COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 likely to become more manageable in 6 months: NCDC Director

The NCDC top expert said that the emergence of a new variant can't alone bring the third wave of infections. 

Sep 16, 2021, 08:17 AM IST

COVID-19 nowhere near 'under control' in US: Anthony Fauci

White House Chief medical Adviser Anthony Fauci said the deadly pandemic is nowhere near "under control" in the US. "Right now, we`re still in pandemic mode, because we have 1,60,000 new infections a day. That`s not even modestly good control," said Dr Fauci.

Sep 11, 2021, 07:49 AM IST

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage crosses 66.98 cr

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 66.98 crore landmark today.

Sep 02, 2021, 23:46 PM IST

Schools in Himachal Pradesh to remain closed till Sept 4, check other state cabinet decisions

The Himachal government has also decided to fill up 4,000 posts of different categories of teachers including 820 posts of drawing teachers and 870 posts of physical education teacher posts in the Education Department.

Aug 25, 2021, 11:25 AM IST

Rising cases of Coronavirus infections in Kerala are worrying: Rahul Gandhi

The 6 member team to Kerala is headed by National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director, informed Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya. 

Jul 30, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Israel lifts compulsion of indoor mask requirement amid decrease in COVID-19 cases

The Health Ministry of Israel announced that from today (June 15) the requirement for masks to be worn indoors will be lifted, marking the end of one of the only major coronavirus restrictions remaining in Israel.

Jun 15, 2021, 08:42 AM IST

CM Yogi Adityanath’s strategy of 'Trace, Test & Treat' yields results, contains second wave of COVID-19

Uttar Pradesh recorded merely 468 fresh COVID-19 cases, the lowest daily count in over two-and-a-half months, testifying to the success of numerous proactive measures adopted by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in limiting the transmission of the virus in the densely populated state.

Jun 14, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address the nation at 5 PM as COVID cases decline

PM Modi's latest address to the nation comes at a time when the country is witnessing the lowest coronavirus cases in two months with 1 lakh fresh cases.

Jun 07, 2021, 14:00 PM IST

COVID-19 cluster swells to 51 in Australia's Victoria, officials suspect outbreak to get worse

Australia`s second-most populous state of Victoria, reported 11 new cases of community transmission on Monday (May 31), taking the current cluster to 51.

May 31, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

Australia resumes COVID-19 protocols amid fresh outbreak

Authorities reinstate COVID-19 restrictions in Melbourne city of Australia after failing to find the missing link between the newly emerged cases of coronavirus infections.

May 25, 2021, 13:30 PM IST

It is a little too early to say if Covid wave has peaked: Virologist Shahid Jameel

India's second COVID-19 wave seems to have flattened but the climb down will be a more prolonged, long-drawn-out process than the first and will possibly run till July, says eminent virologist Shahid Jameel.

May 12, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Indian Railways lost 1,952 employees due to COVID-19 since March 2020, reporting 1,000 new cases daily

The country’s largest transporter is reporting around 1,000 new cases of COVD-19 infection on a daily basis, the Railway Board chief said.

May 11, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

From Amazon to Tata, Reliance to Vedanta, industry steps up to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Amazon and Google as well as Indian firms Tata Sons, Reliance Industries Ltd and Adani Group have set up Covid hospitals, airlifted cryogenic tankers from abroad for transporting medical oxygen and contributed funds to aid the Covid battle, according to company announcements and industry sources.

May 09, 2021, 17:50 PM IST

Health Ministry cautions against 'misplaced fear' among people, asks them not to stock oxygen cylinders at home

The Health ministry said that Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, and Andhra Pradesh are reporting much higher peaks than reported earlier, while other states like Karnataka, Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Goa and Odisha not only reporting higher peaks but also high case growth trajectory.

Apr 30, 2021, 20:48 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir announces complete lockdown in 11 districts amid rising COVID-19 cases

Jammu and Kashmir has been reporting more than 3000 cases per day in the last week, while the death toll has also gone up to 20 per day, which is the highest this year.  

Apr 29, 2021, 20:06 PM IST

HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt on COVID facility for judicial officers, their families

The Delhi High Court also questioned the Centre as to why various states, including Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, were being allocated more oxygen than they demanded while the national capital was not getting even the quantity necessary for treating COVID-19 patients.

Apr 29, 2021, 17:21 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh to get 47 oxygen plants under PM CARES fund for COVID-19 patients

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "If the notice is pasted only to create fear in the minds of the people, then strict action should be taken against such hospitals." 

Apr 26, 2021, 08:55 AM IST

Amazon partners with industry, NGOs to bring in 10,000 oxygen concentrators, BiPAP machines into India

All the organisations are working closely with the Indian government to expedite the entry of these oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines into the country, Amazon said in a blog post. These medical equipments will be donated to hospitals and public institutions to augment their capacity to help COVID-19 infected patients across multiple cities, it added.

Apr 25, 2021, 22:30 PM IST

Twitter filters will help you search for hospital beds, oxygen and location: Check the process

The microblogging platform has come to the rescue of people in need as it has amazing features like advanced search which allows users to search for tweets containing specific keywords, phrases, hashtags, a specific language, geographic location, a specific date — or tweets from, replying to or mentioning a specific account.

Apr 25, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

Delhi HC, district courts to hold virtual hearings till May 15 amid COVID-19 surge

According to an order issued by the office of the Delhi High Court Registrar General Manoj Jain, "All the benches of this court shall continue to take up only extremely urgent matters filed in the year 2021, through video conferencing mode."

Apr 23, 2021, 14:50 PM IST