China Coronavirus

Beijing says residents can go mask-free as coronavirus cases in China hit new lows

It`s the second time Beijing`s health authorities have relaxed guidelines on mask-wearing in the capital, which has largely returned to normal after two rounds of lockdowns brought it to a standstill.

Aug 21, 2020, 11:17 AM IST

Coronavirus resurgence in Beijing prompts return of tough containment measures

Beijing reported its second consecutive day of record new numbers of COVID-19 cases on Monday, adding urgency to efforts to rein in a sudden resurgence of the coronavirus in the Chinese capital.

Jun 15, 2020, 10:00 AM IST

Beijing reports 36 new confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases on June 13

China reported 57 new confirmed COVID-19 cases for June 13, the highest since April 13, according to data released by the national health authority on Sunday.

Jun 14, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

COVID-19: Bar association urges PM Modi to amend law to allow citizens to seek damages from China

The All India Bar Association on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to amend Section 86 of the Civil Procedure Code, which restricts the scope of a citizen to sue a foreign government, enabling the filing of lawsuits against China to seek damages for the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 17, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

COVID-19 cases in Wuhan hospitals drop to zero for 1st time: Official

The last patient in Wuhan was cured on Friday, reducing the number of coronavirus patients in the city to zero, Mi said, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Apr 26, 2020, 16:55 PM IST

Donald Trump hints at consequences for China's misinformation on coronavirus COVID-19

Trump shot back at a reporter on Monday during his White House press conference on coronavirus when repeatedly asked why there are no consequences for China.

Apr 14, 2020, 11:26 AM IST

China should be held responsible for the biggest threat to mankind: BJP

While the world is battling with deadly COVID19. Many countries started blaming Beijing for the Wuhan virus. Eyebrows raised, why the Chinese authorities hide the information related to Covid19. BJP’s spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain also said China should be held responsible for the biggest threat to mankind.

Mar 26, 2020, 20:14 PM IST

China neither created nor intentionally transmitted coronavirus COVID-19: Beijing spokesperson

Ji Rong, spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in India, said the international community should focus on China's "swift response" to the pandemic rather than "stereotyping the Chinese people".

Mar 26, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

Divorce cases rise in China as couples spend too much time together during coronavirus home quarantine

Chinese officials reportedly say that the sharp increase of divorce requests could be caused by the fact that partners have spent too much time in close quarters under quarantine. 

Mar 16, 2020, 23:58 PM IST

COVID-19 outbreak: Apple sales hit as it sells around 5 lakh smartphones in China in February 2020

Apple's branded stores in China were shut for at least two weeks in February as fears over the epidemic mounted.

Mar 10, 2020, 00:01 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi's March 17 visit to Bangladesh postponed as events put-off amid COVID-19 fears

"The planned celebrations for the Mujib Year have been rearranged in view of a worldwide outbreak of coronavirus," said Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen.

Mar 09, 2020, 22:06 PM IST

No holi celebrations in Bur Dubai temples due to Coronavirus epidemic

An Indian national is among 15 new cases of the deadly coronavirus in the UAE, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 45, health officials have said.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:10 PM IST

Robert Vadra bats for 'Namaste' amid Coronavirus outbreak

Robert Vadra wrote on Facebook: "Our Indian way of greeting is appreciated all over the world & it`s the most hygienic too."

Mar 08, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak: Death toll in China reaches to 3,042; confirmed cases rise to 80,552

China's National Health Commission (NHC) said that it received reports of 143 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 30 deaths on Thursday on the Chinese mainland.

Mar 06, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

Coronavirus Scare: Skipping 'handshake', how the world is greeting each other?

Coronavirus is becoming a scare in India also. According to health experts, curb travel, avoid large gatherings, wash hands at regular intervals and visit a physician the moment early symptoms show up. "Right this very moment, you can practice not touching your face while in public. Keep your hands in your pockets, on your hips, or elsewhere. Avoid the temptation to scratch your eyelid, bite your nails, or use your hand to wipe your nose," says the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US. Offer "elbow bumps" instead of handshakes, or do `Namaste.` To know, how the world is greeting each other?

Mar 04, 2020, 20:14 PM IST

Thailand reports first coronavirus death

According to Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Thailand is entering a full war with the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.

Mar 01, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

India cancels all flight operations from Iran amid Coronavirus threat

Airline firms like IndiGo and Air India have suspended their flight operations to China and Hong Kong, while SpiceJet has canceled its operations to Hong Kong.

Feb 28, 2020, 13:30 PM IST

Coronavirus outbreak has pandemic potential, says WHO; toll in China reaches 2,788

The remarks came just hours before China`s National Health Commission announced on Friday that the toll in the mainland had increased to 2,788 with a total of 78,824 confirmed cases, Xinhua news agency reported.

Feb 28, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

Coronavirus death toll crosses 2,500 in China

Among the deaths, 149 were in Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, and one in Hainan.

Feb 24, 2020, 10:04 AM IST

OnePlus to launch flagship 8 series both online and offline, no delay due to coronavirus

Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Monday refuted reports that it has cancelled an offline event to showcase its upcoming OnePlus 8 flagship series owing to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Feb 23, 2020, 07:47 AM IST