COVID-19 lockdown

China's zero-Covid policy not 'sustainable', says WHO chief as millions in Beijing, Shanghai face strict lockdowns

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that increased knowledge about coronavirus and better tools to combat it also suggested it was "time for a change of strategy".

May 11, 2022, 08:50 AM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: China reports 6,074 new cases, around 21 crore people in 26 cities still under lockdown

China, which is going through its worst phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, has so far recorded 2,17,836 confirmed infections.

May 03, 2022, 09:32 AM IST

DNA: Shanghai Lockdown -- China's 'brutality' in new wave of corona

Coronavirus cases are increasing again in China. There is a strict lockdown in Shanghai and people are living imprisoned in their homes.

Apr 27, 2022, 00:26 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: Noida residents stare at more Covid-19 curbs as cases surge

After reporting over 100 cases for the last five days, the daily Covid-19 cases in Noida dropped marginally on Sunday. 

Apr 25, 2022, 13:24 PM IST

Noida residents fear lockdown as active Covid-19 cases cross 500-mark

Uttar Pradesh has a total of 980 active Covid-19 cases in the state, out of which 529 are in Noida alone, reported PTI.

Apr 22, 2022, 08:43 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: China's Shanghai says Covid-19 lockdown will only be lifted in batches

The Shanghai government has said the city`s epidemic was showing a "positive trend" and that life in the city could return to normal soon as long as the policy was adhered to.

Apr 22, 2022, 06:32 AM IST

Fourth wave of Covid-19: Shanghai carries out more coronavirus tests as food supply frustrations rise

It was the fourth consecutive day of city-wide testing in Shanghai, which reported a record 23,600 new locally transmitted cases.

Apr 10, 2022, 07:44 AM IST

China fights its worst Covid-19 outbreak, around 19 crore people in 23 cities now under full or partial lockdowns

The Chinese cities under full or partial lockdowns contribute 22% of country's GDP.

Apr 09, 2022, 12:19 PM IST

Lockdown in China! Supermarkets shut, deliveries restricted as 26 mn people in Shanghai scramble to secure food

Shanghai on Tuesday witnessed a record 16,766 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, up from 13,086 a day earlier.

Apr 06, 2022, 10:15 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: Despite lockdowns, China records highest Covid-19 new daily cases since February 2020

The country, going through an unprecedented coronavirus wave, reported a total of 13,287 new daily Covid-19 cases.

Apr 03, 2022, 09:59 AM IST

Fourth wave scare in Shanghai? China tries to limit economic blow of closed-down metropolis, disruptions to industry and trade

China's ruling Communist Party is trying to fine-tune its "zero tolerance" pandemic strategy to rein in job losses and other costs to the world's second-largest economy.

Mar 30, 2022, 11:46 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: Lockdown in China, record hospitalisations in France as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc around world

Globally, more than 48.01 crore confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 61,24,396 deaths have been so far reported to the World Health Organization. 

Mar 29, 2022, 10:34 AM IST

Fourth wave scare, China puts 26 million people under lockdown after surge in Covid-19 cases

China has decided to put its largest city of Shanghai, which has a population of over 26 million, under lockdown due to record Covid-19 cases. 

Mar 28, 2022, 07:05 AM IST

Lockdown in China: Pharma, electronics, steel and auto sectors in India likely to be hit

Multiple Chinese provinces and cities have tightened restrictions in line with Beijing's 'zero-tolerance' goal.

Mar 22, 2022, 10:11 AM IST

Complete lockdown in Tamil Nadu today, check what's allowed and what's not

“All the essential services that were allowed on January 16 would be allowed. All those services and activities that were restricted on that day would be restricted [on January 23],” an official release said.

Jan 23, 2022, 08:01 AM IST

Complete lockdown in Tamil Nadu today- Check Covid-19 guidelines here

Bus and other public transport services, including the Metro rail, have been suspended during the Sunday lockdown. 

Jan 16, 2022, 08:56 AM IST

Lockdown last option, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel amid rising cases of COVID-19

"Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly and it seems the third wave of infections is approaching," the CM said.

Jan 04, 2022, 08:57 AM IST

Australia rules out lockdowns despite Omicron surge

"We`re not going back to lockdowns. We`re going forward to live with this virus with common sense and responsibility," said Morrison. 

Dec 21, 2021, 08:54 AM IST

Netherlands to go into strict Christmas lockdown to contain Omicron COVID-19 variant

"The Netherlands is again shutting down. That is unavoidable because of the fifth wave that is coming at us with the Omicron variant," Prime Minister Mark Rutte said.

Dec 19, 2021, 06:28 AM IST

BJP govt left migrants to die during COVID lockdown, scenes worse than Partition: Akhilesh Yadav

The pictures seen during the Covid pandemic "were not even seen during the Partition", Yadav claimed during a rally at Ginaut Bagh of Lalitpur district.

Dec 02, 2021, 18:10 PM IST