Coronavirus outbreak

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

WHO warns of new coronavirus COVID-19 lockdowns if transition not managed carefully

Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus listed a series of steps needed before countries lift measures designed to control the spread of the COVID-19 respiratory disease, such as surveillance controls and health system preparedness.

May 07, 2020, 00:30 AM IST

US President Donald Trump urges China to reveal all about origin of coronavirus COVID-19

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday there was “a significant amount of evidence” that the virus emerged from a Chinese laboratory. 

May 06, 2020, 00:20 AM IST

Afghanistan distributes free bread as prices soar amid coronavirus

More than 250,000 families in the capital Kabul started receiving ten flat `Naan` breads per day in the first phase of the project.

May 05, 2020, 16:47 PM IST

India coronavirus, COVID-19 updates, May 4: 349 new COVID-19 cases in Delhi take total count to 4,898

As India enters its third phase of lockdown today, several restrictions have been lifted and many states have announced the opening of shops selling non-essential items like clothes, shoes, stationery, paan, cigarettes, and liquor.  

May 04, 2020, 06:24 AM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claims 'enormous evidence' against China's culpability in coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The US which is the worst-country in the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has strongly criticised China for not sharing important details related to the virus and has even alleged that there is evidence to suggest that this virus was made in Chinese laboratory.

May 03, 2020, 23:09 PM IST

With 2,644 infections reported in last 24 hours, India sees highest spike in coronavirus COVID-19 cases

The coronavirus cases in India crossed 39,000 mark on Sunday (May 3, 2020) with 2644 cases and 83 deaths reported in last 24 hours. This is the highest spike in the number of cases reported in a day in India.

May 03, 2020, 10:20 AM IST

China lied to world about coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, hampered efforts in developing vaccine, claims spy dossier

This deliberate attempt of China sabotaging the chance at saving millions brings it under the radar of all the nations. 

May 02, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

China reports one new coronavirus COVID-19 case versus 12 a day earlier

China reported one new coronavirus case for May 1, down from 12 a day earlier, data from the country’s health authority showed on Saturday.

May 02, 2020, 07:53 AM IST

Coronavirus India, COVID-19 Updates, May 2: 384 new positive cases, 3 deaths reported in Delhi, total cases stand at 4,122

India's tally of COVID-19 cases rise to 37,336 cases which includes 26,167 active cases, 9,950 cured and 1,218 deaths, as per the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday morning. 

May 02, 2020, 07:10 AM IST

WHO warns countries to ease lockdown slowly as coronavirus COVID-19 cases may resurge

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned countries lifting lockdown restrictions to be careful and 'look out for a resugence' of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spread. 

May 02, 2020, 06:36 AM IST

Global coronavirus COVID-19 cases surge over 32.76 lakh, death toll crosses 2.33 lakh

With the highest numbers both in positive cases and death toll, the US continues to remain the worst-hit with a total of  11,13,437 cases. 

May 02, 2020, 00:26 AM IST

Mumbai launches first coronavirus COVID-19 testing bus

Mumbai launched its first coronavirus COVID-19 testing bus on Friday (May 1, 2020). The bus was inaugurated by state Health Minister Rajesh Tope, Aaditya Thackeray and Parveen Pardeshi via video conferencing.

May 01, 2020, 14:01 PM IST

Distribution drive of masks and meals by 6 kids

6 youngsters launched an initiative C3 - Corona Control Corner which is being led by MCD South Zone. They urged designers to step in and make use of leftover material which is there in their boutiques to make face masks. To their surprise, not only Indians, in fact, US citizens too aid them now.

May 01, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19 patient treated with plasma therapy in Mumbai dies

A coronavirus COVID-19 patient in Mumbai who was being administered with plasma therapy died at Lilavati Hospital in the city.  He was the first patient in Maharashtra to been given the plasma therapy. He died on Wednesday April 29.

May 01, 2020, 12:28 PM IST