Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdown: Delhi has prepared 328 relief centres to accommodate 57,000 people, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a total of 384 cases have been found in Delhi, following a rise of 91 cases in the last 24 hours in the capital.

Apr 03, 2020, 18:56 PM IST

647 confirmed coronavirus COVID-19 cases related to Tablighi Jamaat found in 14 states: Govt

Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary of Home Ministry, however, said, "Union Ministry of Home Affairs has written to state governments to take strict action in cases of attack on healthcare and frontline workers and ensure the security to medical fraternity."

Apr 03, 2020, 17:59 PM IST

GoAir extends ticket credit scheme for passengers amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

India is under a 21-day lockdown till April 14 to combat coronavirus and all domestic and international commercial passenger flights stand suspended during the period.

Apr 03, 2020, 16:55 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath says will open coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown in phased manner

The Chief Minister, however, invoked NSA against six persons from the Tablighi Jamaat, who were in quarantine at MMG District Hospital, for misbehaving with the hospital staff and termed them "enemies of humanity".

Apr 03, 2020, 16:26 PM IST

Google to publish user location data to help government tackle coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The reports on users' movements in 131 countries will be made available on a special website and will "chart movement trends over time by geography," according to a post on one of the company's blogs.

Apr 03, 2020, 15:13 PM IST

Bihar District Magistrate gets life threat on Facebook for announcing COVID-19 screening

According to reports, the accused has also announced a bounty of Rs 2 lakh to kill the Darbhanga District Magistrate. 

Apr 03, 2020, 13:49 PM IST

Potential coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in mouse study: US scientists

Researchers around the world are working to develop potential treatments or vaccines against the respiratory disease that has killed nearly 47,000 people and infected almost a million in just a few months. 

Apr 03, 2020, 00:48 AM IST

Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined for coronavirus COVID-19 roam naked in Ghaziabad hospital, harass nurses

The police, however, said that strict legal action will be taken against those who are involved in such activities.

Apr 03, 2020, 00:23 AM IST

India coronavirus COVID-19 cases jump to 2069; MHA acts tough against Tablighi Jamaat for violating lockdown, visa norms

India saw a steady rise in the number of coronavirus COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday (April 2, 2020) with the figure rising above 2000 to touch 2069 with 53 deaths. 

Apr 02, 2020, 23:43 PM IST

IIT Roorkee develops low-cost portable ventilator to help coronavirus COVID-19 patients

The ventilator will be useful for a wide degree of congestions in the respiratory tract and is applicable for all age group patients, especially the elderly. 

Apr 02, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to share video message with people on April 3 amid nationwide lockdown against coronavirus COVID-19

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share a small video message with people on Friday amid nationwide lockdown to combat against coronavirus COVID-19.

Apr 02, 2020, 21:46 PM IST

Maharashtra witnesses 81 more coronavirus COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; death toll rises to 19

With 57 cases, Mumbai city is on the top as far as the number of fresh cases is concerned in Maharashtra, which is leading the nation-wide coronavirus tally among states. 

Apr 02, 2020, 21:22 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19 infects 50 doctors, nurses across India, says Health Ministry

"328 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths have been reported since Wednesday, thus taking the total number of confirmed cases to 1,965 and the number of deaths to 50 in the country," said Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Apr 02, 2020, 18:53 PM IST

Government extends date for renewal of health and motor insurance policies till April 21

If your existing policies are due for renewal from March 25, 2020, to April 14, 2020, it can now be renewed up till April 21, 2020, according to the notification.

Apr 02, 2020, 17:39 PM IST

FIR lodged against Tablighi Jamaat officials for not following lockdown orders

The Crime Branch has been requested to take legal action against Maulana Mohammad Saad and other Markaz officials.

Apr 02, 2020, 17:07 PM IST

Nizamuddin Markaz invitees' tracing on; India coronavirus COVID-19 cases jump 437 to 1834, deaths 41

The Centre on Wednesday also asked all states and Union Territories to launch on a "war footing" the contact tracing of all participants of the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin, which has emerged as the coronavirus hotspot.

Apr 02, 2020, 00:26 AM IST

Nizamuddin Markaz organisers committed gross negligence, says Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Satyendar Jain said that Delhi and the country are still in stage 2 of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, but added that people must follow the lockdown and take it seriously.

Apr 01, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Indian government sets up coronavirus COVID-19 fact check portal

The Ministry of Health has set up a Technical Group consisting of professionals from AIIMs, etc. to clarify any doubts in the minds of the general public on any technical aspect of COVID 19.

Apr 01, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

Dos and don'ts we need to know about COVID-19 to protect us from deadly coronavirus

Will it spread through the air: In the air, the virus can survive only up to 2.7 hours. Therefore being in open spaces such as a balcony, the terrace is no harm.

Apr 01, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

ISIS terrorists may launch lone wolf attack on Delhi Police during coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown: Advisory

Security has been heightened across the capital and the police is ensuring that citizens do not break quarantine laws, besides helping distraught citizens to cope with the 21-day lockdown announced to halt the spread of COVID-19. 

Apr 01, 2020, 19:52 PM IST