief

Covid-19 pandemic is 'most certainly not over': WHO chief

WHO said the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilised after weeks of decline since late March, while the overall number of weekly deaths dropped.

May 22, 2022, 22:53 PM IST
Covid-19 variants BA.4, BA.5 confirmed in India

Covid-19 variants BA.4, BA.5 confirmed in India

Both the patients had no travel history and were fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The contact tracing of the patients has been launched, informed the INSACOG in a statement.  

May 22, 2022, 21:00 PM IST
Covid-19 Fourth wave: India records 2,226 new cases, 65 deaths

Covid-19 Fourth wave: India records 2,226 new cases, 65 deaths

Covid-19 Fourth wave: India's active cases dipped to 14,955, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

May 22, 2022, 12:06 PM IST
North Korea's daily suspected COVID cases drop below 200,000, shows 'positive trend'

North Korea's daily suspected COVID cases drop below 200,000, shows 'positive trend'

According to North Korea's state news agency KCNA, the official death toll of people with fever symptoms is 67.

May 22, 2022, 06:32 AM IST
Omicron subvariant BA.4 found in Tamil Nadu, says state health minister

Omicron subvariant BA.4 found in Tamil Nadu, says state health minister

Tamil Nadu Health Minister said, "One case of BA.4, a sub-variant of Omicron, has been recorded in Chengalpattu district near Chennai."

May 21, 2022, 16:11 PM IST
Covid-19 active case count hits zero, THIS Indian state turns coronavirus-free

Covid-19 active case count hits zero, THIS Indian state turns coronavirus-free

The active case count in the state hit zero for the first time in the last 26 months, the PTI news agency reported.

May 21, 2022, 14:40 PM IST
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