COVID-19

India’s first case of Omicron subvariant BA.4 found in Hyderabad: Report

Covid-19 update: The contact tracing of the patient who tested positive for Omicron subvariant BA.4 in Hyderabad has begun. 

May 20, 2022, 20:16 PM IST

Centre advises states, UTs to expedite Covid-19 vaccination program; announces campaign to raise vaccine uptake

The Union Health Secretary has advised those States and UTs who already have extra doses to utilise timely before the expiry of vaccines, reported ANI. 

May 20, 2022, 17:27 PM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: Over 60% of Indian teenagers are fully vaccinated against covid, informs Centre

Over 60% of the youngsters between the 15-18 age group are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

May 20, 2022, 16:26 PM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: India logs 2,259 new cases, active cases dip to 15,044

The death toll climbed to 5,24,323 with 20 fresh fatalities with 17 from Kerala and two from Uttar Pradesh and one from Delhi.

May 20, 2022, 10:57 AM IST

Centre to review Covid-19 vaccination program with states, UTs on Friday: Report

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan will review the coronavirus vaccination program with all the states and union territories on Friday, sources told ANI. 

May 19, 2022, 17:52 PM IST

China relaxes COVID-19 test norms for travellers from United States

Travellers from the United States will no longer need an RT-PCR test seven days before flying

May 19, 2022, 12:05 PM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: With 2,364 new cases, India reports rise in daily infections, 10 deaths in 24 hours

The death toll climbed to 5,24,303 with 10 fresh fatalities, the Health Ministry data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

May 19, 2022, 10:46 AM IST

Indian Railways experience linen shortage, material damaged during Covid pandemic

Railways says 60 percent of the linen stock was damaged during Covid years and a significant amount went into making masks, as reported by PTI. 

May 19, 2022, 09:00 AM IST

Investment tips: What percentage of your income should be reserved for insurance? Read what expert says

Tarun Mathur, Chief Business Officer, General Insurance, Policybazaar.com has expressed his views on the quantum one should keep aside for the purpose of insurance.

May 18, 2022, 16:32 PM IST

Covid-19 booster dose has stronger side-effects… but it may be a good sign, here's why!

A study published by JAMA Network Open stated that the side-effects of the COVID-19 booster dose can be quite strong.

May 18, 2022, 08:27 AM IST

News wrap: SC on Gyanvapi Masjid case, actress Chetana Raj's death and other top stories of the day- In Pics

From Supreme Court's order to protect the area in Gyanvapi mosque where 'Shilvling' has been found to Kannada actress Chathana Raj's death during surgery, checkout today's top stories In Pics.

May 17, 2022, 21:25 PM IST

Shanghai reports zero-car sales in April, Covid-19 restrictions affects production severely

Shanghai is in its sixth week of Covid-19 lockdown and its restrictions has led to a massive downfall in production and sales of cars.

May 17, 2022, 19:48 PM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: India reports 1,569 fresh cases, 19 deaths in past 24 hours

A decrease of 917 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.44 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.59 per cent, according to the ministry.

May 17, 2022, 10:16 AM IST

News Wrap: Gyanvapi Masjid survey, Tomato fever and other top stories of the day- In Pics

From Gyanvapi Masjid case, Tomato fever, Delhi water crisis to viral video of PM Modi, checkout today's top stories In Pics.

May 16, 2022, 20:54 PM IST

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From Gyanvapi Masjid case, Tomato fever, Delhi water crisis to viral video of PM Modi, checkout today's top stories In Pics.

May 16, 2022, 20:51 PM IST

Covid-19: mRNA vaccine to give India flexibility against coronavirus, says scientist

In an exclusive interview with ANI, Dr Rao, a lead Scientist of the mRNA platform, said, "We have mRNA technology against the COVID, we can say this. The west was using only mRNA vaccine for the pandemic, but somehow it never got to other countries."

May 16, 2022, 15:43 PM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: India records 2,202 new infections, 27 fatalities in past 24 hours

The death toll climbed to 5,24,241 with 27 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.

May 16, 2022, 09:45 AM IST

North Korea reports 8 new COVID-suspected deaths, 392,920 more 'fever' cases

North Korea's suspected-COVID death toll stands at 50 as reported on Sunday (May 15) by its State media.

May 16, 2022, 06:30 AM IST

Omicron wreaks havoc in North Korea, over 8,20,000 Covid-19 cases recorded within three days

North Korea announced its first wave of COVID-19 cases on Thursday (May 12). 

May 15, 2022, 13:18 PM IST

India's economy seeing V-shaped recovery: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

India continues to grow as one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world. Our exports continue to set new records and are likely to increase further, said Rajnath Singh in Lucknow as per ANI.

May 15, 2022, 07:50 AM IST