Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India

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ICMR urges private labs to reduce coronavirus testing price, writes letter to states, UTs

ICMR urges private labs to reduce coronavirus testing price, writes letter to states, UTs

The Indian Council of Medical Research has appealed to the private labs to reduce the price for conducting the test for the diagnosis of COVID-19 infection. Importantly, the ICM has made a similar

May 27, 2020, 17:14 PM IST
Airports handle 62,641 flyers on second day of resumption of flights after lockdown

Airports handle 62,641 flyers on second day of resumption of flights after lockdown

The operations in Andhra Pradesh started yesterday (May 26) whereas, West Bengal will restart passenger flight operations from May 28.

May 27, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

India lockdown amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare: Day 63 in pics

India has now become one of the biggest COVID-19 hotspots in the world with the number of cases rising to 151,767 which includes 83,004 active cases, 64,425 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient, and 4,

May 27, 2020, 16:09 PM IST
Delhi records 792 coronavirus cases in 24 hours, COVID-19 death toll crosses 300-mark

Delhi records 792 coronavirus cases in 24 hours, COVID-19 death toll crosses 300-mark

Delhi on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike in the coronavirus cases as 792 fresh cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

May 27, 2020, 15:43 PM IST
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh dispels Whatsapp rumours on Army deployment, says action being taken

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh dispels Whatsapp rumours on Army deployment, says action being taken

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday warned that malicious rumours were being spread on Whatsapp and other social media platform and warned of strict action against those behind it.

May 27, 2020, 14:38 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 survivor Zoa Morani donates plasma for the second time, shares note from her doctor - Pic inside

Coronavirus COVID-19 survivor Zoa Morani donates plasma for the second time, shares note from her doctor - Pic inside

Incidentally, Karim, Zoa and sister Shaza Morani were diagnosed with COVID-19 and admitted to the hospital for immediate treatment. 

May 27, 2020, 12:30 PM IST
Maharashtra launches 'chase the virus' campaign, doubling rate improves from 2 to 14 days

Maharashtra launches 'chase the virus' campaign, doubling rate improves from 2 to 14 days

With a remarkable improvement in doubling rate, the Maharashtra government has launched a ‘chase the virus’ campaign to further contain the spread of coronavirus infection across the state.

May 27, 2020, 11:03 AM IST
6387 new coronavirus cases and 170 deaths in past 24 hours: India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 1,51,767

6387 new coronavirus cases and 170 deaths in past 24 hours: India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 1,51,767

With 6387 new coronavirus cases and 170 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally reached 1,51,767 on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs.

May 27, 2020, 10:36 AM IST
Delhi Police to file chargesheet against 280 foreign visitors who attended Tablighi Jamaat event

Delhi Police to file chargesheet against 280 foreign visitors who attended Tablighi Jamaat event

The Delhi Police Crime Branch will on Wednesday file chargesheets against 280 foreign visitors from 13 nations who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz in March this

May 27, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

COVID-19 cases in India mounts to 151,767

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases crossed 1.51 lakh on Wednesday with states like Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha reporting a significant rise in their numbers amid the large-scale return

May 27, 2020, 09:58 AM IST

COVID-19 pandemic: Shortage of beds in Mumbai's KEM hospital

Shortage of beds in Mumbai's KEM hospital. Watch this video to know more.

May 27, 2020, 09:14 AM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: WHO expects anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine safety findings by mid-June

Coronavirus COVID-19: WHO expects anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine safety findings by mid-June

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday (May 26) said that it will conduct a swift review of data on anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine by mid-June after the global health body suspended

May 27, 2020, 06:33 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 27: 2,190 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours take Maharashtra's total number to 56,948

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases crossed 1.51 lakh on Wednesday with states like Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha reporting a significant rise in their numbers amid the large-scale return

May 27, 2020, 06:30 AM IST
Noida administration redefines containment zones, to seal just tower, not entire society

Noida administration redefines containment zones, to seal just tower, not entire society

The order said, "If towers in the same society fall outside the 500m radius, they shall not be part of the containment zone." 

May 27, 2020, 01:20 AM IST
West Indies test players return to small group training after COVID-19 halt

West Indies test players return to small group training after COVID-19 halt

The West Indies had been scheduled to visit England for three tests in June but the tour was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 26, 2020, 23:19 PM IST
COVID-19 lockdown anxieties take toll on sleep cycles of people: Medical experts

COVID-19 lockdown anxieties take toll on sleep cycles of people: Medical experts

As India navigates the ninth week of the nationwide lockdown that pushed millions of people into the confines of their homes, distress and anxiety are on the rise, manifesting primarily in the form

May 26, 2020, 20:43 PM IST
Taapsee Pannu's new post defines 'life on a set before coronavirus COVID-19 attack'

Taapsee Pannu's new post defines 'life on a set before coronavirus COVID-19 attack'

Actress Taapsee Pannu shared a still on Instagram from her film "Game Over" and described the post with the words, "life on set before COVID-19 attack".

May 26, 2020, 20:14 PM IST
Bollywood News: Ranveer Singh devasted with the global crisis amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, tries to find a silver lining

Bollywood News: Ranveer Singh devasted with the global crisis amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, tries to find a silver lining

Ranveer Singh, who had no time to pause and relax given his hectic shooting and promotion schedules for the last five years, is using the lockdown to rejuvenate. 

May 26, 2020, 19:42 PM IST
India's COVID-19 fatality rate has reduced from 3.3% to 2.87% today; lowest in the world: Health Ministry

India's COVID-19 fatality rate has reduced from 3.3% to 2.87% today; lowest in the world: Health Ministry

Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), said, "The testings have gone up in the last few months, and 1.1 lakh samples are being tested every day." 

May 26, 2020, 19:26 PM IST
Dead bats create panic in UP's Gorakhpur, carcass sent to vet research institute

Dead bats create panic in UP's Gorakhpur, carcass sent to vet research institute

The villagers were apprehensive as bats have been linked to the raging coronavirus pandemic, but forest officials said that prima facie it appears the animals died due to excessive heat.

May 26, 2020, 19:25 PM IST