COVID-19 outbreak

India registers record single-day spike with 9,887 new coronavirus Covid-19 cases, 294 deaths

Coronavirus cases in India surged to 236,657 after 9,887 new cases and 294 deaths, the highest so far, on Saturday (June 6, 2020) as per the Union health ministry data.

Jun 06, 2020, 09:58 AM IST

With 4,970 new cases, India coronavirus COVID-19 tally crosses 1 lakh mark

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases crossed one lakh mark on Tuesday (May 19, 2020) with total number of cases rising to 1.01 lakh, with a rise of 4,970 cases in past 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry data. In the past 24 hours, 134 people lost there lives in India due to the deadly virus.

May 19, 2020, 10:09 AM IST

All educational and training institutions in Jammu and Kashmir closed till May 31

The total number of cases stands at 56,342 which includes 37,916 active cases, 16,539 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient and 1,886 death as per the Ministry of Health data. 3390 and 103 deaths in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate in India stands at 29.35 percent.

May 08, 2020, 06:23 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

In pics: Indian Armed Force pay tribute to corona warriors; migrants return home on day 40 of lockdown

The Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy joined hands on Sunday (May 3) to express their gratitude to corona warriors, including healthcare workers, police, and forces who are at the forefront of the battle against the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. 

May 03, 2020, 15:40 PM IST

India records more than 10,000 coronavirus COVID-19 cases in last 4 days; 110 infections reported per hour

In the last four days, India recorded more than 10,000 cases and more than 300 deaths due to coronavirus across the country. 

May 03, 2020, 13:43 PM 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

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

Global coronavirus COVID-19 cases cross 32.4 lakh, death toll over 2.3 lakh

With a massive jump, the US has witnessed the highest death toll across all the nations at 61,717, followed by Italy at 27,967, the UK at 26,842, Spain at 24,543, and France at 24,121. Spain recorded its lowest daily coronavirus death tally in six weeks.

May 01, 2020, 00:54 AM IST

BRICS to set up $15 billion loan support for its economic rebuilding due to coronavirus COVID-19 crisis

The BRICS countries on Tuesday agreed to set up a $15 billion loan instrument to finance projects for the economic rebuilding of BRICS countries due to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. This was among the key outcome of the BRICS Foreign ministers meet that happened via video conference. 

Apr 28, 2020, 21:54 PM IST

Amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare, US President Donald Trump's 'injecting disinfectants' idea horrifies doctors and academics

An international chorus of doctors and health experts urged people not to drink or inject disinfectant on Friday after Trump suggested that scientists should investigate inserting the cleaning agent into the body as a way to cure COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus.

Apr 25, 2020, 00:20 AM IST

Global coronavirus COVID-19 cases cross 27 lakh, death toll over 1.94 lakh; Spain and Italy record lowest deaths in a month

With the highest numbers both in positive cases and death toll, the US continues to remain the worst-hit with a total of 883,826.

Apr 25, 2020, 00:00 AM IST

Must ensure equal access globally for all new coronavirus COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics and treatments: WHO

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus launched the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator, or the ACT Accelerator, calling it a landmark collaboration.

Apr 24, 2020, 20:41 PM IST

Fresh quarantine measures in China's Harbin after new coronavirus COVID-19 infects 70 people: Reports

According to a DailyMail report, more than 4,000 are undergoing tests in the city of around 10 million after claims that the virus was brought into the city by a student who returned from New York. 

Apr 24, 2020, 17:59 PM IST

Pakistan using smugglers and its underworld for planning attack in India through sea route: Intel agencies

This area, besides being in close proximity to India's coast, is also considered part of a preferred maritime smuggling route. 

Apr 24, 2020, 16:42 PM IST

Ramadan 2020: Mosques in Kerala remain closed amid COVID-19 outbreak

In wake of coronavirus lockdown, mosques were seen closed in Thiruvananthapuram. Due to COVID-19 outbreak, government has advised people to pray from their homes to observe social distancing norm. The nation is under lockdown till May 03.

Apr 24, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

Russia calls India's decision to send medicines 'nobel', says gesture will be reciprocated

Nikolay Kudashev, the Russian envoy to India, lauded India's 'comprehensive efforts' that resulted in significant "decrease in the rate of infection".

Apr 24, 2020, 00:33 AM IST

Good to see Pakistan realises merit of regional cooperation: India on Islamabad inviting SAARC nations for coronavirus COVID-19 meet

Pakistan on Thursday hosted a meet on COVID-19 pandemic in which the country had invited all the SAARC countries.

Apr 24, 2020, 00:16 AM IST