Coronavirus outbreak

Japan's twin experiments reveal how coronavirus pathogen spread so quickly

The analysis was done by Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary in DNA, the world's most-watched news show.

May 26, 2020, 00:18 AM IST

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

May 25, 2020, 22:51 PM IST

With 6977 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, India records highest 1-day spike for 4th consecutive day

 India on Monday (May 25, 2020) reported another highest single-day spike for the fourth consecutive day with 6,977 new cases of the coronavirus disease reported in the last 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 1.31 lakh.

May 25, 2020, 10:10 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 25: Rajasthan's count increases by 272 to 7,300; toll at 167

India is now among one of the biggest epicenters of Covid-19 cases in the world. On May 25, India saw its highest single-day spike with 6,977 new cases being reported. Thirty-three of the country's 36 states and Union Territories have reported Covid-19 cases so far. 

May 25, 2020, 06:29 AM IST

Major Indian states seek delay in restarting flights as coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise

India registered 6,767 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, the country`s biggest 24 hour jump yet, taking the total to over 131,000.

May 24, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

IBM lays off 'thousands' of employees as coronavirus COVID-19 hits business

Arvind Krishna-led tech giant IBM has joined the league of companies who have started firing employees in tough Covid-19 times. The company confirmed the lay offs in a statement given to the media late Friday.

May 23, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

India lockdown amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare: Day 59 in pics

India has considerably relaxed the lockdown measures imposed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, though all states have taken up the mantel of choosing to open bus, train services and which shops should open for business.

May 23, 2020, 15:16 PM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 23: Gujarat's total increases by 396 in 24 hours to 13,669; toll at 829

India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Friday morning, with more than 6,000 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.18 lakh. 

May 23, 2020, 06:22 AM IST

Maharashtra COVID-19 tally rises to 44,582 after highest daily spike of 2,940 cases

As India relaxes the lockdown measures imposed country-wide to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, India's number of COVID-19 positive cases too see a spike.

May 22, 2020, 06:27 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 20: With 1,372 new cases, Mumbai's count mounts to 23,935; toll at 841

India's total COVID-19 cases rose to 1,06,750 which includes 61,149 active cases, 42,298 cured cases and 3,303 deaths, as per Union Health Ministry's update on Wednesday (May 20, 2020).

May 20, 2020, 06:25 AM IST

Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-hit state in India as tally crosses 33,000

Maharashtra on Monday (May 18, 2020) reported more than 2000 fresh cases and 63 fatalities in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 33,053.

May 18, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

COPD and smoking associated with higher coronavirus COVID-19 mortality: Study

The study was published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jaber Alqahtani of University College London, UK, and colleagues.COPD is a common, persistent dysfunction of the lung associated with a limitation in airflow.

May 18, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

India records highest spike in COVID-19 cases as tally cross 90,000 mark

India on Sunday (May 17, 2020) recorded the highest surge in COVID-19 cases with 4987 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours. The total cases mark also crossed 90,000 on Sunday and the total death toll was more than 2800.

May 17, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 17: Maharashtra's total increases by 2,347 to 33,053; toll at 1,198

Coronavirus cases in India now stand at 90,927. This figure includes 53,946 active infections, 34,108 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient, and 2,872 deaths. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, more than 70 percent of novel coronavirus patients in India who succumbed to the infection died due to comorbidities.

May 17, 2020, 06:22 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 16: 884 new cases take Mumbai's total to 18,396; death count at 696

The coronavirus case count in India has crossed the 85,000-mark with the death toll nearing 2,700. As per the Ministry of Health data, the total number of cases stood at 85,940 which includes 53,035 active cases, 30,152 cured/discharged cases, 1 migrant patient.

May 16, 2020, 06:21 AM IST

India Coronavirus, COVID-19 Live Updates, May 13: Record 202 new cases in 24 hrs take Rajasthan's total to 4,328; death count at 121

As India's battle continues with the coronavirus COVID-19, the number of confirmed cases by Wednesday morning surged to 74,281 with 2,415 deaths and 24,386 cured cases. The recovery rate increased to 32.82%, as per the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday.

May 13, 2020, 06:33 AM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 12: 1,026 cases in 24 hours take Maharashtra's total count to 24,427; death toll increased by 53 to 921

Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 70,000-mark while the death toll stood at 2,293. Prime Minister Modi held a six-hour-long crucial meeting with the chief ministers of state on Monday. The ministers discussed the lockdown exit strategy.

May 12, 2020, 06:24 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet CMs today, review India's progress in containing COVID-19

This will be the fifth meeting of the PM Modi with the Chief Ministers since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

May 11, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

China reports 15 new asymptomatic coronavirus COVID-19 cases

According to China's National Health Commission (NHC), as for Friday 836 asymptomatic cases, including 63 from overseas, were still under medical observation.

May 09, 2020, 13:05 PM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary tests positive for coronavirus COVID-19

US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary has the coronavirus, the White House said on Friday, making her the second person who works at the White House complex known to test positive for the virus this week.

May 09, 2020, 07:58 AM IST