COVID-19 cases

Centre exhorts states to curb COVID-19 chain of transmission, bring mortality below 1%

In addition to the state Health Secretaries, District Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, and other district functionaries also participated in the digital review meeting.

Sep 04, 2020, 20:33 PM IST

CM Mamata Banerjee says 75% students of Bengal couldn't appear in JEE-Main

 In other states, only half of the examinees managed to turn up due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Mamata claimed.

Sep 03, 2020, 01:39 AM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announces weekend lockdown in all cities amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Punjab government also ordered a total ban on all gatherings except weddings and funerals till August 31.

Aug 20, 2020, 22:07 PM IST

Delhi adds 1,093 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; death toll climbs to 3,936

Twenty-nine deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, and the number of active cases in the city today stands at 10,743 (7.99 per cent of the total number), down from 10,770 the previous day.

Jul 30, 2020, 22:45 PM IST

80% coronavirus cases are reported from 50 districts: Health Ministry

When asked about upcoming bhoomi pujan for Ram temple construction on August 5, Rajesh Bhushan, said that the Ministry of Home Affairs permitted certain activities in the Unlock 2 guidelines, under which, it included religious places, SOPs were made for it.

Jul 30, 2020, 20:28 PM IST

Maharashtra COVID-19 tally rises to 3.27 lakh; 246 die, 7,188 recover

A total of 7,188 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the number of recovered cases until now to 1,82,217.

Jul 22, 2020, 01:49 AM IST

Maharashtra records highest single-day spike of 8641 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

As many as 5527 patients were discharged today after recovery and so far, 158140 patients have recovered and discharged in Maharashtra.

Jul 16, 2020, 22:32 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir records 493 new COVID-19 cases with 16 deaths in last 24 hours

The fresh coronavirus cases also include 40 prisoners, eight doctors, besides 18 policemen.  

Jul 16, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh announces 3-day lockdown from Friday night amid rising COVID-19 cases

The official statement said that goods carriers will be allowed to operate and construction activities will also continue.

Jul 09, 2020, 22:32 PM IST

COVID-19: Patna to remain under complete lockdown for a week; only emergency services allowed

Offices of the Government of India, it's Autonomous/Subordinate offices and Public Corporation shall remain closed, said the DM order. 

Jul 08, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Mumbai's Dharavi sees only one new COVID-19 case; Maharashtra reports 5,134 patients, 224 deaths in last 24 hours

Dharavi today reported only one new coronavirus patient which took the case tally in the densely populated area to 2,335. The last time Dharavi had recorded a single new coronavirus case was on April 5, three months ago. 

Jul 07, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

Flyers can book extra seat on Vistara for safety amid COVID-19 situation

The airline is also looking to other parts of the world by using B787, while flights to secondary or tertiary routes are doing well-generating demand. 

Jul 06, 2020, 19:05 PM IST

Total lockdown imposed in Bengaluru as COVID-19 cases surge

In view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru, the state government has decided to impose a total lockdown in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits.

Jul 04, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

COVID-19: United Kingdom to allow quarantine-free travel to some low-risk nations from green zone

While the complete list of the estimated 50 low-risk countries is yet to be released, European countries of Germany, France, Spain, and Italy have been confirmed as being within the green zone.

Jul 03, 2020, 22:37 PM IST

Delhi witnesses 2,520 new COVID-19 cases, 59 deaths in last 24 hours

There are 5635 patients in COVID hospitals, 9608 beds are empty, while 15878 people are in the home isolation.

Jul 03, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu cross 1 lakh, 40,000 new cases reported in last 10 days

Tamil Nadu has become the second state after Maharashtra to record over 1 lakh corona virus cases. The south Indian state has crossed this grim number at a time when its capital city Chennai and three adjoining districts with high population density are under an intense lockdown since June 19th. 

Jul 03, 2020, 18:50 PM IST

Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for home isolation as COVID-19 cases surge

In view of an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued a revised guideline for home isolation of suspected COVID-19 patients. The Health Ministry has issued new guidelines since a large number of people showing no symptoms have being detected for COVID-19.

Jul 03, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Maharashtra sees 4878 new cases in 24 hours; death toll at 7855

The number of COVID positive patients in Mumbai has increased to 77658, with 36 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

Jun 30, 2020, 21:24 PM IST

Negligence of dead bodies: Delhi has shortage of medical staff; High Court told

The Delhi government also said that it has so far lost four doctors due to COVID-19, and several other doctors and medical staff are infected with the coronavirus. 

Jun 30, 2020, 00:59 AM IST

Karnataka SSLC exams: 98% students defy coronavirus pandemic, take board examination

The exams were earlier scheduled from March 27 to April 9, but were put off as the lockdown was extended thrice up to May 31.

Jun 26, 2020, 18:21 PM IST